Southwest Airlines is having a big sale: Fall fares start at just $42

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If you’re looking to book airline tickets and are traveling between the dates of August 22, 2017 and February 14, 2018, then you might want to check out the deals Southwest is offering right now.

Through Thursday, Aug. 3,  you can save big during the airline’s fall and winter fare sale.

Ticket prices start at $42 one way, however most one-way flights we’re seeing are somewhere between the range of $50-$100. Still though, that’s not a bad deal.

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Here are some examples of the low-priced one-way flights we’ve found that are included in this sale:

  • Fly to New Orleans from Atlanta starting at $49
  • Fly to New York from Chicago starting at $64
  • Fly to Washington D.C. from Chicago starting at $79
  • Fly to Atlanta from Chicago starting at $42
  • Fly to Ft. Lauderdale from New York starting at $50
  • Fly to Los Angeles from Las Vegas starting at $42

The nice thing about this fare sale is there are hundreds of options, with flights departing from over 86 cities!

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Now, there are just a few small rules to keep in mind. Southwest does require that you purchase your tickets 21 days in advance.

There are also a handful of blackout dates, mostly around Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

Tickets purchased during this sale are also nonrefundable, according to Southwest.

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But the good news is, you’re really able to narrow your search down to ensure you’re getting the best deal.

For example, I just picked that I wanted to depart from Cincinnati and fly to Baltimore sometime in October. Southwest has a handy calendar that shows the best price for every day in that month.


So if you’re ready to take a vacation or book a weekend getaway, now is a good time to look into it.

Save Up To $900 Off Patio Furniture

Speaking of great deals, Sam’s Club is closing out summer with some huge deals on patio furniture.

From sets for huge decks to smaller pieces for people with an apartment balcony, the wholesale club is slashing prices on anything you could need for your outdoor seating area.

The deals could save you up to $900, and they’re on until Aug. 11 or while supplies last.

These deals are definitely available online, but the selection available in your local Sam’s Club store will likely vary.

If you see an item you just have to have, it’s best to call your local Sam’s Club to see what they’ve got in stock before you drive over.

Many items you see online are available for in-store pickup, too, meaning that you can order them online and pick them up store!

Many of these deals say they come with free shipping too, which is a huge win.

Check out some of the cool patio sets on sale now:

Portico Sunbrella Seating Set

One of the top-selling patio options, this set mimics a set-up you might see in a living room, with a couch, two chairs, a coffee table and an end table.

It’s on sale for $1,299, a savings of $300 off the regular price of $1,599.

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Agio Collection Park Place Sunbrella Seating Set

This is one of the biggest deals available, with savings of $900. The Park Place set is currently selling for $999, instead of the regular price of $1,899. That’s a savings of $900!

One Sam’s Club reviewer wrote, “It is strong enough to handle grand kids and dogs who have all walked around on it.” Now that’s a review you can trust.

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Portico Sunbrella Dining Set

This dining set will make al fresco dinners feel seriously trendy. It’s on sale for $899, which is a savings of $500 off the regular price of $1,399.

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Wicker Patio Club Chairs

These chairs are great for someone wanting to make their smaller outdoor space a little cozier.

The set of two chairs is on sale for $299.68 (regularly $499).

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Agio Collection Heritage Fire Chat Set

This adorable Agio Collection heritage fire chat set comes with four comfy chairs and a fire table. It’s now on sale for $1,199, a savings of $200.

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And you can bring whatever credit card you prefer when you head to the checkout.

Previously notorious for requiring credit users to hold a Discover card, Sam’s now accepts Discover, Visa, Mastercard and American Express. And of course, cash, debit cards and checks are still good, too.

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Unfortunately, you do have to be a member to take advantage of these awesome savings. But surely you have a friend with a Sam’s Club membership—get them to take you to the club, then buy them lunch with all the money you saved!

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