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How to get a stopover on Alaska Award?
I’ve seen Ben write loads that you can get a free stopover on one-way Alaska awards. How does one do this? Can’t figure it out on the schedule from their website. Is there a checkbox I’m missing? I’m looking at booking JFK-MXP-DXB-HKG for next year summer(2017) and would like to stop over in Milan(MXP) but how would they know that? or can you only stopover in Dubai? Do I have to book and then call them? Confused.
[USER=926]@Allan D[/USER] — Alaska only allows you to stop over in the partner hub city, at the international gateway, or in an Alaska-serviced city. The last one is hit-or-miss.
But you should be able to use the multi-city tool to add the stopover.
[USER=7]@Tiffany[/USER], that’s interesting, did not know those limitations. One of the trips I’ve had on the back burner for a while is JFK – BOM on EK with a stopover in MXP. Is that not a legal Alaska routing?
[USER=79]@Gaurav[/USER] — You can route that way, but I’ve never been able to price a >24 hour stopover in Milan. Which doesn’t mean it’s not possible, just that it’s technically not in the rules 😉
[QUOTE=”Tiffany, post: 11705, member: 7″][USER=926]@Allan D[/USER] — Alaska only allows you to stop over in the partner hub city, at the international gateway, or in an Alaska-serviced city. The last one is hit-or-miss.
But you should be able to use the multi-city tool to add the stopover.[/QUOTE]
Thanks a bunch!