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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #990 on: August 27, 2013, 10:02:01 AM »
Do you have to earn all the points to qualify for a companion pass by December? Or does it still pay to wait until January?
All within a calendar year. If you have travel plans for this year, it may be worth it.

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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #991 on: August 27, 2013, 10:03:27 AM »
All within a calendar year. If you have travel plans for this year, it may be worth it.

So, I guess I have to spend it all by December. Too bad.
Did that change recently?
I thought I remember reading to wait until January so you'd have to pass for longer.
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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #992 on: August 27, 2013, 10:15:28 AM »
So, I guess I have to spend it all by December. Too bad.
Did that change recently?
I thought I remember reading to wait until January so you'd have to pass for longer.
I believe that was in reference to waiting to do the spending/bonuses posting until the next year.

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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #993 on: August 27, 2013, 10:17:05 AM »
I believe that was in reference to waiting to do the spending/bonuses posting until the next year.

Why would it be worth it to wait unless you were allowed to earn the 110K not just within a calendar year?
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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #994 on: August 27, 2013, 10:21:13 AM »
Why would it be worth it to wait unless you were allowed to earn the 110K not just within a calendar year?
If you got your first card at the end of 2013, it would be worth it to wait to complete the spend until 2014 so that the bonus counts towards the 2014 CP.
For the 2nd card, it obviously wouldn't make sense to wait.

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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #995 on: August 28, 2013, 03:17:44 PM »
Thanks.


Q can I book a flight now for myself and then next month when I get my companion pass call up and have a friend added to the ticket ?
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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #996 on: August 28, 2013, 03:27:38 PM »
Thanks.


Q can I book a flight now for myself and then next month when I get my companion pass call up and have a friend added to the ticket ?

Yes as long as there is an available seat on the flight

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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #997 on: September 02, 2013, 06:56:46 PM »
Somebody asked this 5-6 pages up thread, but I'm going to ask again.

Can I somehow push of the completion of the 2k spending into January to gain an extra year of CP?

Here is my situation. I signed up for two SW cards (one bus and 1 personal). I signed up on August 13. I called chase and they said I had 103 days to complete spend. Thought it was 90 days, but rep confirmed 103 days. This would make the last day that I can spend November 24. Can I spend 1,999 before nov 24, and the last dollar on the 24. I would then call up and change the close date to the 20th. That would make it that it wont post before Dec 20.

How many days past the close date to the SW points usually take to post?

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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #998 on: September 02, 2013, 07:04:37 PM »
Somebody asked this 5-6 pages up thread, but I'm going to ask again.

Can I somehow push of the completion of the 2k spending into January to gain an extra year of CP?

Here is my situation. I signed up for two SW cards (one bus and 1 personal). I signed up on August 13. I called chase and they said I had 103 days to complete spend. Thought it was 90 days, but rep confirmed 103 days. This would make the last day that I can spend November 24. Can I spend 1,999 before nov 24, and the last dollar on the 24. I would then call up and change the close date to the 20th. That would make it that it wont post before Dec 20.

How many days past the close date to the SW points usually take to post?
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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #999 on: September 02, 2013, 07:28:14 PM »
Past first close date or 2nd?

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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #1000 on: September 03, 2013, 08:34:34 AM »
Past first close date or 2nd?
Should be after you hit the spend.
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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
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Re: Southwest Visa 50,000 bonus points
« Reply #1002 on: September 04, 2013, 09:37:33 AM »
I'm being charged the annual fee for both cards.
Chase would like to see the promo code which waives the first year annual fee.
Please advise...

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« Reply #1003 on: September 09, 2013, 10:55:06 AM »
Chase not waiving first year annual fee until I provide the promo code.

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Re: Southwest Credit Cards Annual Fee
« Reply #1004 on: September 09, 2013, 11:09:00 AM »
Chase not waiving first year annual fee until I provide the promo code.
I've never heard of a promo code waiving the fee for the SW cards. Someone CMIIW.
The 6k/3k annual bonus should make up for the fee anyways.