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Southwest Airlines Changes: New Companion Pass Requirements, Points No Longer Expire

Southwest Airlines has just announced some significant changes to their Rapid Rewards program, including a policy change on their points expiration, and also an increase to Companion Pass requirements. Let's look at the details. Effective immediately,…

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Filed Under: Rapid Rewards, Reward Programs
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How To Use The Southwest Companion Pass

The Companion Pass is probably the best way to get discounts on Southwest Airlines, as you're effectively getting 2-for-1 travel for as long as you have the pass. And before anyone makes a snarky comment about no one at OMAAT flying WN, the last time…

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Adjusts Award Redemption Rates

Southwest Rapid Rewards has been a revenue base frequent flyer program since 2011, on both the earning and redemption side of things. The catch is that it hasn't been quite that straightforward. The number of points you earn depends on the type of fare…

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Filed Under: Rapid Rewards, Reward Programs
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Earning The Southwest Companion Pass: Timing & FAQs

Southwest Airlines offers their famous "Companion Pass" to Rapid Rewards members who earn 110,000 points in a calendar year. This allows you to bring someone along on your flights for just the taxes and fees, so it's a great deal for Southwest flyers.…

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