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Wanna get away? Southwest Airlines is ringing in the New Year with a fare sale starting as low as $49 one-way! But you have to book by January 26, 2017!

Rules of the Sale

Fine prints of the sale says:

  • Domestic travel (excluding San Juan Puerto Rico)
    • not valid on Friday and Sunday.
    • valid January 24, 2017 through May 24, 2017.
    • travel to Florida and Nevada and from Florida to Nevada is valid only on Sundays through Wednesday.
    • Travel from Florida and Nevada and from Nevada to Florida is valid only on Tuesdays through Fridays.
  • Travel to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico is valid
    • Monday to Thursday.
    • January 24, 2017 through March 2, 2017 and
    • March 29, 2017 through May 19, 2017.
  • International travel valid
    • Monday to Thursday.
    • January 10, 2017 through March 2, 2017 and
    • April 18, 2017 through May 8, 2017.
    • Travel to Cancun, Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta is valid only on Sundays through Wednesdays.
    • Travel from Cancun, Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta is valid only on Tuesdays through Fridays.
    • Travel to/from Mexico City; Liberia and San Jose, Costa Rica is valid daily.

Fare as low as $49 one-way

Fare sales depends on the cities you are looking at. Fortunately in the bay area, we have three airports to choose from, but I usually prefer San Jose airport as it is super easy to get to.

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$49 one-way to southern California and $52 one-way to Vegas! How I wish I have more vacation days!

Check your existing Southwest bookings

When there is a Southwest fare sale, always double check your existing bookings.  Because of Southwest’s amazing cancellation policy, there is no penalty for changing your flight if the price goes down.

(SEE ALSO: How to cancel a Southwest flight – 1 easy step!)

(SEE ALSO: Southwest just PAID me to take the same flight!)

I only have one flight booked with Southwest this year, and it’s two weeks from now coming home from a weekend at Disneyland. Last November when Southwest had a fare sale I was able to rebook my return flight from $89 to $69, at a sweet 3,006 points!. But this time, I checked my friend’s reservation in April from Houston Hobby to New York and the current fare is more expensive than what she booked.

Were you able to book (or re-book!) any Southwest flights with this fare sale?

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