Southwest Schedule Extension
Southwest Airlines has extended its bookable flight schedule through August 16, 2021. Previously you were only able to book through April 11, so the extension now opens up dates for four more months. That means that you are able to book flights for most of the summer next year. Being able to book through August of next year, is a bit more comforting as well, with things hopefully getting closer to normal by the time you travel.
Southwest is the nation’s largest domestic carrier and has plenty of loyal fans. So when this Southwest schedule extension is announced, it’s a big deal as they rush to grab their tickets on their favorite airline, which often offers the lowest prices on many routes. You can check flight schedules here.
It’s a good idea to start looking for travel dates early, especially for peak times if you feel comfortable traveling by early next year. With Southwest’s refund policy, there’s not much to worry about. Even if you working towards a Companion Pass but don’t have it yet, you can book now and add a companion later. With the current big offer for Southwest credit cards, it’s a good idea to look into it if you plan to fly with them often. They have 80K bonuses for personal cards and a big 100K offer for the Southwest Performance Business card.