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41. Drink Coupons – drink coupons, most notably of the Southwest Airlines variety, entitle the user to one alcoholic beverage of their choice on a flight.

While airlines try to prevent them from being bought or sold (and it is a violation of the terms on the coupon), that has not stopped them from being traded as clearly they are something of value.

Some business travelers with many coupons have generated a decent side income by selling the coupons.  For buyers, if you can get a drink worth $7 by buying someone’s drink coupon for $3 online, the deal makes sense.

Southwest Airlines is known for its loyal customer base and occasionally giving out free drink coupons is one way they build loyalty.

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