I don't fly very often and have always picked non-stop flights so I am not familiar with plane changes. I have a flight scheduled for early July for a family Disney trip. If the current issues continue and the park closes of course I will need to change my flight or possibly cancel. Today however I received an email notice that Southwest changed my flight. It was a non-stop flight and now I have to make a plane change in Houston. I saw the notice that I can change to something different. As of right now the only non-stop showing is hours later and I would not arrive until late in the evening so I'm not changing anything just yet. As far as the plane change goes, I am traveling with my spouse and two kids 9 and 7 which I know is outside of the family boarding age. Last summer when we flew I went ahead and purchased early bird to prevent issues with us having to sit separately also to get the automatic check in. The girls and I sat together and my husband sat in the row behind us. I haven't purchased it yet for this trip but I intend to. When we board the next flight--does that carry over too? Being new to having to change planes I really not sure how it works and I don't want to have to scramble for seats with my daughters.
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