Did you know Frequent Flyer Day is on May 1st? Or September 18th is National Cheeseburger Day? In honor of all the obscure holidays out there, Southwest latest sale is a shout-out to all those days that get overlooked.
The carrier's latest "holiday" sale is valid for travel in the spring, late summer, and fall itineraries starting as low as $98 roundtrip, or just $49 one-way. Nearly 1,200 routes are part of this nationwide sale, so you should be able to find somewhere nice to enjoy National Beach Day (Aug. 30) or National Beer Lovers Day (Sept.7).
Sale fares are valid for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays starting in late April through June 12 then again from August 20 through October 31, 2019.
As you can see peak summer travel is blacked out along with the following days: May 23-24, May 27, August 30, September 2, 2019.
Departures to Las Vegas and select Florida airports are available Sunday through Wednesday and travel from Nevada, and Florida is valid Tuesday through Friday.
Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 11:59 pm ET or local time.
Sample Nonstop Fares:
Sacramento to San Diego $98 roundtrip
Burbank to San Jose $98 roundtrip
Long Beach to Las Vegas $110 roundtrip
Oakland to Reno $118 roundtrip
Milwaukee to Cleveland $118 roundtrip
San Francisco to Las Vegas $120 roundtrip
Washington DC-DCA to Providence $124 roundtrip
Phoenix to Denver $138 roundtrip
Baltimore to Cincinnati $148 roundtrip
Grand Rapids to Chicago-Midway $168 roundtrip
Salt Lake City to Denver $170 roundtrip
New Orleans to Austin $172 roundtrip
Minneapolis to Kansas City $178 roundtrip
Orlando to Memphis $182 roundtrip
Atlanta to Indianapolis $196 roundtrip
Cleveland to St. Louis $196 roundtrip
Nashville to Detroit $198 roundtrip
Dallas-Love Field to Columbus $204 roundtrip
Manchester to Baltimore $204 roundtrip
Philadelphia to Tampa $206 roundtrip
All fares also work in the reverse direction.
Please note, these fares are only available on Southwest.com. Other carriers regularly match these sale fares, so be sure to compare to find the best deal.
Related: How to Fly Southwest Airlines (And Get the Seat You Want)
Sale fares include a carry-on bag, a personal item, and two free checked bags up to 50lbs/23kg each.
Southwest has an open seating policy, which means there are no assigned seats and you'll get to choose your seat during boarding. The order of boarding is determined by the time of check-in so check-in exactly 24 hours before departure or pay for priority boarding for a better choice of seat.