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Does Southwest Airlines still offer a bereavement discount on last minute flights?

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Southwest Airlines does not offer a bereavement discount for last-minute flights, as of August 2015. Instead, the airline focuses on making all fares affordable, states Southwest. Additionally, customers save money with free check-in for their first two checked bags.

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Does Southwest Airlines still offer a bereavement discount on last minute flights?
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Delta Airlines' bereavement policy, as of August 2015, offers some fare flexibility for last-minute travel due to the death or imminent death of an immediate family member. Access to such fares is available only by calling Delta Reservation Sales.

Alaska Airlines' bereavement discount is available to immediate family within seven days of travel, according to Mainstreet.com. Such flights must be booked by calling Alaska Airlines and are not available for online purchase.

As of 2015, American and United Airlines no longer offer bereavement discounts, states Mainstreet.com.

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