United Polaris 767 – 9

New Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. The number of bonus…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American
Alaska Lounge Jfk – 10

Review: Alaska Lounge New York JFK Airport

I had quite a long layover at JFK, as I arrived from Miami at around 10AM, and was continuing to Tokyo on All Nippon Airways at around 5PM. So I headed over to Terminal 7 right away, where I'll be reviewing two lounges -- the Alaska Lounge (which I could…

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Filed Under: Airport Lounge Reviews, Alaska
Fiji Airways A350

Alaska Offering Up To 50% Off Fiji Airways Awards

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of my favorite frequent flyer programs, thanks to the unique array of airline partners that they have. At the moment, Mileage Plan is offering a great promotion for travel on Fiji Airways -- you can either receive up to 50%…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Fiji Airways
Alaska 737

Promo Code: Save 10-20% On Alaska Airlines Flights

At the moment Alaska Airlines has a pretty good promotion for anyone who is planning travel this winter. Technically this promotion is being run in conjunction with Starbucks as part of their Happy Hour today, and they tell you to download the Starbucks…

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Filed Under: Alaska
Alaska Airlines Holiday Sweater

Wear An Ugly Sweater And Get Priority Boarding On Alaska

Friday, December 20, 2019, is National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day (apparently?). To celebrate, Alaska Airlines is offering priority boarding to those who wear ugly holiday sweaters on that day. This is a promotion they've offered for the past couple of…

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Filed Under: Alaska
Alaska As Q400 Plane

Horizon Air VP’s Shocking Safety Memo

Horizon Air is Alaska Airlines' regional airline, and they operate a fleet of Embraer 175 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Well, the details of a pretty damning internal memo have been made public this week, and some of the revelations are shocking. The…

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Filed Under: Alaska
Alaska Airlines Watermark

Save On Alaska Airlines With Amex Offers (Targeted)

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most American Express cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American Express
Japan Airlines First Class – 6

8 Reasons To Get The Alaska Airlines Business Card

For a while the Alaska Airlines Visa® Business Credit Card has had an increased welcome bonus, and it's an offer seriously worth considering. This is a card that I have and that I applied for under a worse offer, so I sure wish I had applied when this…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Bank of America
Qantas A380 Economy 1

Alaska Cuts Mileage Earning Rates On Qantas

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of my all around favorite frequent flyer programs, though unfortunately it looks like mileage earning has been cut on yet another partner airline (perhaps due to no fault of Alaska). Alaska Cuts Mileage Earning On Qantas Alaska…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Alaska Airlines Watermark

Alaska Airlines Credit Card Review (2020)

The Alaska Airlines Visa® Credit Card is one of my favorite co-branded airline credit cards. It's a card I've had for years (along with the business version of the card, the Alaska Airlines Visa® Business Credit Card), and one I generally think is great.…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Bank of America
Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class – 1

Alaska Airlines Cuts Stopovers On Intra-Asia Awards

I find Alaska Mileage Plan miles to be incredibly valuable, and in particular appreciate that they allow stopovers even on one-way awards. Well, it looks like the program is changing their policy on this, at least for travel within one region. Alaska…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Aer Lingus A321lr Business Class – 27

Best Ways To Use Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are among my favorite mileage currencies out there. On a per mile basis, I value Alaska miles more than any other airline miles. In this post I wanted to talk a bit more about actually redeeming Alaska miles -- the…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Singapore A350 900ulr – 2

It’s Now Possible To Redeem Alaska Miles On Singapore Airlines

Yay, it looks like it's finally possible to redeem Alaska Mileage Plan miles for travel on Singapore Airlines, and the implementation is better than I was expecting. Back in August 2017, Alaska Airlines and Singapore Airlines announced a partnership,…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Alaska Airlines New Cabin 2

Ouch: American Airlines & Alaska Airlines Gut Partnership

Here's some terrible news, both for frequent flyers on Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, as the two airlines are scaling back their partnership even further. Talk about two airlines that really can't afford to lose any more partners. It has just…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American
Alaska First Class

Alaska Airlines’ New Status Match Challenge

Historically Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has offered one of the most generous status match programs of any airline out there. Unfortunately some serious cuts have just been made to the program. Go figure these changes have been made on what just happens…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Alaska Lounge Jfk 2

Alaska MVP Gold 75K Lounge Pass Devaluation Reversed

It's always nice when a loyalty program reverses negative changes... and that's exactly what Alaska Airlines has just done. Why I Love Alaska Mileage Plan Generally speaking I think Alaska Mileage Plan is one of the most compelling loyalty programs.…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Alaska Airlines Lounge Seattle 8

Alaska Lounge Membership Fees Increasing

Another airline has just announced a price increase for lounge memberships. It has just been announced that the cost of Alaska Lounge memberships is increasing as of August 30, 2019. This comes just days after Alaska opened their new flagship lounge…

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Filed Under: Alaska
Alaska 737

Alaska Airlines Business Card Gets New Benefits

The Alaska Airlines Visa® Business Credit Card has had an increased welcome bonus for a while, and now, and is a card that's well worth picking up, in my opinion (it's also a card that I applied for pretty recently). Alaska and Bank of America have just…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Bank of America