Don’t Transfer Ultimate Rewards Points to Southwest – Do This Instead

Recently, Southwest suddenly, and with no notice, devalued their Rapid Rewards points by 6%. While not super drastic, it’s still a surprising move.

Which Southwest Card(s) Are Right For You?

Banks don’t make it easy to select co-branded airline cards for frequent flyers. Not only do you have multiple airlines, but you also have multiple credit cards associated with the same airline, and it gets confusing, to say the least.

Southwest Airlines, in partnership with Chase, offers five co-branded cards to its flyers: three personal cards and two business cards. No wonder it’s hard to pick the best one, but we’re here to help.

Personal Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards’ Perks and Benefits

Chase issues three consumer Southwest-branded credit cards.

Southwest Companion Pass: What You Need To Know For 2021

This time of year you’d normally be smelling pumpkin spice wafting through the air, but that may be a bit difficult to smell through your mask.

Although you may not be smelling pumpkin spice as well this year, it can only signal one thing: Southwest Companion Pass season.

Getting the Southwest Companion Pass is all about the timing.

Southwest Launches Promotional Companion Pass Offer

The infamous 2020 is soon coming to an end (and, if you ask me, its about time!). Although we still aren’t clear what travel is going to look like for 2021 and beyond, now is the time to at least start thinking about what you would like your travel goals to look like.

If you’re like many travelers, you may not be focused on much international travel.

Free Giveaway: $100 Southwest Gift Card

Thanks to everyone who participated! Mary Graves was randomly selected as our winner this time. Stay tuned as we run these giveaways periodically.

We're giving a $100 gift card away, good towards Southwest passenger travel. I'll pick a winner this Saturday, November 30. The $100 fully transferrable (electronic) gift card doesn’t expire.

Here’s how to enter:

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New Southwest Business Card with 80k Bonus

The brand new Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card is exciting. Its benefits package is loaded, the 80,000 point bonus is huge, and it makes getting a Companion Pass easy.

If you are eligible to open a business card, keep reading. If you're not sure you're eligible, don't move on so fast. Read the linked post and make sure whether you're eligible or not, because ignoring business credit cards leaves a lot of bonus miles and points on the table. You don't need employees nor even an Employee Identification Number to be eligible.

Free Giveaway: $101 Southwest Gift Card

Update 6/24/19: Congratulations to Shawn McCarthy, winner of the giveaway!

Who wants free money to fly Southwest? This Saturday, June 22, I'll pick a winner. $101 fully transferrable (electontric) gift card up for grabs that doesn't expire.

Here's how to enter:

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Southwest Companion Pass Master Thread

The bonuses on all of the personal Southwest cards are generally the same:

So if you spent $12,000 within the first year on your new personal Southwest credit card, you'd end up with at least 72,000 Rapid Rewards (40k bonus, 20k bonus, and 12k points for the spend it takes to unlock those bonuses).

The new Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card comes with a healthy Rapid Reward bonus.

Right now you only need to open one personal card--unlock just it's bonus--and also open the Performance Business card and you'll have a boatload of

Free Giveaway: $100 Southwest Gift Card

 

This giveway is over. Congratulations to the lucky winner, Lanita J. Williams!

I have two exciting bits of news:

#1: Today is my 30th birthday :)

29 years ago

#2: We are running a $100 Southwest Giveaway!

This week one lucky reader will win a $100 Southwest gift card. Southwest gift cards are fully transferable and don’t expire.

There are three ways to enter:

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Fare War: $29 Inter-Island Hawaii Flights

I'll keep this brief as to be timely, as these fares won't last.

Southwest just dropped their price on some of their brand new inter-island flight, between Honolulu and Maui, to $29, and Hawaii Airlines is playing ball. Right now you can find flights on both airlines between Honolulu and Maui, as well as Honolulu and Kona (on Hawaiian) for the super low price of $29.

I'm seeing the Southwest flights pricing at just 1,379 Rapid Rewards (and $5.60 in tax).