Conversion Calculator: Chase Points To Southwest Airlines

Point & Mile Transfers
Use the conversion calculator to calculate the transfer of Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Southwest Rapid Rewards points.
Last Updated 2022-12-01 By R.Flowers III

Chase Ultimate Rewards is the only major U.S. credit card rewards program that features Southwest Rapid Rewards as a transfer partner. Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to Southwest at a 1:1 ratio.

Conversion Rate

Chase Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to Southwest Rapid Rewards at a 1:1 ratio meaning that every 1,000 Chase points you transfer will give you 1,000 Southwest points. This provides an excellent route for adding points to your Southwest account if you have a great redemption lined up.

100000 chase points to southwest

You must have at least 1,000 Ultimate Rewards points to initiate a transfer and points can be transferred to Southwest in 1,000-point increments.

Conversion Calculator

Use the Conversion Calculator to calculate the transfer of Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Southwest Rapid Rewards points.

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Enter any amount of Ultimate Rewards points to calculate the transfer to Southwest points.
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Other Ways To Earn Southwest Points

The only other option you can use to earn lots of Southwest points is using Southwest's own co-branded credit cards. Southwest offers a total of five credit cards consisting of three personal consumer credit cards and two business credit cards.

Here's the list:

Credit Card Highlights Annual Fee
Best For Southwest Benefits
  • Intro Bonus: Companion Pass® + 30,000 Points
  • Earn 3X points on Southwest® purchases
  • Earn 2X points on local transit and commuting (including rideshare) and on internet, cable, phone services, and select streaming
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • Receive up to $75 back on Southwest purchases made throughout the anniversary year with the card
  • Receive 4 upgraded bookings per anniversary year that applies to positions A1-A15 on Southwest Airlines
  • Receive 7,500 anniversary points just for being a cardholder
  • Earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points for every $10,000 you spend on the card
$149
Best For Southwest Travelers
  • Intro Bonus: Companion Pass® + 30,000 Points
  • Earn 3X points on Southwest® purchases
  • Earn 2X points on local transit and commuting (including rideshare) and on internet, cable, phone services, and select streaming
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • Receive 2 EarlyBird Check-In per year.
  • Receive 6,000 anniversary points just for being a cardholder
  • Earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points for every $10,000 you spend on the card
$99
Best For Low Annual Fee
  • Intro Bonus: Companion Pass® + 30,000 Points
  • Earn 2X points on Southwest® purchases
  • Earn 2X points on local transit and commuting (including rideshare) and on internet, cable, phone services, and select streaming
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • Receive 2 EarlyBird Check-In per year
  • Receive 3,000 anniversary points just for being a cardholder
$69
Best Southwest Business Card For Benefits
  • Intro Bonus: 80,000 points
  • Earn 4X points on Southwest® purchases
  • Earn 3X points on purchases made with Rapid Rewards hotel and car rental partners
  • Earn 2X points per $1 spent on local transit and commuting, social media and search engine advertising, and internet, cable, and phone services
  • Earn 1X points per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Receive 4 upgraded bookings per anniversary year that applies to positions A1-A15 on Southwest Airlines
  • Receive 9,000 anniversary points just for being a cardholder
  • Get reimbursed for up to $8 per day when you use the card to pay for In-Flight Wi-Fi on Southwest flights
  • Earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points for every $10,000 you spend on the card
$199
Best For Southwest Business Travelers
  • Intro Bonus: 60,000 points
  • Earn 3X points on Southwest® purchases
  • Earn 2X points on local transit and commuting, including rideshare
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • Earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points for every $10,000 you spend on the card
  • Receive 6,000 anniversary points just for being a cardholder
  • Receive 2 EarlyBird Check-In per year.
$99

FAQ

Can you transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Southwest?

Yes. Chase Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to Southwest Rapid Rewards at a 1:1 ratio.

What is the transfer rate for Chase points to Southwest?

Every 1,000 Ultimate Rewards points you transfer to Southwest will give you 1,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards points.

Is it worth it to transfer Chase points to Southwest?

At an average value of 1.3 cents each, it can be worth it to transfer points to Southwest since Ultimate Rewards points are worth 1.25 to 1.5 cents each on average.

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