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Cheap travel: South Carolina for less than $200, and more

Posted by: under Consumer travel, Deals, Travel deals Updated: January 14, 2010 - 11:05 AM

United Airlines continues its post-holiday blitz on last-minute airfares out of the Twin Cities. This week United is offering more than a dozen U.S. cities on sale. Roundtrip fares out of MSP drop as low as $88 (Chicago, next weekend) to $228 (to San Luis Obispo).

For the past several months especially, United has been consistently offering some of the best last-minute fares out of the Twin Cities. Granted, the destinations aren't always the marquis locations -- Allentown for $178, anyone? -- but they offer us flatlanders a chance to hit quite a few off-the-radar locations.

Not to mention Canada. The sale also includes several Canada destinations, including Halifax ($508) and Victoria, BC ($508).

The usual terms and conditions apply (purchase by Friday; depart Saturday, return the following Monday-Tuesday, etc.).

All the details can be found here:

http://travel.united.com/ube/efares/us/eFares.do

Meanwhile, Delta Airlines is offering a last-minute deal out of MSP to Cincinnati for just $138, same drill. Details can be found here:

http://www.delta.com/planning_reservations/deals_offers/web_fares/index.jsp

And U.S. Airways is offering an international fare this week to Amsterdam, Netherlands, for $770. And you know what they say about Amsterdam these days: Whatever you do, just don't joke about your underwear.

Those details can be found here:

http://shopping.usairways.com/promotion/ESaver/Default.aspx?re=1

Those aren't the only travel deals for the Twin Cities this week.

This week's Travelzoo is touting a Fly.com sale out of MSP to New York, with tickets as low as $177 roundtrip -- and that includes tax.

Details of that fare sale can be found here:

http://www.fly.com/FlyWidgets/LowFareCalendar.aspx?Origin=NYC&Destination=MSP&StartDate=01/01/2010&EndDate=04/30/2010&amt=199&cur=USD&utm_source=tzoo&utm_medium=t20&utm_campaign=

And for those who may want to stick closer to home, Travelzoo is also promoting a discount deal on Minnesota Timberwolves tickets for as much as 70 percent off. Details of that sale can be found here:

http://entertainment.travelzoo.com/entertainment/728364

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