Southwest treating its passengers to a free drink for Halloween

Oct 31, 2019

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Hopping on a Southwest Airlines flight today? Good news. Southwest is looking to make your day extra spooktacular by offering a free premium beverage to anyone 21+ years old. The offer is valid today only (Oct. 31) and flyers can find more details on their seatback menu.

A few years ago, Southwest passed out bags of candy to passengers flying on Halloween. And they have a history of offering free drinks on certain holidays. Officially, Southwest likes to keep these dates a surprise, but in the past, they’ve offered free drinks on New Years Day, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving and more.

It’s always nice when airlines go out of their way to treat passengers. Small gestures like this can go a long way when it comes to customer satisfaction. Sure, you might not be flying in first class, but you’ll likely feel a little fancier with a Bloody Mary in hand.

Related: How to score the best seats on Southwest Airlines

If you aren’t flying today and find yourself toward the rear of the plane more often than not, don’t fret. Check out our guide to drinking for free in economy. Or consider earning a welcome bonus (or two!) on one of the best travel rewards credit cards. You could be flying in a premium seat sooner than you ever imagined, just not on Southwest where one type of seat fits all.

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