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For those that fly Southwest, do you ever book business select or just buy cheapest fare?

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I used to have a calculator based on what the price difference would be to be worth it for BS. It was something along a $50 difference depending on total cost and a few other factors. I use SWABiz most of the time so that helps a bunch. But long story short, I usually do BS when I can justify it or Wanna Get Away when I can’t or pay in points (obviously).

I meant for expensing to a client, not for personal travel.

If the difference isn’t huge (usually <$100) then I’ll book BS through Swabiz and expense it. I can rationalize it to myself pretty easily especially in cases where there could be last minute changes (BS fares are more flexible). In the grand scheme of total trip cost it’s pretty negligible

Does it make a difference? Just do the cheapest fare and add early bird check in

I want the points.

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