Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Card

For People with
Good Credit

The Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® Premier Card offers 2X points per dollar for Southwest Airlines purchases, as well as at Rapid Rewards hotel and car rental partners.

A signup offer of 40,000 bonus points can be earned by spending $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. Cardholders also get 6,000 bonus points every year on their account anniversary.

See how four Southwest credit card offers could help you fly for free here.

Card Quick Facts

Card Quick Facts

  • 2X points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases from Southwest Airlines, and Rapid Rewards Hotel and Car Rental Partners.
  • 1X point for every $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • 40,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 in the first 3 months after account opening.
  • 6,000 points are awarded after your cardmember anniversary.
  • First and second checked bags fly free.
  • Earn 1,500 Tier-Qualifying Points for every $10,000 made in purchases, up to 15,000 Tier-Qualifying Points each calendar year.
  • A-List Status by flying 25 qualifying one-way flights or earning 35,000 tier-qualifying points in a calendar year.
  • Redeem points for flights, hotel stays, car rentals, vacation getaways, gift cards, travel benefits, and more.
  • Points never expire.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • $99 annual fee.

For People with
Good Credit

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Card Details



  • 2X points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases from Southwest Airlines, and Rapid Rewards hotel and car rental partners.
  • 1X point for every $1 spent on all other purchases
How to Redeem

Introductory Bonus

  • 40,000 points for spending $1,000 in the first 3 months after account opening
Card Stats

Card Stats

Annual Fee $99
Additional Cards Annual Fee See Terms
Regular Purchase APR 17.74%–24.74% Variable
Intro Purchase APR -
Foreign Transaction Fee 0%
Chip Technology Chip-and-Signature
Minimum Credit Limit -
Maximum Credit Limit -
Free Credit Score No
Penalty APR See Terms
Late Fee Up to $37
Returned Payment Fee Up to $37
Balance Transfers

Balance Transfers

Intro Balance Transfer APR -
Regular Balance Transfer APR 17.74%–24.74% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee 5%, $5 minimum
Cash Advances

Cash Advances

Cash Advance APR 26.74% Variable
Cash Advance Fee 5%, $10 minimum

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