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Travel tips

Find handy tools here in our Travel Tips section to make it easy for you to enjoy the vacation you deserve. Use our easy planning tool at the right to select your origin and destination, enter your departure date or use the calendar, enter number of adults and children's ages, and hit "Price your vacation". Then follow the instruction on each page to create your personal vacation.

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Rapid Rewards

Earn free travel fast with Rapid Rewards and Southwest Vacations. Learn more about Rapid Rewards.

Travel protection options

The following travel protection options are available with your Southwest Vacations package to offer you a little peace of mind when traveling by yourself or with your loved ones:

Complete travel assurance
When you purchase the Complete Travel Assurance with your vacation, we give you peace of mind when traveling by yourself, or with your family or friends. With the Complete Travel Assurance you’ll be covered from the time of purchase, to the time you come home. Don't forget to add this in Step 1 of the Checkout process.

Additional helpful information

Gift certificates

Looking for the perfect gift? A Southwest Vacations gift certificate is more than a gift of travel – it's a gift of adventure, relaxation, and rejuvenation! Certificates can be ordered online and are available in $25, $50, $100, and $500 increments. Order a gift certificate now.

24-hour traveler assistance

We will be there every step of the way. If you have any problems or concerns while on vacation, feel free to call our 24-hour traveler assistance at (800) 775-7105. If you are in Florida, please call (888) 300-6712.

Need recommendations?

If you're not quite sure where to go or what destination is the best fit for you, check out our destination page for helpful information.

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