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Happy Friday to everyone!  This morning Southwest has been sending out 20% off codes via email that are unique and good for one use only on Wanna Get Away fares.  The reservation can be good for up to eight people, so your whole family should be able to benefit from the 20% discount if they are traveling together.  Note that this is a 20% discount on the cash price, not the points price.

The purchase must be made prior to 11:59PM on 3/25/13 for travel 4/3/13 – 6/8/13.  There are some blackout dates for certain cities and the deal is not valid on Sundays.  I will post all of the terms and conditions below.  If one of your travel dates is outside the valid period then only the portion within the promo dates will be discounted.

I have a one-time use code that I will post in the comments section.  If you have a code that you aren’t going to use, please feel free to post it in the comments section so perhaps someone else can save a few bucks.  If you use someone’s code I ask that you please leave a comment stating which comment you used so that no one wastes their time trying to use a code that is no longer useful.  😉

 

Terms and Conditions: The unique, one time use code is required to be used in the Promo Code box on southwest.com or SWABIZ.com in order to receive 20 percent discount off roundtrip Wanna Get Away fares during the valid travel dates listed below. Roundtrip travel required. Reservations can include up to eight people. Discount is valid on new reservations only and purchase must be made prior to 11:59 pm for the respective time zone of the originating city on March 25, 2013 for travel April 3 to June 8, 2013. Blackout dates apply for Boston (BOS), Providence (PVD), and Manchester (MHT): Apr. 12-13, 15-16, Louisville (SDF): May 2-6, Baltimore/Washington (BWI): May 16-20, New Orleans (MSY): Apr. 29 and May 6, Lubbock (LBB): May 19. Offer not valid on Sundays. 20 percent discount code is valid for the Wanna Get Away Fares only and is applied before taxes and fees. 7 Day or more advance reservation may be required. To obtain discount on existing reservations meeting all requirements of this discount offer, the reservation must be cancelled and a new reservation booked using the discount code (fare rules apply). Discount will apply only on the valid travel dates. If one direction of the trip is outside the valid dates and one is within the valid travel, only the portion of travel falling within sale dates will be discounted. Changes made to the itinerary after purchase will eliminate qualifications for this promotion. The discount is only valid with the provided Promotion Code and is not combinable with other Promotion Codes or fares available exclusively through the web tool DING! Discount is not valid on reservations made using Rapid Rewards Points. Discount is not valid on Group Travel product. Air Fares for Jackpot and Southwest Vacations package deals have been discounted by 20% for eligible markets and dates. Discount Code is not needed to receive 20% off the air fare portion of the package deal. For full terms and conditions, click here.

 

 

 

American Express® Gold Card

With some great bonus categories, the American Express Gold Card has a lot going for it. The card offers 4x points at US restaurants, at US supermarkets (up to $25,000; then 1x), and 3x points on flights booked directly with airlines or through amextravel.com. It is currently offering a welcome bonus of 35,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first three months.

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  • Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. restaurants. Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
  • Earn up to $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with The Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, and Ruth's Chris Steak House. This is an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
  • $100 Airline Fee Credit: up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year for incidental fees at one selected qualifying airline.
  • Choose to carry a balance with interest on eligible charges of $100 or more.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • Annual Fee is $250.
  • Terms apply.
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Annual Fee
$250
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Recommended Credit
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