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What’s the best way to shop low fares on Southwest?

 

Tip #1: Plan ahead.

We typically aim to release flight schedules six months in advance. Once a new schedule is posted, Customers can head to Southwest.com and book. On any given flight, we offer a limited number of discounted Wanna Get Away fares with varying price points. When the lowest fare sells out, the next lowest available fare will display on our website – and so on, and so forth – until all discounted fares sell out. During peak times (summertime, holidays, spring break, etc.), discounted fares can, and do, sell out quickly, so we always encourage you to book as far in advance as possible.

 

Tip #3: Be flexible.

Dates and times are not created equal. Less desirable flight times (early morning, late night, weekday, etc.) are often more affordable since they are in lower demand. The best way to search for low fares is by using the Low Fare Calendar on Southwest.com.

 

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Here, you’ll type in your city pair and the month you’re traveling, click “search,” and receive a calendar view  of the lowest fares available on each day.

 

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                     Looks like I’ll be heading to Ft. Lauderdale on Tuesday, November 12!

 

 

Tip #3:  Subscribe to  Click ‘N Save emails.

Each week we’ll send you an email letting you know about any discounted fares. Simply scroll to the bottom of Southwest.com, and look for the link to our Click ‘N Save email sign-up.

 

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Tip #4: Be Social

We always announce our biggest fare sales on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, so follow along, and you’ll be among the first to know!

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