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Southwest to Hawaii: Get your Companion Passes ready

Southwest announced late last night that they are finally starting service to Hawaii in 2018. Companion Pass holders rejoice — two-for-one tickets to Hawaii will be huge for those with the points, and the extra competition could mean better prices for everyone. We don’t know from which airports they will service Hawaii, but we can surmise from the promotion for an easy Companion Pass for California residents that they intend to fly from California.   Get a Companion…

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60K Southwest Rapid Rewards sign up offers on all 3 Southwest credit cards

Chase has increased the offers on all three Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Cards, with each offering a sign-up bonus of 60,000 points after minimum spend. This means it is possible for those under 5/24 to open two cards, meet the spend, and receive a Southwest Companion Pass. As a reminder, a Companion Pass is awarded after earning 110,000 Rapid Rewards points in a calendar year. Not all kinds of points count — see our Complete Guide to the Southwest…

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Our Complete Guide to the Southwest Companion Pass

The Southwest Companion Pass is, without a doubt, one of the best values in domestic travel. Recently, one of the ways to earn the companion pass ended: transfers from hotel partners no longer count towards Companion Pass qualification. However, before that change took place on March 31st, many readers took advantage of the ability to buy points and convert them for a pass. As such, we’ve received a number of questions about both the Southwest…

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Secured Southwest Companion Pass and 7 Night Stay. Now where should we go?

Yesterday, I called Marriott’s Platinum Elite phone line (800-399-4229) in order to book a Travel Package.  Marriott travel packages are awards in which you exchange Marriott Rewards points for airline miles plus a certificate for a 7 night stay.  You do not need to use the airline miles as part of the trip in which you book your stay.  The number of Marriott Rewards points required depends on which package you select (e.g. which type…

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Southwest Business 60K Offer is Back!

The Chase Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Business Card is now available with a 60,000 point after $3K spend signup offer! Points earned from Southwest credit cards do count towards the Southwest Companion Pass.  To get the Companion Pass, you must earn 110,000 points within a calendar year.  Once you’ve earned those points, the pass is good for an unlimited number of free companion flights for the rest of that calendar year and all of…

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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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