The best flight deals for fall 2022

We’re not going to embellish it – this year’s summer travel scene, with long airport lines and continuous flight disruptions, wasn’t exactly motivating. But as we move into fall, with its cooler, more comfortable temperatures and reduced crowds, the international travel that some of us may have delayed during a chaotic first half suddenly feels all over again. much more attractive. Bonus feature – fall is often the perfect time to get a great flight deal.

In fact, the travel booking app Hopper reports that average round-trip international airfares for September and October fell to $754, down 19% (or $179) from summer prices. Round-trip domestic fares for this fall are also down, after dropping 37% to $238, $142 less than the summer round-trip average.

Now is also the perfect time to book a vacation trip if you haven’t already. To get the best price, Hopper recommends booking at least three weeks in advance for domestic travel and at least four weeks in advance for international travel — add a few weeks to both for popular dates and vacation periods.

So where is everyone going this fall? In a survey of 2,700 international users, the travel booking site Tripadvisor found this the trendiest destinations for fall travel are:

But few things are more inspiring when it comes to travel than airfare deals that are hard to resist. So we’ve scoured our sources, and it’s the current international airfare deals we’ve found for fall and beyond that have us planning our own adventures ahead.

Flights to Iceland from $136 with Play Airlines

Head to the land of fire and ice this fall.

The Icelandic low-cost airline Play airlines, which launched in the United States in December 2021, is running a sale on flights to Iceland from the United States for travel between September 2022 and March 2023. We have found one-way fares for September and October from New York Stewart International Airport (located about 90 minutes north of Manhattan) to Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport in Iceland from $136. It’s a great opportunity to explore Iceland or use the discounted transatlantic flight as a jumping-off point for heading to other destinations across Europe. Curious what it’s like to steal Play? Our special air correspondent, Barbara Peterson, recently jumped off the pond with Play and edited it for us.

Round trip to Delhi, India from $859 on Etihad

delhi india

The current Etihad sale might be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to visit India.

National carrier of the United Arab Emirates Etihad Airways kicked off the fall travel season with a sale that runs through September 16. Some of the highlights include round-trip economy class flights to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, for $859, from Chicago, New York and Washington, DC. includes flights to Delhi, India from Washington, DC from $859 (and from $879 from New York). The carrier recently relaunched its Etihad Stopovers program, which offers discounted and free stays at participating hotels in Abu Dhabi before travelers continue their journey.

Fly to Canada for less than $100

Vancouver

The rich nature that surrounds Vancouver will be like a breath of fresh air this fall.

Air Canada currently leads a sale until September 14 for travel from September 21, 2022 to May 31, 2023, and the deals are plentiful, including one-way flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver starting at $94. One-way flights from New York to Montreal start at $88 (and $221 for flights from Los Angeles to Montreal). From Montreal, continue to Paris with round-trip flights as low as $660.

One-way flights to Paris from $281 on French Bee

parisian cafe

A glass of red wine in front of passers-by in a Parisian brasserie is what travel dreams are made of.

In addition to offering low-cost direct flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles and Newark Liberty International Airport to Paris-Orly, French bee adds flights from Miami to Paris on December 15, with introductory one-way fares starting at $281. Flights from Miami, which are currently available for booking, will operate three times a week, Monday, Thursday and Saturday, and will increase to four times a week in April. French Bee has a partnership with Alaska Airlines that allows travelers to connect from destinations across the United States with a single ticket. French Bee flights take place on new Airbus A350s.

Round trip to Lisbon from $389

If you’re looking for a bargain for one of our absolute favorite destinations in Europe, Portugal, look no further than TAP AirPortugal, which currently offers return flights to Lisbon from New York from $389. But TAP doesn’t just offer great airfares to Portugal; the carrier also offers offers to Barcelona, ​​Dublin, Stockholm and Copenhagen, among other coveted European cities. So before you jump into the pond, you might want to check out TAP’s latest airfare deals first.

Roundtrip San Francisco to London on British Airways from $630

London

It is a moment of reflection in London after the death of the Queen.

All eyes are on the UK at the moment as the country mourns the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Those who feel the need to pay homage to the late monarch will find attractive fall flight deals at British Airwaysincluding round-trip fares from San Francisco to London from $630 and one-way fares from New York from $200.