You will earn 40,000 bonus points if you make $1,000 on purchases within 3 months of account opening. After qualifying, please allow 6 to 8 weeks for bonus points to post to your Rapid Rewards account.
The bonus is not available to current cardmembers of any Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card, or previous cardmembers of any Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card who received a new cardmember bonus within the last 24 months. To be eligible for this bonus offer, your card account must be open and not in default at the time of fulfillment.
In addition to the bonus for new accounts, you will receive 7,500 bonus points each account anniversary year.
Rewards on Purchases
You will earn points when you, or an authorized user, use a Rapid Rewards credit card to make purchases of products and services. You will earn 2 points for each dollar spent on purchases made directly with Southwest Airlines, including flight, inflight, Southwest gift card, and Southwest Vacations package purchases, and at participating Rapid Rewards hotel and rental car partners. You will earn 2 points for each dollar spent on Southwest purchases. You will earn 1 point for each dollar spent on all other purchases.
This credit card has an annual fee of $149. It has no foreign transaction fees. It is a friendly feature for international travelers who may use the credit card abroad. Most credit cards typically charge a transaction fee 3% on your purchases in foreign countries. If you may travel abroad, it is always a good idea to carry a credit card such as Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card so that you can avoid the 3% surcharge on your purchases.
Required Credit Rating
Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card is for people with good or excellent credit scores. If you have a FICO score of 700 or more, you may qualify for the credit card.
- Earn 40,000 points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months. Plus, earn 3X points on dining, including takeout and eligible delivery services, for the first year.
- 7,500 bonus points after your Cardmember anniversary each year.
- $75 Southwest® travel credit each year.
- 4 Upgraded Boardings per year when available.
- 20% back on in-flight drinks and WiFi.
- Earn 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® purchases.
- Earn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.
- No foreign transaction fees.