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Southwest’s First Sale of 2019 – Prices from $44

Written by Charlie

Southwest is here with their first sale of 2019! With it, you have fares starting at $44 with their calendar on sale all the way into May! This sale lasts for a few weeks to book but the best seats will go quickly so check them out!

Now that we are well into 2019, Southwest has rolled out their first sale of the year and it starts at $44 for a one way ticket on their cheapest city pair. This sale is good for a few months of travel so get your calendar and line up some cheap getaways!

Southwest’s First Sale of 2019 – Prices from $44

Link: Southwest 2019 Sale

Southwest Sale Details:

  • 21-day advance purchase required.
  • Purchase from January 8 through January 24, 2019, 11:59 p.m. in the respective time zone of the originating city.
  • Domestic travel valid January 29 through May 22, 2019.
    • Travel to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico valid January 29 through February 28, 2019, and April 23 through May 16, 2019.
    • International travel valid January 29 through March 6, 2019, and April 23 through May 16, 2019.

If you are flying from California, Las Vegas is going to be your cheapest destination – for even under $100 round trip! There are some beautiful places to travel to from Las Vegas so that consider that as a cheap getaway option.

Book With Southwest Points For Good Value

With point prices starting from only 1,300+ for the cheapest city pair, you can get a great value in your points. The cheapest tickets can give you a point value of over cents per point – very good for Southwest! So, while you check out the cash prices, don’t forget to look at point costs as well.

By booking the cheapest tickets, you can get some insane value out the best Southwest card offers! See how you could get over $1,300 in value from a single Southwest card offer!

Don’t forget to check your current reservations, thanks to the friendly Southwest cancellation and change policy!

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.