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DFW to Nairobi, Kenya for $610 Round-Trip

Scotts Cheap Flights LogoScott’s Cheap Flights has found another bargain, a very inexpensive airfare to Kenya. You can drive, Megabus or fly from Austin to Dallas, then fly Air Canada, Delta, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, United to Nairobi (via Europe).

Airfares are valid next month and May, then September through December.

Check Google Flights for the deets.

San Antonio to Washington, D.C. Just $105+ on American Airlines

Thrifty Traveler LogoThrifty Traveler, then All the Flight Deals, noticed some very low airfares on American / Air Canada from San Antonio to Washington DC. San Antonio’s airport is on the north side of the city, which is located 80 miles south of Austin.

Various dates in February through June.

These airfares include free carry-on and advance seat assignment, not the unpleasant Basic Economy.

See the information here and here.

Austin to Venice $386 Round-Trip on Air Canada / United

United Airlines AircraftThe airfare deals from the US to Europe just keep coming! Scott’s Cheap Flights has found round-trip tickets from Austin to Venice for as little as $386 in March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December.

These are round-trip fares, not one-way. No bag fees. Check United Airlines website and Google Flights. Other airlines may match, and there are other European destinations with similar fares.

Venice Canal
Venice Canal
Venice Bridge
Venice Bridge

Watch out — those gondola rides in Venice are EXPENSIVE!

Denver & Miami to Brussels Just $315+ Round-Trip

Search Google Flights for the deets on these round-trip fares from some U.S. cities to Brussels, Belgium. The airlines are United, Air Canada (Denver) and TUI fly (Miami).

TUI fly Deutschland” is a German “leisure airline” that flies to 71 destinations.

Manneken Pis Statue
Manneken Pis Statue

Brussels is an interesting destination in itself, the home of the famous Manneken Pis statue. Brussels can also serve as the jumping off point for train or plane travel to other European nations.

Hat tip to email from Scott’s Cheap Flights.

Low Airfares from Houston to Europe on Delta

Scotts Cheap Flights LogoScotts Cheap Flights has found some round-trip airfares from Houston to Europe in the $400 range. Travel up through May 2018, with some also in August 2018. Mostly Delta, some Air France and Air Canada.

European destinations from Houston include Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva and Munich. Of course, you can take a European UCC (Ultra low-cost carrier, like Ryanair or Easy Jet) from any of those cities to wherever you want to go in Europe.Delta Airlines Logo

Other departure cities are also available, including Chicago (take Southwest or American non-stop from Austin to Chicago), Denver, Las Vegas and Washington, D.C.

Austin to Toronto $235-$258 Round-Trip on Air Canada / American / Delta

Canadian FlagIf Austin’s winter weather is a bit too warm for you, you may want to jump on this deal. These low fares are available for certain dates in January and February.

Flights out of Austin have one stop; some flights out of San Antonio are non-stop to Toronto.

More information is at

Especially for the Delta flight, you might want to use the airport toilet right before boarding.

Change / Cancellation Fees for Airline Award Ticket Bookings

This is an excellent summary of airline charges for changes and cancellations of award tickets.

Change And Cancellation Fees For Airline Award Tickets

The policies of twelve airlines are examined. The best, with no charge for changes / cancellations, are Korean Air and Southwest.

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