Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

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"Earn Southwest Rapid Rewards on flights, hotels, and car rental purchases!"

Card Snapshot

  • Welcome Bonus & Info (Partner Content)
    • Earn 40,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open.
    • 7,500 bonus points after your Cardmember anniversary.
    • $75 Southwest® travel credit each year.
    • 4 Upgraded Boardings per year when available.
    • 20% back on in-flight drinks and WiFi.
    • 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® purchases and Rapid Rewards® hotel and car rental partner purchases.
    • 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
    • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Card Focus:
    • Airlines

Card Fees

  • Annual Fee
    • $149
  • Foreign Transaction Fees
    $0
  • Interest Rates
    • 17.74% - 24.74% Variable
  • Balance Transfers
    • 17.74% - 24.74% Variable
    • Fee: Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each balance transfer, whichever is greater.
  • Cash Advance APR
    • 26.74% Variable
    • Fee: Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
Alex Miller

About Alex Miller

Alex has been traveling for over 25 years and from a young age was lucky enough to set out on numerous family trips all over the world, which gave him the travel bug. Alex has since earned millions of travel points and miles, mainly through maximizing credit card sign-up bonuses and taking every opportunity to earn the most points possible on each dollar spent.

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Bonus Valuation*: $1,150+

Why We Like It: This card is our #1 recommended rewards card (especially for those getting into points and miles) because it’s easy to earn points, they’re extremely valuable and the bonus is worth $1,150 in our valuations!

*Our bonus valuation is calculated internally by experts at Upgraded Points, not the card issuer. See our latest valuations here.

  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel

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