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Southwest EarlyBird Check-in: What You Need to Know

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Does finding a seat on a Southwest Airlines flight stress you out? You’re not alone! Because the airline does not offer seat assignments, seating is first-come first serve, which all depends on your Southwest Check-in time. But the airline does offer Southwest EarlyBird Check-in, a service that gives you priority seating based on when you purchase … Read more

Southwest Announces Palm Springs and Miami as New Destinations!

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Big news from Southwest! They’ve announced the intention to add TWO NEW DESTINATIONS by year’s end: Palm Springs and Miami. They’ve already added Steamboat Springs, beginning in December with flights to and from Denver and Dallas. An executive also stated recently that Southwest is looking at additional Colorado mountain towns to add to their list … Read more

All Major US Airlines Drop Change Fees

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One bit of good news for the travel world in the wake of the pandemic… This week, all of the major US airlines have permanently eliminated change fees, mostly for flights within the U.S. Some added FREE same-day standby, as well. Of course, Southwest ALREADY never charged change fees, because, well, they are awesome ;-). … Read more

Southwest Announces Now Flies to Steamboat Springs; Fares From $49 Through August 20

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Love Colorado? Love to ski? Now, Southwest flyers have a new airport option thanks to the addition of Steamboat Springs on Southwest Airlines‘ list of destinations. My family loves to travel to Colorado, and your only airport option currently is Denver, which can be quite a drive to the western portion of the state. Now, … Read more