Southwest Companion Pass Explained and Quickest Way to Currently Earn It

Do you like buy one get one free deals?

Do you tend to always travel with the same few people?

How about traveling more often if you had points?

If you answered yes to any of those questions then you should familiarize yourself with the companion pass that Southwest offers. If you are reading this only for the "Quickest way to earn it" then read directly below. If you don't know what the Companion pass is then be sure to read the entire article.