Chase Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

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Card Details

Signing Promotion

Earn 25,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account.

Reward Rate

1.00%

Annual Fee

$99

APR, Variable

APR: 15.99% Variable
Cash Advance APR: 19.24%, Variable

Intro APR Promotions

None
Card Features
  • Earn 25,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account.
  • Named 2015 Freddie Award Winner for Best Loyalty Credit Card
  • NEW - Chip-enabled cards with 24/7 fraud monitoring
  • Points Don't Expire, No Blackout Dates, Bags Fly Free®
  • 6,000 points after your Cardmember Anniversary
  • 2 points/$1 spent on Southwest Airlines® purchases and participating Hotel and Car Rental partners
  • 1 point/$1 spent on all other purchases
thumbsupPros
  • No foreign transaction fee
thumbsdownCons
  • Has annual fee
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NerdWallet Review

Author: Lindsay Konsko
If you're a loyal Southwest Airlines customer, the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards(R) Premier Credit Card is a great pick. Although the Rapid Rewards points no longer have a fixed value, the Nerds estimate that each is worth 1.1 cents, which is higher than the industry standard. Plus, since Southwest makes it easy to redeem Rapid Rewards points - you won't bump up against blackout dates, and points never expire - you're almost guaranteed to get a good deal on your award flight bookings.

Other unique card features include the 6,000-mile anniversary bonus, the ability to earn bonus points by shopping with Rapid Rewards partners and a Companion Pass-eligible signup bonus. For more details about this outstanding travel credit card, check out our full editorial review here.

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