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Can I use Discover miles on a Southwest flight without blackout dates? Is it as easy to use Discover miles vs Southwest miles on a Southwest flight?

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Yes. You can use the Discover it® Miles credit card to earn or redeem miles for Southwest flights. There are no blackout dates. You simply use the Miles card to buy any Southwest ticket and then, when you see the purchase on your Discover account, you can apply your miles to the transaction and see it credited to your account. The redemption ratio is 1 mile = 1 penny. You can combine miles and cash when redeem for airfare. It is much easier to redeem Discover Miles than Southwest miles. Southwest imposes a lot of restrictions and limitations on to reward flights. Plus, you have to pay taxes and fees from your pocket as they are not covered with miles.

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