Get 1,000 ‘Free’ Southwest Points for Filing Federal Taxes!

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If you use TurboTax to do your federal taxes, and want to earn some miles in the process, then you should know that the Southwest Rapid Rewards bonus for doing so is back! Just go through the Southwest Rapid Rewards Shopping site to the TurboTax site and use TurboTax Federal Free Edition, TurboTax Deluxe, TurboTax Premier, or TurboTax Self-Employed to complete and file your federal taxes and you get 1,000 Rapid Reward points for your trouble.


What I love about this bonus is that it provides 1,000 Southwest Rapid Reward points to those who file their federal tax return with TurboTax, even if you use the Federal Free Edition! That makes for ‘free’ points for some folks!

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Do you make use of any miles and points deals when filing and paying your taxes?

Terms and Conditions: 

Please note these terms & conditions: The 1,000 bonus Rapid Rewards points can only be earned by filing an online federal tax return (filing must be made between Tuesday, January 3, 2017 and Tuesday, April 18, 2017 after clicking through this offer on Rapid Rewards Shopping® and logging in to be eligible (the “Bonus Period”)). TurboTax Online Federal Products qualifying for 1,000 bonus Rapid Rewards® points are the 2016 online version of TurboTax Federal Free Edition, TurboTax Deluxe, TurboTax Premier, and TurboTax Self-Employed. This bonus Rapid Rewards points offer may not be combined with any other product or offer from TurboTax, limit one (1) bonus redemption per Rapid Rewards account number. Eligible only after a tax year 2016 completed federal tax return is filed during the Bonus Period. Federal tax filings made using TurboTax CDs, downloaded products, or in-app purchases are not eligible for the bonus offer. Please allow up to eight weeks from the date of your qualified federal tax filing for your Rapid Rewards account to be credited with 1,000 bonus Rapid Rewards® points. Questions regarding the crediting of Rapid Rewards® points can be submitted here: Bonus Rapid Rewards® points will not count towards A-List, A-List Preferred, or Companion Pass qualifications. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply. Southwest reserves the right to amend, suspend, or change the Rapid Rewards program and/or Rapid Rewards program rules at any time without notice. Rapid Rewards Members do not acquire property rights in accrued points and awards. The number of Rapid Rewards® points needed for any particular Southwest flight is set by Southwest and will vary depending on destination, time, day of travel, demand, point redemption rate, and other factors and are subject to change. Visit for full Rapid Rewards Rules and Regulations.

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  1. Here’s another one of your twice a month very-valuable-posts-I-haven’t-seen-anywhere-else, right on schedule. 🙂

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