New Bigger 1000 Point Signup Bonus for Southwest Rapid Rewards

Early in the week when I wrote about all of the various bonuses you could quadruple or quintuple dip with on Marriott stays over the next few months, I highlighted an offer of a ton of Southwest Rapid Rewards points for buying Marriott gift cards.

In that post I noted that if you aren’t already a Southwest Rapid Rewards member, you could join with a 750 point bonus.

It seems there is now a 1000 point bonus — 500 for enrolling and 250 for each of two e-mail signups.

As it happens, and while I’m a member of perhaps 80 different loyalty programs, I’m not a member of Southwest Rapid Rewards. So I’m perhaps more interested in a signup bonus for a new account than the median reader might be.

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  1. Do these post instantly? I signed up using that link and only started out with 250 points.

  2. Agree w/ redcat–only 250 points despite the T&Cs stating “500 points post instantly.”

  3. Ditto. Grumble. This will be a pain, if I am required to get on the phone and haggle for what they promised.

  4. “and while I’m a member of perhaps 80 different loyalty programs,”

    Care to share the list?

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