Recently, Southwest Airlines ran a fast and furious promotion to earn a temporary Companion Pass for booking a roundtrip flight. Now, they're back with another - Southwest award flights count toward status. By the way, this applies retroactively too! … [Read more...] about Southwest Award Flights Count Toward Status Thru 11/30
Good news! You can finally buy Southwest Upgraded Boarding online! That makes things hugely more convenient if you want to get on the plane earlier but didn't purchase Business Select or Early Bird Check-In. … [Read more...] about Buy Southwest Upgraded Boarding Online
The other day, Hawaiian Airlines began offering double HawaiianMiles on inter-island flights for no apparent reason. Well, now I know why. You can now fly intra-Hawaii on Southwest for $39! That's a great price! … [Read more...] about Fly Intra-Hawaii on Southwest for $39!
Flight credits have become one of the latest pain points in travel today. However, one airline is taking away that pain point as Southwest eliminated flight credit expirations this past Wednesday! … [Read more...] about Wow! Southwest Eliminated Flight Credit Expirations!
Our final flight of 2021 was Southwest Airlines flight 370 OGG-HNL - another 30-minute hop between Kahului and Honolulu. We had a bit more drama with this flight than on the one out. But, overall, it was an uneventful one. … [Read more...] about Southwest Airlines Flight 370 OGG-HNL
Not since the demise of Aloha Airlines has Hawaii enjoyed robust competition in our air travel market. Yet, despite their smart route growth, I hesitate to fly Southwest across the pacific. That could change in the future, though, as Southwest is finally adding in-seat power! … [Read more...] about Southwest is Finally Adding In-Seat Power!
In an effort to help boost revenues, Southwest Airlines is adding a new fare tier - Wanna Get Away Plus. As its name suggests, the new fare slots between Wanna Get Away and Anytime, with their top-of-the-line fare remaining Business Select. … [Read more...] about Southwest Add Wanna Get Away Plus Fare
If you can make it work for you, here's a killer deal - get Companion Pass with a Southwest credit card plus 30,000 bonus points! All of their consumer cards are eligible for this offer too! But hurry, there's no telling how long this offer will stick around for. … [Read more...] about Get Companion Pass with a Southwest Credit Card
For our Grand Maui Adventure, I chose to have us fly on Southwest Airlines. Specifically, we flew Southwest 825 Honolulu to Kahului to get there, which ended up being one of my more memorable flights thanks to its fantastic crew. … [Read more...] about Review: Southwest 825 Honolulu to Kahului
It's that time of the year again - time to at least think about filing your taxes. But, here's something I didn't know in years past - you can earn 1000 Rapid Rewards points for free when you file your taxes. Granted, of course, you can use the IRS 1040-EZ form. … [Read more...] about Earn 1000 Rapid Rewards Points for Free!