Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
Those who want a card with a similar annual fee but the ability to earn transferable rewards should consider the Chase Sapphire Preferred card.
With it, you can transfer your points at a 1:1 rate to various different airline and hotel transfer partners, including Southwest, and you can redeem points for a 25% bonus through the Chase travel portal.
Read our full comparison of these 2 cards here: Southwest Plus card vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred card
Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card
Southwest also offers an upgraded version of the Southwest Plus card: the Southwest Premier card. It offers a couple of benefits not found with the basic version of the card.
With the Southwest Premier card, cardmembers earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points for every $10,000 in purchases (up to 15,000 points each calendar year).