Southwest Reveals New ‘Wanna Get Away Plus’ Fare
Update: The new “Wanna Get Away Plus” fare is now showing on Southwest website.
(Mar. 24, 2022) – Southwest Airlines unveiled today a new fare class which has been rumored for months. It ranks as the second-cheapest option, targeting customers who are willing to pay for more flexibility. The new fare is called “Wanna Get Away Plus” and it’s the next step up from “Wanna Get Away” fare
It allows travelers to make same-day changes to their tickets without paying the difference in fare that the lowest tier requires. Customers who opt for the new fare, or classes above the new fare will also earn more frequent flyer miles. They can also transfer flight credits to another RapidRewards member, which is a new feature. All Southwest passengers will continue to get to check two bags for free.
Wanna Get Away Plus offers:
- Transferable flight credit(s), a new benefit that enables Customers to make a one-time transfer of eligible unused flight credit to a new traveler for future use.
- More flexibility through same-day confirmed change/same-day standby.
- More earning power with 8X Rapid Rewards points.
Southwest’s new fare goes on sale in the second quarter.