However, booking from there can be tricky if you're looking far out into the spring and summer because fewer flights appear to be scheduled at the moment. For instance, the above route between Las Vegas and Long Beach is, at least for now, largely restricted to weekend travel in the summer of 2018. If you're flexible or running into roadblocks, use this tool to search Southwest's lowest prices by month.
Additionally, unlike the average budget airline, you get free checked bags with Southwest.
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