Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card
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- Intro Bonus
- 40,000 points Earn 40,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months
- Reward Rates
- 2X 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® purchases and Rapid Rewards® hotel and car rental partner purchases.
- 1X 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
- Balance Transfers Intro APR
- Purchases Intro APR
- Regular APR
- 18.24% - 25.24% Variable
- Annual Fee
- Earn 40,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.
- 3,000 bonus points after your Cardmember anniversary.
- 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® purchases and Rapid Rewards® hotel and car rental partner purchases.
- 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
- Earn unlimited points that don't expire as long as your card account is open.
- All points earned with either card count towards Companion Pass.
- No blackout dates or seat restrictions.
- Redeem your points for flights, hotel stays, gift cards, access to events, and more.
Our take: Frequent Southwest fliers and anyone planning a big vacation in the coming months will benefit most from the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus card, but would-be jet-setters should be wary of limited options for global travel.