Carrier celebrates 50th Anniversary with fares as low as $50 one way
DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a fare sale today (Jan 19, 2021) through Feb. 8, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Central Time, with fares starting as low as $50 one-way in honor of its 50th Anniversary.
Southwest Airlines’® Purpose is to connect People to what’s important in their lives and give them the freedom to fly through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel. The carrier is excited to celebrate 50 years of democratizing the skies, giving its Customers access to the places they love to explore. With its oh-so low fares, expanding network, and flexible policies (including no cancel, no change, and no bag fees*) Southwest is ready to take its Customers on their next “awe50me” adventure.
Hurry and book! Seats, days, and markets are limited. Blackout dates and 21-day advance purchase requirements apply. See a full list of fares, fare rules, and terms and conditions below and at Southwest.com.
Examples of one-way low fares include:
- As low as $50 one-way nonstop between Chicago (O’Hare) and Nashville,
- As low as $50 one-way nonstop between Phoenix and Long Beach, Calif.,
- As low as $50 one-way nonstop between Colorado Springs and Denver,
- As low as $50 one-way nonstop between Tampa and Miami, and
- As low as $50 one-way nonstop between Oakland and Palm Springs, Calif.
These flights, as well as the carrier’s published schedule through Aug.16, 2021, can be purchased at Southwest.com.
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SALE FARE RULES
A 21-day advance purchase is required. Purchase today through Feb. 8, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Central Time. Continental U.S. travel valid Feb. 9, 2021, through May 26, 2021. Travel continental U.S. to/from Hawaii valid Feb. 9, 2021, through May 20, 2021. Travel to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico valid Feb. 9, 2021, through May 20, 2021. International travel valid Feb. 9, 2021, through May 20, 2021. Travel from continental U.S. to Hawaii blacked out Feb. 11, 2021, through Feb. 14, 2021; March 19, 2021, through March 20, 2021; March 26, 2021, through March 28, 2021; and April 1, 2021, through April 3, 2021. Travel to continental U.S. from Hawaii blacked out Feb. 19, 2021, through Feb. 21, 2021; March 27, 2021, through March 28, 2021; April 2, 2021, through April 5, 2021; and April 9, 2021, through April 11, 2021. Except as otherwise specified, continental U.S. travel is not valid on Fridays and Sundays. Travel to Ft. Myers/Naples, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota/ Bradenton, Steamboat Springs (Hayden), CO, Montrose (Telluride), CO is valid only on Sundays through Wednesdays. Travel from Ft. Myers/Naples, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota/Bradenton, Steamboat Springs (Hayden), CO, Montrose (Telluride), CO is valid only on Tuesdays through Fridays. Travel between Ft. Myers/Naples, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota/ Bradenton, Steamboat Springs (Hayden), CO, Montrose (Telluride), CO is valid only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Travel continental U.S. to/from Hawaii is valid Monday through Thursday. Travel to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico is valid Monday through Thursday. International travel is valid Monday through Thursday. Travel to Mexico is valid only on Sundays through Wednesdays. Travel from Mexico is valid only on Tuesdays through Fridays. Fares valid on nonstop service where indicated; if not indicated, fares are valid on a single connecting service. Displayed prices include all U.S. and international government taxes and fees. Points bookings do not include taxes, fees, and other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight. Seats and days are limited. Fares may vary by destination, flight, and day of the week and won’t be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods. Travel is available for one-way Wanna Get Away® fares. Fares may be combined with other Southwest Airlines combinable fares. If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare rules apply. Sale fares may be available on other days of the week, but that’s not guaranteed. Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward future travel on Southwest, as long as reservations are canceled at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Failure to cancel prior to departure will result in forfeiture of remaining funds on the reservation. Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Standby travel may require an upgrade to the Anytime fare depending on Rapid Rewards® tier status. Fares are subject to change until ticketed. Offer applies only to published, scheduled service.
*At Southwest Airlines, there are no change fees (fare difference may apply), and bags fly free® (first and second checked bags, weight and size limits apply).
ABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
In its 50th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by nearly 58,000 Employees to a Customer base that topped 130 million passengers in 2019. Southwest has a robust network of point-to-point service with a strong presence across top leisure and business markets. In peak travel seasons during 2019, Southwest operated more than 4,000 weekday departures among a network of 101 destinations in the United States and 10 additional countries. In 2020, the carrier added service to Hilo, Hawaii; Cozumel, Mexico; Miami; Palm Springs, Calif.; Steamboat Springs; and Montrose (Telluride), Colo. In 2021, Southwest will begin service to both Chicago (O’Hare) and Sarasota/Bradenton on Feb. 14; both Savannah/Hilton Head and Colorado Springs on March 11; Houston (Bush) on April 12; and Jackson, Miss., on June 6. The carrier has announced an intention to add service in the second quarter of 2021 in Fresno and Santa Barbara.
The carrier issued its Southwest® Promise in May 2020 to highlight new and round-the-clock efforts to support its Customers and Employees wellbeing and comfort. Among the changes are enhanced cleaning efforts at airports and onboard aircraft, and face covering requirements for Customers and Employees. Additional details about the Southwest Promise are available at Southwest.com/Promise.
Southwest coined Transfarency® to describe its purposed philosophy of treating Customers honestly and fairly, and low fares actually staying low. Southwest is the only major U.S. airline to offer bags fly free® to everyone (first and second checked pieces of luggage, size and weight limits apply, some carriers offer free checked bags on select routes or in qualified circumstances). Southwest does not charge change fees, though fare differences might apply.
Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier’s performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet. Learn more about how the carrier gives back to communities across the world by visiting Southwest.com/citizenship.
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