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Re: Difference in fare

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Yes. 

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Re: Difference in fare

New Arrival

This is all new to me - I’m in the UK and we have family one-way US domestic flights booked next month, the cheapest fare (wanna get away)

 

The price has dropped by about $30 each. Do I need to be a reward club member to claim the credit?

 

Could I use the credit towards early bird?

 

i won’t be flying Southwest for another 12 months so would not be able to use it otherwise.

 

thanks!

Re: Difference in fare

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@Clairel wrote:

This is all new to me - I’m in the UK and we have family one-way US domestic flights booked next month, the cheapest fare (wanna get away)

 

The price has dropped by about $30 each. Do I need to be a reward club member to claim the credit?

 

Could I use the credit towards early bird?

 

i won’t be flying Southwest for another 12 months so would not be able to use it otherwise.

 

thanks!


 

You don't need to be a Rapid Rewards member to get the price adjustment. You can even do it yourself -- just go online and use the "change flight" function to rebook the same flights at the new lower price. The fare difference will be held as Travel Funds under the confirmation number of the original itinerary. That said -- these funds can only be applied towards new travel (not EarlyBird Check-In or any other ancillary fee), and for the original passenger(s) only, and are good for one year from the date you originally booked the flight -- meaning it might not be worth rebooking in your case.

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Re: Difference in fare

New Arrival

Thanks for the reply!

I worked it out - got the refund credit, but as we said, I'm not sure if I'll be able to use it as we're fully booked up for the next 6 months and I see it's from date of booking rather than date of travel, but you never know, I might find cheap flights to anywhere when we're in the US over the next 6 months. Great system, thanks!