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How do I get Senior Discounts at Southwest?



Suppose you are booking a ticket on Southwest Airlines, and either you are a senior citizen or your relatives who are senior citizens are traveling alone with Southwest Airlines. In that case, you may wish to know about the offers extended by Southwest Airlines for senior people on flight fares and special assistance services for senior travelers to make their journey safe and comfortable.


Policies and benefits of senior travelers:


  • You must be of the age 65 years and more to book your tickets on senior travelers fares.

  • Some sitting restrictions may apply if you purchase the ticket under the senior traveler category.

  • Senior bookings must be separately booked and cannot be combined with regular bookings.

  • You can request the requirement of a wheelchair by booking a ticket under the senior traveler category on United airlines.

  • You can request an escort to help out the senior passenger at the airport for the check-in and security checks until boarding the flight if they are traveling alone.

  • All bookings done under the senior citizen category will be subject to the terms and conditions of Southwest Airlines.


How to book under senior fare:


The ways to book the tickets in the senior citizen category are explained here:


 Booking through website: if you want to book a ticket for yourself or your parents who are traveling on Southwest Airlines, an online process on the official website of Southwest Airlines can help you make the reservations. The process is as follows:


  • Go to the official website of Southwest Airlines.

  • You will find a book feature on the home page.

  • You can enter your details of destination, names, and ages of the travelers on that online booking form.

  • Various options for flights will appear.

  • You can choose your desired flight

  • Before you make the payment, an option for senior discounts will be shown

  • You can complete your booking through that category.


Through call: you can call the customer service of United Airlines and ask for assistance with the reservation of tickets under the senior traveler's segment. You can call and on hearing the IVR, choose the booking key and move to the senior category for payment and confirmation on the booking.


At ticket centers: you can book the tickets of senior citizens from the ticket centers of United Airlines after you provide all the details of age and other requirements.


Therefore, to know how old is senior fare on Southwest airlinesread the above-described points and make your bookings accordingly. 







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