Alaska Airlines launched yesterday an award flash sale for travel between select markets that ends today (December 5, 2018).
There are various weekday, weekend and other limitations when these reduced awards are available. Click the “restrictions apply” link to expand them (helps when trying to pull up the rates).
You can access Alaska’s page for the sale here.
Here are destinations on sale from Los Angeles:
Some of these destinations are on sale right now at a very reasonable price (remember to check). May not be worthwhile to use miles.
Here are the terms and conditions of this sale:
The indicated total purchase price (including miles, taxes, and fees) is nonrefundable and available only on flights marketed by Alaska Airlines for travel on Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, SkyWest, or PenAir. All taxes and fees are in U.S. dollars and are subject to change without notice. Bag fees apply for checked baggage (waived for up to 3 bags when traveling entirely within the state of AK), overweight/oversized items may incur additional fees; for bags checked in Canada, an additional VAT fee from $2.15 (CAD) per bag may apply. A ticket purchased at an airport location or through a reservation call center will be subject to a $15.00 administrative fee per person. Applicable fare and tax differences apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 change fee per person applies to changes made within 60 days of ticketed travel (unless traveling entirely within the state of Alaska). Dollar amounts displayed include U.S. government taxes and fees and any foreign government taxes and fees (based on the current currency exchange rate and subject to change); certain foreign government taxes and fees are collected at the foreign airport. Some markets may not operate daily service. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. If nonstop service is offered during the advertised travel period, the advertised fare will only apply to those flights.