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Last Time Alaska had 50K Signup Bonus?

Last Time Alaska had 50K Signup Bonus?

  1. wilve

    Hello All,

    I recently saw that Alaska Airlines increased their credit card’s signup bonus to 30,000 miles, and I was thinking of picking up the card. However, I also noticed that in the past they have had as much as 50,000 mile signup bonuses (however, the last instance I can find of this on this blog was in 2013…)

    Would you expect there to be a 50,000 mile bonus or something similar for Alaska in the future? Or is this about the best it’s going to get, and I should just nab the card now?

    Thanks,
    Willem

  2. David W

    I wouldnt expect it anytime soon, especially since the 30k offer is very new

  3. PhatMiles

    Considering the BOA Alaska card is churn-able, you can nab it now.

  4. wilve

    [QUOTE=”PhatMiles, post: 17413, member: 522″]Considering the BOA Alaska card is churn-able, you can nab it now.[/QUOTE]
    What does churnable mean?

  5. PhatMiles

    [QUOTE=”wilve, post: 17415, member: 1486″]What does churnable mean?[/QUOTE]
    Basically you can get more than 1 of these cards.
    Not at the same time, but you space out your applications.

    For ex: Amex allows only 1 sign up bonus per member per life time
    Chase says: You should not have the card now and should not have received the signup bonus in the past 24 hours.
    Rumor says Citi will be implementing an 18 month rule.

    At the moment, BOA is not doing any of this. Follow caution and observe data points on flyer talk and reddit. There are stories where BOA seized all Alaska card accounts on some users. I assume they might have abused by over doing the churn-ability.

  6. wilve

    Do you need a Bank of America account in order to get the card? And what extra expenses, if any, would I incur while using the card if my bank account is with another bank?

  7. MidSouthSkier

    [USER=1486]@wilve[/USER] – nope, you don’t have to have an account with BOA. Apply and enjoy!

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