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Reminder: Don’t book multiple Southwest reservations on the same day

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Southwest has the best cancellation policy in the business: cancel up to 10 minutes before your flight takes off and get all of your points back and the taxes refunded or get a Southwest credit good for 1 year from the date you booked your flight if you bought a cash ticket. That creates awesome flexibility. It creates so much flexibility that it is tempting to book yourself on multiple flights on the same date…

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Status Match To Southwest A-List, Extended 12 Months With Qualifying Activity

Southwest A-List Status Match

If you currently have status with a U.S. airline, Southwest is offering a status match to A-List status for three months. That’ll then be extended a further year when flying three round trips or six one-ways with them. Here’s a direct link to the landing page about the promotion. To match to A-List status, you need to email Southwest the following: First name Last name Rapid Rewards number Screenshot of current elite status with a…

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Earn Southwest Or La Quinta Points With Marathon Gas & MakeItCount

Marathon Southwest La Quinta

Fuel reward schemes are becoming increasingly popular – Shell Fuel Rewards, BP Driver Rewards, Exxon Speedpass and more. Marathon is getting in on the act and has partnered with MakeItCount. This fuel scheme has an interesting feature – you can earn miles with Southwest Rapid Rewards or La Quinta Returns points. To start earning miles or points, you need to sign up with MakeItCount. When filling up your gas tank at Marathon, you just need to…

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(EXPIRED) Double Rapid Rewards points for trips booked & flown by 6/13

Southwest has been out with a promotion since earlier this month to earn double Rapid Rewards points when you register, book, and fly between April 6th and June 13th. While the promotion was been on for several weeks, a reader reached out on Twitter to remind us that we hadn’t posted it and it seemed noteworthy for those who have booked during the period – especially since the terms indicate to me that you must register…

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Improved Southwest rebooking: easily see if prices went up or down

Southwest is unique in its change policies in that you can change your flight at any time and either pay just the difference in price or receive a refund/travel credit if the price drops — even if you paid in Southwest Rapid Rewards points. While that policy has been awesome, it’s been kind of annoying if you have a lot of Southwest bookings as you had to hunt around a bit to figure out what you…

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Rapid Rewards Revaluation: Southwest’s Wanna Get Away Awards Now Cost More

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Southwest has announced a revaluation of Rapid Rewards redemptions today. Although there are some improvements, this represents a devaluation for the majority of people. In the past, Wanna Get Away fares offered the best value for your Rapid Rewards points as they could be redeemed for ~1.38cpp. Redemptions for Business Select and Anytime fares offered far less value at ~0.83cpp and ~1cpp respectively. Southwest has revalued all three types of fares today, with the cost…

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(EXPIRED) Discounted Travel Gift Cards On eBay: Save On Southwest, Airbnb, Hotels.com & More

Airbnb gift card

There are several different discounted travel gift cards currently available through eBay Daily Deals. The Deals $150 Southwest gift card for $135 (digital card) $100 Airbnb gift card for $90 (digital card) $100 Hotels.com gift card for $90 (physical card) $100 BP gift card for $94 (physical card) $100 Speedway gift card for $94 (physical card) See all eBay Daily Deal gift card offers here Quick Thoughts There’s limited availability of these gift cards, with some deals (like the Airbnb…

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Should everyone open two Chase Southwest cards?

Travel Companion Tickets

This morning, Greg wrote about planning your Chase application strategy (See: The best Chase cards that ARE subject to 5/24 rule). A few months ago, standing on the cusp of 5/24, my wife opened two of those cards — two Southwest Airlines credit cards — in order to earn herself a Southwest Companion Pass with her final Chase slots for the next couple of years. Should that be everyone’s strategy? Here’s what really prompted the…

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