Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

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Current Offer

75,000

Bonus Points

after spending $3000 on purchases in the first 3 months, for a limited time.

Annual Fee: $99

Terms Apply.

No Foreign Transaction Fees

How to Earn Rewards

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Earn 3x points on all Southwest® purchases

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

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Earn 1x points on all other purchases


Benefits

6,000 anniversary points each year

2 EarlyBird Check-In® each year

No foreign transaction fees


Our Take

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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