Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card Review Credit Card 4 2017-01-13 11:56:04

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card Review

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Rating:
Bottom Line:
A great option for those who like to travel on Southwest Airlines and earn unlimited points, 50,000 points after spending $2K in first 3 months

Full Review:
Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card rewards it's users with points that can be used on Southwest flights, international flights, hotel stays, rental cars and a variety of other options. In our Travel Rewards Credit Card Analysis, these points had a fairly high flight redemption value of $1.78 per $100 spent. Plus, cardholders can earn 50,000 points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months and will receive 3,000 bonus point on their cardmember anniversary each year. As a bonus, there are no bag fees. Although the $69 annual fee and the foreign transaction fees (3% of each transaction in U.S. dollars) might be off-putting for some, if you are a frequent flier, this could be the perfect card for your traveling needs.

Rewards
  • Earn 50,000 points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open
  • Earn unlimited points that don't expire as long as your account is open
  • 3,000 points after your cardmember anniversary every year
  • 2 points/$1 spent on Southwest® and participating Rapid Rewards® Hotel and Car Rental partners purchases
  • 1 point/$1 spent on all other purchases
  • No blackout dates or seat restrictions
  • Bags fly free®
  • No change fees

Fees and APR
  • Annual Fee: $69.
  • Foreign Transaction Fees: 3% of each transaction in U.S. dollars.
  • Purchase APR: See Issuer's Terms.
  • Balance Transfer APR: See Issuer's Terms.
  • Balance Transfer Fee: Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.


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Card Details

Purchase APR:16.49 - 23.49% variable
Features:50,000 points after spending $2K in first 3 months, 2 points per $1 spent on all Southwest Airlines and participating hotel & car rental partners; 1 point per $1 on all other purchase
Annual Fee:$69
Credit Needed:Excellent

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