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Southwest Rapid Rewards™ Credit Cards from Chase Launch the Destination: Love Sweepstakes

To inspire people to travel for all the reasons they love, Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase are giving away three trips to surprise destinations focused on barbecue, pickleball, and TV tourism;
Existing Cardmembers receive an extra† entry into the Sweepstakes

WILMINGTON, DE. – Nov. 1, 2023 – Today, Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase launched the Destination: Love Sweepstakes*, designed to inspire travel solely based on the hobbies and interests people love most. Open exclusively to Southwest Rapid Rewards Members ages 19 and up, entrants have the chance to win one of three trips to a surprise destination they’ll love. The trip includes hotel accommodations, round trip air travel on Southwest Airlines®, and pre-arranged activities tied to the trip’s theme for the winner and a guest.

Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cardmembers also automatically receive one additional† entry to the Sweepstakes. The three surprise ‘destinations’ include:

  • Destination: Barbecue: Love flavorful meats and sweet or tangy sauce? Cardmembers earn 1X points per $1 spent on everyday purchases, like dining and groceries, meaning each purchase gets Cardmembers one step closer to their next plate piled high with brisket and burgers. The winner will not only enjoy some of the best barbecue in the Country, but they’ll also have the chance to learn the ins and outs of the craft from the pitmasters themselves.
  • Destination: Pickleball: With Southwest Airlines named The Official Airline and the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Card as The Official Credit Card of the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA Tour), the winner will have the chance to immerse themselves in the world of pickleball—America’s fastest growing sport—including time on the court, interactions with coaches and more. Even outside the Sweepstakes, winners can get to the courts with a partner even faster as all points Cardmembers earn with their Rapid Rewards® Credit Card count toward the coveted Companion Pass® (the benefit that lets a Rapid Rewards® Member designate one person to fly with them, free of airline charges—not including taxes and fees from $5.60 one-way—every time the Customer purchases or redeems points for a flight). As an exclusive benefit, Cardmembers receive a boost of 10,000 Companion Pass qualifying points each year.
  • Destination: Stream Come True: Consumer Cardmembers earn 2X points per $1 spent on select streaming services, so taking inspiration from some of the biggest Western series available on TV, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase will help one lucky fan live out their streamable Wild, Wild, West fantasies.

Winners will also receive 25,000 Rapid Rewards bonus points (subject to Rapid Rewards Restrictions set forth in the Official Rules) to use towards future travel with Southwest Airlines. Points bookings don’t include taxes, fees, and other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight.

“With the Destination: Love Sweepstakes, we’re encouraging travelers to expand their horizons and learn more about the things they love by seeing them up close,” said Matthew Schlitz, General Manager of Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase. “It exemplifies Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase’s commitment to rewarding our Cardmembers every day and inspiring them to turn the rewards earned on their cards into new, unforgettable experiences.”

“We’re taking our Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase to new heights and unlocking new travel experiences by connecting Members with their interests and passion points that matter most to them,” said Jonathan Clarkson, Vice President of Marketing at Southwest Airlines.” The Destination: Love Sweepstakes brings to life our Purpose of connecting people to what’s important in their lives and taking our Members on an adventure they are sure to love.”

The Sweepstakes will be open through Dec. 4, 2023, at 11:59:59 p.m. E.T., and participants are required to be 19 years old and a Rapid Rewards member to enter. To enter the Sweepstakes and to view the full Official Rules, visit chase.com/DestinationLove

Customers can create a free account to become a Rapid Rewards Member at Southwest.com/enroll. Rapid Rewards accounts are subject to its Rules & Regulations. 

Travel More with Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card from Chase

The Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase can unlock new travel experiences with more ways to travel, more frequently and efficiently, by earning toward Southwest Airlines A-List, A-List Preferred, or Companion Pass status. With the Southwest Rapid Rewards Consumer Credit Cards from Chase, Cardmembers can get between 3,000 - 7,500 anniversary points, as well as earn up to 3X points on Southwest purchases, 2X points on local transit and commuting purchases, including rideshare; internet, cable, and phone services, and select streaming purchases, and 1X points on all other purchases.

Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus and Premier Credit Cardmembers get access to two EarlyBird Check-Ins® per year, offering the convenience of automatic check-in before the traditional 24-hour check-in. EarlyBird Check-In allows an earlier boarding position, a better opportunity to select their preferred available seat, and earlier access to overhead bin storage for carryon luggage. Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Cardmembers are eligible for four Upgraded Boardings per year, when available. This benefit gives Cardmembers the ability to upgrade their boarding position to A1-A15 24 hours before the flight depending on availability.

Now through Dec. 11, 2023, new Southwest Rapid Rewards Cardmembers can earn 75,000 points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first three months from account opening.

For more information or to apply for a card, please visit www.chase.com/southwest. Applying for a card is not required for Sweepstakes entry.

*No Purchase or Payment Necessary to Enter or Claim a Prize. The Sweepstakes begins on 11/1/23 at 9:00 a.m. ET and ends 12/4/23 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Sweepstakes is open to all [1] legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (having a valid Tax Identification Number (TIN) or Social Security Number (SSN)); and [2] who are nineteen (19) years of age or older at the time of entry; and [3] have a Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® account number It is free to enroll in Rapid Rewards (to enroll, visit www.southwest.com/enroll).  Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited.  The Sweepstakes is subject to the Official Rules. For complete details and Official Rules go to https://destinationlove.chase.com/. Points bookings do not include taxes, fees, and other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight.

To earn one (1) Bonus Entry without becoming a Southwest Rapid Rewards™ Credit Cards from Chase Cardmember: On a plain 3”x5” piece of paper hand-print your name, address, city, state, zip code, daytime phone number, Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® number (mandatory) and email address (mandatory), place in a #10 business-size stamped envelope and mail to: Destination Love Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 738, Syosset, NY 11791-0738. Your outer mailing envelope must include a valid return address, which includes a complete first and last name.  Mail-in entries, including outer envelope, must be handwritten. Mail entries must be postmarked by December 4, 2023 and received by December 9, 2023.

About Chase

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading financial services firm based in the United States with assets of $3.9 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly 80 million consumers and nearly 6 million small businesses, with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: More than 4,700 branches in 48 states and the District of Columbia, more than 15,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to chase.com.

About Southwest Airlines Co.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates one of the world’s most admired and awarded airlines, offering its one-of-a-kind value and Hospitality at 121 airports across 11 countries. Southwest took flight in 1971 to democratize the sky through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel and now carries more air travelers flying nonstop within the United States than any other airline1. Based in Dallas and famous for an Employee-first corporate Culture, Southwest maintains an unprecedented record of no involuntary furloughs or layoffs in its history. By empowering its more than 74,0002 People to deliver unparalleled Hospitality, the maverick airline cherishes a passionate loyalty among more than 126 million Customers carried in 2022. That formula for success brought industry-leading prosperity and 47 consecutive years3 of profitability for Southwest Shareholders (NYSE: LUV). Southwest leverages a unique legacy and mission to serve communities around the world including harnessing the power of its People and Purpose to put communities at the Heart of its success. Learn more by visiting Southwest.com/citizenship. As the airline with Heart, Southwest has set a goal to work toward achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Southwest has also set near-term targets and a four-pillar strategy to achieve its environmental goals. Learn more by visiting Southwest.com/planet.

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1.Based on U.S. Dept. of Transportation quarterly Airline Origin & Destination Survey since Q1 2021
2.Fulltime-equivalent active Employees
3.1973-2019 annual profitability