What’s the deal with the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass?

I had a question from a reader (my brother) recently about how the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass works.

It’s known across the board as one of the best “travel hacks” out there.

What’s the deal?

If you earn 110K Southwest miles in one calendar year, they’ll give you a Companion Pass that allows you to bring a companion with you for free on any Southwest flight, paid or award. Continue reading