Southwest is running a last-minute deal on its credit cards — sign up by February 11 to collect a free Companion Pass
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This is the last chance to earn Southwest’s legendary Companion Pass just by opening one of the airline’s personal credit cards.
Until February 11, when you open a new Southwest personal card and spend $4,000 in the first three months, you’ll get 30,000 points and the Companion Pass that is valid for travel through 2019.
The Companion Pass lets you book a free ticket for a companion whenever you travel — all you’ll have to pay is taxes and fees (which are typically as low as $5.60 each way).
Our pick for the best Southwest card to open is the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card; however, read on to see which is best for you.
Last month, Southwest Airlines and Chase launched an unheard-of promotion for their co-branded credit cards: Anyone who opened a personal card and met the spending requirement could get a Companion Pass, good through 2019, plus 30,000 Southwest points.
While this is an incredible offer — which has never been available before — it’s only available for a few more days. To take advantage, you have to apply for an eligible card by February 11. After that, the Companion Pass will no longer be included in the sign-up bonus, and it may not be made available again.
The Southwest Companion pass is often seen as the “holy grail” of travel for points-and-miles aficionados and self-described “travel hackers.” When you earn the Companion Pass, you can select a designated friend or family member to travel with you for free, as long as the pass is valid.
Normally to earn the Companion Pass, one has to …read more
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