Airfare Sale! Flights Starting at $42 One-Way

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Via Running With Miles, lots of Southwest routes are on sale!  Through August 17, 2017, you can book Southwest flights for as low as $42, or 1,861 Southwest points, one-way.

There aren’t many routes for $42, but there are still plenty of good deals!  For example, a one-way flight from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Cayman costs just $59 (or 2,160 Southwest points).

You can book domestic travel between August 29, 2017, and February 14, 2018.  And international travel from August 29, 2017, through December 13, 2017, and January 9, 2018, through March 1, 2018.  Eligible travel dates vary by route.

Southwest Sale August 2017
Grand Cayman Flights Are On Sale Until August 29, 2017

Here are the details of this deal!

Southwest Sale August 2017

Link:   Southwest Wheels Up Sales’s On

Link:   Southwest Companion Pass

With Southwest’s newest sale, you can buy airfare starting at $42 one-way!

For example, you can fly one-way from Orlando to Atlanta for $69 (or 3,669 points), to Indianapolis for $94 (or 5,344 points), or to San Juan, Puerto Rico, for $137 (or 7,776 points).

Tickets must be purchased by August 17, 2017, by 11:59 pm at the origin city.  Here’s what you need to know:

  • You can buy domestic tickets for travel between August 29, 2017, and February 14, 2018
  • You can buy international tickets for travel between August 29, 2017, and December 13, 2017, and January 9, 2018, through March 1, 2018
  • Eligible dates to or from San Juan, Puerto Rico, are between September 6, 2017, and December 7, 2017, and January 16, 2018, through March 1, 2018
  • Blackout dates vary by route
  • You must book at least 21 days in advance of your travel
  • Tickets are non-refundable

If you’ve already booked upcoming travel on Southwest, take a look at this sale to make sure your flights haven’t dropped in price.  If they have, just cancel your Southwest flight for free and re-book with the better price!

And be sure to read Million Mile Secrets contributor Lyn’s post on how to tell if a Southwest sale is worthwhile!

Southwest Sale August 2017
You’ll Get 2 Free Checked Bags When You Fly Southwest

The Million Mile Secrets team likes Southwest sales because when the cash price of a ticket goes down, the award price goes down, too!  That’s because Southwest award prices are tied to the cash price.

Plus, every Southwest passenger gets 2 free checked bags.  That can save lots of money!

And if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, you can take a travel buddy 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 you can easily earn the Companion Pass by opening a couple of Chase Southwest credit cards.

Bottom Line

Southwest has released a new fare sale!

Until August 17, 2017, at 11:59 pm at the origin city, you can book one-way domestic tickets for flights between August 29, 2017, and February 14, 2018.  And for international flights between August 29, 2017, and December 13, 2017, and January 9, 2018, through March 1, 2018.

The cheapest flight is between Los Angeles and Las Vegas for $42, or 1,861 points.  And there are plenty of other great deals, too!  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 book one of these deals!

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Southwest makes it easier than canceling and rebooking to get a lower price. You can change your reservation, select the same flight as the one already reserved, and the difference is issued as a travel credit or refunded via points. One of the many reasons I luv Southwest!