Seeking Companion Pass? 2X Southwest Points per $1 at Restaurants (Targeted)

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Chase Southwest cardholders, check your email!  Via Reddit, there’s a targeted offer to earn 2X Southwest points at restaurants when you register and dine between July 15, 2016, and September 30, 2016.

You’ll earn 2 Southwest points per $1 you spend on up to $2,500 in restaurant purchases within that timeframe.

This could be a good deal if you’re trying to earn extra points towards the Southwest Companion Pass.  But there are other cards that currently earn more at restaurants.

Seeking Companion Pass 2X Southwest Points Per 1 At Restaurants Targeted

Some Chase Southwest Cardholders Have Been Targeted to Earn 2X Southwest Points at Restaurants Through September 30, 2016

I’ll show you how to make the most of this promotion.  And suggest better options if you have certain cards!

Targeted 2X Southwest Points at Restaurants

Link:   Register for Chase Southwest 2X Points at Restaurants

Link:   Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

Link:   Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Business Credit Card

Link:   Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card

Link:   How to Fill Out a Chase Business Credit Card Application

Some Chase Southwest cardholders received the targeted offer via email.  So check your inbox and spam folders!

When you activate the offer, you’ll earn 2X Southwest points at restaurants from July 15, 2016, to September 30, 2016, on up to $2,500 in spending.

So if you spent the maximum, you’d earn 5,000 Southwest pointsThat’s worth up to ~$70 in Southwest airfare.

Stack This Deal With Southwest Rapid Rewards Dining

Register your Chase Southwest card with your Southwest Rapid Rewards Dining account to earn even more points!

Active members earn an additional 3 Southwest points per $1 at participating restaurants when they use their registered card.

And if you haven’t yet signed-up for Rapid Rewards Dining, you can earn 500 bonus Southwest points.  Register and spend $25+ at a participating restaurant in the first 30 days of joining, then complete an online review withing 30 days of the dine to earn the bonus.

Note:   Bonus points do NOT count towards the Southwest Companion Pass.

Better Cards for Restaurant Spending Right Now

Link:   Chase Freedom

Remember, if you have the Chase Freedom, you’ll:

Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases in bonus categories each quarter you activate.  Enjoy new 5% categories every 3 months like gas stations, restaurants, and wholesale clubs.  Unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases.

And this quarter, through September 30, 2016, the 5% bonus category includes restaurants and wholesale clubs.  But remember to activate the bonus!

If you spent the maximum ($1,500) this quarter, you’d earn $75 (7,500 Chase Ultimate Rewards points).

And if you also have the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Plus, or Chase Ink Bold (no longer available) card, you can move Chase Ultimate Rewards points earned from the Chase Freedom to any of those accounts.

And then transfer them to airline and hotel partners – including Southwest!

Remember, there are other cards that earn bonus points or cash back at restaurants.  And don’t forget to use a card that doesn’t add foreign transaction fees if you’re traveling abroad!

Let me know if you were targeted for this deal!

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2 responses to “Seeking Companion Pass? 2X Southwest Points per $1 at Restaurants (Targeted)

  1. Hi Darius,

    Thanks for sharing your knowledge as a result we were able to fly a lot for less.I am going back to India in 3 months for good. I have below points as of now.
    AA – 110000
    BA – 108000
    United – 200000
    SPG – 60000 expiring in 3 months
    Marriott – 190000(myself) + 194000(wife)
    Club Carlson – 55000
    IHG- 61000 _ Anniversary nights every year
    Hyatt – Anniversary nights every year

    planning to apply for Hilton now…Most of the point expiring in next 1 year. Any sugestions to extend them or use them in India(or any international trip suggestions).
    Can I book hotels/flights for friends/family?

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