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Change of Name

Tourist elizabeth_lew
Tourist

My brother bought a ticket that due to other circumstances is unable to make the flight now. Am I able to put the ticket he purchased into my name so I can go on the trip instead?

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Re: Change of Name

Ace franktravel
Ace

No. 

 

If he purchased a Anytime Ticket or Business Select he could request a refund.  See below. 

 

Modifying a refundable fare will result in the fare becoming NON-refundable. To ensure your new ticket is refundable, cancel your existing reservation, request a refund of the refundable balance, and create a new reservation. Non-refundable fares may be applied toward future travel on Southwest Airlines for the originally ticketed Passenger only.

Upgrading to Business Select will result in your fare becoming NON-refundable.

Re: Change of Name

Navigator TheMiddleSeat
Navigator

Just want to add that your brother can use the travel funds from the refund (assuming you purchased a non refundable Wanna Get Away fare) within a year from the original purchase date. Travel must be completed within the year.