American / Alaska / United / Virgin – $236: Washington D.C. – Los Angeles (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good sale for nonstop service to/from Los Angeles. The recent good sales from the DC area have been out of Baltimore. Alaska’s sub $200 deal is still available from Baltimore in addition the $236 fare from DCA.

Griffith Park Observatory, Los Angeles, California - Photo: Ron Reiring via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Griffith Park Observatory, Los Angeles, California – Photo: Ron Reiring via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample on American
  • February 6th – 9th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel until early March for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday departures and returns. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure and by January 11th (TODAY)
  • 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: WAS
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa
      • For United availability, replace aa with ua on the Advanced Routing Code fields
      • For Virgin availability, replace aa with vx on the Advanced Routing Code fields
      • For Alaska availability, replace aa with as on the Advanced Routing Code fields
    • Destination: LAX
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: as
    • (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:

  • American: O
  • Alaska: R
  • United: G
  • Virgin America: N

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $193.48


  • DCA – LAX (Los Angeles) – DCA. American is available from DCA and IAD. United and Virgin is from IAD. Alaska is out of DCA


  • Miles Flown: 4,608 miles or 5.1 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,608 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 4,608 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 “Alaska” or  “United” or “Virgin America” on the Airline textbox under the Advanced Options section of the form.




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