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Please note that Southwest has updated the number of points required to earn the Companion Pass from 2023 forward to 135,000 points (up from 125,000), though that doesn’t affect the method Families Fly Free teaches to easily earn and always have the Pass.

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  • Lyn Mettler

    Lyn Mettler is a longtime travel writer for US News & World Report, USA Today 10Best and The TODAY Show who created Families Fly Free, a program which teaches families her simple system to use travel rewards to fly for free.