Southwest Airlines Double Rapid Rewards Points Through August 31, 2020

Southwest Airlines has launched a new offer to drive member bookings and flights through August 31, 2020.

Rapid Rewards members will earn double points for flights that are both booked and flown within the promotional period.

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

The number of points you earn is dependent on the fare type you buy:

  • Wanna Get Away = 6 points per dollar (12 during this promotion)
  • Anytime = 10 points per dollar (20 during this promotion)
  • Business Select = 12 points per dollar (24 during this promotion)

Conclusion

The value of a Rapid Rewards point used for Wanna Getaway fares is 1.4 cents, Anytime Fares 1 cent, and Business Select 0.83. You get the most bang for your buck if you earn on Business fares and then redeem for Wanna Get Away.

Let’s see if other airlines in the United States will release double miles offers to match Southwest.

Here are the terms and conditions of this promotion:

Earn double Rapid Rewards® points between May 12 and August 31, 2020

To register for this promotion, you will need to provide your Rapid Rewards account number at the time of registration. If you do not have a Rapid Rewards account number, you may register for an account by going online to Southwest.com/rapidrewards. Rapid Rewards accounts are free.

Member must register for this promotion between May 12 and August 31, 2020, and registration must be completed prior to booking and commencement of travel. Valid on new qualifying flights booked within the promotional time period. Member’s qualifying flight must be booked through Southwest Airlines® between May 12 and August 31, 2020 for travel between May 12 and August 31, 2020. Member’s flight must be completed between May 12 and August 31, 2020. Member’s Rapid Rewards account number must be entered at the time of booking Member’s qualifying flight to earn double Rapid Rewards points for that flight.

A qualifying flight is a one-way revenue flight on Southwest Airlines from an origin city to a destination city, including any intermediate stops and/or connections or 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. Travel booked or flown prior to registration for this promotion is not eligible for the double points offer.

Rapid Rewards earned points are calculated using base fare. Member will receive 12 bonus points per dollar spent on Business Select® fares, 10 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, or Companion Pass qualification.

Member will receive double Rapid Rewards points within four days after completion of entire ticket. Charter flights, group travel, Companion Pass, Southwest Vacations® packages, and reward travel do not qualify for this promotion. Valid on Southwest Airlines published scheduled service. Changes made to the itinerary after purchase may eliminate qualification for promotion.

All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply and can be found at Southwest.com/rrterms.

To register for the promotion visit Southwest.com/rapidrewards/promotion?f=240yyavcp.

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