Use Your Southwest Points For International Flights On Many Airlines!

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    Southwest points are a fantastic way to bounce around the US (and now many countries south of our borders) with little worry given how easy it is to redeem them and how great the cancellation policy is. The Southwest credit cards (which now number 3 instead of 4) frequently come around with offers of 50,000 points after spending $2,000 in 3 months. Given that Southwest points are worth around 1.6 cents (when factoring in the taxes/fees that are absorbed by the points), a 50,000 point offer is worth about $800 of travel on Southwest. When you consider that getting two of those offers in one calendar year and doing $10,000 in spending gives you enough points to qualify for the valuable Companion Pass, you are getting a lot of value from the Southwest credit cards and points. But, what if you live in an area that is not currently served by Southwest? Or what if you travel mostly out of the US (like we do at the moment)? Are these... The post Use Your Southwest Points For International Flights On Many Airlines! appeared first on Running with Miles.

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