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Big Change! Changing a Southwest Flight Will Keep Your Fare Refundable!

Back in 2017, Southwest Airlines implemented a new reservation platform which altered the way flight changes were handled. With the new system, if you changed a refundable fare reservation, the new reservation would automatically become non-refundable. This meant that if you eventually needed to cancel the reservation, any amount paid would be refunded to you…

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Last Day for Southwest’s $49, $79, $99, or $129 Sale – And Check Your Existing Flights as Well!

A few days ago I wrote about Southwest’s 3-day sale with fares starting at $49, $79, $99, or $129 one-way. Typically with these Southwest sales, the further the distance, the more expensive the flight. Today is the last day of the sale so this is a reminder to check the Southwest flight for two reasons: 1) If…

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You are Now in the “Safe” Zone for the Southwest Credit Cards for the 2019-2020 Southwest Companion Pass

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you are probably already aware that the Southwest Companion pass is my favorite benefit in the entire travel world! With this pass, a companion can fly with you an UNLIMITED number of times for the calendar year it is earned plus the following calendar year. While there are many…

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New Southwest Routes for the Fall and Spring

With the announcements of this mornings schedule extension, Southwest also announced some new routes which will hopefully provide you with some more options for flying Southwest! New Fall Routes Columbus, Ohio and Houston Hobby – daily service starting October 3, 2018 Louisville, Kentucky and Houston Hobby – daily service starting October 3, 2018 Memphis and Denver…

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Book Next Years Spring Break Flights Now! Southwest Extends Reservation Schedule through June 8, 2019

Today is the big day where Southwest has extended their reservation system allowing you to now book flights through June 8, 2019. Up until this point you were only able to book through April 7. This means you can now book flights for the rest of April and May and into June! This is great…

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Still Available! Earn Southwest A-List Status with a Status Match

Back in June I wrote about an awesome opportunity to receive immediate Southwest status through their status match opportunity. With this status match, you’ll receive A-List status for three months and have the opportunity to extend it another 12 months. You just need to show proof that you have status with another U.S. airline. This…

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DO NOT Purchase Southwest points with the 40% Bonus

Although I’ve written about a few great promotions this morning with purchasing points, that does not mean purchasing points with all loyalty programs is worth it! Right now, Southwest Airlines is offering a promotion where you can receive a 40% bonus when purchasing their points. While this might look great on the surface, since Southwest…

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Book Next Years Spring Break Flights Now! Southwest Extends Reservation Schedule through April 7, 2019

Today is the big day where Southwest has extended their reservation system allowing you to now book flights through April 7, 2019. Up until this point you were only able to book through March 6, 2019. This means you can now book flights for Spring break! If you try to plan your vacations around kids…

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