Southwest credit card 50k sign-up bonus for the Rapid Rewards Premier and Plus cards

Posted on June 18, 2015 by in Southwest Rapid Rewards

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What’s the deal with the Southwest Airlines credit cards?

The offer is still available for you to earn 50,000 Rapid Rewards when you spend just $2,000 in 3 months with a Rapid Rewards Premier or Plus card!

We’ve posted about these Southwest Airlines personal cards before, and for good reason. 50,000 points is a huge bonus, and if you are successful in your application for both cards, you nearly have enough points for a free Companion Pass. This highly valuable tool lets you fly with a friend or family member for free, free of carrier charges, even on award tickets. For 110,000 points, Companion Pass status is valid for the rest of the current year and all of the following year, so depending on when you earn it, you could benefit from it for two years.

Tell me about the personal Southwest Airlines credit cards…

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The Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier card has a $99 annual fee (not waived). You receive 50,000 points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months and earn 6,000 bonus points after your cardmember anniversary. With this card you earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points toward A-List and A-List Preferred status for every $10,000 you spend each year.

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The Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Plus card has a $69 annual fee (not waived). You receive 50,000 points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months and earn 3,000 bonus points after your cardmember anniversary.

How do I get the Southwest Airlines credit cards deal?

You can apply for the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier card here and the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Plus card here.

What else do I need to know about the Southwest Airlines credit cards deal?

Chase is pretty generous about repeat bonuses. If you’ve had one of these cards in the past, you can still get this new bonus offer, as long as you have not received a new cardmember bonus for the product in the past two years.

We let you know that Rapid Rewards was making changes to its program in April. The changes were small, but significant, as the pricing was made more dynamic. Nevertheless, you can still get some great deals with 50,000 Rapid Rewards if you apply for one of these credit cards; this huge amount of points is certainly still one of the better deals out there for travel rewards credit cards, as 50k Rapid Rewards is worth several hundred dollars in Wanna Get Away fares. With Southwest, you can use these points for domestic or international flights, including the Caribbean and Mexico.

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About the author: Torsten is a serial entrepreneur who started almost a dozen ventures on four continents. Torsten's love for travel has brought him to 130+ countries and travel with most of the world's airlines. You can reach Torsten at [email protected]

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