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8 Ways to Earn Miles on Car Rentals With Southwest Airlines

If you’re a frequent traveler, an easy way to earn Southwest miles or points is via car rentals. There are currently eight different car rental companies that allow you to earn between 1200 and 2400 Southwest Rapid Rewards points when you rent a car starting at Southwest.com. Some Southwest car rental partners also provide you… Continue reading

After May 9, More Flexibility in Southwest Flight Schedule

I know I sometimes struggle with the flights available on Southwest. It seems to me there should be a lot more on certain days than others and that the pricing should better reflect the day, time and number of flights. Apparently, they are working on it. According to CrankyFlier, as of May 9, we should… Continue reading

FORTUNE Names Southwest Airlines a Top 10 Most Admired Company

It’s no surprise to me that Southwest Airlines made it on FORTUNE’s list of 2017 Top 10 Most Admired Companies. At No. 8, Southwest was the only airline in the top 10. This is the company’s 23rd consecutive year on the list. The rankings are based on ratings from executives, directors, and security analysts worldwide about… Continue reading

We’re Going to Europe on Aer Lingus — All 4 of Us and All on Points!

Thanks a million to Brad over at TravelMiles101.com for this amazing tip to get to Europe (via Dublin) with 26,000 British Airways Avios round-trip per person. I explain in detail how a family of four can fly to Europe nearly free, outling the steps we took, in this post (note: It has been updated with how… Continue reading

Southwest Destination Finder: The Handy Little Tool You Didn’t Know About

The other day I stumbled across a nifty tool on the Southwest Airlines website: the Southwest Destination Finder. This helpful tool helps you see where you can fly using a set number of Southwest Rapid Rewards points. Download my free guide to find out how you can fly nearly FREE on Southwest by earning the coveted Southwest… Continue reading

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