In the March 27-28 weekly check of the best Southwest deals to and from top destinations, I found most prices stayed about the same, though the timeframes the deals were available shortened. For example, some deals dropped off in both June and August.

Southwest Deals Summary

Overall, the worst month to travel right now in terms of Southwest fares is July. November also does not yet have many good deals, though we can only book the first three days, which fall on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday, which are not the cheapest days to fly.

In doing my weekly research, I’ve discovered the lowest deals tend to be between about 30 days and four months from your departure date if that helps you plan when to book a trip.

There were only two NEW stand-out deals this week. They were:

  • Chicago to Tampa
  • Orange County to Denver

I have highlighted deals less than 3,000 points with red font. Keep in mind I usually do not include short-haul flights that I feel are driveable (say within a six-hour drive).

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Top Southwest Deals Per Way for March 27-28:

Atlanta, Georgia

  • Atlanta to Austin, March-August – 4,957 points or $93
  • Atlanta to Baltimore/Washington, April-July – 3,730 points or $70
  • Atlanta to Boston, April-November – 3,416-3,462 points or $66 
  • Atlanta to Chicago, April-May – 2,524 points or $52
  • Atlanta to Cleveland, April-July – 3,328 points or $64
  • Atlanta to Orlando, April-October – 2,457 points or $59
  • Atlanta to Denver, April-May – 3,571 points or $84
  • Atlanta to Detroit, April-July – 3,127 points or $61
  • Atlanta to New Orleans, April-May – 2,457 points or $51
  • Atlanta to Nashville, April-June, August-October – 2,278 points or $49 
  • Atlanta to Houston, April-May – 2,055 points or $45, slightly higher in June
  • Atlanta to West Palm Beach, April-June, August-October – 4,555-4,601 points or $83

Austin, Texas

  • Austin to Atlanta, March-August – 4,957 points or $93
  • Austin to Orlando, April-May, August – 4,668 points or $84
  • Austin to Denver, April – 2,993 points or $59
  • Austin to Phoenix, April-June – 3,797 points or $71

Baltimore/Washington, D.C. 

  • Baltimore to Atlanta, April-July – 3,730 points or $70
  • Baltimore to Cincinnati, April-June, August-October – 2,747 points or $56
  • Baltimore to Detroit, April-June – 3,595 points or $68
  • Baltimore to Grand Rapids, April-June, August-October – 4,354 points or $89
  • Baltimore to Orlando, April-July – 3,328 (down slightly) points or $64
  • Baltimore to Ft. Lauderdale, April-July – 3,730 points or $70

Birmingham, Alabama

  • Birmingham to Orlando, April, July – 3,797 points or $71

Boston (Logan), Massachusetts

  • Boston to Nashville, April-November – 2,658 points or $54
  • Boston to Atlanta, April-November – 3,416-3,462 points or $66 
  • Boston to Orlando, April-June, September-October – 4,287 (down from 5,200 points) points or $83-$87
  • Boston to Chicago Midway, April-June – 2,591 points or $54
  • Boston to Indy, April-June, August-October – 4,488 points or $82

Buffalo, New York 

  • Buffalo to Chicago Midway, April-June, August-October – 4,555-4,601 points or $83
  • Buffalo to Ft. Lauderdale, April-June, August-October – 4,220 points or $86
  • Buffalo to Orlando, April-June, August-October – 4,756 points or $86-$96

Burbank, California (near LA)

  • Burbank to Portland, OR, April-June – 3,194 (up from 2,947) points or $62
  • Burbank to Salt Lake City, April-June – 3,952 points or $74
  • Burbank to Phoenix, April-May – 3,328 points or $64
  • Burbank to Vegas, April-October – 2,457 points or $51

Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Charlotte to Baltimore/Washington, April-June, August-October – 4,555 points or $83
  • Charlotte to Nashville, April-June, August-October – 4,823 points or $85

