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Redeeming SW Rewards

Bloomfield, New York
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Redeeming SW Rewards

I have the Southwest credit card and have flown SW for years but I have no idea how to redeem the rewards. On the SW card, do I need to earn enough rewards to purchase a gift card and then use that for the purchase of my ticket?

When I log into the SW account it shows my rewards. Not sure if the credit card has separate rewards or if it is all rolled into one.

Thanks for any help from those that have redeemed their rewards!

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1. Re: Redeeming SW Rewards

All your rewards should be shown in one place.

Can't you just book a flight using the rewards??

Iowa
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2. Re: Redeeming SW Rewards

You can book a flight on the Southwest site using your miles. Log in, choose miles rather than $ and book. It's very simple. No gift card needed.

All your card miles are included in the total available miles when you log in.

Edited: 10:16 am, June 30, 2014
Iowa
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3. Re: Redeeming SW Rewards

Sorry, I guess you would choose 'Points' (not miles) rather than $

I also have the Southwest Card and recently booked flight with points. It is very easy. Your points total is easy to see- just log in.

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4. Re: Redeeming SW Rewards

It's also a good idea to watch for sales as the sale fares use fewer points.

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Thanks so much everyone for the tips!

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