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Senior Fares Discontinued???

Soxxmann
New Arrival

Went to book a flight and no longer have a column for Senior Fares. As a perennial A List Preferred Senior, I use Senior fares for a large percentage of my flights.  Is it discontinued or is my login no longer displaying it?

Thank you. 

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Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

bec102896
Rising Star
Solution

Unfortunately Southwest did away with senior fares on December 11th.

 

-Blake

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

Soxxmann
New Arrival

Thank you for the update.

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

elijahbrantley
Rising Star
Solution

Read more here.

-A List Preferred, Companion Pass holder, Community Champion.

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

Lindsey
Active Member
Solution

@Soxxmann I honestly think the Wanna Get Away fares are a way better deal than the Senior Fares were. They were refundable, but in every other way WGA is at least as good a value!

 

@Lindsey
Former Employee, Fan for Life.

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

Soxxmann
New Arrival

Thank you @Lindsey - I'm one of those guys that has a lot of short notice changes for work.  Was always nice to be able to simply change flights a day or two out and know that there would be no fare difference.  Change is always inevitable.  Truly enjoy the great Southwest folks I see and meet on an almost weekly basis. Hopefully that doesn't change!!

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

DancingDavidE
Top Contributor
Solution

@Soxxmann wrote:

Thank you @Lindsey - I'm one of those guys that has a lot of short notice changes for work.  Was always nice to be able to simply change flights a day or two out and know that there would be no fare difference.  Change is always inevitable.  Truly enjoy the great Southwest folks I see and meet on an almost weekly basis. Hopefully that doesn't change!!


You can still do that, but it would be at the Anytime fare level.

 

If you are a frequent Southwest flyer, it may make more sense for Business Select, for not much more money you get 12x points instead of 10x and some other benefits.

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

Soxxmann
New Arrival

@DancingDavidE - Good point - just need to get the brain to adapt to the new way of doing business.  Thanks for your thoughts.

 

Soxx

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

DancingDavidE
Top Contributor

@Soxxmann wrote:

@DancingDavidE- Good point - just need to get the brain to adapt to the new way of doing business.  Thanks for your thoughts.

 

Soxx


Hopefully that works - Senior Fare was a discount off of Anytime, so hopefully it doesn't bump you up too high from what you were doing in the past.

 

 

Home airport MDW, frequent visitor to MCO to see the mouse.

Re: Senior Fares Discontinued???

guoos
New Arrival

Thank you for the update.