Chicago (Midway), Illinois 

  • Chicago to Atlanta, April-May – 2,524 points or $52
  • Chicago to Boston, April-June – 2,591 points or $54
  • Chicago to Denver, May – 1,982 points or $53!!
  • Chicago to Ft. Myers (gateway to Marco Island and Naples), April-July – 4,266 points or $78
  • Chicago to San Diego, April – 5,739 points or $100
  • Chicago to LAX, April-May – 5,359 points or $103
  • Chicago to Orlando, April – 3,595 points or $68
  • Chicago to Louisville, April-June, August-October – 4,019 points or $75
  • Chicago to New York City/Newark, April-June, September-October – 4,287 points or $79
  • Chicago to Pittsburgh, March-June, August-October – 4,555 points or $83
  • Chicago to Buffalo, NY, April-June, August-October – 4,555-4,601 points or $83
  • Chicago to Grand Rapids, April-June, August-October – 3,818-3,864 points or $80
  • Chicago to Tampa, April – 1,982 points or $53

Dallas, Texas

  • Dallas to Denver, April – 2,323 points or $49
  • Dallas to Oklahoma City, April-June, August-October – 2,947 points or $59
  • Dallas to Vegas, April – 2,591 points or $53

Denver, Colorado

  • Denver to Phoenix, April-May – 2,055 points or $45-$49
  • Denver to LA, April-May – 2,055 (down from last week) points or $45
  • Denver to Vegas, April-May – 2,189 points or $47
  • Denver to Seattle, April-May – 2,323 points or $49
  • Denver to Chicago Midway, May – 1,982 points or $53!!
  • Denver to Dallas, April – 2,323 points or $49
  • Denver to Minneapolis, April-May – 3,395 points or $65
  • Denver to Austin,  April – 2,993 points or $59
  • Denver to Atlanta, April-May – 3,571 points or $84
  • Denver to Omaha, April-May, August-October – 3,462-3,885 points or $77

Detroit, Michigan

  • Detroit to Atlanta, April-July – 3,127 points or $61
  • Detroit to Baltimore/Washington, April-June – 3,595 points or $68

Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Grand Rapids to Baltimore/Washington, April-June, August-October – 4,354 points or $89
  • Grand Rapids to Chicago Midway, April-June, August-October – 3,818-3,864 points or $80

Hartford, Connecticut – Last updated March 13

  • Hartford to Ft. Lauderdale, April-October – 5,827 points or $102
  • Hartford to Orlando, April-October – 5,337-5,493 points or $94-$97

Houston (Hobby), Texas

  • Houston to Cancun, March-May, August-October – 2,304 points (+$33.50) or $90
  • Houston to Mexico City, April-May – 2,664 points (+$33.50) or $95
  • Houston to Orlando, April – 2,055-2,993 points or $49-$59
  • Houston to Atlanta, April-May – 2,055 points or $45, slightly higher in June

Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Indy to New York Newark, April-June, August-October – 2,947 points or $59
  • Indy to Orlando, April-May – 3,998 points or $74
  • Indy to Boston, April-June, August-October – 4,488 points or $82
  • Indy to Baltimore/Washington, April-June, August-October – 4,555 points or $83
  • Indy to Denver, April-June, August-October – 5,493 points or $97

Los Angeles (LAX), California

  • LA to Denver, April-May – 2,055 (down from last week) points or $45
  • LA to Vegas, April-November – 2,055-2,122 points or $45-$46
  • LA to Chicago Midway, April-May – 5,359 points or $103
  • LA to Salt Lake City, April-June, August-October – 3,818 points or $72
  • LA to Phoenix, April-May – 2,524-2,725 points or $52-$55

Louisville, Kentucky

  • Louisville to Chicago Midway, April-June, August-October – 4,019 points or $75

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Milwaukee to Ft. Lauderdale, April-June – 5,961 points or $108
  • Milwaukee to Nashville, April-June, August-October – 2,747 points or $61, slightly higher July
  • Milwaukee to Cleveland, April-June, August-October – 2,278 points or $49

Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Minneapolis to Denver, April-May – 3,395 points or $65

