American / United – $149: New York / Philadelphia / Boston / Washington D.C. / Baltimore – Los Angeles / Phoenix (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes


And yes, to get this price, you have to connect via Dallas or Chicago

Availability to/from:

  • New York [NYC]
  • Philadelphia [PHL]
  • Boston [BOS]
  • Washington D.C. [DCA]
  • Baltimore [BWI]

Washington D.C. is $185 and Baltimore is $161

Update 7/29/2015 @ 2:40PM Eastern – Also available from New York / Boston – Phoenix for $149.

Update 7/30/2015 @ 1:03AM Eastern – Availability now via United through Chicago. American and Phoenix availability are gone. This will likely be gone with United in the morning.

Santa Monica Pier - Photo: Pedro Szekely via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Santa Monica Pier – Photo: Pedro Szekely via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample to New York
  • September 19th – 22nd

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from September – early November. Must purchase at least 7 days in advance of departure
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: NYC
      • For other cities, replace NYC with airport code listed above. Works both ways – so can either be departure or destination
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: dfw,ord
    • Destination: LAX
      • For Phoenix, replace LAX with PHX. Can be either destination or departure.
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: dfw,ord
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
  • Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage

You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.

Fare Class:

  • O


  • LGA – DFW (Dallas) – LAX (Los Angeles) – DFW – LGA


  • Miles Flown: 5,232 miles or 2.8 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 5,232 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 5,232 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter  “American” or “United” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section




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Comments (4)

  • Kai 8 years ago Reply

    Chicago on 1 day in October is $80 RT (

  • Scott 8 years ago Reply

    I’m not able to see it in either direction NYC>LAX. Fare gone?

    The Flight Deal 8 years ago Reply

    @Scott – here’s availability for NYC-LAX for September at the moment using the search instructions in the post. Availability is definitely getting worse, but its still there:

  • Greg Varlakov 8 years ago Reply

    Where can I look for “mistake” fares for international first/business?

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