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Looking to earn the Southwest Companion Pass (the BEST deal in travel!)?
Via IAD Gr8 on Twitter, some folks have been targeted to earn a free Companion Pass after making just 1 purchase on the Chase Southwest card. Plus 40,000 Southwest points after meeting the minimum spending requirements on the card!
So check your email and spam folder to see if you qualify for the offer! So far, it looks like only California residents are receiving the email.
Great Targeted Offer on the Chase Southwest Card
With this targeted offer on the personal Chase Southwest card, you’ll earn the Southwest Companion Pass after your first purchase. Plus an additional 40,000 Southwest points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.
The deal is good for applications received by November 30, 2017. So check your email to see if you’ve been targeted!
Other important terms:
- You must have a valid California address
- Current cardholders of ANY Chase Southwest card are NOT eligible
- If you’ve earned the sign-up bonus from ANY Chase Southwest card in the past 24 months, you’re also NOT eligible
- Allow up to 8 weeks after your first purchase for Companion Pass to be activated
Is This Worth It?
This is a great deal, but don’t forget, Chase’s 5/24 rule still applies. So it’s unlikely you’ll be approved for this card if you’ve opened 5+ cards from any bank (NOT counting Chase business cards and these other business cards) in the past 24 months.
Plus, the Companion Pass you earn with this deal will only be valid through the end of 2018.
If you earn the companion pass by applying for 2 Chase Southwest cards and earning 110,000+ Southwest points, your Companion Pass is valid until December 31 of the year after you earned it. For example, if you earned the Companion Pass early in 2018, it would be valid until December 31, 2019 (nearly 2 years!)
So depending on your travel plans, you might want to wait for the sign-up bonuses to increase again on the Chase Southwest cards rather than go for this deal.
Some folks in California have been targeted for an enticing offer on the personal Chase Southwest card. Where you can earn the Southwest Companion Pass after a single purchase. Plus 40,000 Southwest points after spending $1,000 on purchases within 3 months of opening your account!
This could be a great deal if you do NOT want to wait for better offers on the Chase Southwest cards to return, in order to earn the Companion Pass. Or if you have a lot of travel planned in 2018 and want to earn the Companion Pass as quickly and easily as possible!
If you were targeted, do you plan on taking advantage of this offer? And let me know if you got an email outside of California!