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 Corporate Status Match

A-List status match

Corporate Status Match Details

Your company’s partnership with Southwest Airlines may make you eligible for promotional Rapid Rewards® A-List status for 120 days. Between now and December 31, 2024, follow the steps below to find out if you qualify for this promotion. If you qualify for promotional A-List status, to extend this promotional A-List status for an additional 12 months, between your enrollment date for this promotion (as determined by Southwest) and the end of your 120 day promotional period you must either (1) book and complete two round trip qualifying flights or four one-way qualifying flights, or (2) earn 5,333 Tier qualifying points from your qualifying flights booked and flown between your enrollment date for this promotion and end of your 120 day promotional period. Please note: if you currently have promotional A-List status through a Corporate Tier Experience promotion, then you will forfeit the promotional status received through such promotion upon enrollment in this Corporate Status Match promotion. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply and can be found at Southwest.com/rrterms. See terms and conditions for full details.

To find out if you qualify for this promotion, follow these simple steps:

  1. Sign up for Rapid Rewards
    • If you're not already a Member, join Rapid Rewards - the loyalty program with the best reward seat availability.Rapid Rewards® named the loyalty program with the best reward seat availability. Source: As reported in the CarTrawler Reward Seat Availability Survey, May 16, 2019 at Ideaworkscompany.com.  
  2. Fill out the form below and click the “Submit” button
    • Provide the information required in the form, including proof of your other current U.S. based airline elite card or statement, and click the “Submit” button to accept the Corporate Status Match Terms and Conditions and find out if you qualify for this promotion.

If you qualify for promotional A-List status, to extend this promotional A-List status for an additional 12 months, between your enrollment date for this promotion (as determined by Southwest) and the end of your 120 day promotional period you must either (1) book and complete two round trip qualifying flights or four one-way qualifying flights, or (2) earn 5,333 Tier qualifying points from your qualifying flights booked and flown between your enrollment date for this promotion and end of your 120 day promotional period.

Beginning April 1st, 2024, these requirements will increase to three qualifying round trip flights (or six one-way qualifying flights) or 8,333 tier qualifying points if Member enrolls in this promotion on or after such date.

Corporate Status Match Terms and Conditions

 

In order to qualify for this Corporate Status Match promotion between now and December 31, 2024 (“Registration Period”) (a) Member must be an elite status member on another domestic airline; (b) Member must complete the steps noted above, including, without limitation, providing the information required in the form, submitting proof of his or her other current airline elite card or statement, and clicking the “Submit” button, (c) Member must not currently have A-List Preferred status on Southwest Airlines, (d) Member must be an employee of a company that either has: (1) a current and effective corporate travel agreement executed with Southwest Airlines that provides for Corporate Stats Match and the Corporate Status Match provision in such agreement must be valid at the time of Member’s request for this Corporate Status Match promotional A-List Status, or (2) otherwise agreed with Southwest in writing (email to suffice) that Southwest will provide its employees for a mutually agreed upon time period the ability to enroll in Corporate Status Match during the specified time period stated in the invitation to enroll in Corporate Status Match sent to Member and Member’s request for this Corporate Status Match promotional A-List Status is submitted during such specified time period, and (e) Member must not have received Corporate Status Match promotional A-List Status within the last 12 months. Please note: Enrollment in this Corporate Status Match promotion more than once during a twelve-month period is not allowed. Qualification and Corporate Status Match promotional A-List status confirmation must be completed prior to booking of travel to receive A-List benefits. Please allow up to 10 days to process the Corporate Status Match promotional A-List status. You will receive an email notification when you’ve qualified for this Corporate Status Match promotion. Offer is nontransferable. Current A-List members whose status is expiring are not eligible for the Corporate Status Match promotion. If you qualify for Corporate Status Match promotional A-List status, during the Corporate Status Match promotional period, you will not receive an A-List card, but you will receive all A-List status benefits on all flights booked after qualifying for this Corporate Status Match promotion, when you provide your Rapid Rewards account number when making your reservation.

