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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.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #375 on: June 04, 2018, 04:30:11 PM »
thank you..Ill likely then just pay $15 for one reservation

to quote someone else in this forum "but likes are free"

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #377 on: July 10, 2018, 01:54:59 PM »

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #378 on: July 10, 2018, 02:03:57 PM »
About time!  I never understood why it stayed around this long.
Ummm,maybe because they are yummy?
Do you have a peanut allergy?  Was it a big deal to submit an allergy request online so they didn’t serve them on your flight?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #379 on: July 10, 2018, 02:20:48 PM »
Ummm,maybe because they are yummy?
Do you have a peanut allergy?  Was it a big deal to submit an allergy request online so they didn’t serve them on your flight?
It's definitely an interesting choice to have it be your "thing".
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #380 on: July 10, 2018, 04:56:21 PM »
Flying with a 7 and 9 year old next month to florida. If I purchase early boarding for myself, anyone have any experience knowing if they will allow my kids  to board with me  if i didnt pay for early boarding for them? I tweeted SW and they gave me a vague response suggesting I pay for everyone...anyone have experience with this?  thanks

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #381 on: July 11, 2018, 07:52:58 AM »
If you have kids with you, shouldnt they give you priority boarding anyhow?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #382 on: July 11, 2018, 08:04:04 AM »
Flying with a 7 and 9 year old next month to florida. If I purchase early boarding for myself, anyone have any experience knowing if they will allow my kids  to board with me  if i didnt pay for early boarding for them? I tweeted SW and they gave me a vague response suggesting I pay for everyone...anyone have experience with this?  thanks

They won’t, technically y’all need to board with the last person in your group if you want to board together.  Technically ”Family Boarding” is if you have someone 6 or under but they won’t check.  Assuming your LOR is ok with it, just board after the A group during family boarding. 

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #383 on: July 11, 2018, 08:11:11 AM »
They won’t, technically y’all need to board with the last person in your group if you want to board together.  Technically ”Family Boarding” is if you have someone 6 or under but they won’t check.  Assuming your LOR is ok with it, just board after the A group during family boarding.

right family boarding is 6 and under..so if i dont fib my kids age, there is no point of just purchasing early boarding for myself?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #384 on: July 11, 2018, 05:05:03 PM »
You never know and you can always ask.
This might be drop a different but I know a group of 14 year olds traveling together by themselves and Southwest gave them early boarding before everyone else.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #385 on: July 25, 2018, 01:48:58 PM »
I am CP on DW account. Had an emergency and DW can't fly back to MDW with me. We are both checked in and I already went through security. Can I fly as CP without her flying?
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #386 on: July 25, 2018, 02:24:32 PM »
I am CP on DW account. Had an emergency and DW can't fly back to MDW with me. We are both checked in and I already went through security. Can I fly as CP without her flying?
I doubt you will have an issue as long as you don't try to cancel her ticket. Not speaking from experience though. Would it be a big deal to cancel both and rebook one on your own?
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #387 on: July 25, 2018, 02:49:26 PM »
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #388 on: July 25, 2018, 02:58:02 PM »
So keep quiet and fly.
If you're not cancelling your wife's ticket, SW is being paid for your seat. (At the price it was selling for at the time you booked it.)
I hope all goes well with your/ your wife's emergency.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #389 on: July 25, 2018, 03:02:09 PM »
I am CP on DW account. Had an emergency and DW can't fly back to MDW with me. We are both checked in and I already went through security. Can I fly as CP without her flying?
No one checks ID to match BP before boarding the plane.
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