Which Southwest Card(s) Are Right For You?

Written by Anya Kartashova @ MileValue

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.

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Southwest Companion Pass: What You Need To Know For 2021

Written by Travis Cormier @ MileValue

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.

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Southwest Companion Pass Sign-Up Bonus

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

The Southwest Airlines Companion Pass is one of the best airline elite benefits around. And, while you normally have to fly a lot to get it, now you can get the Southwest Companion Pass as a sign-up bonus. Southwest Companion Pass As a refresher, Southwest Companion Pass is exactly what it sounds like. If you […]

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Southwest Launches Promotional Companion Pass Offer

Written by Travis Cormier @ MileValue

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.

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Southwest Airlines Review Las Vegas (LAS) to San Francisco (SFO) during Covid-19 + The Club Lounge Las Vegas Review

Written by MightyTravels @ Mighty Travels

The Las Vegas to the San Francisco Bay Area is a competitive route – especially in summer when demand for Vegas is typically down. I had no issues finding a one-way ticket under $50 for my specific travel dates.   Las Vegas airport seemed much less busy than usual – but also not exactly deserted. […]

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Turn Your Southwest Travel Fund into Points

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

All the way back in April, Southwest Airlines announced that they’d let you turn your Southwest Travel Fund into points. And, now, you are finally able to do this right from your Rapid Rewards account. Since the early days of the pandemic, Southwest has had the most customer-friendly policies. For example, they always had a […]

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Southwest Airlines Double Rapid Rewards Points Promotion

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. We first saw almost all airlines cutting back on flights or completely stopping all service two months ago. As the pandemic started […]

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[Updated 5/14/20] Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Introduction Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen credit card companies and loyalty programs introduce many consumer-friendly changes. There have been so many that it’s hard to keep up with everything! Last week, we published a summary of the consumer-friendly…

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Summary of Consumer-Friendly Changes to Card Benefits and Loyalty Programs

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Introduction While we’ve been on our housemoving-induced hiatus for the past few weeks and continuing even through today, we’ve seen credit card companies and loyalty programs introduce many consumer-friendly changes. There have been so many that it’s hard to keep…

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Southwest Airlines Elite Status and Companion Pass Extensions

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. Many frequent flyer programs are extending qualification for their elite statuses and more. Southwest Airlines Elite Status and Companion Pass Extensions One […]

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Southwest Extends Elite Statuses and More!

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Most other US airlines have already announced pandemic-related concessions for its frequent fliers. And, now, the largest LCC in the country joins in as Southwest extends elite statuses and more! Status Extensions Yesterday, I received an email from Southwest Airlines with the subject line “Rapid Rewards tier status and travel fund extensions.” This is the […]

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Southwest is Waiving Fare Differences

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Virtually every airline right now is allowing customers to make changes during specific timeframes free of charge. But, Southwest already allows this, so they’re taking things a step further – Southwest is waiving fare differences AND is extending expiration dates! Southwest’s Typical Change and Cancelation Policy Back when things were, you know, normal, Southwest had […]

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Southwest Interisland Hawaii Service Review

Written by MightyTravels @ Mighty Travels

Flying interisland in Hawaii has always been an odd choice. You could either fly Hawaiian (at very higher fares of $119 one-way) on their 737/717 or use one of the (now demised) lower-cost carriers. The low-cost carriers always seemed shaky and some of the planes seemed in a rather sorry state. Southwest has now entered […]

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New Southwest Performance Business Card 100,000 Points Offer

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Southwest just announced an updated bonus for its Southwest Performance Business Credit Card! This is the latest addition to the Southwest card family, so it is a pretty good offer for such a new card. Another benefit of the offer is that if you meet the spending requirement you will earn the Companion Pass. Southwest […]

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Why You Should Get a Southwest Card Now

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

It’s been nearly a year since Southwest Airlines entered the Hawaii market. And with them came a whole new world of award travel options. So, here’s why you, and Hawaii residents especially, should get a Southwest card now. Last year, I took my first-ever flights on Southwest Airlines. I found the experience to be pleasant […]

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All-Time High 75k Sign-Up Bonuses on Chase Southwest Personal Cards – Through Referral Only (Link Provided Here) – Use Toward Companion Pass!

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Executive Summary This week, Chase and Southwest have introduced all-time high sign-up bonus offers on the three Chase Southwest co-branded personal credit cards. If you’re eligible to get a Chase Southwest card, you can earn a sign-up bonus of up…

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Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Written by Craig at Middle Age Miles @ Middle Age Miles

Introduction When you are earning points and miles and considering possible redemptions, it is critically important to have a general understanding of the value of those points and miles.  All points and miles are not created equal! Thus, back in September 2018…

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Southwest Performance Business Credit Card 70,000 points bonus

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Southwest just announced a new bonus for its Southwest Performance Business Credit Card! This is the latest addition to the Southwest card family, so it is a pretty good offer for such a new card. Southwest Performance Business Credit Card Despite a high annual fee, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business card offers a lot […]

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Southwest Adds San Diego, Merrie Monarch Flights

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Nearly a year after they began their Hawaii service, Southwest Airlines will complete its originally planned Hawaii rollout as Southwest adds San Diego flights next year. Original Plans + Rollout Back in 2018, Southwest announced they’d begin their Hawaii service from four California cities: Oakland Sacramento San Diego San Jose Initially, service launched this March […]

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