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Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways Offer 72-Hour Winter Travel Sale! [FARE SALE ALERT]

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Autumn is here and the leaves aren’t the only thing that’s falling.  That’s right, Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways are dropping fares for winter travel.  Today, we’re kicking off a 72-hour sale for both carriers.  Southwest Airlines is offering a 40 percent discount on roundtrip airfare, and fares on AirTran Airways are starting as low as $45 one-way!  Grab your bag, we’re taking you places!

For 72-hours only, Southwest is offering a 40 percent discount code for use on roundtrip Wanna Get Away fares. This incredible discount is valid for purchases on southwest.com and SWABIZ.com today through 11:59 p.m. PST Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, and is available for travel every day of the week except Sundays beginning Nov. 28 through Dec. 12, 2012, and from Jan. 7 through Feb. 14, 2013 (blackout dates apply for select markets). The discount code BigDeal40 must be entered in the Promo Code box on southwest.com or SWABIZ.com in order to receive the 40 percent discount. Terms and conditions are listed below, or Customers can access them here.

AirTran Airways is offering Customers fares starting as low as $45 one-way to select destinations. These low fares are available for purchase today through 11:59 p.m. PT, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.  The fares are available for travel every day of the week, Nov. 28 through Dec. 18, 2012 and Jan. 4 through Mar. 1, 2013 (Market restrictions apply).  Customers can access these low fares at www.airtran.com.

Catch these low fares while they’re falling!

Southwest Airlines Terms and Conditions (BigDeal40)

  • The multi-use discount code is required to be used in the Promo Code box on southwest.com or SWABIZ.com in order to receive 40 percent discount off roundtrip Wanna Get Away fares during the valid travel dates listed below.
  • Roundtrip travel required.  Reservations can include up to eight people.
  • Discount is valid on new reservations only and purchase must be made prior to 11:59 pm PT on Oct. 11, 2012, for travel between Nov. 28 through Dec. 12, 2012, and Jan. 7 through Feb. 14, 2013.
  • Day of week and City Pair exclusions include:
    • Sundays
    • Austin-Orlando
    • Detroit-Phoenix
    • Orlando-Phoenix
  • Travel to/from Ft. Myers, FL
  • Blackout Dates include travel to/from the following airports:
    • New Orleans flights from Jan. 17 through Jan.21, 2013, and Jan. 31 through Feb. 14, 2013. 
    • Las Vegas flights Jan. 10 through Jan 14, 2013, Jan. 17 through Jan. 21, 2013, and Jan. 31 through Feb. 14, 2013. 
    • Washington Reagan National (DCA), Washington Dulles (IAD), and Baltimore-Washington (BWI) Jan. 17 through Jan. 23, 2013.
  • 40 percent discount code is valid for the Wanna Get Away Fares only and is applied before taxes and fees.
  • To obtain discount on existing reservations meeting all requirements of this discount offer, the reservation must be cancelled and a new reservation booked using the discount code (fare rules apply).
  • Discount will apply only on the valid travel dates.  If one direction of the trip is outside the valid dates and one is within the valid travel, only the portion of travel falling within sale dates will be discounted.
  • Changes made to the itinerary after purchase will eliminate qualifications for this promotion. The discount is only valid with the provided Promotion Code and is not combinable with other Promotion Codes or fares available exclusively through the web tool DING!
  • Discount is not valid on reservations made using Rapid Rewards Points.
  • Discount is not valid on Jackpot or Southwest Vacation package deals

AirTran Airways Terms and Conditions

  • One-way fares can be purchased today through Oct. 11, 2012, 11:59 pm PT.
  • Travel must take place Nov. 28 through Dec. 18, 2012, or Jan. 4 through Mar. 1, 2013.
  • Travel valid all days of the week. 
  • Travel to/from New Orleans (MSY) is not available Jan. 31 through Feb. 14, 2013. 
  • Travel to/from Las Vegas (LAS) is not available Jan. 31 through Feb. 5, 2013. 
  • Travel to/from Reagan National (DCA) and Baltimore-Washington (BWI) is not available Jan. 17 through Jan. 23, 2013. 
  • Service to Phoenix, AZ, will no longer be available after Jan. 4, 2013. 
  • Displayed prices include all government taxes and fees (included in asterisked footnote below). A first bag may be checked for a fee of $20 each way and a second bag may be checked for a fee of $25 each way.
  • Reservations may be made via AirTran Airways' Telephone Reservations Center for a fee of $15. Reservations may also be changed via AirTran Airways' Telephone Reservations Center for a $15 fee plus any applicable change fees and fare differences.
  • Fares may be combined with other AirTran Airways combinable fares.  If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare's rules apply. When combining fares, all rules and restrictions apply.
  • All fares are non-refundable and a $75 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase in airfare. 
  • Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares may vary by destinations, flight, and day of week and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods.
  • Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward the purchase of future travel on AirTran Airways after applicable change fees and fare differences.  Fares are not available through the Group Desk. 
  • Any change in the itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Fares are valid on published, scheduled service only.