Southwest Airlines Vacations Announces Its Biggest Discounts


DALLAS, Aug.  /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Southwest Airlines Vacations is
offering its biggest discounts of the year to Las Vegas, Orlando, and Reno.
Savings are available for bookings made through Sept. 7, 2002, for travel
Aug. 14 - Nov. 16, 2002, for travel every day of the week except Friday or
Sunday, from all scheduled Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) origin cities.
Lowest prices can be found on swavacations.com or for travel agent bookings
made on vacationaccess.com .  Discounts are also available on Alamo and Dollar
rental cars, which can be included with a complete package.

Customers can customize a complete package by selecting their Southwest
Airlines roundtrip flights, choose from a wide range of hotel accommodations,
even include ground transportation options, area attraction passes, travel
protection plans and more.  Plus, Rapid Rewards Members can earn double credit
on packages with travel through Dec. 31, 2002.

LAS VEGAS: Las Vegas sample prices listed are per person based on double occupancy
with Monday or Tuesday departures valid Aug. 19 - 20, and Sept. 3 - Oct. 8,
2002.  Prices include:

— Roundtrip air via Southwest Airlines — Two-night hotel accommodations and taxes at the Westward Ho Casino - Rear— Rapid Rewards double credit — 24-hour traveler assistance

ORLANDO: Orlando sample prices listed are per person based on double occupancy with
Monday or Tuesday departures valid Aug. 19 - 27 and Sept. 3 - Nov. 12, 2002.
Prices include:— Roundtrip air via Southwest Airlines— Two-night hotel accommodations and taxes at the Quality Inn Plaza — Two-day intermediate rental car — Rapid Rewards double credit— 24-hour traveler assistance— Pre-purchase Disney`s Park Hopper PLUS(R) Ticket with an Orlando vacation

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RENO: Reno sample prices listed are per person based on double occupancy with
Monday or Tuesday departures valid Aug. 19 - Nov. 12, 2002.  Prices include:— Roundtrip air via Southwest Airlines— Two-night hotel accommodations and taxes at the Atlantis Casino Resort - Lodge— Rapid Rewards double credit — 24-hour traveler assistance

Packages are based on roundtrip purchase and do not include a $3 federal
excise tax per takeoff and landing.  Price(s) quoted are examples per person
based on double occupancy for a two-night package with Monday or Tuesday
departures valid Aug. 19 - 20, and Sept. 3 - Oct. 8, 2002, for Las Vegas
packages; Aug. 19 - 27, and Sept. 3 - Nov. 12, 2002, for Orlando packages; and
Aug. 19 - Nov. 12, 2002, for Reno packages, unless otherwise noted.  Rates may
be higher for other days of the week.  Packages must be booked no later than
four business days prior to departure date.  Discounts are not available for
Friday or Sunday travel.  Surcharges apply to weekends, holidays, special
events, and convention periods.  Rates are subject to change until purchased.
Seats are limited and may not be available on some flights that operate during
peak travel times and holiday periods.  Restrictions apply.  Airport taxes of
up to $18 and a government-imposed September 11th Security Fee of up to
$10 roundtrip per person are not included.  Rapid Rewards double credit is
valid on complete vacation packages for travel through Dec. 31, 2002.  Members
must show membership cards at time of checkin.  Double credit is valid on air
portion of a complete vacation package.  All Rapid Rewards rules and
regulations apply.


For more information or to book reservations, Customers can book online at
swavacations.com , call Southwest Airlines Vacations at 1-800-423-5683, or
contact their professional travel agent.  The Mark Travel Corporation, tour
operator for Southwest Airlines Vacations, is located in Orlando and is a
member of the USTOA $1 Million Consumer Protection Plan and ASTA TOP.

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