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About Rapid Rewards

A reward flight is just one of the many rewards waiting for you when you're a Rapid Rewards® Member. We've made it easier than ever to earn points when you fly, participate with our Partners, and with the Rapid Rewards Points Center, get the points you need to enjoy those rewards even faster.

Rapid Rewards Points Center

In addition to earning points from flights and Partners, Rapid Rewards Members can purchase points for themselves, to give as a gift, or transfer them to another Rapid Rewards account. Rapid Rewards Partnership Points offers companies of all sizes the opportunity to buy points to engage Customers or reward Employees.

  • Buy Rapid Rewards Points

    Need more points to get to a reward flight? Buy the points you need and redeem sooner! Conditions details available at the end of the page

  • Transfer Rapid Rewards Points

    Share your points with friends or family by transferring points from your Rapid Rewards account to theirs. Conditions details available at the end of the page

  • Gift Rapid Rewards Points

    Celebrate a special occasion or help friends and family get closer to the travel they deserve by gifting Rapid Rewards Points. Conditions details available at the end of the page

  • Donate Points

    Southwest Airlines is proud to give back to the communities we serve through contributions to charitable organizations. Rapid Rewards Members have the opportunity to donate points to nine different charities. With your help, we can continue to make a difference in the lives of those in need.

    Learn more about these charities.

  • Claim Gifted Points

    Have you received Rapid Rewards Points as a gift? If you're a Rapid Rewards Member click the button below, log in to your Rapid Rewards account then enter your certificate code to get your points.

    If you’re not a Member, enroll now, and then come back and claim your points.

  • Rapid Rewards Partnership Points

    Have you received Rapid Rewards points from a merchant or business? If so, claim your points through the Rapid Rewards Partnership Point portal.

    If you’re not a Member, enroll now, and then come back and claim your points.

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Points conditions: Points don’t expire as long as you have flight-earning or partner-earning activity at least once every 24 months.

Points conditions: Transactions are nonrefundable and nonreversible. Points will post within 72 hours. Purchased, gifted, transferred, and donated points do not count toward Tier or Companion Pass status. A credit card must be used to complete point purchase, gift, and transfer transactions. Points can be bought for personal use or as a gift in blocks of 1,000 during promotional periods and 500 when off promotion with an initial minimum purchase of 2,000 points and a daily combined maximum of 60,000 points. Points can be transferred or donated in blocks of 1,000 during promotional periods and 500 when off promotion with a minimum initial transfer of 2,000 points and a daily maximum of 60,000 points. Unless Southwest Airlines and a charity jointly announce otherwise, no portion of the purchase price that a Passenger pays for a ticket is paid to any charity or may automatically generate Rapid Rewards Points for any charity, even those Southwest Airlines preselects as eligible recipients of the Rapid Rewards donation program. Southwest Airlines reserves the right to change the charities that are eligible to participate in the Rapid Rewards donation program at any time without notice.

Rapid Rewards Last Activity Date

Rapid Rewards accounts will remain active and points won’t expire as long as you earn Rapid Rewards Points from flights or Partners every 24 months.

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