Southwest Airlines is now also running a promotion with their online shopping portal where you can earn up to 2,000 points by taking an extra minute and finding your online retailer through their site first. This is in addition to the 3,000 mile bonus with United and the 2,000 mile bonus with American. If you are shopping online a bunch in the next few weeks, you could definitely rack up a ton of bonus points/miles for something you’d be doing anyways! This bonus goes through August 18, 2017.
- Spend at least $125 and earn 250 bonus points
- Spend at least $300 and earn 900 bonus points
- Spend at least $550 and earn 2,000 bonus points
For those not familiar with an online shopping portal, essentially you go through the shopping portal first (in this case Southwest), search for your online merchant, and you’ll then be taken directly to that merchants online website. At that point, you’ll shop how you normally would as if you went to the merchants site to begin with. It takes an extra minute and allows you to earn points or miles on the way. The bonus described above is for cumulative spend and doesn’t need to be in a single transaction.
Enjoy your bonus points!