What is the Name Change Policy of Southwest Airlines?

Name errors on flight ticket are frustrating but with Southwest airlines, you don’t need to worry about name correction as Southwest provide a flexible and convenient name change policy for its passengers. Let’s understand the Southwest airlines name change policy in detail.

For changing the passenger name on Southwest flight tickets, you first need to cancel your old ticket and then book a new flight with the new name.

No change or cancellation fee will be charged if you make flight changes within 24 hours of booking the ticket.

However, after 24 hours or more, you may have to pay a nominal fee for making changes in your flight ticket based on your flight cabin and route.

For same-day changes, you can cancel or make changes in the ticket for free before 3 hours of left for departure. But for last-minute changes, Southwest may charge a nominal change or cancellation fee.

Steps for Changing the Name on Southwest Tticket

  • Log-in to Southwest official website or mobile app with your username and password
  • Next, view your booking and click on the edit button.
  • Here, you just need to make the corrections in your name and save the changes
  • Once the name change request gets accepted, you will receive a confirmation message.