There aren’t many routes for $42, but the more expensive routes are good deals, as well. For example, a one-way flight from Washington, DC, to Fort Lauderdale costs just $69 (or 3,669 Southwest points).
You can book domestic travel between August 22 and November 1, 2017, and international travel from August 22 through November 2, 2017. Eligible travel dates vary by route.
Here’s what you need to know about this deal!
Southwest Summer Sale 2017
Link: Southwest Airfare Sale
Link: Southwest Companion Pass
With Southwest’s latest sale, fares start at $42 one-way, though most fares are higher.
For example, you can fly one-way from Tampa to Havana for $99, to Memphis for $94, or to Washington, DC, for only $72.
Tickets must be purchased by May 25, 2017, by 11:59 pm at the origin city. Here’s what you need to know:
- You can buy domestic travel for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays between August 22 and November 1, 2017
- You can buy international travel for Monday through Thursday between August 22 and November 2, 2017
- Eligible dates to or from San Juan, Puerto Rico, are between September 6, 2017, and November 2, 2017
- Blackout dates are September 1 and September 4, 2017
- You must book at least 21 days in advance of your travel
- Tickets are non-refundable
Note: There are blackout dates on certain routes, so make sure you take a look at your travel dates before you book!
If you have already booked Southwest flights, check this sale to make sure your flights aren’t available for cheaper. If they are, just cancel your Southwest flight for free and re-book with the better price.
And check out Million Mile Secrets contributor Lyn’s post on how to tell if a Southwest sale is worthwhile!
Folks like Southwest sales because when the cash price of a ticket goes down, award ticket prices go down. That’s because Southwest award prices are based on the cash price.
Million Mile Secrets readers love Southwest because every passenger gets 2 free checked bags. That can save lots of money!
Plus, if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, you can take a friend or family member with you for free for up to 2 years! Emily and I consider the Southwest Companion Pass to be the best deal in travel. And earning the Companion Pass is easy!
Southwest has released a new fare sale! Until May 25, 2017, at 11:59 pm at the origin city, you can book Southwest flights starting at $42, or 1,861 Southwest points one-way for travel between August 22 and November 2, 2017.
Each route has different eligible dates, so check out the fare sale to see if it fits your travel plans.
Let me know if you find a good deal!