Tag Archives: Southwest Companion Pass

Why your credit application was declined and what you can do

Lyn Mettler

You’ve got good credit and want to add a rewards credit card to your wallet. Maybe you’re already planning how you’ll spend that bundle of points from the sign-up bonus. Your application, though, is denied. What can you do? I’ve…
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How to earn a Southwest Companion Pass now

Lyn Mettler

I’m a big fan of the Southwest Companion Pass, but changes in April have made it more difficult – but far from impossible – to earn the 110,000 points that will let one person fly with you for nearly free…
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How points helped with our spring break trip to the Caribbean

Lyn Mettler

Our family has never been to the Caribbean, and with my youngest son dying to do his first scuba dive once he turned 10 in January, a spring break getaway was on our radar. From on our radar to reality…
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3 simple steps to maximize your points for family travel

Lyn Mettler
3 simple steps to maximize your points for family travel

When it comes to travel, my family is all about getting as much as possible for free – and using the simplest methods to do it. How do we do it? A huge part is to have a strategy in…
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How my family flies for nearly free on points

Lyn Mettler

Remember extreme couponing? That was me about 10 years ago! While I didn’t end up with hundreds of items in a stockpile, I did find it a challenge to see how much I could get for free – or even…
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