Southwest to get TSA Pre-check next month!

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According to this article on the Chicago Business Journal, Southwest will start participating in TSA PreCheck in November. The article doesn’t say exactly when, but just the fact that Southwest will now be an option is great news! We tried …

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Free TV on our Southwest flight sponsored by Dish

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This past weekend we flew from San Antonio to Tampa to attend the Frequent Traveler University event held at the Grand Hyatt Tampa. My wife and I flew Southwest (my ticket on points, hers free, courtesy of our Companion Pass). …

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Southwest devaluating its points effective March 31, 2014

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If you subscribe to Southwest emails or fly them frequently, you probably received the email that has been the talk of the web for the past day. Southwest sent a blast email yesterday to all members indicating that effective March …

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Quick thoughts on a couple of current Southwest promotions

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In the past couple of months there have been two pretty good Southwest promotions, one of them being the Marriott gift cards bonus points and the other being the easy 500 points for NOT signing up for Dish Network service. …

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Southwest 50,000 points cards offer ends August 6th

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If you’ve been delaying on getting the Southwest personal and business cards, remember that the 50,000 points offer is valid until Tuesday, August 6th. Getting approved for both the business and personal cards on the same day and meeting the …

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Get up to 12,000 Southwest points for purchasing Marriott gift cards

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If Southwest and Marriott work for you and you have some stays coming up, this is a pretty good promo. The promo awards tiered bonus points depending on the amount of the gift card you purchase, up to 12,000 points …

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A thought on Southwest same day roundtrip flights

A few days ago I flew Southwest from San Antonio to Tulsa on a day trip, so my return flights were on the same day as the outbound segments. If you’re familiar with Southwest, then you know that they don’t …

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The basics of the Southwest Companion Pass

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While I have written before about the Southwest Companion Pass, I thought this would be a good opportunity for a refresher, since this happens to be a good time to qualify for the pass. How it works: The Companion Pass lets …

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500 easy Southwest points

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Thanks to Gary from View from the Wing for posting this easy way of earning 500 Southwest points for NOT signing up for Dish Network service. You can view the details and access the direct link for the promotion here. …

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All things Southwest – current promotions

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There are a few things going on with Southwest that you should be aware of. Southwest 50,000 points cards are back: The increased bonuses have historically surfaced every few months, and as long as you get both the personal and …

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