Nonstop Flights: Dallas to/from New Orleans or Tulsa $98-$118 r/t [Aug-Oct] – Southwest

[05/01/2024 @ 2:25 PM CT] Deal time-stamp.

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Southwest has round-trip flights from Dallas (DAL) to New Orleans or Tulsa (MSY, TUL) for $98-$118, NONSTOP. $49-$59 each-way. Flights are between August through October. Origin/Destination reversible.

  • Friday departures and Monday returns are available for $59 each-way. Other days of the week are cheaper.

Carry-on and checked bag are allowed for free. Southwest doesn’t charge change fees.

Use the Southwest gift card to save an additional -$20 to -$50 on Southwest flights.

Use a card like the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card to earn points towards a Companion Pass®. Companion Pass is the benefit that allows you to choose one person to fly with you, free of airline charges* every time you purchase or redeem points for a flight. *Companion Pass doesn’t cover taxes and fees.

Southwest Vacations usually has discounted package deals available that can save you more money. Package deals require than you book your flight + hotel together as a package, so it’s less flexible, but the package discount may be significantly cheaper than booking your flight and hotel separately.

Do a search on Tripadvisor and GetYourGuide to find guides, tours, attractions, and cool things to do. I use both of those sites to help me plan my own day-to-day itinerary while on vacation.

We post new flight deals often! You can check out our other deals by returning to the Front Page of our website: cheapdfw.com (linked).


Here are some other offers that we think are worth mentioning. List updated 06/15/2024.

We now list coupon codes, discount codes, gift card discounts, and credit card offers that have a better value than their historical averages.

  • $50 back at Grand Hyatt after $250 spend (Amex offer). Get a one-time $50 statement credit by using your enrolled eligible Card to spend a minimum of $250 USD in one or more purchases on room rate and room charges at Grand Hyatt properties in the US and internationally from 4/8/2024 to 6/30/2024. Two step process: Step 1: Login to your American Express account and register your card for the offer. Step 2: Book at Hyatt.com with the Amex card you registered. Be sure to read the full offer details on the Amex offer page.
  • Airfare/Hotel coupons on Hopper: (updated daily-ish) Hopper always has discount coupons on their main page. The full list is on Hopper’s website. Keep in mind that Hopper is an OTA, so don’t expect them to honor the free 24-hour cancellation period, or to have the lowest base fare price. Hopper will try to up-sell you on a lot of extras like “cancel for any reason” policies, if you decide to use Hopper we advise that you decline all of those extras.
  • It is common to find Southwest and Alaska Airlines gift-cards for sale at a discount of about -$50 to -$20 off the redeemable value at Costco and Sam’s Club. Before you finalize your booking on either of these airlines, you should check to see if you can save more money by using a gift card.


Flights on Southwest are often matched by other airlines, before committing to a purchase, do a check on BookingBuddy, Kayak, or Skyscanner to see if any other airline is offering a better deal.

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  • Tips: Rent a car for cheaper by using Priceline’s “Express Deals”. The rental car company will be hidden until after you purchase, but this allows those companies to undercut the published rate indirectly. You can remove low quality companies from those hidden results. The trick is to use the quality filter on their website to remove any rental car company with a review rating under 7.0 and then pick the deals that survive the filter. Note that the quality filter is only available on the desktop/web version of the Priceline website and isn’t available on the mobile version.
  • Tips: The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card allows for 1-to-1 point transfers to several airline loyalty programs. Booking with points is a good alternative to paying with cash when the price of airfare is high. Here is the current list of Chase Sapphire transfer partners: United, Southwest, jetBlue, British Airways, Iberia, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Air France, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus, and Air Canada.
  • Tips: Use Tripadvisor to create a Hotel “short list”. First, plug in your dates and destination. Then select “Sort by Traveler Ranked”. Finally, select the “Traveler Ranking” filter to show “only 4* and up”. Use this resulting “short list” of hotels to find the cheapest one with a high ranking.
  • Tips: Hotel rates for Weekend dates are usually higher than the rates for Sunday through Thursday. Tripadvisor has a color-coded date calendar, red when the average hotel price for that day is more expensive, green for less expensive. You can use this to get an overview of what dates in the month are at a discount.
  • Tips: Different booking websites will often have differing routes, prices, and availability. Before you finalize your purchase, do a quick check on BookingBuddy, Skyscanner, and Kayak to see if any other site or airline is offering a better deal.

I was able to pull this up on Southwest.




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