Southwest Airlines has a new offer for buying or gifting Rapid Rewards points and getting up to 40% bonus until October 1, 2015.
A flight attendant for Southwest Airlines apparently had a very strong reaction to some of his medication while working a flight from Birmingham, AL to Dallas, TX.
During the safety demonstration the man first missed to switch on his microphone, then slurred words and finally fell asleep while suddenly waking up a short moment later. [click to continue…]
Southwest Airlines has launched a targeted but widely available double Rapid Rewards points offer.
The offer is valid for flights that are both booked and flown between September 14 – November 18, 2015, and required registration. [click to continue…]
A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me an email he had received from Southwest promoting up to 2,000 bonus Rapid Rewards points per hotel booking.
You must do the booking on Southwest’s website in September and consume the stays between September 1 – December 31, 2015, to be eligible for the bonus points. [click to continue…]
A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email earlier today with a screenshot of Wyndham Rewards website stating that the partnership was ending effective August 31, 2015.
And that indeed seems to be the case. When you log into your account and have a look at the airline partner options, there is a note in red about this change. [click to continue…]
Rocketmiles has launched an offer for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards members that also have Southwest affiliated credit card product.
When you use the Southwest credit card to pay for the stay, you will receive 5,000 bonus points in addition to the 1,000 to 5,000 Rapid Rewards points that you earn for each night. The offer is valid for bookings made (don’t need to be consumed) by September 30, 2015. [click to continue…]
United States Justice Department has opened an investigation whether American, Delta, Southwest and United have colluded in expansion plans.
The airlines have signaled to each other “capacity discipline” to keep the fares high by not introducing more capacity. [click to continue…]
Here are seven reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.
Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however. [click to continue…]
Choice Privileges has new promotion 1,800 Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards points per stay instead of just 600 from May 1 to July 31, 2015.
You must choose to earn airlines miles for the stay and have Southwest Airlines as the partner. [click to continue…]
J.D. Power released yesterday its 2015 North America Airline Satisfaction Study that measures the customer satisfaction of legacy and low-cost carriers.
The study is based on 11,354 passengers that flew with the airlines between March 2014 and March 2015. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has various Travel Packages redemption options where for instance you get a 7 night hotel award + a variable number of airline miles in your chosen airline for a set number of points.
In my opinion, this is the best way to use Marriott Rewards points. You get a 7 night hotel award and then can “purchase” airlines miles at ONE Marriott Rewards point per ONE mile with Package 1 airlines. [click to continue…]
Southwest Airlines may have some trouble in Atlanta (did the AirTran acquisition go wrong?), as the airline is now offering a Companion Pass for three return flights that originate and terminate in the city between February 13 – May 17, 2015.
Southwest has listed a number of ZIP codes that are eligible for this offer (your account must be registered in one of them). [click to continue…]