Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Promo

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It’s no secret that airlines have struggled to get passengers in their planes over the past six months. As a result, we’ve seen new promos and deals come out to incentivize travelers to get back in the sky.

And right now, Southwest Airlines is offering a pretty amazing deal.

You can earn a temporary Companion Pass after only booking one flight!

If you’re not familiar, the Companion Pass allows a companion to fly for free with you on every flight that you take.

This limited companion pass will be good for flights between January 6 and February 28 of 2021.

If you want to take advantage of this promotion, you will need to register which you can do at this link right here.

Once on the registration page, you will have to input your first and last name along with your Rapid Rewards account number.

If you do not currently have a Rapid Rewards account, you can quickly join in a matter of minutes.

After you register, you will have to book a Southwest flight from September 22 to 24, 2020 for travel dates from September 22 to November 15, 2020 (the “Promotion Period”) and fly during the Promotion Period to earn the Promotional Companion Pass.

This is a great deal for anyone that has some travel scheduled early next year and it could easily save you a few hundred bucks depending on your travel routes.

Related: 28 Tips for Flying Southwest Airlines

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4 comments

  1. I know you don’t know the answer, but am curious what you think… I worked really hard to get the companion pass early on this year with the idea that I’d have until the end of 2021 to use it and be able to get alot of use from it. Just weeks after getting the pass, everything shut down due to covid… We have not travelled at all (my husband is at high risk)… and so I’ve lost (and will continue to lose) months of travel opportunity. Have you heard anything from Southwest about what they’ll do for people like me? I know that they have extended people’s passes that would have expired this year but haven’t heard anything about people in our situation. What do you think or what do you suggest we do?

    1. Yeah that’s a tough one. If there is an airline that would extend a pass for an additional year it would be Southwest. If they don’t announce anything it would definitely be worth it to call in and see if they are doing anything on a case by case basis. They are usually very customer friendly with things like this.

  2. Thanks… and thanks for responding so quickly! I tried to call them when I saw the offer they gave to people whose pass expires at the end of 2020, but at the time they said there was nothing they can do. Figured I’d wait a couple of months more so its very clear how much time we’ve lost before calling again.

    1. Yeah, I imagine Southwest just felt it was too early to make that call. They will probably decide on something for 2021 relatively soon.

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