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Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

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This Southwest Airlines Visa card might be good for people who prefer to fly Southwest, providing some helpful perks and points back on all Southwest Airlines flights, hotels, and car rental partners. The annual fee might seem high but frequent travelers can easily offset it with the annual travel credit, bonus points, and upgraded boardings.

Our rating
Min. credit level: Good
Annual Fee: $149
Regular APR: 15.99% - 22.99% Variable

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

Our rating
Good Min. credit level
$149 Annual Fee
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Highlights & Features

Rewards

  • 2X points per dollar spent on eligible purchases from:
    • Southwest Airlines
    • Rapid Rewards Hotel and Car Rental Partners
  • 1X point per dollar spent on all other purchases

INTRODUCTORY BONUS

40,000 bonus points for spending $1,000 in the first 3 months

Balance Transfers

A balance transfer is a way to move credit card debt from one credit card to another with the goal of saving money on interest.

Intro Balance Transfer APR N/A
Regular Balance Transfer APR 15.99% - 22.99% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each balance transfer, whichever is greater.
How to Transfer a Balance on a Credit Card

Fees

Penalty APR N/A
Late Fee Up to $39
Returned Payment Fee Up to $39
Additional Cards Annual Fee N/A
Foreign Transaction Fee $0
Learn About Types of Credit Card Fees

Cash Advances

Borrowing cash on your credit card is a cash advance. Cash advances usually come with very high fees. Even worse, cash advances can signal to lenders that you’re being irresponsible with money.

Cash Advance APR 24.99% Variable
Cash Advance Fee Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
How to Get a Cash Advance with a Credit Card

Card Benefits

SHOPPING
  • Purchase Protection
  • Extended Warranty Protection
TRAVEL
  • No Foreign Transaction Fee
  • No Blackout Dates
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement
  • Baggage Delay Insurance
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Due to the impact of COVID-19, for eligible card accounts approved from 1/1/20 through 3/31/20, the period to make eligible purchases to earn the welcome bonus will be extended for an additional three months.

The Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card provides 2X points per dollar for Southwest Airlines purchases.

There are also two annual awards:

  • 7,500 anniversary bonus points
  • $75 Southwest travel credit

You’ll get some other useful perks as well, like a 20% discount on in-flight purchases and four upgraded boardings per year.

The Rapid Rewards Priority Card has a $149 annual fee, and no foreign transaction fees.

Check out four Southwest credit card offers that could help you fly for free.