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Ancillary Services and Associated Fees

Here you will find a comprehensive list of our services and the associated fees.

Reservations Fee
Call Center Booking Fee $15
Change Fee $150
Cancellation Fee $150
Advance Seat Assignments (Fee varies based on seat location) $10 - $30
Unaccompanied Minors $50
One-way Carry-On Pets Traveling before 1/15/2014 $75 per pet carrier
One-way Carry-On Pets Traveling on or after 1/15/2014 (Effective 10/23/2013) $95 per pet carrier
Travel Insurance $15
Business Class Upgrades (Fee varies based on length of flight) $69 - $139
Priority Boarding $10
Same-Day Changes (at airport) $50
A+ Rewards Frequent Flyer Program Fee
Call Center Booking Fee $15
Change Fee $150
Cancellation Fee $150
Purchase Credits $39
Transfer Credits $19
Extend Credits $29
Food and Beverages Fee
Individual Snack $0
Beverages(Fee varies for some beverages) $0 - $4
Alcoholic Beverages(Fee varies for some beverages) $5 - $6
Inflight Services Fee
Inflight Wi-Fi
(Fee varies based on length of flight and type of service)
$2 - $49.95
At the Airport Fee
Items available for purchase at many ticket counters.
Southwest Airlines® Pet Carrier $48
Gun Case $25
Baggage Fee
Please review our Baggage Policies for full details on baggage restrictions.
Carry-on Baggage Fee $0
1st Checked Bag
Standard Fee $25
Business Class Customers Waived
A+ Rewards Elite Members Waived
A2B Customers Waived
Active Duty Military Waived
2nd Checked Bag
Standard Fee $35
Business Class Customers Waived
A+ Rewards Elite Members Waived
Active Duty Military Waived
Excess Baggage Fee  
Standard Fee $75
Active Duty Military Waived
Overweight Baggage Fee
Standard Fee / weighing more than 51 to 100 pounds $75
Active Duty Military Waived
Oversized Baggage Fee
Standard Fee / larger than 63 inches up to 80 inches $75
Active Duty Military Waived
Excess Valuation Insurance (up to $1,000) $1 per $100 valuation
Sporting Equipment Fee
All standard checked baggage fees apply. Oversize and overweight fees may also apply. Some sporting equipment requires additional fees. Please review our Sporting Equipment Policies for full details.
Bicycles $75 each way + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Golfing Equipment $75 each way if > 50lbs + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Javelines $75 each way + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Kayak $75 each way + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Life Raft $75 each way + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Skiing Equipment $75 each way if > 50lbs + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Snow Boards $75 each way if > 50lbs + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Surfboards $75 each way + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Vaulting Poles $75 each way + Standard Checked Bag Fees
Windsurfing Board $75 each way + Standard Checked Bag Fees
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