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Southwest Business Credit Cards New Offer – Earn up to 120,000 Points

Southwest Business Credit Cards New Offer – Earn up to 120,000 Points

Southwest® Rapid Rewards® Performance Business Credit Card

  • Rewards

    Earn 4X points on Southwest® purchases; 3X points on Rapid Rewards® hotel and car rental partners; 2X points on ride sharing; 2X points on social media and search engine advertising, internet, cable and phone services; 1X points on all other purchases

  • Welcome Bonus

    Earn up to 120,000 points. Earn 80,000 points after you spend $5,000 in purchases in the first 3 months from account opening and another 40,000 points when you spend $15,000 in 9 months.

  • Annual contribution

    $199 applied to first invoice

  • Introduction to APR

  • Regular APR

  • Balance transfer costs

  • Foreign transaction fees

  • Credit needed

FDIC Membership. Terms and Conditions Apply.

  • Bonus counts toward earning a Southwest Companion Pass
  • Generous ongoing benefits
  • Free employee cards

  • Higher annual fee
  • No introductory APR offer
  • Not as rewarding as other cards for certain purchases

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Southwest® Rapid Rewards® Premier Business Credit Card

  • Rewards

    Earn 3X points on Southwest® purchases; 2X points on local public transportation and commuting, including ridesharing; 2X points on Rapid Rewards® hotel and auto partners; 1X points on all other purchases

  • Welcome Bonus

    Earn up to 120,000 points. Earn 60,000 points after you spend $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months from account opening and another 60,000 points when you spend $15,000 in 9 months.

  • Annual contribution

  • Introduction to APR

  • Regular APR

  • Balance transfer costs

  • Foreign transaction fees

  • Credit needed

To qualify for the bonus offer on either card, you must not currently own the card and must not have received a new cardholder bonus for the card in the past 24 months.

If that applies to you, then all you have to do is spend money on the card to earn the bonus points. Here are the details:

  • The Performance Business card requires you to spend $5,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening to earn 80,000 points. If you spend $15,000 within 9 months of account opening, you’ll earn an additional 40,000 points to bring your total to 120,000 bonus points.
  • For the Premier Business card, you need to spend $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening to earn 60,000 points. If you spend $15,000 within 9 months of account opening, you’ll get an additional 60,000 points. Again, the total bonus point amount is 120,000.

One way to get a Companion Pass is to earn 135,000 points within a calendar year. Once you reach that threshold, you will have your Companion Pass for the remainder of the calendar year in which you earned it, plus the full year after that.

Since this benefit allows one person to fly with you for free (except for any taxes and fees), you’ll want to use the validity of your pass for as long as possible before you become eligible again.

We’re roughly halfway through 2024, but if you think you can write off $15,000 in spending on the card in a short period of time, the 120,000 points from the bonus and the (minimum) 15,000 points you earn from that spending will qualify you for the Companion Pass. That still leaves you a good chunk of 2024 with the Companion Pass, plus all of 2025.

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card

  • Rewards

    Earn 2X points on Southwest® purchases; 2X points on local transit and commuting, including rideshare; 2X points on internet, cable and phone services; select streaming. 1X points on all other purchases

  • Welcome Bonus

    Earn 50,000 bonus points after you make $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

  • Annual contribution

  • Introduction to APR

  • Regular APR

  • Balance transfer costs

  • Foreign transaction fees

  • Credit needed

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

  • Rewards

    Earn 3X points on Southwest® purchases; 2X points on local transit and commuting, including rideshare; 2X points on internet, cable and phone services; select streaming. 1X points on all other purchases

  • Welcome Bonus

    Earn 50,000 bonus points after you make $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

  • Annual contribution

  • Introduction to APR

  • Regular APR

  • Balance transfer costs

  • Foreign transaction fees

  • Credit needed

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

  • Rewards

    Earn 3X points on Southwest® purchases; 2X points on local transit and commuting, including rideshare; 2X points on internet, cable and phone services; select streaming. 1X points on all other purchases

  • Welcome Bonus

    Earn 50,000 bonus points after you make $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

  • Annual contribution

  • Introduction to APR

  • Regular APR

  • Balance transfer costs

  • Foreign transaction fees

  • Credit needed

Southwest isn’t alone in offering money-saving benefits for bringing a traveling companion. Delta, for example, offers Delta Air Lines Companion Certificates, which are offered as a benefit to select Delta SkyMiles cardholders after annual card renewal. These cards include:

Terms and conditions apply.

Delta offers two types of Companion Certificates on its co-branded credit cards. One is valid for domestic Main Cabin flights and the other is valid up to domestic First Class. The First Class Companion Certificate offers more value, as these tickets are typically the most expensive. As a cardholder, you can add a companion to an eligible round-trip Delta flight for just the cost of taxes and fees. All you have to do is book a flight for yourself and pay the taxes and fees for your companion.

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