Give the gift of travel this Father’s Day, with Spirit Airlines flights across the US up to 60% off

Jun 16, 2022

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Sunday is Father’s Day here in the U.S., and nothing says “Happy Father’s Day” like giving a father figure the gift of travel, right?

Starting this weekend, Spirit Airlines flights will be up to 60% off, for travel booked by June 21.

Because this sale starts on Sunday, you’ll have to verify that the exact routes you want are available once the sale goes live.

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Deal basics

(Screenshot courtesy of Spirit Airlines)

Airlines: Spirit Airlines.
Routes: Applies to various U.S. routes, including to and from Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Newark, Baltimore, New York City, Atlanta, Dallas and others.
How to book: Directly through the airline by entering promo code “60PCT”.
Travel dates: Aug. 16-Oct. 15, 2022, for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, not available for travel Sept. 3-7, 2022.
Book by: Starting at 10 a.m. EST on June 19, 2022 through 11:59 p.m. EST on June 21, 2022.

Sample flights

This deal is good for 60% off one-way flights from a variety of U.S. destinations. One-way flights currently available on Spirit’s website, before the discount are priced as follows:

  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Orlando International Airport (MCO), starting at $39.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), starting at $44.
  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to ATL, starting at $44.
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to FLL, starting at $44.
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) to MCO, starting at $44.
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to MCO, starting at $47.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Harry Reid International Airport (LAS), starting at $63.
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to FLL, starting at $63.
  • EWR to MCO, starting at $66.
  • DTW to MCO, starting at $79.

To book this deal, head directly to the Spirit website and book a flight as you would normally, but be sure to enter the promo code “60PCT” before you hit “search flights.”

Related: How to change or cancel a Spirit Airlines flight

(Screenshot from Spirit Airlines)

As is the case with ultra-low-cost carriers, expect to pay a significant amount to check luggage, in addition to checking a seat. Although all Spirit fares allow one personal item (around 18x14x8 inches), you can pay $35 to bring on a larger carry-on item for the overhead bin or $42.00 to check your first bag during the booking process. Should you want to add on baggage later, you can do so for a higher price.

(Screenshot from Spirit Airlines)

Maximize your purchase

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Bottom line

Considering regularly priced Spirit flights are currently available starting at just $39 one way, this is an opportunity to stack two one-way fares for a cheaper round-trip flight than you would find on other carriers.

Be sure to use the promo code to book your travel by next Tuesday, June 21.

Read more: I canceled my first class ticket home for a Spirit Airlines flight with $3 Wi-Fi — and loved it

Featured photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

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