Today’s opportunity: a nice autumn getaway

AirTran’s “One-Day” sale is promoted to include deals to Mexico and to the Caribbean, but the low prices to many popular domestic destinations are the real highlight.

In fact, prices to Orlando and other Florida cities haven’t been as low since earlier this year.

So it’s time to consider a nice autumn getaway to perhaps Niagara Falls, New York City, the capital of D.C., Chicago or to the parks and attractions in Florida.

Here’s a sample of the best values on this sale (buy tickets through midnight, tonight, Sept. 7):

  • $49 Jacksonville
  • $59 Orlando
  • $63 Tampa
  • $67 St. Louis
  • $69 Pittsburgh
  • $78 Fort Myers
  • $85 Chicago
  • $87 Philadelphia
  • $88 Buffalo-Niagara
  • $92 Kansas City
  • $93 New York-LaGuardia
  • $94 Boston
  • $96 Washington, D.C.
  • $105 Phoenix
  • $106 San Antonio

Travel any day of the week (based on sale seat availability) from Oct. 23-Nov. 14. Sale prices are not valid on Nov. 6. Visit for additional sale destinations.

Compliment your bargain airline ticket with savings offered by the on-line travel company, Through midnight (9/7), book a inside Walt Disney World from $69 per night; in New Orleans from $49; in midtown Manhattan from $114 or at a beachfront resort along the Gulf of Mexico from $109. See more at

Sale airfares are always subject to change. Every seat on every flight is not offered at the lowest rate. Since only a limited supply of seats is available, act quickly to make your purchase.

Clara Bosonetto is a retired travel consultant.