Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card

  • – Earn 50,000 Rapid Rewards points
  • – Earn 2x bonus points for Southwest purchases
  • – No blackout dates on redemptions

Our Review

Attention Southwest Flyers, here’s a card we’re pretty sure you’ll want to check out. With the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus card you’ll earn 50,000 points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open. Plus, you’ll earn 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® and Rapid Rewards® purchases and participating Hotel and Car Rental partners, and 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases. There’s an annual fee of $69, which isn’t waived for the first year.

This card is great for U.S. domestic travel and points earned on this card do count towards the Southwest companion fare!

The Facts

  • Earn 50,000 points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open
  • Earn unlimited points that don’t expire as long as your account is open
  • 3,000 points after your cardmember anniversary every year
  • 2 points/$1 spent on Southwest® and participating Rapid Rewards® Hotel and Car Rental partners purchases
  • 1 point/$1 spent on all other purchases
  • No blackout dates or seat restrictions
  • Bags fly free®
  • No change fees

Verdict

If you’re a Southwest flyer, this is a card you should consider!