Celebrate 'Plan for Vacation Day' Today With a $39 United Flight
United Airlines wants to help travelers plan their next getaway with a flash sale in time for National Plan for Vacation Day, offering flights starting as low as $39 one way.
The discounted flights, which must be booked today, are valid for travel from Feb. 7 through May 18. Travelers are not required to book a roundtrip ticket to take advantage of the sale, and there are no blackout dates.
"Today is National Plan for Vacation Day and United is taking advantage of the unofficial holiday to gift travel lovers a flash sale on vacation-worthy destinations," a United spokeswoman said in a statement shared with Travel + Leisure. "This is the perfect time for customers who are thinking of planning a family getaway or a change of scenery with friends to make moves on a spring vacation."
On Tuesday, United placed dozens of one-way flights on sale for as little as $39, including Boston to Newark, Boston to Washington, D.C., Chicago to Minneapolis, Dallas to Houston, Newark to Washington, D.C., Houston to New Orleans, Las Vegas to San Francisco, and Los Angeles to San Francisco.
Travelers who book a basic economy ticket on United Airlines will automatically be assigned a seat before boarding and won't be able to change it without a fee. Basic economy also does not include a full-sized carry-on bag on certain routes and travelers must board last.
United also does not charge change fees, but that does not apply to basic economy tickets.
Alison Fox is a contributing writer for Travel + Leisure. When she's not in New York City, she likes to spend her time at the beach or exploring new destinations and hopes to visit every country in the world. Follow her adventures on Instagram.