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This is the thread for all random/general questions about Southwest. The official airline code for Southwest is WN as SW was taken by Air Namibia, but many people on the forums refer to Southwest as SW since no one talks about Air Namibia ever.

For questions about any of the SW CC's, see here.
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For questions about auto-checkin to SW flights, see here. (Follow the wiki to learn how to set it up.)
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #90 on: December 22, 2014, 02:25:30 AM »
WN has no competition at ISP and they have their niche with the Long Islanders. That is not to say they wouldn't be interested in getting involved in the NYC action as well. It's a very profitable route.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #91 on: January 10, 2015, 10:31:34 PM »
how can I book an award ticket for a child? adult traveling using award from another account. getting error message.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #92 on: January 10, 2015, 11:28:40 PM »
how can I book an award ticket for a child? adult traveling using award from another account. getting error message.

What error message are you getting?

I booked my daughter (3yo) on a separate itinerary in case I get my CP before our trip... at some point when I entered her DOB, it prompted me to answer whether this minor is traveling with an adult, and then I had to enter my confirmation number. What are you experiencing?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #93 on: January 14, 2015, 06:42:31 PM »
I have a Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card. I have 50K points from the sign on bonus. Do the points expire without any activity?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #94 on: January 14, 2015, 06:47:12 PM »
I have a Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card. I have 50K points from the sign on bonus. Do the points expire without any activity?
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #95 on: January 14, 2015, 06:50:21 PM »

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #96 on: January 14, 2015, 07:17:33 PM »
Don't they usually warn you when points are going to expire?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #97 on: January 14, 2015, 07:40:04 PM »
Don't they usually warn you when points are going to expire?
Never heard that.  Any confermation?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #98 on: January 14, 2015, 07:46:31 PM »
Not at all, I do know that AA does it but I thought I remember hearing that SW does too. I could  be mistaken.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #99 on: January 15, 2015, 08:59:24 PM »
Is southwest points transferable to any other programs?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #100 on: January 16, 2015, 09:54:43 AM »
does booking and canceling an award cause mileage to extend? and yes they warn you 2 months prior of expiration

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #101 on: January 26, 2015, 11:52:43 AM »
Southwest cancelled my award flight due to Juno - but the miles have not been placed back into the account. They are allowing rebooking at the same rates. I am going to fly on another airline. Do I need to cancel the reservation or will the points go back automatically if I don't rebook?

I am thinking that if I don't cancel I can use that lower points rate in case I need to fly them, i'm sure there will be more cancellations Wednesday and I can't stay any longer.
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #102 on: January 29, 2015, 12:02:22 AM »
Im having trouble gauging the value of SWA Points.
What would you guys say is the determining factor for SWA on when to use pointa vs cash?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #103 on: January 29, 2015, 12:09:20 AM »
Im having trouble gauging the value of SWA Points.
What would you guys say is the determining factor for SWA on when to use pointa vs cash?
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #104 on: January 29, 2015, 12:09:48 AM »
Im having trouble gauging the value of SWA Points.
What would you guys say is the determining factor for SWA on when to use pointa vs cash?

It depends on your need. I just got a one way FLL > BWI  8 hrs prior to flight and it was less than 6K points.
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