Stop whatever the HECK you’re doing and listen up.
Southwest’s highest level of elite status, the Companion Pass, literally JUST NOW became the easiest perk to earn, EVER…
All you have to do is sign-up for one of Southwest’s popular credit cards 😮
But before I spill the beans on this RED-HOT news that just dropped, let me tell you a little bit about what the Companion Pass is and why people drool over the prospect of having it.
The Companion Pass allows you to bring a companion with you on EVERY flight you take, free of charge, for an entire year (or longer). It’s basically a year’s worth of BOGO coupons for Southwest’s flights.
The only caveats are that you still have to pay the mandatory (but minimal) taxes and fees per flight, and that you can only choose one person as your year-long companion.
So you can’t go choosing unlimited people to bring on different flights.
However, you can change this companion during the course of the year, but only a few times… so choose wisely 😏
And especially with Valentine’s Day around the corner, I think y’all know what you should get your significant other…
Since there’s NO LIMIT to how many times you can use this perk, the value you get out of it will depend on how frequently you fly.
For example, let’s say you and your companion fly this round-trip between Boston and Los Angeles.
You could theoretically get about $600 of free flights from that one trip alone, let alone if you used the perk two, three, four, fi— you get the idea.
Now let me state this loud and clear: The Southwest Companion Pass is normally really difficult to earn. There are some shortcuts you can take, but there is simply no good way to earn it without flying on Southwest a LOT.
For reference, here are the normal requirements for earning Southwest Companion Pass, along with the two tiers of elite status below it:
100 flights with a single airline in just one year is not an easy feat… Nor is earning 135,000 qualifying points, though that’s definitely easier than the former option.
Once you’ve earned it, however, you will have the Companion Pass for the rest of the year… and the entire year after. 😮
But here’s the kicker: NONE OF THAT MATTERS.
I’m saying that because right now, a few of Southwest’s credit cards will give you a full year of Companion Pass just for signing up, along with a stack of Southwest points.
❌ No flights
❌ No racking up qualifying points
All you need to do is click a few buttons and meet some spending requirements. Oh, and by the way, Southwest’s entry level card, the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card, only costs $69 a year to hold 🤯
And if you’re interested in the airline’s more mid-tiered cards, you can browse both the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card and the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card which are also offering this Companion Pass perk!
As I mentioned, THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST THINGS THAT HAS EVER HAPPENED. But the offer is only valid for a limited time.
So don’t miss your chance to get a year’s worth of free flights for you and your boo 👇