How to change or cancel a Southwest Airlines flight

Southwest flights can be changed or canceled without penalty. Southwest Airlines doesn't charge over $100 to change an itinerary

Southwest's cancellation and refund policies are among the best. You can change or cancel Southwest Airlines flights. You should know this.

Southwest provides Wanna Get Away, Wanna Get Away Plus, Anytime, and Business Select fares. Southwest refund policies vary per fare.

Wanna Get Away and Wanna Get Away Plus are the cheapest fares, hence most travelers book them. Both fares are nonrefundable.

Southwest will credit you for the full price if you cancel your ticket more than 10 minutes before departure. This fare credit has no expiration date

The Department of Transportation also allows full refunds for purchased reservations canceled within 24 hours. The money paid goes refunded

Full refunds on Anytime and Business Select fares. If you cancel your flight, your credit card will be refunded.

Southwest allows online cancellations for direct bookings. Even with a round-trip ticket, you can cancel one leg.

Southwest shows your upcoming reservations in your account. Click "Cancel flight" for your flight to cancel.

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