Want to enjoy a complimentary round-trip flight? Fortunately, the Rapid Rewards Shopping Program launched by the Southwest Airlines offers the opportunity if you make a purchase from them or partner retailers. After joining the Rapid Rewards Shopping Program, get Rapid Rewards instantly.
Rapid Rewards Shopping Instructions
With no expiration date, Rapid Rewards Shopping is intended to reward Southwest Airlines customers for shopping with bonus points as of July 1st, 2013.
Enter Rapid Rewards Shopping online and register. By subscribing the Rapid Rewards Report and the Email Update concerning travel services, 500 points can be earned.
If redeeming the points for flights, the Rapid Reward membership card, the Premier Business Card/Plus Card is mandatory. By spending $1,000 in the first quarter it offers you 25,000 bonus points. Government fees are separate. The annual fee for Premier Business Card and Plus Card are $99 and $69 along with 6,000 and 3,000 bonus points provided after your card member anniversary respectively
- You may earn 2 points for each $1 and 1 point for $1 in purchase of products and services of Southwest Airlines and other retailers respectively.
- 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points (TQPs) are earned for each $10,000 in eligible purchases, . TQPs are used solely towards elite status qualification. Maximum TQP accumulation is 15,000 points/year, equivalent to $100,000 in purchases.
- You may also earn 1 point for each $1 of balance transfers for the first 90 days . Maximum point accumulation on balance transfers is 15,000 points, equivalent to $15,000 in balance transfers.
Points can be directly bought and transferred to others as well. Shop at rapidrewardsshopping.southwest.com to stack up points and obtain extra rewards and discounts.
About Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967 by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher, is the largest domestic passenger airline in America. HQ is in Dallas, Texas. In 2011, they acquired AirTran Airways and since August 2012, 3,400 flights/day are operated. By August 2013, it had scheduled services to 86 destinations in the United States. Southwest’s first approach to international service came on April 19, 2012 when they signed a contract with the Amadeus IT Group, which initiated in 2014