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Get Ready to Pay More for Alcohol on Southwest Flights

Bad news for nervous flyers, along with flyers that like to relax with an on-board drink and thirsty Raiders fans. According to an internal memo just released, Southwest’s alcoholic drink … Read entire article »

Filed under: Southwest, The Points Guy

Southwest Is Great, but Their Expiration Policy Is Not!

If you’re traveling domestically, it’s hard to beat Southwest.  They have a straightforward loyalty program, 2 free checked bags per person, no change or cancellation fees, and frequently have great fare sales.  And … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets, Southwest

Earn up to 15x Miles This Weekend Through Airline Shopping Portals

It’s President’s Day weekend and you know what that means: sales on mattresses, cars, etc. For those of us that prefer online shopping, it’s a great chance to rack up … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, Southwest, The Points Guy, United Airlines

5 Most Creative Uses for the Southwest Companion Pass You Might Not Have Thought Of!

Lyn shares tips about flying on Southwest on her GotoTravelGal.com blog and has also written a free guide that walks you step-by-step through how to earn the coveted Southwest Companion … Read entire article »

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Smoke in Rear of Southwest Plane Causes Emergency Evacuation

A Southwest Boeing 737 headed from John Wayne International Airport (SNA) in Orange County, California, to San Jose (SJC) was evacuated in an emergency Monday night due to a fire. Flight 2123 was … Read entire article »

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Southwest Operations Return ‘Close to Normal’ in Chicago Following Deicing Meltdown

Following an icy situation, Southwest is expecting Monday operations to return to “close to normal.” Sunday’s winter weather in Chicago forced Southwest Airlines to cancel all of its flights out … Read entire article »

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How to Earn Southwest Status and the Companion Pass With Chase Points

I travel several times a month, and I always use my points or miles, never cash. In the past, I’ve resigned myself to traveling without elite status, and even celebrated … Read entire article »

Filed under: Southwest, The Points Guy, Ultimate Rewards

Last-Minute Romantic Award Trips for Valentine’s Day

It’s less than a week out from the big day and while we at TPG are confident everyone has made plans for their significant other, we wanted to present a … Read entire article »

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