Still looking for a last-minute Labor Day getaway?  Southwest Airlines is here to help with its latest 3-day sale which includes select travel dates overlapping the long weekend.

Fares start at just $39 one-way or $78 roundtrip and with discounts on over 4,000 routes, there's bound to be a deal out there that will draw your attention.

Travel Availability

Sale fares are valid for travel on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturdays starting on August 20 through December 18, 2019.

Travel is blacked out November 22, 24, 26-27, and November 30 - December 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. Travel to/from Newark is valid through November 3, 2019.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 11:59 pm PDT.

Sample Sale Fares

Please note, these fares are only available on Other carriers regularly match these sale fares, so be sure to compare to find the best deal.

Honolulu to Maui $78 roundtrip

Nashville to Atlanta $98 roundtrip

San Francisco to Las Vegas $98 roundtrip

Salt Lake City to Las Vegas $128 roundtrip

Portland, OR to Burbank $138 roundtrip

Washington DC-National to Providence $142 roundtrip

Chicago-Midway to Cincinnati $158 roundtrip

Milwaukee to Cleveland $162 roundtrip

New Orleans to Ft. Lauderdale $174 roundtrip

Austin to New Orleans $196 roundtrip

Kansas City to Denver $206 roundtrip

Baltimore to Indianapolis $206 roundtrip

Dallas-Love Field to Memphis $212 roundtrip

Pittsburgh to Tampa $216 roundtrip

Detroit to Atlanta $222 roundtrip

Ft. Myers to Richmond $224 roundtrip

Hartford to Orlando $230 roundtrip

Charlotte to Houston-Hobby $234 roundtrip

New York-LGA to New Orleans $236 roundtrip

Seattle to Phoenix $250 roundtrip

Philadelphia to Ft. Lauderdale $256 roundtrip

Newark to Nashville $278 roundtrip

These are the advertised sale fares. Some routes have lower fares than advertised.

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.

Seat Assignments

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.

Example Booking

Searching Southwest's site, I found seats departing Atlanta ATL on Wednesday, September 25, with a return flight from Nashville BNA on Saturday, September 28, 2019, for $98 roundtrip.

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