Are you surprised Southwest Airlines has the Best Frequent Flyer Mile Program? Well I was shocked, because they are already one of the cheapest airlines to fly, so giving away great deals, along with a cheap flight, is like hitting the lottery for frequent travelers.
Smart travelers know that being a frequent flyer is a game changer. As a member of an airline’s frequent flyer program, you’ll earn “miles” or points that are redeemable for better seats, free trips or even a free trip for a friend.
On Southwest, frequent flyer rewards don’t come in the form of seat upgrades. (The airline has no business or first class.) After earning 110,000 qualifying points or taking 100 qualifying flights in a calendar year, however, you WILL get a Companion Pass that allows a friend or family member to fly with you wherever you go. Of course, you can also get free flights for yourself. Continue Reading