Today, Southwest Airlines revealed a surprise promotion that’s sure to inspire you to pack your bags.  If you want to get outta town between August 16 and November 15, you can get 40% off your ticket fare if you book the flight by Thursday.

You can grab your tickets now at and just know that the deal is not available for all flights.  The deal is good for one-way and round-trip flights.

Where do you plan to go this summer? Will high prices cause you to take a staycation?

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