How You Can Sell Your Southwest Points
If you are a Southwest Airlines frequent flyer, you may have racked up some points that you would like to transfer to a partner or sell for cash. If you want to sell Southwest points, DoNotPay can help. DoNotPay has a Convert Points and Miles product that allows you to sell your points easily and quickly.
Southwest Airlines points are easy to accumulate but are sometimes difficult to redeem. It is also sometimes difficult to maximize the value of the points you use, simply because the redemption process can be cumbersome.
What Is the Southwest Airlines Rewards Program?
The rewards program is called Southwest Rapid Rewards and can be used not only for flights but also for gift cards, car rentals, cruises, and other physical purchases. You can sell your miles for cash. Earning points is pretty easy, and you can garner points quickly if you combine other services using a branded credit card. Maybe you earned your points through travel, or maybe most of your points came from shopping, dining, or staying with the partners.
Southwest Airlines is generally considered to be the largest low-fare carrier in the United States. It is a basic, no-frills airline that attracts savvy business customers as well as personal customers looking for a low fare. There are several ways to boost your points using the Rapid Rewards program:
Use a Co-branded Southwest Credit Card
|The credit cards are issued by Chase and come with a hefty welcome offer, ranging from 40,000 points to as high as 100,000 when special offers are available. You earn from 2 to 3 points per dollar spent, depending on the card chosen, and also get additional perks such as upgraded boarding, travel credits, and a rebate on in-flight purchases.|
Transfer Points From Other Credit Cards or Loyalty Programs
|This would include credit cards such as other Chase cards, or other co-branded cards from Marriott or Hyatt that have accumulated points in their programs.|
Refer a Friend
|You can earn an additional 10,000 points if you refer a friend to the Southwest credit card through Chase's refer-a-friend program.|
|The amount of points you earn for flying is based on the type of fare you purchase and the cost of the fare.
|Hotel partners can also earn you points by either using your rapid rewards instead of hotel points or transferring hotel points.
Most major hotel chains including Best Western, Marriott, Hyatt, etc. are included.
|Car rentals can also earn points toward your rapid rewards You can transfer points from all the major car rental companies.|
Buying Gas at a Marathon Station Will.
|Buying Gas at a marathon station will earn you a point for each dollar you spend.|
How Can I Redeem My Southwest Points?
If you are wanting to use your Southwest points, the best option is to apply them to a flight. However, keep in mind that although Southwest does not blackout dates when you cannot use the points, such as holiday travel, the points required to book the flight are much higher than booking on other dates. For that reason, some travelers prefer to sell their points and use the cash to purchase tickets, earning points on that purchase as well. You can also use your points for gift cards or donations, but you won't get as much bang for your buck.
How Can I Sell My Southwest Points?
Southwest does not offer a way to sell their Rapid Rewards points. You will have to go to a third-party buyer/seller. They will offer you cash for your points, based on the number of points available. The higher the number of points, the better the offer. Most require a minimum number to consider purchasing.
Here is the value of your mileage on Southwest and others:
|Airline Reward Program||Miles||Standard Mileage Value (in Dollars)||Priority/Business/First Class Mileage Value (in Dollars)|
|American Airlines AAdvantage Miles||1||$0.012||$0.025|
|Southwest Rapid Rewards||1||$0.014||$0.015|
How Can DoNotPay Help Me Sell My Southwest Rapid Rewards Points?
DoNotPay can make selling your Southwest points quick, easy, and stress-free. Simply follow these three steps to get started:
- Search "points" or "rewards" on DoNotPay, and select the rewards program you're a part of / the type of points you have.
- Choose whether you want to check your points balance, transfer your points, or sell them for cash.
- If you select one of the first two options, DoNotPay can check your points balance or transfer your points for you. Otherwise, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors.
Why Use DoNotPay to Help You Convert Your Points and Miles
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Can DoNotPay Help With Other Rewards Points?
You bet! We can help you to sell airline miles, for most major airlines, such as United, or points from hotel reward programs such as Marriott. We can transfer points or sell them to many other companies, such as:
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