Southwest Airlines announced today a 72-hour fall travel super sale with one-way nonstop tickets available for $49, $99, or $139 to select destinations, based on length of travel.
For travel up to 500 miles, fares are $49 one-way. For travel 501 to 1,300 miles, fares are $99 one-way. For travel 1,301 or more miles, fares are $139 one-way. These incredibly low fares are available for purchase today through 11:59 p.m. PST Thursday, June 14, 2012. Travel must take place between Aug. 13 and Nov. 14, 2012. Travel valid every day except Fridays and Sundays. Blackout dates apply for Aug. 18, Aug. 30, Sept. 3, and Sept. 4, 2012.
The 14-day advance purchase fares are available for travel every day of the week except Fridays and Sundays beginning Aug. 13 through Nov. 14, 2012 (blackout dates apply). To take advantage of these special fares, visit www.bestfares.com.
"Southwest Airlines is thrilled to offer even lower fares for the fall travel season," said K. Krone, Southwest Airlines Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Distribution. "We love the excitement our Customers have for our sales, and we are proud that Southwest remains committed to providing low fares to Customers across the nation."
Examples of these low fares* include (see Fare Rules below):
- $49 one-way nonstop between Sacramento and San Diego
- $99 one-way nonstop between Chicago and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood
- $99 one-way nonstop between Austin and Orlando
- $139 one-way nonstop between Baltimore/Washington and Las Vegas
As a part of the effort to spread low fares farther through the integration of two airlines, AirTran Airways, Southwest's wholly owned subsidiary, launched a parallel sale today with the same low fares.
Below are just a few examples of how much the prices have been slashed for late summer and fall travel. Sample prices are based on a seven-night stay.
|Departure / Arrival City||Roundtrip Price Was||Roundtrip Price Now|
|Dallas to New Orleans||$200||$98|
|Chicago to Columbus (OH)||$200||$98|
|Denver to Oklahoma City||$180||$98|
|Detroit to Baltimore||$200||$98|
|Chicago to Nashville||$218||$98|
|Minneapolis to Kansas City||$376||$98|
|San Francisco to Las Vegas||$200||$98|
|Key West to Orlando||$208||$98|
|New Orleans to Tampa||$198||$98|
|Atlanta to Orlando||$296||$98|
|Philadelphia to Houston||$439||$199|
|Los Angeles to New York City||$438||$278|
|Boston to Seattle||$518||$278|
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