Still looking for that perfect gift? How about a pair of plane tickets to pop under the tree?
Southwest is happy to help solve your holiday needs with its latest nationwide sale on flights through May. Similar to previous sales, one-way tickets start as low as $39 or $78 roundtrip on interisland Hawaii flights, and domestic flights across the continental United States begin at just $98 roundtrip.
- Travel Period: Now through May 20, 2020, with a 14-day advance purchase for continental U.S. travel.
- Travel Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday & Saturdays.
- Blackout Dates: January 4-5, 2020; Other markets have different blackout dates listed below.
Departures to Las Vegas and select Florida airports are available Sunday through Wednesday; Travel from Las Vegas and certain cities in Florida is valid Tuesday through Friday.
Routes outside the continental U.S. require a 21-day advance purchase. Interisland Hawaiian fares are valid for travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting January 7, 2020. Tickets to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico are valid Mondays through Thursdays, from January 13 - March 5, and April 14 - May 14, 2020.
International travel is valid through January 7 - March 5, and April 14 - May 14, 2020. Trips to Mexico are valid Sundays through Wednesdays; Travel from Mexico is valid Tuesdays through Fridays. All other international travel is open Mondays through Thursdays.
Some routes may be seasonal or begin service in 2020. A few markets only have nonstop flights on limited days of the week.
Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 11:59 pm PT.
Sample Sale Fares
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.
All fares also work in the reverse direction.
These are the advertised sale fares. Many routes have lower unadvertised tickets available.
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 place 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.
Searching Southwest's website, I found seats departing San Jose SJC on Wednesday, March 11, returning from Las Vegas LAS on Saturday, March 14, 2020, for $118 roundtrip.