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Most routes are more expensive, but there are plenty of good deals out there. For example, a one-way flight from Washington, DC, to West Palm Beach costs just $98, or 5,612 Southwest points.
Southwest Sale for Travel Through Spring 2018
Link: Southwest 3-Day Sale
Link: Southwest Companion Pass
With Southwest’s latest sale, you can book cheap domestic flights into Spring 2018! But valid dates vary depending on the route.
For example, I found one-way flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington, DC, for $69 (or 3,669 points), to Cancun for $99 (or 3,024 points), and to Belize for $69 (or 2,880 points).
You must purchase tickets by September 28, 2017, by 11:59 pm at the origin city. Here’s what you need to know:
- Domestic travel is valid between October 17, 2017, and May 23, 2018
- Travel between San Juan, Puerto Rico is valid between October 17 and December 7, 2017, as well as January 16 and March 1, 2018
- International travel is valid between October 17 and December 13, 2017, as well as January 9 and March 1, 2018
- Domestic travel NOT valid on Fridays and Sundays
- Tickets are non-refundable
You can check the sale’s landing page for blackout dates. There may also be sales outside of these advertised dates. So it’s always worth a look to see if the flight you want is on sale!
Southwest sales are good news even if you’ve already booked your flights! That’s because when the cash price of a ticket goes down, award ticket prices go down. If you’re flights are cheaper with this sale, you can cancel for free and re-book it with the lower price.
Check out Million Mile Secrets contributor Lyn’s post on how to tell if a Southwest sale is worthwhile!
Million Mile Secrets readers also love Southwest because every passenger gets 2 free checked bags.
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.
Southwest’s latest sale will hopefully help folks get home for Thanksgiving!
Until September 28, 2017, at 11:59 pm at the origin city, you can book Southwest flights starting at $29, or 990 Southwest points, one-way. Valid travel dates are between October 17, 2017, and May 23, 2018, excluding blackout dates.
Eligible dates vary by route, so check the fare sale to see if any flights fit your travel plans.