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PUBLIC: Companion Pass after 1 purchase for California residents!

Southwest Companion Pass without flying

As was previously rumored, the offer for the Southwest Companion Pass after opening a Chase Southwest credit card and making a single purchase has now gone public for all California residents. It appears to work with any of the three Southwest credit cards. The Offer Earn a Companion Pass by opening a Southwest credit card and making a single purchase Also earn the signup bonus for that card Offer ends 11/30/17 Direct link to the promotion page Quick Thoughts This offer…

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INCREDIBLE: Companion Pass with a single purchase! [Targeted]

Nancy in our Frequent Miler Insiders group posted an absolutely incredible targeted offer she received in her email today: Open a Chase Southwest Airlines credit card and make a single purchase and earn a Southwest Companion Pass. As you can see, this offer is targeted for California residents only. That’s a bummer for the ~294 million of us who don’t live in California, but amazing for the 39 million people who do. Critically important, this offer is not available to those who…

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[Expired] Southwest 60K offers back: Companion Pass after $4K spend

The Chase Southwest Premier and Plus credit cards are back with 60,000-point signup bonuses on each, meaning it is once again possible to earn a Southwest Companion Pass with just 2 credit card signups. This time of year is probably the least desirable time to earn a Companion Pass in terms of the length of validity, but if you find yourself under 5/24 and you don’t intend to stay there long enough to wait, these offers…

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Bring your favorite passenger: Last chance to buy a Southwest Companion Pass

One of the best deals in domestic travel has long been the Southwest Companion Pass. This benefit is hands-down my favorite airline loyalty program benefit because it allows you to bring a companion with you for free any time you fly, whether your ticket was paid for with money or points. For a very limited time, there is a roundabout way to buy the companion pass and have a companion fly with you for free for…

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Should you use Marriott points to get a Southwest Companion Pass? Introducing the Marriott Travel Package MakeUpYourMinder.

Marriott Travel Package MakeUpYourMinder

Last week I described how I used my Marriott Rewards points to secure a Southwest Companion Pass.  The trick, which will only work through March of this year, is to exchange 270,000 Marriott Rewards points for a Marriott Travel Package consisting of a 7 Night Category 1-5 Certificate and 120,000 Southwest points.  Those Southwest points currently qualify towards the 110,000 points needed for a Companion Pass.  After March 31st, points transferred from hotel programs, like…

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4 shortcuts to the Southwest Companion Pass that still work

Southwest Companion Pass without flying

If you want to be free to fly around the country (and slightly beyond), with a friend, the best deal around is the Southwest Companion Pass. The deal is simple: earn 110,000 Southwest points in one calendar year and you’ll get a Companion Pass valid for the rest of that year and all of the next year. While the Companion Pass is valid, it can be used an unlimited number of times. Simply book a…

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Strange, but true: New Southwest points are worth more BEFORE you get the Companion Pass

Companion Pass Meter

Argument Overview In this post, I argue the following: The redemption value of Southwest Rapid Rewards points, relative to cash, is the same with or without the Companion Pass.  This point hinges on the fact that the Companion Pass allows you to add a companion for free regardless of whether you pay with points or cash. When working towards a Companion Pass, it can be worth “paying” more for qualifying points than you should pay…

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Six ways to secure a Southwest Companion Pass without flying

If you want to be free to fly around the country (and slightly beyond), with a friend, the best deal around is the Southwest Companion Pass.  The deal is simple: earn 110,000 Southwest points in one calendar year and you’ll get a Companion Pass valid for the rest of that year and all of the next year.  While the Companion Pass is valid, it can be used an unlimited number of times.  Simply book a…

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