Booking using GC; do you get the points for them?

Discussion in 'Southwest Airlines | Rapid Rewards' started by edekba, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. edekba

    edekba Gold Member

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    So i saw SW GC for sale @ OD/Staples/Markets etc. It got me thinking ... could I
    1. Buy those GC @ 5x UR points (either via Ink/Freedom)
    2. Pay remaining balance ($487 Airfare - $400 in GC) using Sapphire Preferred/SW at 2x
    3. Fly those flights & also get the points from flying.
    Also saw Marriott Cards; but since I never stay there; It didn't really matter to me. But in theory it would work the same right? 5x Stay + night credit + Points for staying.

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