Point Calculator: Southwest Performance Business Card

Review the benefits of the Southwest Performance Business Card, calculate how many Southwest Points you can earn based on your spend, and compare cards.

The Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards® Performance Business Card is a great card for those who want to earn the most Rapid Rewards Points per $1 spent on Southwest airfare and receive several benefits while doing so. The card offers a solid return across multiple business categories, annual bonus points, a Global Entry/TSA PreCheck credit, In-Flight WiFi credits, and much more that can make flying with Southwest more enjoyable.

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The Southwest Performance Business Card features seven bonus categories which are Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines hotel partners, Southwest Airlines rental car partners, advertising, phone, internet, and cable purchases. There's no limit to the amount of Rapid Rewards Points you can earn spending in these categories and no limit to the amount of Rapid Rewards Points you can earn with the card in general.

  • 3x Southwest Airlines
    • Eligible purchases include purchases made directly with Southwest Airlines including:
      • Flights/Ticket Purchases
      • In-Flight Purchases
      • Southwest Gift Cards
      • Southwest Vacations Packages
      • Southwest Hotels Portal
  • 3x Southwest Hotel Partners
  • 3x Southwest Rental Car Partners
  • 2x Advertising
    • Applies to social media and search engine advertising (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google, Bing)
  • 2x Internet
  • 2x Cable
  • 2x Phone
  • 1x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The Southwest Performance Business Card comes with several benefits such as anniversary points, Global Entry/TSA PreCheck credits, upgrades, and more. You'll also receive the great travel benefits offered on all Chase credit cards.

  • 9,000 Anniversary Points Annually
  • 4 Upgraded Boardings Annually
    • Earn 4 upgraded bookings per anniversary year.
    • Applies to positions A1-A15 on Southwest Airlines.
    • Can be purchased at the departure gate or ticket counter on the day of travel only.
    • Upgrades are in the form of a statement credit for the price of the upgraded booking; could take 8 weeks to post.
  • In-Flight Wi-Fi Credits
    • You will be reimbursed for up to $8 per day when you use your card to pay for In-Flight Wi-Fi on Southwest flights.
    • Credit is in the form of a statement credit.
    • Unused portions of the credit do not roll over.
  • Global Entry or TSA PreCheck Credit
    • Global Entry is for speeding through customs when re-entering the states; also grants TSA PreCheck if approved.
    • TSA PreCheck is for expedited screening through TSA checkpoints.
  • Earn Tier Qualifying Points
    • Earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points for ever $10,000 in eligible net spend ran through the card.
    • Earn up to 15,000 Tier Qualifying Points per calendar year which is $100,000 in annual spend.
  • Travel & Purchase Coverage

Rewards Calculator

You can use the rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on the value of the rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you, minus the annual fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card side by side any other card featured on the site within the same calculator.

Note! All category spend entered in the primary card's column (first column when comparing cards) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site. This means you will not have to re-enter the same information again and again when browsing during the session.

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This calculator will calculate the cash value of the selected credit card(s) based on spend, benefits, and fees. You can compare this card against any other rewards card side-by-side by clicking on the Compare A Card button.
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The value of the rewards associated with the selected credit card(s). You can click the currency to edit the value or change it to reflect transfer partners.
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Hotel elite status, loyalty program status, and memberships. These are typically calculated based on a selection though some are calculated automatically. Most cards will not have anything in this section.
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Click on a category to enter how much you plan on spending. You can add or remove categories, change the order of the categories, or view additional options.
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Copies all spend amounts and their units of time from one column to the other. Does not copy mobilepay indicator.
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Reward Bonuses

Any extra bonuses to do with a specific card will be listed here. You can edit/add the Intro Bonus (SUB) under the Credit Card section.
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This is the sum of all rewards earned from Category Spending and Reward Bonuses along with the cash value of it all based on Currency Worth.
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Monetary Bonuses

This is the total of all cash bonuses associated with the card(s). You can change the value of those that feature the symbol. Other bonuses are automatic. If there's extra value (EV) you want to add to the card, you can click on the card under the Credit Card section. You can also click on to get details on the listed bonuses.
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Annual Fees

This is the sum of annual fees and authorized user fees associated with the credit card(s). You can edit the annual fee as well as change the number of authorized users by clicking on the card under the Credit Card section at the top of this calculator.
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Grand Total

The estimated cash value of the card(s). This is the sum of the Subtotal and Monetary Bonuses minus Annual Fees. The return is based on estimated cash value divided by total credit card spend.
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Updated 2020-06-24 By Robert Flowers III

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