Deal alert: Flights to Phoenix from $128 round-trip

Jan 24, 2022

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Travelers head to Arizona for the stunning views and activities such as hiking in the Grand Canyon or exploring national parks. The state’s capital, Phoenix, offers opportunities to learn about the rich Pueblo Native American history and culture of the city. American Airlines is offering flights to Phoenix (PHX) from major cities across the U.S. for as low as $128 round-trip.

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Near Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Matt Mawson/Getty Images)

We learned about this offer from our friends at Secret Flying. This American Airlines deal is available for travel from the end of January to March. The month of February had the most variety of affordable flight options.

Deal basics

Airline: American Airlines
How to book: Directly through American Airlines or through Google Flights
Travel dates: January – March

Related: Amex and Escape just opened a third Centurion-branded lounge in Phoenix

Sample flights

All the offers below are under $200 round-trip and we found some starting at $128. Some deals are for basic economy seating, including a carry-on, and some are for main cabin seating, which allows you to select a seat.

The cheapest and shortest flight we found was in the main cabin from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix (PHX) for $128 round-trip with a departure in the middle of February.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers in the Windy City can head to Phoenix (PHX) from Chicago (ORD) for $138 round-trip for a main cabin ticket.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

For the same price, flyers can go to Phoenix (PHX) from Dallas (DFW) nonstop for $138 round-trip in the middle of February.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Floridians can fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Phoenix (PHX) for $154 round-trip at the beginning of February. The flight includes a short stop in Dallas on the departure and a layover in Charlotte (CLT) on the return trip.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

From the beginning of February to the middle of the month, you can fly nonstop from New York (JFK) or Newark (EWR) to Phoenix (PHX) for $198 round-trip in basic economy.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)
(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Related: A small, hidden gem: A review of the Phoenix Escape Lounge

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Bottom line

From its unique desert landscape to its fusion of Southwest cuisine, Phoenix is a destination that should not be overlooked especially at these prices.

Featured image by Stella Shon/The Points Guy.

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