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Re: SoFly the airline that best seves your needsuthwest points are no help

bwallet
Active Member

Other than a small amount to get enough for a trip, why would anyone convert UR points to RR? Pay Yourself Back is work 1.5 cents per point (at least with a Sapphire Reserve card). World of Hyatt points are worth 1.9 cents or more.

Re: SoFly the airline that best seves your needsuthwest points are no help

Suzshax
New Arrival

i would want to convert my Southwest points to sapphire, not the other way around.
I have the Sapphire preferred, not reserve. 

but thanks for the idea about Hyatt. 

Re: SoFly the airline that best seves your needsuthwest points are no help

chgoflyer
Top Contributor
Solution

There's no way to convert Rapid Rewards points to Sapphire (only the reverse).

 

Keep in mind that you can use your RR points to book flights for anyone, and they remain fully refundable. Perhaps helpful to fly friends or family to you, or to meet somewhere else.

 

If you're sure you absolutely won't need to fly on Southwest, you can use the More Rewards option to purchase merchandise, gift cards, hotels, rental cars, cruises, or international travel on other carriers. Be aware however that the exchange rate is very unfavorable compared to flights on Southwest.

Re: SoFly the airline that best seves your needsuthwest points are no help

Suzshax
New Arrival

I’ve learned my lesson!

thank you!  And yes, someday I will go on a special trip!

Re: SoFly the airline that best seves your needsuthwest points are no help

SWFlyer007
Rising Star
Solution

I understand your situation of limited time, and many of the points have been covered.  But with the limited non-stop anymore, I've found myself doing SWA on one way of the trip and another airline for the other way.  It seems to be working for me, and of course, I'm a part of the other airline's reward program as well.