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Don’t forget! You have just 10 days left to earn the Southwest Companion Pass by transferring hotel points to Southwest.
Through March 31, 2017, you can transfer points from hotels like Marriott, Hyatt, and Choice to earn the 110,000 Southwest points required in a calendar year to qualify for the Companion Pass. Emily and I consider the Southwest Companion Pass to be the BEST deal in travel!
I’ll tell you why it’s best to transfer your hotel points to Southwest as soon as possible to earn the Southwest Companion Pass.
Final Opportunity to Earn the Companion Pass With Hotel Points
Link: Southwest Companion Pass
The Southwest Companion Pass lets a companion travel with you for almost free whenever you travel on Southwest. Whether your flight is booked with points or cash, your companion flies for only taxes & fees as long as Southwest is selling seats on that flight. And all Companion Passes earned in 2017 will be good through December 31, 2018!
That nearly doubles the value of your Southwest points. And saves you money on Southwest flights! That’s why I consider it the best deal in travel.
To qualify for the Companion Pass, you have to earn 110,000 Southwest points in a calendar year. One of the best ways to earn enough Southwest points is by transferring hotel points to Southwest. But after March 31, 2017, you will no longer be able to earn the Companion Pass this way.
Note: Transferring hotel points to Southwest can take 2 days, and sometimes more! So if you’re thinking about earning the Southwest Companion Pass this way, don’t wait until the last minute! Because your hotel points might transfer too late.
Check out this post on how a Million Mile Secrets team member earned the Southwest companion pass by booking a Marriott Hotel + Air package.
You have until March 31, 2017, to earn the Southwest Companion Pass by transferring hotel points to Southwest. That’s just 10 days from today!
If you plan to earn the Companion Pass this way, don’t wait until the last minute to transfer your hotel points to Southwest. That’s because it can take 2+ days for your hotel points to deposit into your Southwest account. Better to make the transfer soon just in case.
Do you plan to earn the Southwest Companion Pass with hotel points?