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Southwest Priority Credit Card Travel Credit

Old Apr 30, 19, 4:28 pm
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Southwest Priority Credit Card Travel Credit

Does anyone know if you can use the Southwest Priority $75 travel credit for things other than airfare? Such as EBCI or gift cards?
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Old Apr 30, 19, 7:38 pm
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I received the credit when I used it to purchase Early Bird...and still got 2x points for the purchase.
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Old May 2, 19, 1:43 pm
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I used mine all up on the $5.60 tax charges on points bookings. Didn't have a chance to use it on something else.
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Old May 2, 19, 3:24 pm
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Originally Posted by shadow520 View Post
I used mine all up on the $5.60 tax charges on points bookings. Didn't have a chance to use it on something else.
So, guessing it will also cover the $5.60 on companion tickets... which is where we will use it.

By the way, upgraded last week (Friday?) on the phone... did the buy a1-a15 at gate on Monday of this week and credit is already in account for that.
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Old May 2, 19, 4:24 pm
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Originally Posted by NoStressHere View Post
So, guessing it will also cover the $5.60 on companion tickets... which is where we will use it.
Yup. The credit card doesn't know the difference.
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Old May 3, 19, 9:39 am
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Mine covered the $14 they were initially charging for Hawaii point fees, and didn't retract any credit when WN credited all but $5.60 back. Don't know if we'll bother with the card next year, I think it'll depend on how useful we find the BS boarding upgrades.
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Old Dec 18, 22, 11:19 am
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Did you ever find out if a gift card purchase direct from Southwest.com triggers the $75 credit on the Priority? Im trying to figure out ways to redeem the credit before canceling the card. I havent flown Southwest in 2 years.
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Old Dec 18, 22, 11:46 am
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Originally Posted by Littleredwolf View Post
Did you ever find out if a gift card purchase direct from Southwest.com triggers the $75 credit on the Priority? Im trying to figure out ways to redeem the credit before canceling the card. I havent flown Southwest in 2 years.
It does. Alternatively you could buy a ticket for $75 or more and store the value as Flight Credits.

I'm concerned about keeping GCs around since a thief could redeem the number.
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Old Dec 18, 22, 12:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Tanic View Post
It does. Alternatively you could buy a ticket for $75 or more and store the value as Flight Credits.

I'm concerned about keeping GCs around since a thief could redeem the number.
Awesome thanks for confirming. Good point about the GC #. I may do the book a flight and cancel route since flight credits no longer expire.
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Old Dec 18, 22, 3:08 pm
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Can not argue with earlier post, but credit cards for airlines sometimes go through a 3rd party. Maybe it works.

I like the idea of booking a flight then converting to points for future use. They are always there vs a card getting lost - which is why companies love selling them.
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