find low fares

Our fares are available in many convenient places on the internet. How can you be sure that you’re getting the lowest fare available? Follow these helpful tips to make sure you always find our best deal.

  • Find the lowest sale fares on Southwest® & AirTran® flights at southwest.com®, where you’ll pay no booking fees, no change fees*, and your 1st & 2nd checked bags will fly free**. Southwest fares cannot be found on online travel agency sites, so make southwest.com you one-stop-shop for the best deals on Southwest and AirTran flights.
  • Plan Ahead: Our lowest regular fares are most often available with a 14-day advance purchase. If you can’t plan ahead, you’re still in luck because even our last-minute fares are always low.
  • Get Our Emails: Sign up for Click ’n Save e-mails to find out about Southwest Airlines’ & AirTran Airways’ best offers each week. Get the latest travel deals on Southwest and AirTran flights, rental cars, hotels, vacation packages and more delivered straight to your inbox when they’re hot off the presses.
  • Book Early: During our periodic sales, it’s best to book on the first day before all the best fares are scooped up.
  • Be Flexible: Friday and Sunday flights sell out fast. To get the lowest fares, book your travel for Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Saturdays.
  • Make Your Flights Count: When you join A+ Rewards, each flight you take brings you one step closer to a reward flight. You can even earn for travel on any airline, anywhere in the world.

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