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If you're planning to fly on Southwest you might want to consider what my friend did recently...

some people who are members of Southwest's frequent flyer club (Rapid Rewards) sell their free roundtrip award vouchers on eBay. Technically the award can't be sold but it is fully transferable... soooooo wink-wink, you just tell Southwest that your friend gave you the voucher as a gift. As long as you don't tell Southwest that you bought the voucher on eBay you will not have a problem. On average there is about 40-50 of these vouchers every day being sold, ooooops I mean gifted. Usually the auction price is about $250-$300.

I do not suggest following this advice. I remember the tale of one person who did such a thing, and found out when she got to the ticket counter is was NOT a valid Rapid Rewards voucher. People get very good at making forged vouchers. Do not...I repeat do not risk this.

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