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New Southwest Sale for International Travel – Flights to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America Are on Sale!

Written by Charlie

Time to plan your fall vacations to some beach destination! This Southwest sale targets international destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America for as low as $69 one way!

Yes, there are many hot places around the continental US and not everyone is thinking about traveling to hot places, but it is never too soon to start picking out some Caribbean beach to relax on later this year! That is where this new Southwest sale comes in!

New Southwest Sale for International Travel

Link: New Southwest Sale for International Travel

Southwest International Sale Details:

  • Purchase from July 23 through July 25, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.
  • International travel valid September 3 through December 11, 2019.
  • International travel is valid Monday – Thursday.
    • Travel to Mexico is valid only on Sundays through Wednesdays.
    • Travel from Mexico is valid only on Tuesdays through Fridays.

First things first – you can absolutely use the Southwest Companion Pass on international flights! However, the taxes will be a bit more than the domestic taxes for US trips, especially departing Caribbean countries. But, you are still going to be getting a great deal out of the Companion Pass, especially since many of these places are better enjoyed with another person instead of yourself!

Just remember that many of these flights are occupied by couples/friends/families so on a 3-3 seat Southwest plane, you are likely to find yourself away from your travel partner if you get stuck in a “C” check-in number! I have seen this happen a few times and people always look really disappointed so think ahead and check-in right on time (t-24 hours before departure).

The cheapest city pair is Fort Lauderdale to Nassau, Bahamas. For most of the Caribbean destinations, Fort Lauderdale will the cheapest city to depart from. After that, check out other major airports in the south like Atlanta to get some good deals.

southwest international sale

From Mexico, Belize, Jamaica, Costa Rica, and more, there are plenty of beautiful destinations to head to for some nice weather in October, November, and early December. Just imagine how cold it will be where you are now at that time and it may help you start planning a beach holiday. 🙂

Also, many of these destinations have a lot more to offer than just a beach! But, if you are just looking for a beach, you could pretty much just choose any of those countries for a really great spot. 🙂

Check Your Already-Booked Reservations For Price Difference

Perhaps you have already booked one of these destinations – check now to see if the price has dropped!

So, now is the time to search for your tickets within this sale and see if you have a better price available now than when you had booked it. If the price has dropped, you simply select to change the flight and look at the same dates and flights again. Once you go through and confirm, you will receive a refund of the difference in miles and the cash for the taxes will be transferred for the new ticket.

In 1 Minute, You Can Have Your Points Back!

The whole process takes less than 60 seconds and you could save a lot of money or points! If you had booked your ticket in the past using cash, you will receive a refund in the form of a credit that is usable for 1 year from the time you originally booked the ticket. If you booked it with points, you will receive the points back in your account for the difference.

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.