2019 Rapid Rewards® Qualifying Transactions for 2020 Status

A-List

Rapid Rewards A-List card

25

one-way qualifying flights

or

35,000

tier qualifying points

A-List Preferred

Rapid Rewards A-List card

50

one-way qualifying flights

or

70,000

tier qualifying points

Activity Tier qualifying points count toward 2020 A-List/A-List Preferred When do tier qualifying points post to your account?
Revenue flight Flight flown in 2019 Within 72 hours after completion of entire trip
Rapid Rewards® Credit Card Purchases (Premier and Priority Card Only) See below Within 30 days of the statement closing date, after spending $10,000. You can find the opening and closing dates for your statement billing cycle on the first page of your statement under the Account Summary section. The closing date generally falls around the same day each month.

A tier qualifying point is any Rapid Rewards point that will count toward A-List or A-List Preferred.Tier qualifying points (TQP) are earned from revenue flights booked through Southwest Airlines® or when you, or an authorized user, use the Rapid Rewards® Priority or Premier Credit Card from Chase to make purchases of products and services, minus returns or refunds. (You’ll earn 1,500 for each $10,000 in purchases up to $100,000 in purchases annually which equal 15,000 TQP. “Annually” means the year beginning with your account open date through the first December statement date of that same year, and each 12 billing cycles starting after your December statement date through the following December statement date.) Tier qualifying points earned during a billing cycle on a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Priority or Premier Credit Card from Chase are not available for qualification for benefits such as A-List and A-List Preferred status until they are posted to your Rapid Rewards® account. The following will not count toward qualification for A-List status: Rapid Rewards reward flights; Rapid Rewards Companion Pass travel; Rapid Rewards partner points except for tier qualifying points earned on the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Priority or Premier Credit Cards from Chase; bonus Rapid Rewards points, unless specifically designated as such; non-revenue travel, unless specifically designated as eligible; stops at intermediate cities on connecting or through flights; and charter flights.

Tier qualifying points (TQP) earned through spending using the Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card and the Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card will count toward A-List/A-List Preferred qualification based on when they are posted to your Rapid Rewards account and NOT based on spending date. The points post to your account after your statement closing date, which will be different for each Customer.

You receive 1,500 TQPs for every $10,000 in purchases on your Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card or Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card. Please remember, the maximum amount of TQPs you can receive from the Premier or Priority card is 15,000 ($100,000 in purchases) per year.

  • Purchased points
  • Transferred/gifted points
  • Points earned from program enrollment
  • Tier bonus points
  • Flight bonus points
  • Reward travel
  • Charter flights
  • Rapid Rewards partner points except for tier qualifying points earned on the Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards Priority or Premier Credit Cards from Chase
  • Points transferred from Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Partner program transfers
  • Companion Pass travel
  • Bonus Rapid Rewards points, unless specifically designated as such

Companion Pass

Rapid Rewards A-List card

100

one-way qualifying flights

or

110,000

Companion qualifying points

Companion qualifying points count toward 2020 Companion Pass When do points post to your account?
Revenue flight Flight flown in 2019 Within 72 hours after completion of entire trip
Partner hotel stays Hotel stay completed on or before 12/31/2019 8-12 weeks after stay is completed
Partner car rentals Car rental returned on or before 12/31/2019 6-8 weeks after car is returned
Rapid Rewards® Credit Card See below Within 30 days of the statement closing date. You can find the opening and closing dates for your statement billing cycle on the first page of your statement under the Account Summary section. The closing date generally falls around the same day each month.

A Companion Pass qualifying point is any Rapid Rewards point that will count toward earning a Companion Pass.Companion Pass qualifying points are earned from your revenue flights booked through Southwest®, your points earned by making purchases with a Southwest Rapid Rewards® Credit Card, and your base points earned from Rapid Rewards partners. Purchased points, points transferred between members, points converted from hotel and car loyalty programs, and e-Rewards, e-Miles, Valued Opinions and Diners Club, points earned from Rapid Rewards program enrollment, tier bonuses, flight bonuses, and partner bonuses (excluding bonus points earned on Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase) do not count toward Companion Pass. Points earned during a billing cycle on a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card from Chase are not available for redemption or qualification for Companion Pass status until they are posted on your billing statement and posted to your Rapid Rewards Account. Only points posted on your billing statements and posted to your Rapid Rewards account during the same calendar year are available for qualification for Companion Pass status. For example, if you make a purchase after your December billing statement cycle date, the points on those purchases will not count toward Companion Pass status in the year the purchase was made; they will appear on your January billing statement and post to your Rapid Rewards Account in January. No points or Companion Pass qualifying points will be awarded for flights taken by the Companion using the Companion Pass.

