28th October 2019


How many points does it take to get a free flight on Southwest?

The number of points needed to book a Southwest flight depends directly on the advertised fare. Right now, Wanna Get Away (their cheapest fare) award flight bookings cost 60 points per dollar.

Also know, how much does it cost to buy points from Southwest?

Southwest usually sells Rapid Rewards points in increments of 1,000, starting at 2,000 points with a daily maximum purchase of 60,000 points and no annual max. The price is normally 2.75 cents apiece (so $27.50 per 1,000 points), but with this promo, that rate drops down to 1.96 cents per point.

How many points do you earn on Southwest?

The number of points you earn for flying Southwest depends on the type of fare you choose. You will earn 12 points per dollar with "Business Select" fares, 10 points per dollar with "Anytime" fares and six points per dollar with "Wanna Get Away" fares.