Today, Alaska Airlines launched a new Mileage Plan miles sale with up to 60% mystery bonus that is valid for purchases made through October 31, 2020.
Alaska Airlines is expected to join Oneworld in the first quarter of 2021 (slight delay) but already has ties with many airlines to earn and redeem miles such as Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Emirates, Finnair and Aer Lingus.
You can access Alaska’s web page for buying and gifting miles here.
Alaska Airlines has instituted a maximum number of miles that non-elite members can purchase every calendar year (150,000). MVP, MVP Gold, and MVP 75K can continue purchasing miles without any limits.
Here’s my bonus schedule:
Price at 50% bonus:
The cost of an Alaska Airlines mile purchased at the 50% bonus level is 1.83 cents each.
Alaska Airlines miles are useful for partner awards on premium cabins on airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and JAL.
Mileage Plan miles are good value when flying over the Pacific to Asia and Australia. They recently opened up the Singapore Airlines awards and formed a partnership with Israeli flag carrier El Al (not yet able to redeem).
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Transactions must be completed between 6:00 AM PST October 5, 2020 and 11:59 PM PST October 31, 2020 to be eligible for bonus miles.
This is an exclusive, non-transferable offer for the intended recipient only and may not be forwarded.
Miles are purchased from Points.com Inc. for a cost of $27.50 per 1,000 miles, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents.
Miles are non-refundable and do not count toward MVP and MVP/Gold status.
You may purchase and gift Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles in increments of 1,000 miles up to 60,000 miles, and in increments of 5,000 miles up to a maximum of 100,000 miles per transaction.
MVP, MVP Gold and MVP Gold 75K Mileage Plan member (Elite Member) accounts have no annual limit on the number of miles which may be purchased or gifted through Points.com. If you are not an Elite Member, your account may only be credited up to a maximum total of 150,000 miles acquired through Points.com in a calendar year, whether purchased by you or gifted to you.
Offer is subject to change and all terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan Program apply.