Points earned through spending using the Rapid Rewards Credit Card will count toward Companion Pass qualification based on when they are posted to your Rapid Rewards account and NOT based on spending date. The points post to your Rapid Rewards account after your statement closing date.

Credit card points posted to your Rapid Rewards account in 2019, including bonus points, will count toward 2019 qualifying balances and requalification for 2020.

Partner Points count toward 2020 Companion Pass if… When do points post to your account?
Laithwaite's Wine® Purchase date in 2019 6-8 weeks after purchase date
Rapid Rewards Shopping® Purchase date in 2019 6-8 weeks after purchase date
Super Shuttle Service provided in 2019 6-8 weeks after the service date
Rocketmiles Stay completed in 2019 4-6 weeks after purchase date
Rapid Rewards Dining® Dining completed in 2019 4-6 weeks after dining
1-800-Flowers.com® Purchase of flowers completed in 2019 6-8 weeks after delivery completed
Reliant Energy Points must be posted to account in 2019 Points post within 8-12 weeks
NRG Home Points must be posted to account in 2019 First month’s points after 8 weeks
MakeItCount - Marathon Points must be posted to account in 2019. Points will post within 72 hours of the purchase or action that qualified for the earn offer
PlacePass Experience completed in 2019 6-8 weeks after experience completed
Turo Purchase date in 2019 6-8 weeks after purchase date
Harry and David Purchase completed in 2019 6-8 weeks after delivery completed
Rewards for Opinions Points must be posted to account in 2019 Points will post within 6 weeks of completed activity
  • Purchased points
  • Transferred/gifted points
  • Points earned from program enrollment
  • Tier bonus points
  • Promotion bonus points (with the exception of the Rapid Rewards Credit Cards)
  • Flight bonus points
  • Partner bonus points (with the exception of the Rapid Rewards Credit Cards)
  • Points transferred from Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Partner program transfers
  • Purchased promotional tier qualifying points

1 Tier qualifying points (TQP) are earned from revenue flights booked through Southwest Airlines® or when you, or an authorized user, use the Rapid Rewards® Priority or Premier Credit Card from Chase to make purchases of products and services, minus returns or refunds. (You’ll earn 1,500 for each $10,000 in purchases up to $100,000 in purchases annually which equal 15,000 TQP. “Annually” means the year beginning with your account open date through the first December statement date of that same year, and each 12 billing cycles starting after your December statement date through the following December statement date.) Tier qualifying points earned during a billing cycle on a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Priority or Premier Credit Card from Chase are not available for qualification for benefits such as A-List and A-List Preferred status until they are posted to your Rapid Rewards® account. The following will not count toward qualification for A-List status: Rapid Rewards reward flights; Rapid Rewards Companion Pass travel; Rapid Rewards partner points except for tier qualifying points earned on the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Priority or Premier Credit Cards from Chase; bonus Rapid Rewards points, unless specifically designated as such; non-revenue travel, unless specifically designated as eligible; stops at intermediate cities on connecting or through flights; and charter flights.

2 Companion Pass qualifying points are earned from your revenue flights booked through Southwest®, your points earned by making purchases with a Southwest Rapid Rewards® Credit Card, and your base points earned from Rapid Rewards partners. Purchased points, points transferred between members, points converted from hotel and car loyalty programs, and e-Rewards, e-Miles, Valued Opinions and Diners Club, points earned from Rapid Rewards program enrollment, tier bonuses, flight bonuses, and partner bonuses (excluding bonus points earned on Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase) do not count toward Companion Pass. Points earned during a billing cycle on a Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card from Chase are not available for redemption or qualification for Companion Pass status until they are posted on your billing statement and posted to your Rapid Rewards Account. Only points posted on your billing statements and posted to your Rapid Rewards account during the same calendar year are available for qualification for Companion Pass status. For example, if you make a purchase after your December billing statement cycle date, the points on those purchases will not count toward Companion Pass status in the year the purchase was made; they will appear on your January billing statement and post to your Rapid Rewards Account in January. No points or Companion Pass qualifying points will be awarded for flights taken by the Companion using the Companion Pass.

Southwest® Rapid Rewards® Program Information

The Southwest Rapid Rewards® Credit Card is brought to you by Southwest Airlines® and Chase. Southwest Airlines is responsible for the redemption of Rapid Rewards points toward benefits and services. The number of points needed for a particular Southwest® flight is set by Southwest and will vary depending on destination, time, day of travel, demand, fare type, point redemption rate, and other factors, and are subject to change at any time until the booking is confirmed. Rapid Rewards points can only be transferred to the primary Cardmember’s Rapid Rewards account. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply, please visit Southwest.com/rrterms. Southwest reserves the right to amend, suspend, or change the program and/or program rules at any time without notice. Rapid Rewards Members do not acquire property rights in accrued points and awards.