Last Chance to Buy Alaska Miles With a 40% Bonus
Alaska MileagePlan is running a 40% bonus on purchased miles through the end of the day tomorrow. Although it’s almost never a good idea to purchase miles speculatively, this sale could be an excellent way to buy discounted business or first-class tickets with one of Alaska’s many partner airlines including Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Japan Airlines.
Alaska Pulls Lounges in Seattle from Priority Pass
Alaska pulled all of its three lounges at Seattle/SeaTac out of the Priority Pass Program as of September 1, 2018. The reasoning, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to those that are frequently turned away due to overcrowding, which has been happening for months.
Alaska Tweaks Award Chart & Introduces Cancellation And Change Fees
Alaska has announced a host of changes that will affect its award chart, cancellation and change policies. As is the trend most changes are negative, especially the new change and cancellation policies, although the change to the award chart is slightly positive.
Alaska Airlines Award Sale Through Feb 19, 2018
Alaska Airlines is having an award sale for bookings through February 19, 2018, where you can pick up a flight for as little as 5,000 plus any taxes/fees. While a sale sounds great, we’re not 100% sure how much of an actual sale this is as Alaska’s standard award chart starts at 5,000 miles — the same price that these sale prices start.
Alaska Offers Free Mile Transfers for Elite This Holiday Season
If you hold Elite status with Alaska check your inbox! If you’ve got MVP status you can transfer miles to friends and family free of charge through December 28, 2017.
Discounted Awards With Alaska: Good For Hawaii
Alaska is offering some heavily discounted award fares this winter on routes within the continental 48 states as well as flights to Hawaii through what appears to be March 7, 2018. Curiously, this deal is not a heavily publicized promotion; in fact, we can’t find a landing page for the promotion.
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Sweet Spots
The Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan frequent flyer program is a favorite of ours at AwardWallet. While Alaska is not a part of an airline alliance, it is the airline that could and has some of the best partners across the world. We love this program; check out some of its sweet spots.