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Southwest Named 'Best Airlines for Families' in MONEY’s List of 2023 Travel Awards


We’re proud to share we were named Best Airline for Families on MONEY’s 2023 Travel Awards list. MONEY recognized Southwest Airlines for our Family Boarding process, two free checked bags,1 no change2 or cancellation3 fees, and creating a flexible travel experience at a low cost. Southwest Customers also enjoy family-friendly content for free on the Inflight Entertainment Portal.4


Families on the go turn to Southwest for more than our low fares and flexible policies. We know families traveling together are looking for a comfortable and smooth travel experience, and our People take great pride in delivering their legendary Hospitality every step of the way. For more information on Southwest’s flexible policies, visit


MONEY’s Best Airlines List assessed 10 major U.S. based carriers utilizing various criteria from multiple data resources to evaluate customer satisfaction with an airline’s network size, rewards programs, and policies.


Thank you, to our loyal Customers for continuing to choose Southwest and allowing us to connect you to the people and places that matter most!


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1First and second checked bags; weight and size limits apply.

2If a Customer needs to change an upcoming flight itinerary, they’ll only pay the cost in fare difference.

3Failure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited flight credits.

4Where available. Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer.