Southwest 35% Bonus – Running the Numbers

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    Southwest releases these promos from time to time that are for purchasing points or giving additional points. Sometimes, the promo covers buying and gifting, sometimes it covers transferring, and sometimes it covers all three. Over the last year, this bonus amount has been at 20%, 25%, 30%, and now we have a 35% promo (though previous offers were not all increase of points but some were reduction in cost). Not only that, but it covers buying points, gifting points (which is still buying points, just for someone else), and transferring points. A 35% bonus sounds like a good deal, but is it? Southwest 35% Bonus This bonus runs from now through April 22 and gives a 35% bonus on all points purchased, gifted, or transferred. For points that are purchased or gifted, the normal cost is 2.75 cents per point, which is terrible! The reason it is terrible is because you are only getting 1.6 cents per point worth of value when redeeming – which means you are paying 1.15 cents more than you could even... The post Southwest 35% Bonus – Running the Numbers appeared first on Running with Miles.

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