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Purchasing a ticket for a family member and getting Rapid Rewards Points

jonny1244
New Arrival

I'm purchasing a ticket for my sister to travel. Unfortunately I will not be able to take the trip. I was wondering how to purchase the ticket for her and still get the points.

 

Thanks for your help.

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Re: Purchasing a ticket for a family member and getting Rapid Rewards Points

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor
Solution

Only the person(s) flying can earn RR points. You can purchase the flight for someone else, just put their information in the "Who's Flying" section of the checkout screen. If you include their RR number they will get RR points (assuming you are not booking the flight with points). 

Re: Purchasing a ticket for a family member and getting Rapid Rewards Points

jonny1244
New Arrival
Solution

Thank you very much!

Re: Purchasing a ticket for a family member and getting Rapid Rewards Points

franktravel
Rising Star
Solution

If you use the Chase Southwest Rapid Rewads Credit card to make the purchase, you will earn 2X the amount in points.