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Companion Pass tips

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your Companion 

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with your Companion  
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Companion Pass

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Log in to your Rapid Rewards account at Southwest.com.
    
On your Snapshot tab, locate Choose Your Companion, click Enter Companion Info, and follow the posted instructions.
    
Or if you’d prefer, give us a call at 1-800-435-9792.

Once you complete the designation process, a Companion Pass Member kit and membership card will arrive in seven to ten business days.

Designate
Companion >

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Reservations are required for all Companion Pass travel. You must book your flight prior to booking your designated Companion’s flight.
    
After booking your flight, visit the My Trips section of your account. Find your flight in the Upcoming section and click on Add Companion link. Click Continue to proceed to the purchase screen and review your Companion information. Click Purchase to complete your Companion’s flight reservation. A Companion’s reservation is not considered a purchased flight, and therefore, another Companion Pass reservation cannot be booked from it.
   
If you would like to book through a Customer Representative, call 1-800-248-4377 and notify him/her that a Companion Pass will be used.

Book flight >

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Remember, to requalify for your Companion Pass you’ll need to fly 100 qualifying one-way flights or earn 125,000 qualifying points* in a calendar year.

*Companion Pass qualifying points are earned from revenue flights booked through Southwest®, points earned on Southwest Rapid Rewards® Credit Cards, and base points earned from Rapid Rewards® partners. Points earned during a billing cycle on a Southwest 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. The following do not count as Companion Pass qualifying points: purchased points; points transferred between Members; points converted from hotel and car loyalty programs, e-Rewards®, Valued Opinions, and Diners Club®; points earned from Rapid Rewards program enrollment; tier bonus points; flight bonus points; and partner bonus points (with the exception of the Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase). No points or Companion Pass qualifying points will be awarded for flights taken by the Companion using the Companion Pass.