The sky is no longer the limit when it comes to redeeming points, and that's a good thing! There are now options for both Rapid Rewards® Members and Rapid Rewards Credit Cardmembers. And with the Rapid Rewards Points Center, you can buy the points you need to top off your account balance when redeeming!
With Rapid Rewards®, every seat is a reward seat! Book your next trip with earned points and fly where you want, when you want.
The number of points needed for a reward flight depends on the fare. So when fares go on sale, so do the points needed for
redeeming a reward flight.
Simple enough, right? Time to pack your bags!Redeem now
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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.
Starting July 1, 2023 (12:00 a.m. CT), for Wanna Get Away® or Wanna Get Away Plus™ award travel reservations: if you do not cancel your reservation at least 10 minutes before the flight’s original scheduled departure time, any points used for booking will be forfeited, along with any taxes and fees associated with your award travel reservation.
For Anytime or Business Select® award travel reservation: the points used for booking will continue to be redeposited to the purchaser's Rapid Rewards® account, and any taxes and fees associated with the award travel reservation will be converted into a flight credit for future use.