Download my FREE ebook on “How to Earn the Southwest Companion Pass” so 1 person can ALWAYS fly free with you on Southwest Airlines:…

Hoping that Chase Sapphire Preferred’s Chase Ultimate Rewards points will help you earn all the Southwest points you need to get a Southwest Companion Pass, so 1 person can always fly free with you? This is very important to understand! In this week’s Q&A, I explain if that will or will not work.

Please note, Southwest has updated the number of points required to earn the Southwest Companion Pass from 125,000 to 135,000 beginning January 1, 2023, though that does not affect the simple way we teach earning and always maintaining 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.

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