Southwest’s Double Tier Points Promo Going Nationwide

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Southwest’s launched a promotion for double Rapid Rewards points nationwide and double tier points for flights to/from Milwaukee on February 4, 2013. Now, Southwest is extending the double tier promotion nationwide.

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This double tier points promotion is valid for flights from February 20 to May 15, 2013. Note that only tickets issued after February 4, 2013, are eligible for both double tier points and double Rapid Rewards points promotion. You can access Southwest’s web page for this promotion here.

Southwest made a change that from February 14 onwards only tickets issued by Southwest sales channels are eligible for these bonuses.

Conclusion

Not sure if Southwest’s forward looking bookings are on the softer side that may explain the reason for these unusual double tier and points promotion nationwide.

Here are terms and conditions of these promotions:

Nationwide Double Points and Double Tier Qualifying Points Promotion Terms and Conditions:  Effective February 20, 2013, the Nationwide Double Points and Double Tier Qualifying Points promotion will replace the Nationwide Double Points and Milwaukee Double Tier Qualifying Points promotions.  Member must register for this promotion between February 20, 2013 and May 15, 2013.  Members who have already registered for the Nationwide Double Points and Milwaukee Double Tier Qualifying Points promotions between February 4, 2013 and February 19, 2013 will be automatically registered for this promotion, and additional registration is not required.  Registration must be completed prior to commencement of travel.  Travel must be booked through Southwest Airlines between February 4, 2013 and May 15, 2013.  Travel must be completed between February 20, 2013 and May 15, 2013.  Qualifying bookings that were traveled between February 4, 2013 and February 19, 2013 will be awarded bonus points in accordance with the original Nationwide Double Points and Milwaukee Double Tier Qualifying Points promotion.  Rapid Rewards account number must be entered at the time of booking.  Rapid Rewards earned points are calculated using base fare and excise tax.  Member will receive 12 bonus points and 12 bonus Tier Qualifying Points per dollar spent on Business Select Fares, ten bonus points and ten bonus Tier Qualifying Points per dollar spent on Anytime Fares, and six bonus points and six bonus Tier Qualifying Points per dollar spent on Wanna Get Away? Fares.  Bonus points are in addition to the standard flight points earned through Rapid Rewards.  Bonus points will count toward A-List and A-List Preferred qualification.  Bonus points will not count toward Companion Pass qualification.  Member will receive Rapid Rewards Bonus Points within four days of completion of entire ticket.  Award, Companion Pass, Southwest Vacation Packages, Jackpot Deals®, and reward travel do not qualify for this promotion.  Changes made to the itinerary after purchase may eliminate qualification for promotion.  All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply.

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Nationwide Double Points Promotion Terms and Conditions:  Member must register for this promotion between February 4, 2013 and May 15, 2013, and registration must be completed prior to commencement of travel.  Valid on new reservations only.  Travel must be booked on southwest.com®, swabiz.com®, or any Southwest Airlines distribution channel between February 4, 2013 and May 15, 2013.  Travel must be completed between February 4, 2013 and May 15, 2013.  Rapid Rewards® account number must be entered at the time of booking.  Rapid Rewards earned points are calculated using base fare and excise tax.  Member will receive 12 bonus points per dollar spent on Business Select Fares, ten bonus points per dollar spent on Anytime Fares, and six bonus points per dollar spent on Wanna Get Away? Fares.  Bonus points are in addition to the standard flight points earned through Rapid Rewards.  Bonus points will not count toward A-List, A-List Preferred, and Companion Pass qualification.  Member will receive Rapid Rewards Bonus Points within four days of completion of entire ticket.  Award, Companion Pass, Southwest Vacation Packages, Jackpot Deals®, and reward travel do not qualify for this promotion.  Changes made to the itinerary after purchase may eliminate qualification for promotion.  All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply.  **Effective February 14, 2013, only flights booked through Southwest Airlines are eligible for this promotion.**

Milwaukee Double Tier Qualifying Points Promotion Terms and Conditions:  Member must register for this promotion between February 4, 2013 and May 15, 2013, and registration must be completed prior to commencement of travel. Valid on new reservations only.  Travel must be booked on southwest.com, swabiz.com, or any Southwest Airlines distribution channel between February 4, 2013 and May 15, 2013 for travel into or out of Milwaukee.  Milwaukee travel must be completed between February 4, 2013 and May 15, 2013.  Member will receive 12 bonus Tier Qualifying Points per dollar spent on Business Select Fares, ten bonus Tier Qualifying Points on Anytime Fares, and six bonus Tier Qualifying Points per dollar spent on Wanna Get Away? Fares.  Bonus points will count toward A-List and A-List Preferred qualification.  Bonus points will not count toward Companion Pass qualification.  Member will receive bonus Tier Qualifying Points within four days after completion of entire ticket.  Award, Companion Pass, Southwest Vacation Packages, Jackpot Deals, and reward travel do not qualify for promotion.  Changes made to the itinerary after purchase may eliminate qualification for this promotion. Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply.  **Effective February 14, 2013, only flights booked through Southwest Airlines are eligible for this promotion.**

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