Earn up to 40,000 bonus points with the Southwest Rapid Rewards cards


Chase has updated the sign-up bonuses for the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card, the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card and the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card. Now, cardholders who spend $1,000 in the first three months of card membership will receive 40,000 bonus points. This update marks the end of the latest limited-time offer on all three Southwest cards, and it is not the highest in their history.

Along with their sign-up bonuses, the Southwest cards offer several other opportunities to earn Rapid Rewards points. Read on to see how, by combining the bonuses and credit card referrals, you can potentially earn enough points to reach the ultimate perk: the Southwest Companion Pass.

Which Southwest card is better in the first year?

Due to the similarities among the Plus, Premier and Priority cards, it may be difficult to tell which one is better during the first year. As you can see from the following table, the cards share identical sign-up bonuses and rewards rates.

The biggest difference is the cards’ annual fees…Read more>>