You will first be considered for a Visa Signature card. If you do not qualify for the Signature card, you will automatically be considered for a Visa Platinum card. The Signature and Platinum cards have different credit availability and benefits. For pricing details, please see link opens in new window Pricing & Terms. Once your account is opened, please see Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Program Rules and Regulations and your credit card benefits materials for rewards and benefits details.
To qualify for your bonus points, you must make Purchases totaling $2,000 or more during the first 3 months from account opening. Government fees as low as $10 are not included. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for bonus points to post to your Rapid Rewards account. (“Purchases” do not include balance transfers, cash advances, cash-like charges such as travelers checks, foreign currency, and money orders, any checks that access your account, overdraft advances, interest, unauthorized or fraudulent charges, or fees of any kind, including an annual fee, if applicable.) To be eligible for this bonus offer, account must be open and not in default at the time of fulfillment. This one-time bonus offer is valid only for first-time Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Credit Card cardmembers with new accounts. Previous and existing Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card cardmembers/accounts are not eligible for this bonus offer. Note: the bonus may be earned on one first-time personal and one first-time business Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card new account.
You will earn 2 points for each $1 of Net Purchases made directly with Southwest Airlines® or AirTran® Airways, including flight, inflight, southwestgiftcard®, Jackpot DealsSM, and Southwest Airlines Vacations package purchases, and at participating A+ Rewards and Rapid Rewards® Hotel and Rental Car Partners. Purchases of AirTran inflight Wi-Fi sessions and cruises booked through southwest.com® or Southwest Airlines Vacations will only earn 1 point for each $1 of Net Purchases. You will earn 1 point for each $1 of all other Net Purchases. You will earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points (TQPs) for each $10,000 of eligible Net Purchases. TQPs are used solely towards elite status qualification. Each year, you will receive 6,000 points after your Anniversary. (“Anniversary” is the date that is twelve months after your enrollment date, and the same date each twelve months thereafter.) (“Net Purchases” are purchases of goods and services made by you or any authorized user on your account minus any returns or refunds, and do not include balance transfers, cash advances, cash-like charges such as travelers checks, foreign currency, and money orders, any checks that access your account, overdraft advances, interest, unauthorized or fraudulent charges, or fees of any kind, including an annual fee, if applicable.) You will also earn 1 point for each $1 of balance transfers for the first 90 days from your enrollment date in the program. Maximum point accumulation on balance transfers is 15,000 points during the first 90 days, which equates to $15,000 in balance transfers. Maximum TQP accumulation is 15,000 points per Year, which equates to $100,000 in Net Purchases. There is no maximum number of points that you can accumulate on Net Purchases. (“Year” means, for your first year as a cardmember, the period beginning with your Enrollment Date through your billing cycle with a December closing date of that same year. For each year thereafter, “Year” means the twelve billing cycle period beginning the day after your billing cycle with a December closing date through your billing cycle with a December closing date of the next year.) See Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Program Rules and Regulations, which will be mailed after your account is established.
First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
Points don’t expire as long as you have flight or Partner earning activity every 24 months. No Blackout Dates and Unlimited Reward Seats apply to flights booked with points.
Fare differences may apply.