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Southwest’s Policy on Overbooking
Southwest overbooking

With all of the news of people getting booted from flights on United, Delta and others, I decided to take a closer look at Southwest’s overbooking policy. While the Southwest president vowed to stop overbooking with the need decreasing as they update their reservations system, according to an article last week, officially Southwest does overbook…. Continue reading

Southwest Files Application to Fly to Turks & Caicos

The list of warm destinations you visit via Southwest Airlines just got a little longer. The airline announced they have filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to fly to Turks and Caicos Islands (PLS) nonstop from Ft. Lauderdale. If the DOT approves, Southwest plans to begin flights on November 5, 2017. The… Continue reading

The Trick to Stretching American Airlines AAdvantage Miles As Far As Possible
Stretch American AAdvantage Miles

When I was new to the hobby of traveling nearly free, I signed up for an American Airlines credit card. At that time I did not really have a strategy (and you need one!) for how I would travel and what types of points I truly needed. I decided it wouldn’t hurt to have a… Continue reading

Southwest Check-in Tips for Your Next Flight

Southwest check-in can seem a little scary, especially not having a seat assignment in advance. This can be especially daunting if you are flying with kids. We have flown many, many times on the airline and have almost mastered Southwest Airlines’ check-in :). I’ve put together some tips for making sure you, the Southwest customer, have the… Continue reading

Qatar Airways Offers Laptops in Business Class for Those Affected by Electronics Ban

While I don’t write a lot about international airlines, I thought this was wonderful and so I wanted to share with Go to Travel Gal readers. In light of the electronics ban on laptops and portable devices larger than a cell phone on flights to the U.S. from select countries, Qatar Airways is making the… Continue reading

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