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New Southwest Sale Good for Travel Into 2022 – First One for 2022!

Written by Charlie

This new Southwest sale has dates on sale all the way into early March of 2022! This means that those 2022 dates are on sale for the first time – check the prices and snag some deals.

The first Southwest sale of the year to include dates in 2022 is here! This means this is a great time to lock in some flights if you want to travel in early 2022. Here are the details of this new Southwest sale.

New Southwest Sale – Travel Good Into 2022

Link: Southwest Sale

Southwest Sale Details:

  • 21-day advance purchase required.
  • Purchase from September 28 through October 11, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Central Time.
  • Continental U.S. and interisland Hawaii travel valid October 19, 2021 through March 9, 2022.
    • Travel continental U.S. to/from Hawaii valid October 19 through December 15, 2021, and January 11 through February 16, 2022.
    • Travel to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico valid October 19 through December 9, 2021, and January 11 through February 17, 2022.
    • International travel valid October 19 through December 15, 2021, and January 11 through February 17, 2022.
  • Continental U.S. travel blacked out November 24, November 27-29, December 23, December 26-27, 2021, and January 2, 2022.
    • Travel continental U.S. to Hawaii blacked out November 18-21, 2021.
    • Travel continental U.S. from Hawaii blacked out November 26-30, 2021.

So, there are some holes in this sale, as anyone would expect, around the holiday timeframes in the coming months. But, the sale itself is good for a lot of travel into early March of 2022. This means that this is the first time those 2022 flights have been on sale so it is a good time to grab some now.

Note that in the past, Southwest has had one of their two “WOW” sales in early October. This sale runs into middle October so I don’t know if we will see one of those $49, $79, $99 sales this year. Travel may be too hit and miss so this could be as good as it gets. But, even if it is not, you can always rebook later!

Southwest is already the only US airline that gives every passenger 2 bags for free. They are also the only airline that has freely given refunds (to travel credit when booked with cash) or points back if you decide not to take a trip.

Check Your Already-Booked Reservations For Price Difference

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.

1 Comment

  • Thanks for the tip, Charlie! I called and got a lower fare on a trip I had booked to Miami, saving $166 total on my and my wife’s trip!