If you’ve longed for a Southwest Airlines Companion Pass but were daunted by the requirements to earn one, a limited-time offer on the airline’s consumer credit cards might be just the ticket.
New cardholders will receive a promotional Companion Pass plus 30,000 Rapid Rewards points if they apply for and are approved for one of the cards listed below by Feb. 11 and meet the spending requirement of $4,000 in purchases within three months. Eligible cards are:
How it works
A traditional Southwest Companion Pass lets you choose one person to fly with you for free with the exception of taxes and fees starting at $5.60 one way. Fly enough with a partner, and it can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year on plane tickets. This limited-time promotional Companion Pass, however, differs in two key ways:
- The good news: To earn this pass, you only need to meet the spending requirement within three months.