California Residents Only: Earn Southwest Companion Pass for ONE Year With New Southwest Card Approval

I will start by apologizing for non-California residents. Chase and Southwest kept this quiet but the internet won’t allow. For folks in the other 49 states, let’s hope this is a pilot and you are all next. For California residents Chase and Southwest have put […]

Southwest Airlines is Heading to Hawaii – Here is What We Know

Love or hate them, Southwest is making big waves with their Hawaii announcement. As expected, there are plenty of online comments from the typical “air greyhound” folks reiterating how they will never fly Southwest for 6 hours straight. I am fine with that, the rest […]

Southwest Just Killed The Flight Map Search On Their Site – Getaway Finder

This is not good, I am a Southwest loyalist and this makes me upset. Alyssa and I have held Companion Pass for the last three-or-so years and it has saved us thousands of dollar… er.. points. At some point last month, Southwest decided to retire […]


Short Haul Flights Across the US Starting at Just $49 One-Way – American/United/Southwest/Delta

Southwest kicked off their biannual sale with $49 one-ways beginning on 6/6. It looks like other airlines are following Southwest’s example by pricing-matching on many routes! $49 flights this fall Here is what we know with Southwest’s sale, perhaps others: • You must book by […]


Did You Know You Can Use Your Southwest Points to Book Flights to Hawaii and Europe?

When you think of redeeming Southwest points, does Europe and Hawaii come to mind? If it doesn’t, you’re in luck. I am going to show you how to redeem your Rapid Rewards on partner airlines. These partner redemptions only get you 1 cent per point, […]


Hurry – Get 10% Off Southwest Airlines Flights when Purchasing Gift Cards + 5x Points via Chase Ink

If you are a Chase Ink 5x cardholder and a Southwest traveler, this is a great opportunity! Link to deal Digital Gifts Via PayPal Digital Gifts on eBay, you can purchase $100 Southwest gift cards for just $90. IE: 10% off Southwest travel. You can also click-through […]

I Scored an A18 Boarding Position on Southwest Without Paying Anything – Here’s How You Can Improve Yours

Southwest is like that reliable restaurant you frequent. It may not be the fanciest or have a broad menu, but it’s predictable. I like predictable, even if the glam-factor is lacking. Boarding Southwest and getting a good seat can be either smooth or dreadful, you just […]


This Southwest Credit Card Sign Up Bonus Requires Only $1,000 Minimum Spend – 40,000

I try not to post much about credit cards since a bazillion other blogs get paid to do that. This credit card bonus, 40,000 Southwest points, has motivated me to say something.   Direct Link to Application     Only 40k? Yes, only 40,000 Southwest […]

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I Just Learned Something Crazy About Southwest’s Cancellation Policy – On Accident

It’s no secret, I have a special place in my heart for Southwest. Everything about their “no fee” policy makes me a happy flyer. I don’t expect a first class flying experience, but it is very predictable. Alyssa and I have Companion Pass, which means […]

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How to Earn Southwest Companion Pass in 2017 & 2018

There is no doubt, Southwest Companion Pass is one of the most valuable travel perks around. For those unfamiliar, Companion Pass allows one person to travel for free with you on ANY Southwest flight. Before I discuss the easiest ways to earn Companion Pass, let’s […]