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You can still get a lot of value from the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan even if you're not on the West coast. Alaska miles can be used for flights on Alaska Airlines, but there are other sweet spots in the Alaska Mileage Plan program.
Marriott Bonvoy is the only major transferrable currency you can use in the Alaska Airlines program. There are several ways to earn Alaska Mileage Plan miles.
You need to know how to earn and redeem with Alaska Mileage Plan partners.
You can redeem miles on Oneworld partner airlines. Here are the Oneworld partners.
Alaska has a number of non- Oneworld airline partners. Alaska's non-Oneworld airline partners include redemptions on some of them.
You can earn and redeem with the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan.
The award charts for each of Alaska Mileage Plan's partner airlines were on the website until the last days of the plan. There are only three award charts on Alaska's website, a North American award chart, a Money and Miles award chart and an international award chart.
A new partner award chart has been published by the Alaska Mileage Plan.
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The chart shows the award in North America.
The Money and Miles award chart has some information.
The international award chart is here.
The award charts only show start rates for award flights. To view pricing for awards to and from points outside the U.S. and Canada, you will need to search using your origin, destination and dates.
Since redemptions aren't available on all partners and Alaska's agreements with some partners don't allow for redemptions on all routes, you'll need to search for your award on Alaska's website to find out if it's available.
There are ways to maximize redemptions with the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan.
You can search for award availability and pricing by logging in to your Mileage Plan account and selecting the "Use miles" box.
Before searching for an award, you can check the "Award calendar" box. You can choose from the award types.
If you have a flexible travel schedule, the calendar view is useful. Consider these awards from New York to Hong Kong.
You could get a mixed-cabin award on Korean Air if you redeemed 120,000 Alaska miles. You can redeem 100,000 Alaska miles for a business class award on Singapore Airlines. You could redeem just 50,000 Alaska miles and $19 for a business class award.
If you want to redeem Alaska miles on partners, here are some things you need to know.
It's not possible to mix partner airlines. All award tickets need to be operated by one partner. Adding Alaska Airlines flights to your itinerary is possible.
Alaska Airlines has a mileage plan.
Some of the best partner sweet spots may be removed after Alaska removes partner-specific award charts. Many of our favorite Alaska Mileage Plan sweet spots are still available.
One of the best ways to use Alaska miles is to book a flight on Cathay Pacific. One-way awards on Cathay Pacific from the US to Asia were 50,000 miles in business class and 70,000 miles in first class. One-way partner awards from the US to Asia start at 50,000 miles in business class and 70,000 miles in first class.
There was no first-class award availability between the US and Hong Kong. We don't know if these awards are still available for 70,000 Alaska miles each way. We found one-way awards on Cathay Pacific for 50,000 miles and no taxes or fees.
If you stop in Hong Kong for free, you can go on to somewhere else in Asia for the same amount of miles.
Alaska Mileage Plan miles can be used to get to the island. One-way awards on Fiji Airways between the U.S. and Fiji cost 40,000 miles in economy or 55,000 miles in business class. We are still seeing this pricing.
If you want to continue to Australia for the same amount of miles, you can add a stop in the country of your choice.
There is a way to plan a trip without breaking the bank.
There are other ways to redeemAlaska miles. You can redeem Alaska Mileage Plan miles with a number of non-airline partners.
Should you redeem Alaska Mileage Plan miles with these partners? Transferring your Alaska miles to someone else will not provide good value. Alaska Airlines Extras can be used to redeem miles for tickets to sports events.
There are 5 ways the staff of the TPG could redeem Alaska miles.
You must have Alaska miles to take advantage of partner redemptions. Alaska Airlines gives you the chance to earn miles. Here's how to earn Alaska miles.
You can earn miles when you travel with Alaska Airlines. You can earn Alaska miles on most flights.
Some fares earn Alaska miles, while others don't. If you want to see how your flight will make money if you credit it to the Alaska Mileage Plan, you can click on the airline that sold your flight.
Here's the earning table for flights marketed by American Airlines and operated by Oneworld airlines.
If you credit your flight to Alaska, you will not earn miles if you are booked into a fare class not listed above.
Adding an Alaska Airlines credit card to your wallet is one of the easiest ways to earn Alaska miles.
If you make $2,000 or more in purchases within the first year, you'll get a sign-up bonus of 50,000 bonus miles and the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card will be free.
The Alaska Airlines Visa® Business card currently has a sign-up bonus of 40,000 bonus miles and a sign-up fee of $121 if you make $2,000 or more in purchases within the first year.
You can earn 3 miles per dollar on eligible Alaska Airlines purchases and 1 mile per dollar on all other purchases with both Alaska credit cards.
There is a credit card battle between Alaska Airlines and Alaska Airlines Business Visa.
Marriott Bonvoy is a transfer partner of the Alaska Mileage Plan. You will get 1 Alaska mile for every Marriott point you transfer. You will get a 5,000 mile bonus for every 60,000 points you transfer. Marriott transfers can take up to four days to arrive in Alaska.
You can earn Alaska miles on your hotel stays if you book through Alaska Airlines Hotels. You can set your earning preference to the Alaska Mileage Plan with the following brands.
Do you want to earn more valuable rewards through the hotel's loyalty program? I would rather earn Marriott Bonvoy points when I stay at hotels that are part of the I hgone rewards program.
If you want to earn Alaska miles on car rentals, you can book your rental through Alaska Airlines Car Rental. You can earn Alaska miles on car rentals and rides with certain partners.
You should read the linked partner page before you rent a car. You must use a special code to book your car rental. Some partners only give miles for rentals.
You can earn Alaska miles on your purchases if you are a partner of the Alaska Mileage Plan. Some of these partners are shown here.
You can earn miles on everyday purchases. Check out the partners page for more information.
Alaska Airlines has a mileage plan.
Alaska Mileage Plan has important partners. Some extremely valuable redemption options are offered by the airline partners.
Car rentals, dining and shopping are some of the ways to earn Alaska miles with your partner. Transferring points from Marriott Bonvoy is one of the easiest ways to get Alaska miles.
The additional reporting was done by Victoria M. Walker.