Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card Review Credit Card 5 2015-12-23 11:31:00

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card Review

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card
Rating:
Bottom Line:
A great option for those who like to travel on Southwest Airlines and earn unlimited points, 25,000 points after spending $1K in first 3 months

Full Review:
Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card rewards it's users with points that can be used on Southwest flights, international flights (new!), 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 $1.81 per $100 spent. Plus, cardholders can earn 25,000 points after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months. As a bonus, there are no foreign transaction fees if you use the card out of country. Although the $99 annual fee might put some off, if you are a frequent flier this could be the perfect card for your travelling needs.



Highlights
  • Earn 25,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.
  • Named 2015 Freddie Award Winner for Best Loyalty Credit Card
  • Chip-enabled cards with 24/7 fraud monitoring
  • Points Don't Expire, No Blackout Dates, Bags Fly Free®
  • 6,000 points after your Cardmember Anniversary every year
  • 2 points/$1 spent on Southwest Airlines® purchases and participating Hotel and Car Rental partners
  • 1 point/$1 spent on all other purchases

Rewards
  • No blackout dates, unlimited reward seats, and points don't expire.
  • Earn 25,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account.
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest Airlines purchases and participating Hotel and Car Rental partners.
  • Earn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 6,000 bonus points every year after your Cardmember Anniversary.




Fees and APR
  • Annual Fee: $99.
  • Foreign Transaction Fees: none
  • Purchase APR: 16.24% variable.
  • Balance Transfer: Purchase APR applies. Balance transfers fee is $5, or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.


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Card Details

Purchase APR:16.24% variable
Features:25,000 points after spending $1K 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:$99
Credit Needed:Excellent

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