New California Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Members Get A Free Flight (Up To 25,000)

Alaska Airlines has launched a new offer to drive signs ups for its frequent flier program between March 1 – 3, 2021

New Mileage Plan members with an address in California can get a free intra-state Alaska Airlines ticket (up to 25,000 available) one-way to return just for paying taxes and fees ($15 each way).

You can access this offer on Alaska’s website here.

Alaska is about to join Oneworld:

Alaska Airlines Joins Oneworld Alliance On March 31, 2021

And they offer matches from United, Delta, and Southwest:

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Special Status Match From Delta, United & Southwest Through April 15, 2021


Status matches, bonus miles, elite tier extensions, free flights for new members, and what else? What might drive this kind of behavior?

Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:

California, on us offer terms and conditions:

The California, on us offer is valid only for new Mileage Plan members who reside in California and register via the promotional landing page between March 1 – 3, 2021. The first 25,000 eligible members to register will receive a discount code valid for a one-way or round-trip flight within California for just the taxes and fees (from $15 each way). Discount code will be delivered via the email attached to the new Mileage Plan account on March 5, 2021. An individual Mileage Plan member may receive a maximum of one (1) offer, even if they enroll multiple Mileage Plan accounts. Duplicate Mileage Plan accounts created for one individual will be deactivated. Creation of duplicate accounts may result in suspension of your Mileage Plan account. Offer is not combinable with other Mileage Plan enrollment or account activation promotions. All Mileage Plan conditions of membership apply.

The California, on us discount is valid for one (1) ticket from $15 (USD) each ($0.01 base fare plus taxes and fees from $15 each way depending on your Alaska Airlines flight itinerary). Discount is valid for exactly one person traveling in a reservation. Traveler name must match the Mileage Plan member to whom the discount was issued. Travel is valid for one-way or roundtrip travel solely within California. Based on published fare routings and some routes may not be available. Flights may not operate daily. “R” class of service must be available for travel through March 30, 2021. “G” class of service must be available for travel beginning March 31, 2021. Travel is valid Mondays through Thursdays from March 29, 2021 – May 26, 2021. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights on all days. Discount code must be exchanged for a ticket no later than 11:59pm (PT) on March 7, 2021. Once ticketed, cancellation will result in the loss of the discount. Any changes made after 11:59pm (PT) on March 7, 2021, will result in loss of the discount. Cannot be combined with other promotions. Discount Codes may not be sold, bought, bartered, auctioned or collected in bulk. Passenger is responsible for all applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges, including checked baggage fees.