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As part of the Southwest Airlines 50th anniversary, Sotuhwest is offering 50 Rapid Rewards points per dollar spent at Southwest and charged to one of their co-brand cards this Friday, June 11, 2021. This is valid on the first $100 in spend.
So buy a $100 ticket, and earn 5000 points for the purchase with your Southwest Airlines credit card. There are some great offers offers for Southwest cards right now:
- Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card earn 65,000 points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months.
This is the premium Southwest Airlines co-brand card really designed for folks who fly Southwest — it makes Southwest travel better, and spending helps earn both A-List status and a companion pass. This $149 annual fee card provides a $75 travel credit with the airline each year; 20% back on in-flight drinks, WiFi, messaging, and movies; and four upgraded boardings per year when available (when A1-15 boarding positions are offered at the gate, buy it and you’ll receive a statement credit for the charge); and 7,500 bonus points after your Cardmember anniversary each year.
- Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card earn 65,000 points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months.
You earn 3,000 bonus points after your cardmember anniversary, a nice incentive to keep the card.
- Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card earn 65,000 points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. You earn 6,000 bonus points after your cardmember anniversary, a nice incentive to keep the card.
- Southwest Rapid Rewards® Performance Business Credit Card has an offer to earn 80,000 points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months.
Cardmembers receive 9000 bonus points each year after cardmember anniversary; a statement credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck fees every four years; reimbursement for four upgraded boardings per year (A1 – A15 boarding purchased at the airport); plus inflight wifi credits. That’s a package that makes the card’s $199 annual fee well worth it.
Hat tip to Dan’s Deals who points out,
That means if you buy a $100 eGift card you’ll earn 5,000 Southwest points! At a value of 1.55 cents per point, those points are worth some $77.50, making the effective cost of the gift card just $22.50!
This is very lucrative, which of course is why they limit you to 50x earning only on your first $100 in spend.
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