Fly Southwest Airlines for As Low as $59 One-Way

Carolyn Okomo

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Posted on Thu Jul 14, 2011, Last Updated on Thu Jul 14, 2011

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For those planning a getaway this year make sure to check out Southwest’s airfare offers, which features one-way domestic trips for as low as $59.

Today only you can purchase air tickets to dozens of U.S. cities like St. Louis, Chicago, through Southwest Airlines for reduced rates on one-way flights.

How to Get This Deal:

Make sure to purchase your tickets by this Friday before midnight Pacific time on or The deal only applies to travel plans booked between Aug. 23 through Dec. 14 of this year, so make sure to take into account this offer’s blackout dates, which fall between Sept. 1-5 and Nov. 17-29. Head to Southwest’s website to find out more about terms and conditions associated with this offer.

Those who frequently fly with Southwest Airlines should consider opening a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Card. Right now the airlines is running a promotion on the Chase-issued Visa card offering new customers 50,000 miles just for signing up and making one purchase—the equivalent of two free round trip flights.

With the Southwest Airlines Rapid Premier card you ‘ll earn one point for every dollar you spend, and 2 points for every dollar you spend with Southwest. You’ll also get 6,000 bonus points every year on your Cardmember Anniversary, which is equal to $100 toward a Get Away Fare.

The points you redeem by using your Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier card can be used on airfare, international flights, hotel accommodations, gift cards and other great items and experiences. The new Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier card had double the introductory amount of bonus points then new customers previously had the ability to earn, so make sure to take advantage of this before it goes away.

Read more: Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card Review 

So treat yourself to a vacation whether it’s to escape responsibilities or visit friends and family, everyone deserves a break!


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