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Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card
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Good to Excellent Credit Recommended (670-850) CreditCards.com credit ranges are a variation of FICO® Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.
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Intro Bonus
40,000 pointsEarn 40,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. Plus, earn 3X points on dining, including takeout and eligible delivery services, for the first year.
Reward Rates
3XEarn 3X points on dining, including takeout and eligible delivery services, for the first year.
2XEarn 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® purchases.
1XEarn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
Balance Transfers Intro APR
N/A
Purchases Intro APR
N/A
Regular APR
15.99% - 22.99% Variable
Annual Fee
$149

Great for:

Elevated Southwest flying experience and sign up bonus. Cardholders earn 4 upgraded boardings per year when available, 7,500 bonus anniversary points, and 20% back on in-flight drinks and WiFi.

This is one of several Southwest credit cards included in our list of the best airline credit cards.

Highlights

  • Earn 40,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. Plus, earn 3X points on dining, including takeout and eligible delivery services, for the first year.
  • 7,500 bonus points after your Cardmember anniversary each year.
  • $75 Southwest® travel credit each year.
  • 4 Upgraded Boardings per year when available.
  • 20% back on in-flight drinks and WiFi.
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® purchases.
  • Earn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • No foreign transaction fees.

Features

  • Auto Rental Insurance
    Auto Rental Insurance
  • Concierge Service
    Concierge Service
  • EMV
    EMV
  • Extended Warranty Program
    Extended Warranty Program
  • Free Checked Baggage
    Free Checked Baggage
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement
    Lost Luggage Reimbursement
  • Mobile Pay Ready
    Mobile Pay Ready
  • No Change Fee
    No Change Fee
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
    No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • Purchase Protection
    Purchase Protection
  • Rewards
    Rewards
  • Roadside Assistance
    Roadside Assistance
  • Travel
    Travel
  • Travel Accident Insurance
    Travel Accident Insurance
  • Travel Assistance
    Travel Assistance
  • Visa Signature®
    Visa Signature®
  • Zero Fraud Liability
    Zero Fraud Liability

Staff Review

Editor's Rating:

3.6 out of 5

Our take: The Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card doesn’t have as much heft as most elite airline cards, but it does offer enough value to justify paying the higher fee.

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