I would like to see Southwest evaluate the qualifications for preboarding. I have traveled Southwest into many different cities. The worst city for preboarding, is Disney, I mean Orlando. There are so many preboards, sometimes it looks as though they should preboard those who are not preboarding. During announcements, preboarding is offered for medical reasons, children 5-11 traveling by themselves and parents with children 4 and under. The parents with children 4 and under, as you all know is very common for Disney, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Cruises and all the other tourist attractions nearby. I would imagine with the increased use of the internet for booking and boarding pass check-in, these families should still be able to obtain an A or B boarding pass. Maybe the preboard for parents should be changed to parents traveling with a child 2 years or under, traveling as either a lap child or a seat purchased for the carseat (under 2 years old). I have heard many complaints about the preboarding in the gate area about the number of people that Southwest preboards. Thanks for reading...and I love Southwest.
PS-BTW, for those who would say that I am jealous that I can't preboard, I have 3 children 8, 5 and 3. I do travel with them, and if I can get an A or B boarding pass, I have no need to preboard.
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