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Old 08-05-2012, 07:02 PM   #1
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Question southwest wanna get away fares?

Does anyone know why there is almost nothing available right now for wanna get away fares. I'm looking at 2 different dates and locations and there is nothing at either place. I'm really just hoping that they are updating something. One fare is for Nov and the other is for Feb
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:14 PM   #2
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Does anyone know why there is almost nothing available right now for wanna get away fares. I'm looking at 2 different dates and locations and there is nothing at either place. I'm really just hoping that they are updating something. One fare is for Nov and the other is for Feb
For the most part, those fares sell out quickly as soon as dates are released and unless you are traveling at an off-peak time they are not likely to return. Keep your eyes open for fare sales and check back regularly to see if lower fares become available.
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:30 PM   #3
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Maybe their system is still recovering from Friday's "LUV" sale.

OR if you are looking too close to President's Day Week or Thanksgiving it could be accurate.
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:37 PM   #4
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We went to Disney last February and they had some great deals released on Black Friday. It seems that the sweet spot is usually about 2 months out for Southwest deals
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:44 PM   #5
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There was tons this morning and now there is not one flight home. We are doing disney and then I have a 3 day disney cruise to surprise my family at the end of our vacation. I'm going to have to cancel if we can't find a way home. =*(
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:45 PM   #6
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Does anyone know why there is almost nothing available right now for wanna get away fares. I'm looking at 2 different dates and locations and there is nothing at either place. I'm really just hoping that they are updating something. One fare is for Nov and the other is for Feb
I just noticed the same thing, and it wasn't like that earlier in the day. I definitely think it is something is going not the fares being sold out.
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:52 PM   #7
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Maybe a sale! One could only hope coming home on the Sun ending school vacation. LOL
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:29 PM   #8
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I just seen it too on SW site. I have been keeping an eye on the prices, because half our party still need their coming home flight. it did not look like that earlier, because I'm on it all day. I hope it is just a site problem, but every month has only the straight through flights available.
I came here hoping someone had an answer on why it was happening......just don't know.
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:37 PM   #9
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I just tried for October 20th and "wanna get away" said something like not enough advance purchase. Something is wrong, it's over 2 months away!
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Old 08-05-2012, 10:29 PM   #10
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I've experienced the same thing with different dates and different Florida airports!
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whew! I'm so relieved to know it wasn't just me. I checked some flights for November to decide which days would be best/cheaper to fly. Then I went to Disney site to book our trip. Returned back to Southwest only to see that all the flights on those days disappeared. I have been in a panic since. I've already told DH to be prepared to drive the 12 hours. Now I know it must be a glitch in their system. I'll definitely keep checking
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:35 AM   #12
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So happy to see this!! Thought I was going to have to cancel our trip!! I'll check tomorrow.
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Old 08-06-2012, 03:39 AM   #13
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I saw it this morning, too. The non-stop flights seem to be there (or SOME of them), but nothing else. I thought they were merging schedules between SW and AT, but it could be another glitch like Friday's, or the results of that.

I'm looking at December (8th to 14th) flights, and they're DEFINITELY not sold out this early.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:04 AM   #14
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I was also freaking out... I've been checking fares for end of November/early December for the past week or so and suddenly every "wanna get away" fare for every flight, every day just disappeared. As others have said, it says something like "More advance purchase required". I almost cried when I saw the ridiculous fares listed... $700 for a roundtrip flight from Nashville to Orlando??!!! Not gonna happen! I am hoping, with Southwest still recovering from the fiasco of the last week, with customers getting charged multiple times, they are just working on updating the website.
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:37 AM   #15
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I was wondering the same thing. I'm trying to book a flight in January from Houston to Orlando and it was unavailable this morning. Looking further into it I noticed EVERY single Wanna Get Away flight from Houston to Orlando was "unavailable" from Dec 15 - the current March schedule date. I find it hard to believe that every WGA flight for almost three months straight suddenly became unavailable overnight!
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