Southwest will sell you round-trip tickets for less than $100 for the next 72 hours

From now until Thursday, October 12, Southwest Airlines will sell you tickets for as low as $49 one-way. As a result, travelers can even get their hands on round-trip tickets for less than $100.

The $49 tickets are for the airline's shorter non-stop domestic routes such as Baltimore to Detroit. While longer domestic routes could cost as $79 to $150 one-way. 

Domestic destinations featured in the fare sale include Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas, Dallas, Texas; Baltimore, Maryland; New York, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois, and many more. 

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Tickets for domestic flights purchased as part of the fare sale are nonrefundable and covers travel from October 31 through December 19 of this year and from January 3 through February 14 of 2018. 

In addition, all Friday and Sunday flights are excluded from the sale. 

International destinations such as Havana, Cuba; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; and Cancun, Mexico are also available, but cost more. Although, tickets for international travel are available during slightly different time frames. 

Southwest Airlines is the largest low-cost carrier in the world with a fleet of more than 700 Boeing 737 airliners. The Dallas, Texas-based airline is known to offer massive fare sales several times every year.  This month, Southwest inaugurated service using its all-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliners. 

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