Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

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Current Offer

Earn 50,000

Bonus Points

after spending $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.

Annual Fee: $99

Terms Apply.

No Foreign Transaction Fees

How to Earn Rewards


Earn 3x points on all Southwest® purchases


Earn 2x points on local transit and commuting, including rideshares, internet, cable, and phone services; select


Earn 1x points on all other purchases


6,000 anniversary points each year

2 EarlyBird Check-In® each year

No foreign transaction fees

Our Take

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The Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card seems to be stuck in the middle of the other Southwest® credit card products, making it somewhat redundant in my opinion.

It has a slightly higher annual fee than the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card ($99 vs $69) with virtually all of the same perks. The only advantage of the Premier over the Plus is that it has no foreign transaction fees.

But at that point you might as well consider grabbing the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card, which has a $149 annual fee but comes with other perks such as priority boarding and a higher annual cardholder bonus.

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