Book an autumn trip with Southwest from only $98 roundtrip

Fall is a great time for travel. The weather is cooler, there are less crowds, and prices are lower. Southwest is here to prove the lower prices part with flights that start at $98 roundtrip. Nearly 3,000 routes are on sale, and this deal lasts until next week, so there's plenty of time to decide where to book your next trip.

All of fall is on sale with Southwest. Book a flight in curb season for a discount.

Sample fares include Nashville to Atlanta from $98 roundtrip, New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale from $174 roundtrip, and Omaha to Cleveland from $272 roundtrip.

Book before July 18 at 11:59 PDT. Dates on sale include September 3 to December 18, 2019 for flights on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. Blackout dates include November 22, 24, 26-27, 30, and December 1-2, 2019. Travel to select airports in Florida as well as Las Vegas is available Sunday through Wednesday while travel from select airports in Florida and Las Vegas is available Tuesday through Friday.

As always with Southwest, your first two checked bags (up to 50 lbs. each), a carry on bag, and a personal item all fly for free. Seating onboard is first come, first served, so make sure to check-in exactly 24 hours before your departure time to get the best boarding position. To get a better seat choice you can upgrade to Early Bird Check-In, which starts at $15 one way.

Brian Ballmann