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"Point Plus" hotel properties

lidowolverine
New Arrival

Do the "Point Plus" hotel properties' points count towards the Companion Pass accumulation?  I'm assuming regular hotel Rapid Rewards points do, but I'm not sure about the Point Plus.

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Re: "Point Plus" hotel properties

franktravel
Rising Star

No...     "Purchased points, transferred points transferred between members, points converted from hotel and car loyalty programs, and e-Rewards, e-Miles, Valued Opinions and Diners Club, points earned from program enrollment, tier bonus points, flight bonus points, and partner bonus points (with the exception of the Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase) do not qualify as Companion Pass qualifying point."

Re: "Point Plus" hotel properties

chgoflyer
Rising Star
Solution

As a general rule:

 

Base points from partner activity do count towards CP.  Bonus points do not.

 

The exception is the Chase Rapid Rewards Visa card. All points -- base and bonus -- count towards CP.

Hi @lidowolverine,   I marked @Chgoflyer's response as an...

Lindsey Employee Rank
Employee

Hi @lidowolverine,

 

I marked @chgoflyer's response as an accepted solution because his answer is correct - 

 

"Base points from partner activity do count towards CP.  Bonus points do not.

 

The exception is the Chase Rapid Rewards Visa card. All points -- base and bonus -- count towards CP."

 

We're here to help if you have additional questions, though! And if we misinterpreted the question, let us know that too. We want to make sure you get the answers you need!

 

Lindsey
Moderator
The Southwest Airlines Community

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Moideas
New Arrival

Hi. Some hotels you can earn anywhere from 1000 to 30000 point for your stay. Does this count toward the companion pass. See photo. Thanks

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Clarification on Companion Pass earning points

alikennon
New Arrival

It would be great if  @Lindsey would clarify the difference between bonus points and the points reference in the booking as noted in the picture with this post!   It looks to me like I got points towards my next CP from a stay in Vegas earlier this year.  I just booked a hotel in Cabo specifically because of the RR points advertised with the understanding that the points would in fact apply to my next CP.  If they don't I'll cancel and rebook a less expensive place.  Thanks!

 

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beccafries
New Arrival

did we find the answer to this photo?

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TheMiddleSeat
Rising Star

I don't have personal experience, but other people have reported that points earned through Southwest Hotels and Rocketmiles do count towards Companion Pass. 

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franktravel
Rising Star

"Companion Pass qualifying points are earned from revenue flights booked through Southwest Airlines, points earned on Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards, and base points earned from Rapid Rewards Partners".

 

The list of Rapid Reward Partners is on the Southwest website.  I would say no to qualifying points  for the hotel that is in the picture. 

 

 

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1771tk
New Arrival

Hi @Lindsey

Could you explain this in more detail?

 

The exception is the Chase Rapid Rewards Visa card. All points -- base and bonus -- count towards CP."

 

I am not quite sure I understand what you mean. If you have the Chase Rapid Rewards VISA Card and you book a hotel that is offering Rapids Rewards Points Plus Points like in the picture in the thread, those would count toward the companion pass?

 

Could you let me know?

 

Thanks