Europe with Alaska Airlines Miles

Travel to Europe with Alaska Airlines Miles I am a fan of Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan program.  It helps that I live in Seattle (Alaska’s base).  95% of my domestic flights are on Alaska.  Many other miles folks agree that Alaska is one of (if not the) best airline loyalty program.  With that said, redeeming miles for … Read more

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Explained: Part 2 – Redeeming Miles

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Explained: Part 2 – Redeeming Miles If you haven’t already checked it out, make sure to read Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Explained: Part 1 – Elite Status. Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles can be redeemed for Alaska flights, of course, as well as for flights on partner airlines.  Most casual Alaska passengers would … Read more

JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Welcome Kit

JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic welcome kit

JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Welcome Kit After signing up for the JetBlue points match promotion I applied for a status match (note the promotion has ended).  Within a few days I received an email that I had been matched from my Alaska MVP Gold 75K to TrueBlue Mosaic status.  A month (and a day) later I received in … Read more

JetBlue #GoForthWithJetBlue Points Match Promotion

There has been much chatter in the blogosphere regarding the JetBlue #GoForthWithJetBlue Points Match promotion.  I won’t go in to the details as you can find detailed info here here or here.  Many are using rather strong language including calling it the most exciting promotion of the year.  The JetBlue #GoForthWithJetBlue Points Match Promotion (details) is definitely one of those … Read more

Changes to Earning Alaska Miles on American Flights

Changes to Earning Alaska Miles on American Flights

On August 1, American Airlines will change to a revenue based loyalty program.  This means that instead of earning miles based on distance flown, passengers earn miles based on cost of the ticket.  American is partners with Alaska Airlines.  To many it seemed inevitable that there would be changes to the structure of earning Alaska miles on American … Read more