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Southwest flies to lots of fun places in the US, including a number of destinations south of the border. So you can escape the winter’s cold!
Plus, Emily and I love Southwest because of their extra friendly traveler policies, like 2 free checked bags and no change or cancellation fees.
Here are the details of Southwest’s extended schedule. And more information about their generous refund policy!
Book Southwest Flights Through March 7, 2018
Link: Southwest Companion Pass
You can now book Southwest flights (paid and award tickets) through March 7, 2018.
This is especially great for folks who want to make plans this winter to escape to a sunny destination. Because Southwest flies to tropical spots like Aruba, Belize, Miami, and more!
1. Paid Ticket Cancellation Policy
Paid Southwest tickets can be cancelled within 24 hours of booking for a full refund. Plus, you can cancel non-refundable tickets (Wanna Get Away fares) without a fee, as long as you cancel at least 10 minutes before departure. The value of the ticket can be used towards another Southwest flight within 1 year of the original ticket’s issue date.
2. Award Ticket Cancellation Policy
There are NO fees for changing or cancelling an award ticket. The points will be immediately returned to your account.
Need More Southwest Points?
Don’t forget, now is a great time to earn the Southwest Companion Pass, because for a limited time, all 3 Chase Southwest cards are offering 60,000 Southwest point sign-up bonuses after meeting minimum spending requirements.
You can also transfer the Chase Ultimate Rewards points you earn with the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Ink Business Preferred, and Chase Ink Bold or Ink Plus (no longer available) directly to Southwest at a 1:1 ratio. But they will NOT count towards the Southwest Companion Pass.
And if you want more Southwest points, check out Million Mile Secrets contributor Lyn’s post on 10 unusual ways to earn Southwest points!
The Southwest schedule is now open through March 7, 2018. Make sure you book quickly before the dates you want are gone. Because if your plans change, you change or cancel your flight without penalty.
And if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend or family member can join you for (nearly) free anytime you fly Southwest for up to 2 years!