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Southwest just launched a 3-day fare sale for travel booked by March 10, 2016. This sale is valid for both US and international destinations:
- Travel in the U.S. March 22 through June 15, 2016. Travel to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico valid March 29 through May 25, 2016.
- International travel March 29 through May 25, 2016.
Already have a Southwest Flight Booked?
Remember, if you already have a Southwest flight booked for this time period, it is worth looking into to see if the price has gone down. You can read this post “If a Southwest Flight Goes Down in Price…” to get the full step-by-step directions on how to get your money/points back:
- Paid Flight: If you paid for your flight you will receive a voucher for the difference in fare price to be used one year from the date the flight was originally purchased (NOT the date the change process took place). This voucher is non-transferable. The voucher will be tied to the confirmation number of the original flight. There is NO fee for this.
- Using Points: If you booked your flight using points, the difference in points will go back into your account immediately. Again, there is NO fee for this. This is why I love booking Southwest flights using points!
And remember, with Southwest there is no penalty for canceling or changing a ticket. So if you have a lot of points currently in your account, you can book speculatively and cancel later for no fee! This post “Changing a or Canceling a Southwest Ticket” goes through all the scenarios depending on your payment method for the flight.
While Southwest sales are not as good as they used to be, you might find a good deal. Report back on what you find!