SWA | SouthWest Airlines Review [2022]

SouthWest Airlines (SWA) is my favorite airline whenever I am traveling domestic in the US.

It offers some free facilities for which you would have to pay in other airlines.

Keep on reading if you are looking for a review of SWA and few hacks to get cheap airfare while traveling with SouthWest.

You may also like to know about all 7 Google Flights Hacks That will get you cheap flights.

    What is SWA?

    SWA is the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) code for SouthWest Airlines, popularly called as SouthWest.

    SouthWest Airlines

    SoutWest Airlines is the world's largest low cost carrier with a caveat that if offers "2 luggage free" like a non low cost carrier!

    It operates mainly in the US and surrounding countries.

    It consists of Boeing 737, a narrow body aircraft that is suitable for domestic flights.

    What is SWABiz?

    SWABiz is a free corporate booking tool from Southwest airlines. You can use this to manage and track your travel program.

    SWABiz gives you the flexibility of Southwest.com along with extra features to streamline your business travel goals.

    How to book flights with SouthWest airlines?

    Southwest airline flights are available on all the major online booking platforms (except Google Flights) and it has its own website, www.southwest.com, where you can book flights.

    How to get cheap Southwest flights

    Southwest airline is already a cheap air carrier but you can get more discounts on top of it by using following hacks:

    1. Southwest low Fare Calendar Hack

    Just check the southwest low fare calendar and you will find the first 9 days to be the cheapest!! Go for it.

    2. Southwest sales

    Its not official but Southwest drops its airfare on Tuesday to Thursday   and you may get one way ticket in $39 on some routes!!

    SouthWest Airlines flight status

    You can check SouthWest airlines flight status by clicking on the "Flight Status" link on its booking website.

    Just enter the flight number or enter the Origin of the flight, destination of the flight, select date and it will display list of flights from where you can get status of a specific flight.

    Southwest airlines phone number

    You can connect with southwest airlines either via email or via phone.

    Southwest airlines phone number is 1-800-435-9792

    Southwest airlines Check In

    Online checking to Southwest airlines is very easy. You will find the Check-In option on the booking website itself.

    Just enter your booking confirmation number, first name and last name, click on Check In button.

    You can check in all the passengers or selective.

    Southwest airlines check in (online) starts 24hrs in advance.

    Southwest airlines low fare calendar

    SWA provides an option on its booking site itself where you can find the lowers fare between any Origin & Destination, clubbed with the month of travel.

    It will show you the full month calendar and you can pickup the flight suitable for you.

    Southwest airlines deals

    You can save some money or earn good points that can be later used to book flight tickets on SWA.

    Southwest Airlines Student discounts

    Southwest no longer support student discounts.

    Southwest Rapid Rewards 

    You can create an account with Southwest Airlines and start earning reward points on your every travel!

    Southwest Chase credit card

    If you like SWA and will like to fly most of the time with them, apply for its Chase Credit card.

    This will not only give you more loyalty points but will earn you handsome bonus points as well!

    Southwest Airlines App

    You can access all the functionalities of the SWA website on its mobile app as well.

    Southwest Airline App is available for both Apple and Android platforms.

    Southwest Airlines Vacations

    SWA offers great deals on its vacations package where you book flight, car and hotel at special rates.

    These special rates are available on their websites and also emails will be sent if you have created account with them.

    Southwest Airlines Cancellation Policy

    The best thing about southwest airlines is you can cancel your plan and they give your credit on non-refundable tickets as well!!

    You can use these credit/travel funds to book another flight with them.

    You can cancel your tickets even 10 minutes before the departure of the flight!

    In case the flight is canceled by the operator itself, you will automatically get travel credit to your account.

    Southwest Airlines Pet Policy

    Pets are allowed in Southwest domestic flights only. You need to make reservations for pets and pay for them prior to proceeding through security.

    Southwest Airlines Baggage Fees

    Southwest airlines baggage policy is the best among all the airlines in the US.

    Even SWA is considered as a budget airline, it allows 2 check-in bags, free of cost!

    Is SouthWest A Safe Airline To Fly?

    Yes, Southwest follows all the safety rules of Airlines industry and is very safe to fly with.


    My experience with SouthWest Airelines (SWA) has been exceptional.

    Infact, once when I was moving out from one city, I specifically booked SouthWest flight as it helped me carry all the necessary luggage that I did not transfer using packers and movers.

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