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Chase Southwest 50,000 Point & Air Tran with 32 Credits Ending Soon

Chase Southwest 50,000 Point & Air Tran with 32 Credits Ending Soon

Million Mile SecretsChase Southwest 50,000 Point & Air Tran with 32 Credits Ending SoonMillion Mile Secrets Team

Link:  How to Fly Free for Two Years on Southwest

The Southwest website suggests that links to the 50,000 point Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier card & the Chase Air Tran credit card with 32 credits by will end soon.

I don’t know if the non-affiliate offer will disappear as well (I’d guess not, but I don’t have any inside information).  But I wouldn’t worry about applying for the Southwest card now if you didn’t already plan on applying for it.

That said, it is rare to see all 4 Southwest cards offer the 50,000 point bonus at the same time, so if you’re looking for a specific card (Plus vs. Premier etc.), it could be best to evaluate your options.

As I wrote before in “How to Fly Free for Two Years on Southwest!” two Southwest 50,000 point credit cards can get you (hopefully) up to 2 years of free flying on Southwest with their Companion Pass.  Or at the very least ~$1,670 in Southwest flights if the points earned from the credit card stop counting towards the Southwest Companion Pass.

I just received my two Southwest cards, so I’ve got my fingers crossed for my Companion Pass in 2013!

Bottom Line

Chase and Southwest have had the 50,000 point Southwest offer every 2 or 3 months for over 1 year, so I wouldn’t worry about missing out on the cards now, because they almost certainly will be back.  As always, do what makes sense for you!

 

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Thanks again!!!

Thank you! Just to clarif: So I assume the same would apply to the spending and points after the $2000 min spending on each card between 104,000 to 110,000? My current bill/balance that I'm hoping to transfer to another card is for spending that helped me get from 104,000 - 109,200 points. I'm so close to 110,000 points and don't want to lose the points I've acquired beyond the minimum spend. I think the points I'm talking about have posted, because they show up on my online acct, saying this is what I earned this cycle.... So, once they show up in the acct then I should be ok to transfer the balance somewhere else and still keep the points earned right?

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@Stephanie - That's correct. You can even wait until they post to your Southwest account before transferring the balance.

Hello, I am pleased to say that I received a personal and business card from chase southwest and received the bonus points. I am $800 from the $110,000 needed for the companion pass. So I will buy the rest. This is all because of your help on your blogs! So thank you very much! I do have one question. Recently we've had a hiccup on our finances and need to delay are most recent payments due (we pay the balance in full every month) on both Chase SW cards to a zero percent card til we can get on our feet again. If we transfer the balances from the recent bill cycle (so I don't think it will affect the $2000 spend requirement), will those Chase SW points not be realized if I transfer the current balance owed ? Hope that makes sense. Thanks!!

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Million Mile Secrets

@Stephanie - The points post based on when you complete the minimum spending, not on when you pay the card balance. Good luck!

Stephanie Hill

Thanks so much for you reply! Sorry I meant if we pay our mortgage with the card, would we be able to earn $1 for $1 on that? Thanks for answering all these questions!

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@Stephanie Hill - Sure, you should be able to earn points wherever you use your card.

Stephanie Hill

I have yet another question....so if we get the bonus points and the companion pass, can we still use all those those points to book flights? Because if my husband has a companion pass and can use the points to book their flights and then if I was able fly free that would so cool! Do I understand it right? Also, for the bonus points do we have use them all in one year, or can we spread them out over a couple years? Thanks so much!

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@Stephanie Hill - You can get an additional card as an authorized user and charge amounts to the card, but the points will go to your husband's account. You need to earn the full 110K points by December 31 of this year to get the Companion Pass. If you pay for meetings with the card, you will earn 1 point per $1 spent. You can use the bonus points whenever you want and you can use points to book flights and to then add a companion. Check out https://millionmilesecrets.com/2012/11/14/southwest-companion-pass-2/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">this post for more details.

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