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Register Now: Earn a Limited-Time Southwest Companion Pass With This Promo

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We’ve got another new Southwest Companion Pass promo to tell you about.

If you’re a fan of Southwest Airlines, you’ll want to check your account to see if you’ve been targeted for this new promotion to earn a limited-time Southwest Companion Pass — here are the details.

Southwest Companion Pass Limited-Time Promotion Details

A new promo from Southwest Airlines offers a way to earn a Companion Pass for a couple of months, but you’ll have to act fast:

  • Register first and purchase 1 round-trip or 2 one-way flights by Wednesday, March 27 (must not be booked with Rapid Rewards points)
  • Travel for the registered flight must be completed by May 22, 2024
  • Enjoy a limited-time Southwest Companion Pass between August 5 and October 2, 2024
Southwest Companion Pass Promotion
Get Southwest Companion Pass, just in time for summer. Image Credit: Southwest

Southwest says that upon completing the steps above, you’ll receive an email within 10 days with steps on how to designate your travel partner for the promotional Companion Pass.

How To Register

To see if you’re eligible for this promotion, head to your Southwest Airlines account and click on My Account. Then, scroll to the bottom of the screen and look for the promotion registration box.

You must click on the link to register for this promotion before purchasing flights.

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You can find a registration link for this promotion in your online account. Image Credit: Southwest Airlines
Bottom Line:

A new limited-time promotion is available from Southwest Airlines, but you’ll need to register beforehand and book a round-trip flight or 2 one-way flights by March 27 for travel by May 22.

What Is the Southwest Companion Pass?

The Southwest Companion Pass is an awesome deal that essentially allows you to get a BOGO on flights for up to 2 years. All you have to pay on the second flight is the taxes and fees, which are $5.60 one-way on a domestic flight.

Companion Pass normally requires earning 135,000 qualifying points or flying 100 qualifying one-way flights in a calendar year.

To get a Companion Pass the traditional way, you need to earn 135,000 qualifying Rapid Rewards points or fly 100 one-way flights in a calendar year. Since Southwest credit card welcome bonus offers are considered qualifying points, signing up for a credit card or 2 is the quickest way to earn the Pass.

Once you have a Companion Pass, you can add a companion to any Southwest Airlines ticket as long as there are still available seats, and you’ll just have to pay the cost of the taxes and fees. You’d have the Companion Pass for the remainder of the year, as well as the next full calendar year.

Hot Tip:

You can use the Southwest Companion Pass to travel anywhere Southwest flies, including popular vacation spots like Hawaii and the Caribbean.

Final Thoughts

A new limited-time promotion has rolled around, offering multiple ways to earn a Southwest Companion Pass for a few months this year. If you’ve got any spring travel planned, you’ll want to jump on this offer before it’s too late.

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Katie has been in the points and miles game since 2015 and started her own blog in 2016. She’s been freelance writing since then and her work has been featured in publications like Travel + Leisure, Forbes Advisor, and Fortune Recommends.

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