To extend promotional A-List status for 12 months, after qualifying for this A-List Corporate Status Match promotion, between Member’s enrollment date for this Corporate Status Match promotion and the end of Member’s 120 day promotional period Member must either (1) book and complete two qualifying round trip flights (or four one-way qualifying flights) or (2) earn 5,333 tier qualifying points from your qualifying flights booked and flown between Member’s enrollment date for this Corporate Status Match promotion and the end of Member’s 120 day promotional period. If promotional A-List status is not extended for 12 months by Member meeting the above requirements, then Member will return to their original status level (if any) held prior to enrolling in this Corporate Status Match, unless (a) such status has already expired, or (b) Member had promotional A-List status through Corporate Tier Experience. If Member currently has promotional A-List status through a Corporate Tier Experience promotion, then Member will forfeit the promotional status received through such promotion upon enrollment in this Corporate Status Match promotion.

Valid on new reservations booked between Member’s enrollment date for this Corporate Status Match promotion and the end of Member’s 120 day promotional period. A qualifying one-way flight for A-List status is a one-way revenue flight on Southwest Airlines® from an origin city to a destination city, including any intermediate stops and/or connections on Southwest Airlines. A qualifying round trip flight for A-List status is a revenue flight on Southwest Airlines from an origin city to a destination city and back to the originating airport or carrier-recognized co-terminal. Purchased points will not qualify for this A-List Corporate Status Match promotion. Tier qualifying points are earned through the purchase of revenue flights or through the use of the Rapid Rewards Premier and Priority Consumer Credit Cards and the Rapid Rewards Premier and Performance Business Credit Cards. Companion Pass, charter flights, Southwest Vacations® packages, and reward and group travel do not qualify as one-way or round trip revenue flights for extension of promotional A-List status. Changes made to an itinerary after purchase of a one-way or round trip revenue flight may eliminate qualification for extension of promotional A-List status. Upon qualifying to extend promotional A-List status for 12 months, you will you will not receive an A-List card, but you will receive all A-List status benefits on all flights booked after qualifying to extend promotional A-List status under this Corporate Status Match promotion, when you provide your Rapid Rewards account number when making your reservation. If A-List status is earned by flying 20 qualifying one-way flights or earning 35,000 tier qualifying points in the 2024 calendar year while qualified for promotional A-List status, the regular A-List status will supersede the promotional A-List status, entitling the Member to A-List status through December 31, 2025. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply and can be found at Southwest.com/rrterms.


^Boarding positions will be automatically reserved for you and the Passengers on your reservation 36 hours prior to the flight. You and Passengers on your reservation will still need to check in within 24 hours of scheduled departure to retrieve your boarding passes. Some restrictions apply. These restrictions include, but are not limited to, your reservation must be booked 36 hours prior to scheduled departure, and on Group Travel itineraries, priority boarding will only apply to A-List and A-List Preferred Members.

*Priority Lane and Express Lane where available.

**Free same-day change/standby

Same-day change: On the day of travel, you can switch free of airline charges to another flight with space available departing on the same calendar day between the same origin airport and destination airport as your original flight. With the exception of A-List Preferred and A-List Members, Customers who purchase Wanna Get Away fares are not eligible for free same-day change.

Same-day standby: You can list for same-day standby on an earlier flight via a Southwest Customer Service Agent at the airport or the Southwest app or mobile web. You will receive a message based on the contact preference selected during booking if you are cleared on the flight.

For both same-day change and same-day standby, you must change your flight or request to be added to the same-day standby list at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your original flight or the no-show policy will apply. If using the app or mobile web for standby, you must list your name 30 minutes ahead of scheduled departure. You will be required to pay any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes but refunds will be provided. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed. Southwest Business Customers booked through travel agencies may need to see a Southwest agent at the airport for both a same-day change or standby listing. See Southwest.com/standby for more details. If an A-List or A-List Preferred Member is traveling on a multiple-Passenger reservation, same-day standby and same-day change will not be provided for non-A-List or non-A-List Preferred Members in the same reservation.

***Qualifying flights include flights booked and flown through Southwest and flights paid entirely with dollars, Southwest LUV Vouchers, gift cards or travel funds, and with no portion of the purchase price paid for with Rapid Rewards points.