Southwest Companion Pass Year End Considerations and Preparations

Tweet I’ve written a few times about the Southwest Companion Pass.  The Companion Pass is undoubtably the best frequent flyer incentive for domestic travel. With a calendar year end coming up quickly, it’s important for you to review your Southwest Companion Pass strategy. A Quick Southwest Companion Pass Review Earn 110,000 qualifying Southwest points in […]

Amazing Southwest Companion Pass Opportunity Open Again | 50,000 Southwest Bonus

Tweet One of the best domestic airlines for the frugal traveler is Southwest. They save us nearly a hundred dollars in baggage every time we fly. One of the best credit card reward benefits is the Southwest Companion Pass.  However, you can only pull off the companion pass maneuver when Souhwest is offering a 50,000 […]

Southwest and AirTran Points Merging | Your Quick Guide to Maximizing Points and Credits

Tweet Effective immediately, you can now transfer AirTran credits and Southwest points back and forth.  This is the first step in the upcoming full merger between AirTran and Southwest. As always, there are benefits available for customers because right now there are some extended number of choices available. A Quick Overview of the Transfer Possibilities Between […]

Southwest Companion Pass: How to Get Two Years of Free Southwest Flights in 15 minutes

Tweet Update: The 50,000 Southwest offer is no longer available as of March 1st, 2012. In the fall of 2011, I wrote about the possibility of earning enough miles for a Southwest Airlines Companion Pass. The key benefit of the Companion Pass is that you can have a designated person fly with you for free! […]

Ultimate Rewards Alert: Points Soon to Transfer to Southwest Rapid Rewards

Tweet Ultimate Rewards has been positioning itself as a serious competitor to the American Express Membership Rewards program (or is AMEX now the competitor?). I thought this post would be a good follow up to Monday’s post where I introduced the Rapid Rewards Program. When I wrote about how Ultimate Rewards are gaining on Membership […]

Southwest Rapid Rewards Program Introduction and Overview

Tweet Today, we’re continuing a series where I’ll be featuring some of the basic, introductory material about different award programs.  Today we’re featuring the Southwest Rapid Rewards Program.  That way if you’re new to the ‘game’, you can just read this cheat sheet rather than trying to compile all the information by yourself.  If you’re […]

Why the Southwest Credit Card is Nearly Perfect for Domestic US Travelers

Tweet This week I was having an email conversation with someone. We were discussing the Southwest credit card. Almost mid-sentence, I started feeling like a sleazy salesman. I was really pushing hard for her to consider this card because I felt like it would suit her travel needs well and was a great value. I […]