Alaska Airlines Delays Joining Oneworld Alliance to 2021
Alaska originally planned to join Oneworld in 2021. However, airline executives said in July that Alaska was accelerating the timeline to join by the end of 2020. Now, once again, the date that Alaska Airlines plans to join the Oneworld alliance has changed. Here’s the new timeline and what it means for Alaska elites and Mileage Plan miles collectors.
Interviews Available Now! Trusted Traveler Enrollment Centers Reopened On September 8
Trusted Traveler Program Enrollment Centers have not conducted interviews for new applicants since March 19th. But, after months of delays, the centers finally reopened on September 8, 2020. Interview slots are wide-open in some locations meaning now is the time to schedule your appointment if you’ve been unable to get one in the past few months.
Book Domestic Award Flights Starting at Just 5,000 United Miles Each Way
Since United ditched its award charts in November 2019, the airline can price awards at any level it wants. And currently, United is pricing some domestic awards at just 5,000 miles each way. Here’s a roundup of award deals to/from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, and more—including coast-to-coast flights from 6,500 miles one-way.
Alaska Airlines Plans to Join the Oneworld Alliance by the End of 2020
In February 2020, Alaska announced its intentions to join the Oneworld alliance in summer of 2021. But, that timeline just got significantly shorter. On a recent webinar, Alaska Airlines’ CEO Brad Tilton said that Alaska may join the Oneworld Alliance by the end of 2020. Here’s what that means for Alaska, American, and Oneworld travelers.
[Expired] Get Up to 6,000 Bonus Hilton Honors Points With a New Disney+ Subscription
Now through July 24, targeted members can earn up to 6,000 bonus Hilton points for signing up for a Disney+ subscription. Whether or not you’re targeted, here are the credit cards you can use to get Disney+.
[Expired] Earn up to 5,000 Bonus Points per Stay From Radisson and Best Western Promotions
Radisson and Best Western hotels want to incentivize you to hit the road this summer. Score up to 5,000 bonus points for stays booked now for stays this summer and into the fall. However, you’ll need to book stays for the Best Western offer by July 5, so jump on that one quickly!
Earn 3,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points by Signing up for Rakuten
American Express members will earn 3,000 bonus points when creating a new Rakuten account or switching their account to receive Membership Rewards points. Last month, Rakuten had the offer to both gift and receive $30 or 3,000 bonus points to a linked American Express account when referring a friend. Now the deal is available even if you weren’t referred.
Earn 500 Bonus Miles Through American Airlines AAdvantage eShopping Portal
This week, you can earn 500 bonus miles through American Airlines when spending at least $200 in their shopping portal. This means that you can earn up to 2.5 bonus miles per dollar spent. That’s in addition to the bonus miles you’d otherwise earn through the portal and from your credit card spending. It’s a great way to double-dip on purchases you’re making anyway.
Alaska Offering Bonus Elite Miles for Credit Card Spending and Flying
Alaska currently has three new deals for travelers hoping to earn elite status faster and score bonus miles. You can earn 10,000 elite-qualifying miles on credit card spending, 3,000 bonus miles from restaurant purchases, and 50% bonus elite-qualifying miles on Alaska flights. These offers make it enticing to switch spending to an Alaska credit card and switch flying to Alaska.
Earn Up to 6,060 Bonus Miles From Shopping Portal Bonuses
If you’re one of the millions making purchases online from home right now, your everyday spending could help you toward your next vacation. You can earn up to 6,060 bonus miles through these new shopping portal bonuses. However, you’re going to have to register before you can start earning miles. Here’s how.