Timing is everything when it comes to the amazing Southwest Companion Pass! In this episode, I share everything you need to know to time your Southwest Companion Pass in the best way possible.

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.

Get help properly timing and earning your OWN Southwest Companion Pass as a member of Families Fly Free. Get more information below:

Download our FREE list of 7 INSIDER hacks Lyn uses to fly her family free:


  • 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.

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