Escape to New Orleans: Your low fare flight forecast from LA to NOLA

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2018 is picking up steam, and this year's place to visit, at least according to the New York Times, is New Orleans.

The Big Easy topped the publication's list of 52 desirable destinations, just in time for the city's tricentennial celebrations. If you haven't yet purchased your tickets or planned your pilgrimage, it's not too late. Today's deals on flights, however, won't last forever.

So whether you're trying to escape to Bourbon Street ASAP or you're looking to build your trip around the future's cheapest fares, take a look at these forthcoming flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, which we pulled from travel site Skyscanner.

Perk up, bucket-list crosser-offers: this is your five-month flight forecast. Plan accordingly.

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May




Even though it's right around the corner, May still has some good deals on nonstop flights between LA and NOLA. If you leave on Wednesday, May 9 and return from Louisiana on Wednesday, May 16, Spirit will get you there and back for $182.

June




June, however, has the cheapest flights to New Orleans, at least at the moment. If you fly out of LAX on Saturday, June 2 and return back a week later on Saturday, June 9, you'll only pay $157. Once again, Spirit has the cheapest nonstop, round-trip flights.

July




Prices go up in July, and the month's cheapest flight has an added stop in each direction. Still, you can make it from Los Angeles to New Orleans for $242 if you leave Monday, July 23 and return on Saturday, July 28 and fly with United.

August



It turns out that August is a great time to fly to New Orleans from Los Angeles. Delta has nonstop flights, and the cheapest option is if you depart on Wednesday, August 8 and return on Tuesday, August 14. It'll cost you $173, round-trip.

September




Surprisingly, you won't be rewarded with the cheapest flights to NOLA if you plan too far ahead of time. Right now, round-trip, nonstop tickets between LA and New Orleans are listed at $255. That's if you fly out with Delta on Wednesday, September 5 and return on Wednesday, September 12.

If you're interested in traveling on a day other than one highlighted above, you can check out upcoming flights to New Orleans here. Also, if you need to book a hotel room,here's a good place to start.
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