[New 80K Offer] Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card Review

The Chase Southwest Plus card has a new sign-up bonus of 80,000 points.

You can earn 50,000 points after $2,000 in purchases in the first three months, plus an additional 30,000 points after spending $10,000 within the first nine months.

Plus, Chase is offering 5x points on Southwest flight booked between 12/1/2020 and 3/31/2021 on up to $2,000 in purchases each month. (The normal rate is 2x points). 

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Southwest Plus Card Information

Application Link: Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus.

Current Sign Up Bonus: 80,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards points.

Recommended Bonus: At least 50,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards points.

Annual Fee: $69

Earning Rewards: 

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Benefits with Southwest Airlines

3,000 Points Anniversary Bonus– Every cardmember anniversary you get 3,000 points, which is worth about $40 in flights on Southwest.

20% In-Flight Savings– When you paying using your Southwest card, you can enjoy a 20% statement credit for in-flight purchases of alcoholic drinks and Wi-Fi.

Travel and Purchase Benefits

Baggage Delay Insurance– This coverage reimburses you for the purchase of essential items if your baggage is delayed more than 6 hours, and allows you can spend up to $100 per day for a maximum of 5 days.

Lost Luggage Reimbursement– If a common carrier loses your bag, you can seek reimbursement up to $3,000 per person for each trip including up to $500 per person for jewelry, cameras, and other electronic equipment.

Secondary Rental Car Insurance– This insurance covers any damage to a rental car that is not covered by your insurance. (Whereas, primary rental car insurance would cover any damage before your insurance.)

Purchase Protection– This 120-day coverage protects your purchases from theft or damage up to $500 for each claim and up to $50,000 for each account. For example, if your new laptop was stolen or damaged within the first 120 days, you could seek reimbursement from Chase.

Extended Warranty– The U.S. manufacturer’s warranty of 3 years or less will be extended for an additional year on eligible products purchased with your card.