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5 Deals You Need to Know This Morning: Southwest Fares at Best-Ever Prices

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Jet off with Southwest today for as little as $36 today, or learn to code Google's Go with a free online course. See these offers and more in our roundup of the five best Editors' Choice deals we found last night and this morning.

Top Travel Deal
Southwest Airlines FaresSouthwest Airlines 1-Way Fares Nationwide
Store: Southwest Airlines via DealBase
Price: From $35.98
Lowest by: $37
Expires: September 29

Looking to escape the midweek monotony? You don't have to break the bank on a last-minute trip if you make use of this sale on Southwest Airlines flights. The rates have dropped $3 in just two days to tie our summer mention as the best price we've ever seen. Even better, you'll save up to $37 on select routes when compared to the next best price elsewhere.

On the DealBase landing page, click on "Southwest Airlines" in the top line to see this sale. This price is valid for flights departing on October 12 from Chicago, IL, (MDW) with arrival in Minneapolis, MN, (MSP). This sale includes 200 routes to destinations like Las Vegas, NV, (LAS); Atlanta, GA, (ATL); New Orleans, LA, (MSY); and New York, NY, (LGA). Book this travel deal by September 29 for travel from October 11, 2016 through March 8, 2017. All prices, dates, and booking details were valid at the time of publication.


Top Software Deal
Learn to CodeLearn to Code: Google's Go Programming Course
Store: Udemy
Price: Free via code "FORMYFRIEND"
Lowest by: $35

If you're looking to expand your coding repertoire, you can use the coupon code above and enroll in this Go primer for free. That yields a $35 savings and is the best price we could find for any similar online course on Google's open-source programming language. It features 21 hours of content spread across 169 lectures.


Top Membership Deal
Newegg Premier MembershipNewegg Premier 1-Year Membership with $100 Newegg Gift Card
Store: Groupon
Price:$100
Lowest by: $50
Expires: October 6

Signing up for store memberships can be a great way to save if you're a frequent shopper, so this deal is a must for any Newegg fan. Groupon has discounted the cost of the store's Premier membership, essentially now offering it for free once you factor in the gift card. The membership gives you free expedited shipping on select items, exclusive deals, free returns, and other benefits.

Looking for a shorter commitment? You can alternatively buy a 6-month membership bundled with a $50 Newegg gift card for just $50. That yields a slightly less impressive savings of $30.


Top Storage Deal
SanDiskRefurb SanDisk 32GB iXpand Lightning/USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Store: A4C
Price: $24.95
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest by: $15
Expires: Today

If you don't mind opting for a refurbished unit, this SanDisk iXpand drive is a substantial $35 cheaper than what you'd pay for a new unit elsewhere. For further comparison, we saw a new unit two weeks ago that cost a massive $19 more, making this reconditioned model a steal. That Lightning and USB 3.0 flash drive is specifically designed for use with iPhone and iPad.

Note that a 90-day A4C warranty applies.


Top Laptop Deal
30 for 30Refurb HP Ivy Bridge Core i5 2.5GHz 14" Laptop with Docking Station
Store: Newegg
Price: $189.99 via $20 mail-in rebate
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $210
Expires: Today

If you're looking for a cheap and cheerful laptop with a speedy SSD, this refurbished HP EliteBook is the best deal today. For one day only, Newegg has knocked $210 off the build and even bundled it with an HP docking station. Features include an Intel Core i5-3210m 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core CPU, 14" 1600x900 LCD display, 4GB RAM, 180GB SSD, DVD burner, and Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit.

Note that a 1-year warranty applies, but it's unclear who backs it.

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A former Fashion Editor and Boggle champion, Donna Doyle spends her time writing for DealNews, re-reading Harry Potter, and living in denial.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Unless marked as a "Sponsored Deal," the opinions expressed here are those of the author and have not been reviewed or endorsed by the companies mentioned. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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