The Southwest Companion Pass is one of the best loyalty tiers offered by a major US airline.  The award tier allows a Southwest Rapid Rewards member to designate one person as his or her “companion” (changeable up to 3 times). This companion flys “free” (does not include government taxes and security fees) with that member on the same itinerary…

Anyone who has traveled a lot for business or pleasure inevitably learns the secrets to flying and getting rewarded for it. Below are some things we have learned over the years trying to optimize our frequent flyer miles. So whether you travel every week or only once a year, you’ll want to remember these pointers to get…