Free Spirit


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Membership Levels

The Free Spirit program is split into three categories: Somebody, Elite and VIP. You may also become part of Spirit's $9 Fare Club, which offers advantages like reduced flight fares and discounted baggage fees.


Benefits include:

  • Ability to earn and use points

Somebody status is the basic Free Spirit membership. You'll automatically become a Somebody member when you enroll for free in the program online at As a Somebody member, you'll earn half of the actual miles you fly, meaning that if you fly 100 miles, you'll collect 50 Free Spirit miles. The miles you earn count toward membership upgrades, and you'll have access to exclusive members-only offers and promotions.


Benefits include:

  • Ability to earn and use points

You will qualify for Elite status by flying at least 12,000 miles or spending a minimum of $1,200 on base fare tickets (not including taxes, fees or optional services) within six months. You can also earn Elite status by signing up for a Spirit Airlines credit card and making at least one purchase every month.

As an Elite member, you will earn 1 mile for every mile you travel with Spirit Airlines. You will also collect 2 miles for every dollar spent on everyday purchases with your Spirit Airlines World Mastercard. If you are a Spirit Airlines credit card holder, you'll also receive extra perks like priority boarding. You'll maintain Elite status as long as you meet minimum qualification requirements every six months or use your Spirit Airlines credit card once every month.


Benefits include:

  • Ability to earn and use points

After flying 24,000 miles or spending $2,400 on Spirit Airlines base fares (not including taxes, fees or optional services) in six months, you will achieve VIP status. As a VIP member, you will earn 1 mile per distance traveled. You will keep your VIP status so long as you requalify every six months.

$9 Fare Club

Benefits include:

  • Ability to earn and use points

If you register for Spirit's $9 Fare Club (for an initial fee of $59.95 and an annual membership fee of $69.95), you'll be rewarded with reduced flight fares and discounts on checked baggage (if you book online at You'll also have access to exclusive vacation packages. Spirit will automatically renew your membership each year with the credit card saved on file.

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