Southwest Rapid Rewards California A-List Status Match Offer Between August 31 – December 15, 2017

Southwest has extended new status match offer for Rapid Rewards members that have their account address in California.

Southwest Rapid Rewards California Status Match

Members can get instant A-List status, if having elite status with any US based airline, through December 31, 2017 and can extend it by year (December 31, 2018) by flowing six segment by the end of the year.

You can access this offer on Southwest’s website here.

Registration is, however, by email only:

Email address:

1. Enter First Name:
2. Enter Last Name:
3. Provide Rapid Rewards Number:
4. Attach a screenshot of current elite status with a U.S. based carrier, other than Southwest Airlines:

Here are the A-List benefits:

Southwest Rapid Rewards California Status Match Benefits


Expedited security at the airports (where available), priority check in and free same-day stand by are the main benefits of this status level. You get modest point bonus (25%) too.

Here are the terms and conditions of this promotion:

*Free same-day standby is not available at Southwest® kiosks. Please see a Customer Service Agent at the airport for this benefit. Free same-day standby will be provided for A-List and A-List Preferred Members traveling prior to the original scheduled departure, between the same city pairs, on the original date of travel, where a seat is available. On flights that do not meet these qualifications, A-List and A-List Preferred Members will receive priority standby and will be required to pay the difference in fare if a seat becomes available. If an A-List or A-List Preferred Member is traveling on a multiple-Passenger reservation, free same-day standby and priority standby will not be provided for non-A-List or non-A-List Preferred Members in the same reservation.

**For a complete list of available Fly By locations, visit

†Rapid Rewards® named the loyalty program with the best reward seat availability seven years running. Source: As reported in the Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey, May 11, 2016 at

Member must enroll for this promotion between August 31, 2017 and December 15, 2017. Registration and promotional A-List status confirmation must be completed prior to booking travel to receive A-List benefits. Promotional A-List status is valid through December 31, 2017. To be eligible to receive complimentary promotional A-List status, the Member must (a) be a resident in the state of California; (b) be an elite status member on another domestic airline; (c) submit proof of his or her other current airline elite card or statement, name, and Rapid Rewards account number and all of the foregoing must be verified by Southwest Airlines®. Existing A-List Members are exempt from the promotional offer. Promotional A-List status confirmation typically takes place within two weeks of registration and verification process. Log in to your account at® to verify your promotional A-List status has been activated. During this promotional period, you will not receive an A-List card, but you will receive all A-List status benefits on all flights booked after registering, when you provide your Rapid Rewards account number when making your reservation. To extend promotional A-List status through December 31, 2018, after completion of registration, Member must book and complete three qualifying round trip revenue flights (or six one-way revenue flights), between August 31, 2017 and December 15, 2017. A qualifying one-way flight for A-List status is a one-way revenue flight on Southwest Airlines from an origin city to a destination city, including any intermediate stops and/or connections on Southwest Airlines. A qualifying round trip flight for A-List status is a round trip revenue flight on Southwest Airlines from an origin city to a destination city and back to the originating airport or carrier-recognized co-terminal. Valid on new reservations booked within the promotional time period only. Companion Pass, Southwest Vacations® packages, charter, group travel, and reward travel do not qualify for this promotion. Changes made to an itinerary after purchase may eliminate qualification for promotion. Upon qualifying to extend promotional A-List status through December 31, 2018, you will receive an A-List tier card within 15 business days. If A-List status is earned by flying 25 qualifying one-way flights or earning 35,000 tier qualifying points in the calendar year while qualified for promotional A-List status, the regular A-List status will supersede the promotional A-List status, entitling the Member to A-List status through December 31, 2018. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply and can be found at

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