Get to know our fare types.

At Southwest®, we offer three fares to get you more out of every flight: Business Select®, Anytime, and Wanna Get Away®. Find the fare that works for you.

Learn more about the terms and conditions of each fare by visiting our fare rules.

With all of our fares, we offer:

Two bags fly free®*First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

No change fees**Fare difference may apply.

No cancel fees***Failure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds.

Business Select

  • Earn 12 Rapid Rewards points per dollar
  • Priority boarding A1-A15
  • Fly By® priority check-in laneFly By® priority lane: This priority lane gets you to the front of the ticket counter faster. A-List or A-List Preferred Members already enjoy the Fly By priority lane (where available). Fly By security lane: This priority lane gets you through the security line faster. A-List or A-List Preferred Members enjoy this benefit too.
  • Fly By security laneFly By® priority lane: This priority lane gets you to the front of the ticket counter faster. A-List or A-List Preferred Members already enjoy the Fly By priority lane (where available). Fly By security lane: This priority lane gets you through the security line faster. A-List or A-List Preferred Members enjoy this benefit too.
  • Complimentary premium drink (temporarily suspended)
  • + all the benefits of Anytime

Anytime

  • Earn 10 Rapid Rewards points per dollar
  • RefundableRefundable, as long as you cancel your reservation at least ten (10) minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your flight. If you cancel, you’re eligible to receive 100% of your ticket value as a refund to your original form of payment. Southwest reusable travel funds from a previous reservation that are applied toward a Business Select fare will be refunded as reusable travel funds.
  • Same-day change (confirmed)Same-day change/Same-day standby: To take advantage of these benefits, see a Southwest agent at the airport. If there’s an open seat on a different flight on the same day as your original flight and it’s between the same cities, our agent can book a seat on the new flight for you free of airline charges. If there isn’t an open seat, ask an agent to add you to the same-day standby list. If there are any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes, you will be required to pay those. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed.
  • Same-day change (standby)Same-day change/Same-day standby: To take advantage of these benefits, see a Southwest agent at the airport. If there’s an open seat on a different flight on the same day as your original flight and it’s between the same cities, our agent can book a seat on the new flight for you free of airline charges. If there isn’t an open seat, ask an agent to add you to the same-day standby list. If there are any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes, you will be required to pay those. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed.
  • + all the benefits of Wanna Get Away

Wanna Get Away

  • Earn 6 Rapid Rewards points per dollar
  • Flight creditFailure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds.

Business Select flights

Upgraded Boarding

Be one of the first to board with A1-15 boarding.

Be one of the first to select your seat and find space for your carryon bags.

Southwest Offers Refundable Fares

Enjoy refundable flights.Refundable, as long as you cancel your reservation at least ten (10) minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your flight. If you cancel, you’re eligible to receive 100% of your ticket value as a refund to your original form of payment. Southwest reusable travel funds from a previous reservation that are applied toward a Business Select fare will be refunded as reusable travel funds.

Get your money back if your plans change.

Earn Rapid Reward Points

Earn the most Rapid Rewards points per dollar.

You are awarded 12 points for every dollar spent on your base fare. That’s double what you earn with the Wanna Get Away fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

Free Inflight Entertainment on Southwest Flights

Enjoy free entertainment onboard.Download the Southwest app to view movies and on-demand content. Inflight messaging only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp. Apps must be downloaded before the flight. Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. May not be available for the full duration of flight.

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

Same-day Flight Change with Southwest

Change your flight at the last minute.Same-day change/Same-day standby: To take advantage of these benefits, see a Southwest agent at the airport. If there’s an open seat on a different flight on the same day as your original flight and it’s between the same cities, our agent can book a seat on the new flight for you free of airline charges. If there isn’t an open seat, ask an agent to add you to the same-day standby list. If there are any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes, you will be required to pay those. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed.

Change to a different flight on your day of travel without additional carrier charges if there are seats available with same-day change (confirmed). If there are no seats available, you can get on a waitlist for a different flight with same-day change (standby). Please see a Southwest agent at the airport to make this change.

Complimentary Cocktail Drink on Southwest Flights

Relax with a complimentary drink.

Your cocktail is on us! Enjoy a premium drink onboard with a coupon valid for use on your day of travel. Update: Service is temporarily suspended.

Priority Check-in at Airport with Southwest

Avoid check-in and security lines.Fly By® priority lane: This priority lane gets you to the front of the ticket counter faster. A-List or A-List Preferred Members already enjoy the Fly By priority lane (where available). Fly By security lane: This priority lane gets you through the security line faster. A-List or A-List Preferred Members enjoy this benefit too.

To help improve your airport experience, dedicated check-in and security lanes help you get to your gate faster. Check to see if these lanes are available at your airport here.

Anytime flights

Southwest Offers Refundable Fares

Enjoy refundable flights.Refundable, as long as you cancel your reservation at least ten (10) minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your flight. If you cancel, you’re eligible to receive 100% of your ticket value as a refund to your original form of payment. Southwest reusable travel funds from a previous reservation that are applied toward a Business Select fare will be refunded as reusable travel funds.

Get your money back if your plans change.

Earn Rapid Reward Points

Earn more Rapid Rewards points per dollar than the Wanna Get Away fare.

You are awarded 10 points for every dollar spent on your base fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

Free Inflight Entertainment on Southwest Flights

Enjoy free entertainment onboard.Download the Southwest app to view movies and on-demand content. Inflight messaging only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp. Apps must be downloaded before the flight. Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. May not be available for the full duration of flight.

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

Same-day Flight Change with Southwest

Change your flight on your day of travel.

Change to a different flight on your day of travel without additional carrier charges if there are seats available with same-day change (confirmed). If there are no seats available, you can get on a waitlist for a different flight with same-day change (standby). If there are any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes, you will be required to pay those. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed.

Wanna Get Away flights

Same-day Flight Change with Southwest

Receive travel credit if you have to cancel your flight.

We never charge cancellation fees at Southwest. If you have to cancel a flight, you can use your canceled funds on future travel for up to 12 months from the initial booking date. Anytime and Business Select fares are refundable, meaning you’ll get your money back to your original form of payment. Please note, failure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds.

Earn Rapid Reward Points

Earn Rapid Rewards points.

You are awarded 6 points for every dollar spent on your base fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

Free Inflight Entertainment on Southwest Flights

Enjoy free entertainment onboard.Download the Southwest app to view movies and on-demand content. Inflight messaging only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp. Apps must be downloaded before the flight. Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. May not be available for the full duration of flight.

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

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