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Final Call! Last Week to Transfer Hotel Points for Southwest Companion Pass

I wrote about this at the beginning of the month, but wanted to give you one last and final reminder that March 31st is the last day for points transferred from partner hotels to count towards the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass. This means the points must hit your account by this date, so the transfer…

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Only a Few Weeks Left to Transfer Hotel Points for the Southwest Companion Pass

Transferring hotel points over to Southwest is one of the easier ways to accrue points for the amazing Southwest Airlines Companion Pass. To earn the pass, you must earn 110,000 qualifying points in a calendar year (points do not carry over year to year). Staring April 1st, points transferred from partner hotels will NOT count as…

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10 Transfer Opportunities to Take Advantage of the Southwest Companion Pass

The Southwest Airlines Companion Pass is by far my favorite thing in the entire points and miles world. It allows a companion to fly with you for FREE (plus minimal taxes) an UNLIMITED number of times during the length of the pass. To earn the Southwest Airlines companion pass, you need a total of 110,000…

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Update to Earn Southwest Companion Pass Points by Combining Many 1-800-FLOWERS Offers!

Earlier today I wrote about a way to combine a bunch of different 1-800-Flowers promotions to help you earn qualifying companion pass points for cheap. This includes an Amex Offer + 1,000 Southwest bonus points + shopping portal bonus. During that post, my entire analysis assumed that the Amex Offer required you to purchase a…

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Earn Southwest Companion Pass Points by Combining Many 1-800-FLOWERS Offers!

UPDATE: The terms of the Amex offer states “in 1 or more transaction”.  The analysis I did below assumed the $50 spend has to be in a single transaction disregard the analysis below and will re-post later today with correct analysis  this is actually a good thing!! Earlier today I wrote about an Amex Offer…

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Did You Purchase SPG Points for Southwest Companion Pass? What to do Now?!

Over the past few months I wrote about a strategic way to to earn the Southwest Companion Pass by purchasing SPG points. During the months of October, November, and December, Starwood was selling SPG points with a nice bonus attached – up to 50%! The strategy included finding three accounts that had the 50% offer, purchasing 30,000…

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Rocketmiles Counting Towards Southwest Companion Pass?

A few weeks ago I booked myself a hotel room at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC through the third-party hotel booking site Rocketmiles. I’ll write more about why I booked with Rocketmiles vs. directly through the hotel in another post. And for those unfamiliar with Rocketmiles, it is a hotel booking site where you can…

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Earning the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass with an Online Shopping Portal

Last week I wrote a post on how to earn the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass for 2016 and 2017. If you are new to this “pass”, it allows you to have a companion fly with you an UNLIMITED number of times for FREE (plus taxes) on ALL Southwest flights, regardless if you use points or cash.…

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50,000 Points for Southwest Airlines Credit Cards is Back!

The Southwest credit card keeps on going back and forth between 25,000 points and 50,000 points, but I am happy to announce that the Premier version of both the personal and business card are currently offering the higher 50,000 point offer. As of right now I cannot find a working link for the Plus version of…

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When to Meet Minimum Spend for the Southwest Airlines Credit Card?

It is no secret that applying for the Southwest Airlines credit card will help you towards earning the Southwest Airlines companion pass. If this is how you plan to earn the unlimited companion pass read on to ensure you apply and meeting your minimum spend during the right time. Once you accrue the necessary 110,000…

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