Air, Car, and Hotel Information

Berkeley Lab Southwest Airlines Account (SWABIZ)



  • SWABIZ is a Southwest Airlines internet site for business travelers
  • It is a FREE online corporate booking tool that offers up to the minute seat availability - known as "direct connect" 
  • This account has no charge to LBNL and no ticket transaction fees or exchange fees!
  • Tickets must be charged on the traveler’s LBNL USBank Corporate Visa Card or personal credit card - (cannot use the Lab ghost card) 
  • Traveler is reimbursed for flown/used LBNL official business tickets only
  • SWABIZ is for Southwest flights/tickets - only


Traveler Benefits:

  • No ticket transaction fees
  • No fees to change reservations
  • No baggage fees
  • Fast online booking process
  • View future and past travel information
  • Reserve future travel based on your travel preferences and frequent trips
  • Change itinerary online
  • View and apply unused ticket - less funds to online reservations
    Personal/vacation travel permitted with personal credit card
  • Check flight status and flight notification via Text Messaging
  • Purchase internet Click-n-Save fares 
  • Gain access to Southwest Airlines’ everyday low fares(Web Only Fares) 
  • Access to e-ticket receipts
  • Earn double Rapid Rewards credits
  • Buy Four, Get One Free - when you fly four round-trips within a 12 month period, you will earn one round-trip free - (see for further details/promotions)


Please remember, all airline tickets to foreign travel destinations must be made with our designated travel agency, Carlson Wagonlit Travel.