My Thoughts on Travel and COVID19

My Thoughts on Travel and COVID19 Over the past week, my thoughts on travel during this season of COVID19 have evolved.  These are just a few of my musings. Retaining Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Status 10 days ago Alaska announced a promotion that offered 50% bonus Elite Qualifying Miles for flights until April 11.  So … Read more

50% Elite Qualifying Miles Bonus on Alaska Flights

50% Elite Qualifying Miles Bonus on Alaska Flights Airlines are in trouble right now with the COVID19/Coronoavirus situation.  Alaska Airlines is headquartered in Seattle, the epicenter of the outbreak in the US. We have already seen deep discounts on flights including $99 tickets to Hawaii on the airline. Now Alaska Airlines is offering a 50% … Read more

Rip Van Wafels Coming Soon on Alaska?

Rip Van Wafels Coming Soon on Alaska? Recently I received a message on Twitter from snack company Rip Van Wafels letting me know to be on the look out for their product on Alaska Airlines flights.  According to Rip Van Wafels, Alaska is testing it out as a new complimentary snack.  Currently Alaska offers Bischoff … Read more

Earn 5,000 Miles flying Alaska International Partners

Earn 5,000 Miles flying Alaska International Partners From March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, passengers flying an Alaska Airlines partner airline internationally and crediting the flight to their Alaska Mileage Plan account will receive a minimum of 5,000 Redeemable Miles per flight on trips to or from North America.  Round trip flights would earn … Read more

Philippine Airlines MNL-SEA Flight Starting May 2020

Philippine Airlines MNL-SEA Flight Starting May 2020 According to RoutesOnline, Philippine Airlines will be starting a direct Seattle to Manila flight on their A350.  The service will start in May, 2020 and fly three times per week on the following schedule: PR128 MNL2245 – 1945SEA 350 137 PR129 SEA2305 – 0335+1MNL 350 137 Their A350 … Read more

2019 Year In Miles

2019 Year In Miles While 2019 was not a record year for me in terms of number of flights or miles flown, it was the year I spent the most number of days traveling with nearly 3 months of 2019 not at home. I also visited more countries in 2019 than in any other year.  … Read more