The best Southwest Credit card is the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card because it offers a bonus of 40,000 points for spending $1,000 in the first 3 months. It also gives you 6,000 points every account anniversary. The card has a manageable annual fee of $99. And there are plenty of other worthwhile perks, including 2 free checked bags on Southwest flights.… read full answer
For bigger spenders, the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card might be better. It has pretty much the same perks as the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card, but its annual bonus is 7,500 points. Plus, it gives 4 upgraded boardings each year, a $75 annual Southwest travel credit and 20% back on in-flight purchases. But its annual fee is a bit higher than the Premier card’s, at $149.
It’s worth getting a Southwest credit card if you’re a frequent flyer who is brand loyal to Southwest Airlines. There are 5 Southwest credit card offers available right now, all of which are issued by Chase and require at least good credit for approval.
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