The sale lasts until midnight on October 5 and must be for flights at least 14 days from the purchase date. Domestic flights in the sale range from October 17 through May 25, 2018. International flights start on the same date and run through March 1 with a blackout period in December.
Though the ticket prices might be more than sales through some budget airlines, Southwest's prices include two checked bags per ticket, making it a much better deal once you've paid for everything.
It might not be the most common travel season for many locations as the fall gets underway, but it's a good time to figure out how to avoid peak tourist season to get a truly cheap and relaxing vacation.
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