Southwest is offering a pre-black Friday sale for TODAY ONLY! These “starting at” $59 fares are available for travel between December 8, 2015 and February 10, 2016 (blackout dates December 22, 2015 through January 3, 2015). While the terms state that the sale is valid for Tuesday and Wednesday travel, I see that many day of the weeks have been discounted. There are many routes on sale so I highly suggest checking out this one day sale!
For example, the screen shot below shows fares as low as $41 one-way from Atlanta to Philadelphia on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, and $45 fares on many Thursdays and Fridays. This is lower then the advertised $59 fare!
Already Have a Southwest Flight Booked?
Remember, if you already have a Southwest flight already 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!
Need to Cancel or Change a Southwest Ticket After it is Booked?
And lastly, 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.
Hopefully this pre-black friday sale works out for many of you! Report back on what you find!