Southwest Airlines offers the Rapid Rewards programs to its patrons. The program is free and participants can accumulate points through travel that can be redeemed for free flights.
One can enroll in the Southwest Rapid Rewards Program online or by calling the Southwest Airlines Reservation phone line. Accumulated points do not expire, unless the account is inactive for greater than 24 months. Points can be redeemed for any Southwest flights without any blackout dates. In addition to domestic flights, if the rewards member also uses the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Credit Card from Chase Bank, points can be redeemed for international flights, cruises, hotel stays, car rentals, or gift cards.