It is laughable to say an acceptable solution is to transfer points to another Rapid Rewards member when that so-called solution (transfer) costs one cent per point. That means a 25,000 point transfer would cost $250. Southwest currently says 25,000 points have a value of $300 (83 points per dollar). This means that if you transfer 25,000 points to someone else, it will cost you $250 to give them $300. That's not what I call LUV from an airline that is struggling to survive a recent self inflicted nuclear disaster.
Of course the solution does not involve transferring points.
The person with the points can simply buy the ticket for the other person - thus retaining full value of the points.
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