It seems there are less loopholes available today than when I first got into this hobby 15 years ago. I hear from so many folks who value miles, points and elite status differently. While I might not be the biggest fan of IHG, I wanted to cover this potential shortcut in a short post in case it helps any of my readers.
The Southwest Airlines companion pass remains one of the most valuable benefits of any airline loyalty program in the US. Timed correctly, you can get 2 years of free flights for your companion. Southwest is changing the rules for how you earn a companion pass. This one’s gonna sting a bit.