With the FAA’s grounding of the 737 MAX, many travelers have seen their spring travel plans affected via canceled flights, etc. Southwest has so far responded with, among other things, a 737 MAX 8 FAQ and a generous rebooking policy, which per Dan’s Deals applies to all Southwest flights:
“Southwest currently has an insanely generous systemwide change policy for all March flights. You can change any flight booked for travel in March to another flight within 14 days for free. Southwest never charges change fees, but currently they will also waive the fare difference. Best of all you can make the changes online and this policy applies to paid flights and award flights.”
It’s not clear how long this iteration of the rebooking policy will last (hopefully people don’t abuse it), but if you’re booked with Southwest this month (or even next), you may as well check to see if you can change to a new flight (it has to be within two weeks of the flight you have booked). See the full Dan’s Deals post for a step-by-step guide to how it works.
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