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Not a Southwest Member? Here Is How You Can Earn 5,000 Southwest Points

Written by Charlie

If you have not yet signed up for a Southwest Rapid Rewards account, here is something for you! This Southwest new member offer can get you 5,000 points – details here.

Southwest is trying to attract new members to their Southwest Rapid Rewards program. If you have held off doing that – for whatever reason – you could now get 5,000 points if you take advantage of this new member offer.

New Southwest Member Offer

Link: Southwest New Member Offer

What Do You Need to Do?

First, you need to sign-up for a Southwest Rapid Rewards account. You can do that via this link here. Once you do that, you are going to have to fly to earn the bonus points.

To earn the points, it comes in two stages. Book and fly one round trip or two one-way flights before May 31, 2021. This first step will net you 3,000 Rapid Rewards points. Next, you also must book and fly a second roundtrip or two more one-way flights before May 31 as well. This will earn you the additional 2,000 Rapid Rewards points.

The important things to remember are this – you must sign-up for an account, book, and fly between April 1 and May 31. Also, these have to be paid flights – award flights will not count.

This is like earning around a $70 bonus on the points earned from this promo so if you have some travel in mind, check the various flight comparisons because you may just come out a bit ahead by taking advantage of this Southwest promotion for new members!

To see all the rest of the terms and conditions, read them at the bottom of this page.

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.