Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points Calculators

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Calculate Southwest credit card points per $1 spent, point transfers, point value, and more with our Southwest Rapid Rewards Points Calculators.
A few miles short of a redemption? Buy points for as low as 1.65 cents each. Ends February 20, 2023.

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Southwest Points Value 1.3 cents on average
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Earn The Most Southwest Points

Use these calculators and tools to find credit cards that will earn you the most Southwest Rapid Rewards points and best returns on your everyday spending.

Check out our best credit card picks for earning Southwest points and calculate which credit cards will earn you the most points based on the spend amounts you enter into our tool.

View the list of Southwest point earning rates per $1 spent for all credit cards offered by Southwest Airlines and their credit card transfer partners.

Input your monthly and yearly spend amounts into our calculator to find out which credit cards will earn you the most Southwest Points per $1 spent.

Southwest Credit Card Points & Value Calculators

Use our credit card calculators to calculate how many Southwest credit card points you can earn and the cash value of Southwest credit cards based on the monthly and yearly spend amounts you enter into the tool, how much you value card benefits, and annual fees.

You can also learn more about the cards directly through our partner, when applicable.

The Southwest Priority Card is the best Southwest credit card for benefits as you'll be able to enjoy an annual $75 Southwest statement credit, 4 upgraded bookings per anniversary year, 7,500 bonus points annually, and the ability to earn Tier Qualifying Points spending on the card. You'll also earn 3X points on Southwest purchases and 2X on several other popular categories.

Intro Bonus: 50,000 points

The Southwest Premier Card is the perfect middle ground if you don't need all the additional benefits of the Priority Card. It earns points at the same rate and offers 6,000 anniversary points, 2 EarlyBird Check-ins per year, and the ability to earn Tier Qualifying Points on credit card spending.

Intro Bonus: 50,000 points

The Southwest Plus Card is a low annual fee card that earns 2X points on Southwest purchases. It offers 2 EarlyBird Check-ins per year, 3,000 anniversary points, and in-flight discounts.

Intro Bonus: 50,000 points

The Southwest Performance Business Card is best option for frequent Southwest business travelers. It offers 4 upgraded bookings per year, reimbursements on in-flight WiFi, the ability to earn Tier Qualifying Points on spending, and 9,000 anniversary points.

Intro Bonus: 80,000 points

The Southwest Premier Business Card is a solid option for occasional Southwest business travelers. It earns 3X points on Southwest purchases and offers 6,000 anniversary points, 2 EarlyBird Check-ins per year, and the ability to earn Tier Qualifying Points spending on the card.

Intro Bonus: 60,000 points

Conversion & Transfer Calculators

Southwest Rapid Rewards is a direct transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards as well as several hotel rewards programs. This gives you additional ways to earn Southwest points through spending with partners and using partner credit cards.

Check out the list of partners you can use to earn Southwest points and calculate the transfer of points to the Rapid Rewards program

Use the conversion calculator to calculate the transfer of Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Southwest Rapid Rewards points.

Southwest Points Value Calculators

The Point Calculator values Southwest Points at 1.3 cents each. This means that 10,000 Southwest points are worth about $130 on average towards flights.

Southwest points can be used for flights, car rentals, gift cards, and more. Get the details on redeeming points and calculate the average value of Southwest points for each redemption.

Calculate the value of Southwest points to dollars based on our averages and calculate the value of any redemption based on the cost in cash versus the cost in Rapid Rewards points to see if it's worth redeeming your points.

Cost To Buy Rewards Calculators

If you're a few points shy of a redemption, you can buy points directly from southwest.com. You can buy as little as 5,000 points and as many as 60,000.

Check out the full details on buying Southwest points and calculate how much it will cost you to buy them at the standard rate.

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