Should You Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points To Get The Southwest Companion Pass?

This question was posed to me in a roundabout way yesterday.  Essentially, he said he wanted to stop using his Ink Bold to purchase office supplies because he wanted to focus on renewing his Southwest Companion Pass.  The question that came up was one I hadn’t specifically contemplated: Is it better to spend directly on the Southwest credit card to earn the companion pass, or on a card that earns Chase Ultimate Rewards at 5X on office supplies, etc? I think it’s a given that transferring Ultimate Rewards points through […]