Nashville, Tennessee 

  • Nashville to Boston,  April-November – 2,658 points or $54
  • Nashville to Milwaukee, April-June, August-October – 2,747 points or $61, slightly higher July
  • Nashville to St. Louis, April-June, August-October – 4,153 points or $84
  • Nashville to Atlanta, April-June, August-October – 2,278 points or $49 
  • Nashville to Charlotte, April-June, August-October – 4,823 points or $85

New York City (Newark)

  • New York City to Indianapolis, April-June, August-October – 2,947 points or $59
  • New York City to Ft. Lauderdale, April-May – 2,412-2,457 points or $51
  • New York City to Chicago Midway, April-June, September-October – 4,287 points or $79

Oakland, California

  • Oakland to Denver, April-June – 4,534 points or $79
  • Oakland to Las Vegas, April-June, August-October – 2,993 points or $59
  • Oakland to Salt Lake, April-June, August-October – 3,885 points or $73
  • Oakland to Seattle, April-June, August-October – 2,947-2,993 points or $59
  • Oakland to Portland, OR, April-May – 2,947 points or $59

Oklahoma City 

  • OKC to Dallas, April-June, August-October – 2,947 points or $59

Omaha, Nebraska 

  • Omaha to Denver, April-June, August-October – 3,462-3,885 points or $77

Orange County/Santa Ana, California – Last updated March 13

  • Orange Co to Denver, April-May – 2,658 points or $54
  • Orange Co to Vegas, April-October –3,328-3,663 points or $65-$69
  • Orange Co to Phoenix, April-May – 3,282 points or $65

Phoenix, Arizona

  • Phoenix to LAX, April-May – 2,524-2,725 points or $52-$55
  • Phoenix to Denver, April-May – 2,055 points or $45-$49
  • Phoenix to Austin, April-June – 3,797 points or $71
  • Phoenix to Burbank, April-May – 3,328 points or $64
  • Phoenix to Orange Co, April-May – 3,282 points or $65

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway, March-June, August-October – 4,555 points or $83

Portland, Oregon

  • Portland to Vegas, April-May – 3,282 or $64
  • Portland to Oakland,  April-May – 2,947 points or $59
  • Portland to Sacramento, April-May – 2,947 points or $74
  • Portland to San Francisco, April-June, August-October – 2,613 points or $54
  • Portland to Burbank, April-June – 3,194 (up from 2,947) points or $62

Providence, Rhode Island

  • Providence to Orlando, April-June, August-October – 5,091 points or $91

Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

  • Raleigh to Orlando, April-May – 3,081 points or $69
  • Raleigh to Ft. Lauderdale, April-June – 3,952 (down from 4,000+ last week) points or $74

Sacramento, California

  • Sacramento to Seattle, April-May – 2,947-2,993 points or $59
  • Sacramento to Salt Lake City, April-June, September-October – 4,421-4,467 points or $81
  • Sacramento to Portland, Oregon, April-May – 2,947 points or $74

St. Louis, Missouri 

  • St. Louis to Nashville, April-June, August-October – 4,153 points or $84
  • St. Louis to Atlanta, April-June, August-October – 4,354-4,868 points or $80-$87 
  • St. Louis to Denver, April-May – 3,663 points or $69

San Francisco, California

  • SFO to Denver, April-July– 4,421 points or $81
  • SFO to Las Vegas, April-June, August-October – 2,323-2,993 points or $49-$52
  • SFO to Portland, Oregon, April-June, August-October – 2,613 points or $54

Tampa, Florida

  • Tampa to Havana, Cuba, April-November – 3,240-3,312 points or $99 (+$30.60)
  • Tampa to Chicago Midway, April – 1,982 points or $53

Washington/Reagan

  • Washington, D.C. to Columbus, Ohio, April-June, August-October – 3,952 points or $74
  • Washington, D.C. to Ft. Lauderdale, April-October – 4,488 points or $82

Southwest is currently accepting reservations through November 3, 2018.

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