Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

Alaska Airlines serves 55 destinations between the US, Canada, and Mexico and offers competitive pricing in many of the popular markets especially on the West Coast.

The Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan rewards you with 500 bonus miles at signup. With your Mileage Plan account, your preferences are stored, which saves you time and it allows you to view your travel history. Also, by establishing an account, you will be eligible for Discount codes, which you can track regularly.

If you fly 20,000 miles exclusively with Alaska Airlines or Horizon Airlines during the calendar year, you are elevated to MVP status. 40,000 miles will give you MVP Gold status. MVP status offers you many perks such as 50 percent bonus miles on Alaska Airlines and select partners. As a gold MVP member, when you fly 75,000 miles in a calendar year between Alaska Airlines and select partners, you are rewarded with 50,000 bonus miles. Other perks include complimentary First-class upgrades on Northwest Airlines.

You can earn miles for air travel in a number of ways. If you’re looking for a real kick-start, you can get 20,000 miles for signing up for an Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card. The primary way of earning miles is by traveling on Alaska Airlines. For every flight, you earn a minimum of 500 miles or the actual mileage flown. Additionally, if you travel on one of their partner airlines, you can earn miles for your travel. Alaska Airlines has partnered up with many of the top US airlines such as NWA, Continental, and American Airlines in addition to prominent international airlines like Air France, British Airways, and Quantas Airlines.

If you book a hotel or rental car with one of the aitline’s hotel partners, such as Hilton, you’ll earn up to 500 miles per stay. Residents of Alaska have opportunities to earn miles for everyday purchases and services.

Redeeming miles is easy too. There are more than 700 destinations to choose from and you can redeem for flights through any airline partners. To learn more or to sign up for Alaska Air’s frequent flier program, visit
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