Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 18, 2015
ScoreBig.com, the live event ticket marketplace that matches price-sensitive consumers with great seats at unpublished prices, today announced a new partnership with Rapid Rewards®, Southwest Airlines’ frequent flyer program. ScoreBig has launched a first-of-its-kind ticketing experience for Rapid Rewards members, which allows Program Members to earn points on great sports, music, family, and theater tickets. Rapid Rewards Members will earn 3 points, and up to 22 points, per $1 spent on live event tickets nationwide. Plus for a limited-time, Rapid Rewards Members will earn an additional 1,000 bonus points with their first transaction on ScoreBig.com.
"With this partnership, we are giving our Members the ability to earn points on a variety of live event experiences that we know they love and are passionate about,” said Jonathan Clarkson, Southwest’s Director of Rapid Rewards and Partnership Development." ScoreBig allows Rapid Rewards Members to buy great tickets to their favorite games, concerts, or Broadway shows, and earn points that can be used to book their next vacation.”
“We are thrilled to bring great live entertainment to the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards program and its membership,” said David Marcus, Chief Commercial Officer at ScoreBig. “Our unique ticket supply – sourced directly from teams, concert, theater and family show promoters - allows us to deliver Rapid Rewards Members the live entertainment experiences they want, along with the added reward of cheaper vacation travel. That is an incredible value proposition that we are confident Rapid Rewards Members will love.”
Today’s partnership announcement with the industry leading Rapid Rewards program builds on ScoreBig.com’s first-of-its-kind platform powering live entertainment across the biggest brands within the the travel & loyalty space.
ABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
In its 44th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 47,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually. Southwest operates more than 3,600 flights a day, serving 94 destinations across the United States and six additional countries. Southwest service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, begins in June 2015; and subject to government approvals, service to Belize City, Belize, begins in October 2015.
Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent data, Southwest Airlines is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. The Company operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world, the majority of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi providing gate-to-gate connectivity while over the United States. That connectivity enables Customers to use their personal devices to access streaming music provided by Beats Music or to view video on-demand movies and television shows, as well as nearly 20 channels of free, live TV compliments of our valued Partners. Southwest is the only major U.S. airline to offer bags fly free® (first and second checked pieces of luggage, size and weight limits apply) to everyone, and there are no change fees, though fare differences might apply. In 2014, the airline proudly unveiled a bold new look: Heart. The new aircraft livery, airport experience, and logo, showcase the dedication of Southwest Employees to connect Customers with what’s important in their lives.
From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of unprecedented affordability in air travel described by the U.S. Department of Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in passenger traffic whenever the carrier enters new markets. With 42 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet. The 2013 Southwest Airlines One Report™ can be found at Southwest.com/citizenship.
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ABOUT SCOREBIG INC.
ScoreBig, http://www.scorebig.com, is a live event ticket marketplace that allows consumers to save on millions of tickets to over 6,000 premium live events. At http://www.scorebig.com, consumers can choose to Name a Ticket Price and save up to 60% off box office prices. ScoreBig also provides, in partnership with its loyalty program partners, a platform that allows consumers to earn thousands of loyalty rewards points when purchasing live entertainment tickets and in many cases, the ability to redeem points for those same tickets.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., ScoreBig was founded in 2009 and is backed by Checketts Partners Investment Fund, Hearst Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners among others. ScoreBig was recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Companies and by Billboard as one of the 10 Most Innovative Start-ups of 2012.