Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card

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Current Offer

40,000

Bonus Points

after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months.

Annual Fee: $99

Terms Apply.

No Foreign Transaction Fees

How to Earn Rewards

3x

Earn 3X points on dining, including takeout and eligible delivery services, for the first year

2x

Earn 2x points on all Southwest purchases

1x

Earn 1x points on all other purchases


Benefits

6,000 bonus points on each cardholder anniversary


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 Plus 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 Priority 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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