Chase’s Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards Launch Teach the Love Contest to Celebrate and Give Back to America’s Teachers

WILMINGTON, DE. – Today, Chase’s Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards announces the launch of the Teach the Love contest, a platform to nominate deserving educators for the chance to embark on an “Edu-Vacation” journey focused on learning. learning celebrating their teaching specialties or personal interests. Winners will choose from one of five WE destinations known for their educational experiences, from the coral reefs of Kahului (maui) to the museums of washington d.c.*

Appoint a teacher

Current and former students over the age of 18 and their fellow teachers are invited to nominate an outstanding educator for a chance to win this one-of-a-kind educational vacation. Parents can also appoint a teacher on behalf of their children under the age of 18. To submit a teacher for consideration, nominators must complete a submission at describing how that teacher has impacted their lives and provide examples of how the teacher went above and beyond. his class style, teachings, leadership and guidance.

Three Grand Prize winners will be able to choose from five educational destinations to travel and have hotels, flights and experiences for themselves and one guest, including:

Kahului (maui), Hawaii for marine biology enthusiasts

Chicago, Ill. for lovers of fine arts and architecture

washington d.c.for american history buffs

Palm Springs, California. for geology enthusiasts

Nashville, Tennessee. for music connoisseurs

Seven finalists will also be chosen to each receive 30,000 bonus Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards points to use towards their own future Edu-Vacations.*

“Teachers play an influential role in so many lives and now is an important time to celebrate their hard work,” shared Matthew Schlitz, general manager of Chase’s SouthwestRapid Rewards credit cards. Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards credit cards reward our customers with exclusive benefits that make traveling easier and more enjoyable. We’re thrilled to convey that sentiment in the Teach the Love contest by honoring hard-working teachers with trips to deepen their knowledge and inspire their craft.

‘Our goal at South West is to connect people to what is important in their lives,” said Jonathan ClarksonVice-President Loyalty & Product Marketing at South West Airlines. ‘This partnership brings together the coveted benefits of our Southwest Rapid Rewards credit card and our passion for travel to celebrate the teachers who have been instrumental in our travels, especially over the past few years, and take them to a trip they will fondly remember. still.’

Team up with Derek Hough

Chase’s Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards have partnered with Derek Hough, best known for the hit show, Dancing with the Stars, where he appeared as a judge and instructor. Hough also portrayed a drama teacher on the Disney+ original, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Hough showed his support for schools and arts programs and the importance of early education programs and will help publicize the contest and celebrate the winners.

“As passionate about learning and giving back to others, this campaign means a lot to me,” Hough explained. “Travel has greatly inspired my career and creativity, and I’m thrilled to help give deserving teachers the chance to rekindle their love of learning through travel.”

Applications will be accepted by November 9, 2022at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, and nominators must be over 18 to participate. For full contest rules and to nominate a favorite teacher, visit

Benefits of the Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card

New Southwest Rapid Rewards cardholders can earn 50,000 Rapid Rewards points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening. This offer is available for Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus, Premier and Priority credit cards.

In addition to this great offer, cardholders now have more earning opportunities to travel with Southwest Rapid Rewards credit card benefits, like 2x points on local transit and commuting purchases, including carpooling ; internet, cable and phone services, and some streaming purchases. All points earned with the card count towards the coveted Companion Pass. from the southwest Companion Pass is the benefit that allows you to select one person to travel with you for free (excluding taxes and $5.60 one-way) each time you purchase or redeem points for a flight.

For more information or to request a card, visit It is not necessary to request a card to participate in the Contest.

*No purchase necessary.18+ to submit an entry. 19+ to be nominated. Parents can participate on behalf of their children under 18. Ends November 9, 2022at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT. Full details and official rules at: Rapid Rewards points reservations do not include taxes, fees and other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight. Sponsor: JPMorgan Chase Bank, North America., 201 N. Walnut St., Wilmington, Del. 19801. Southwest Airlines Co. is not a sponsor, co-sponsor or administrator of this contest.

About Chase

Chase is the WE commercial and consumer banking of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading financial services company based in United States with assets of $3.8 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves more than 66 million U.S. households and 5 million small businesses with a wide range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, business loans small business and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: more than 4,700 branches in 48 states and District of Colombia, 16,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, visit

About Southwest Airlines Co.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates one of the world’s most admired and awarded airlines, delivering its unique value and hospitality at 121 airports in 11 countries. Having celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2021, South West took off in 1971 to democratize the skies through friendly, reliable and inexpensive air travel and now carries more air travelers flying non-stop within United States than any other airline1. Situated at dallas and famous for its employee-centric corporate culture, South West maintains an unprecedented record of furloughs or involuntary dismissals in its history. Enabling its more than 62,0002 people to offer unparalleled hospitality, the maverick airline cherishes a passionate loyalty among no less than 130 million customers flown annually. This formula for success has brought unparalleled prosperity in the industry and 47 consecutive years3 of profitability for Southwest Shareholders (NYSE: LUV). South West leverages a unique heritage and mission to serve communities around the world, including harnessing the power of its people and purpose to put communities at the heart of its success. Learn more by visiting South West also continues to develop concrete steps to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, including offering customers the option to help the airline offset its carbon emissions. To be part of the solution, visit

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