Mileage Plan Holidays 2019 Promotion

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has been consistent with their deals all throughout this year. After their summer promotion and halloween deal, the frequent flyer program is back with their latest deal.

The Mileage Plan Offer

Through around the year-end, Alaska Airlines is having their Mileage Plan holidays 2019 promotion. This latest deal runs through December 23rd (PST), and offers up to 50% extra miles. You have to login to find out your personal offer, but most will likely see 40%, like so:

Mileage Plan Holidays 2019 Promotion

If you’re one of the lucky ones to be targeted with 50% and purchase at that tier, you can buy miles for 1.97 cents each. We find that to be great value.

And what can you do with those Mileage Plan miles, exactly? Alaska Airlines has partner awards charts that allow you — subject to seat availability — to book tickets like:

  • Asia to Continental USA on Cathay Pacific
    • First: 70,000
    • Business: 50,000
  • Round-trip Southeast Asia to Continental USA on Korean Air
    • Business: 120,000
  • Southeast Asia to Continental USA on Japan Airlines
    • First: 75,000
    • Business: 65,000
  • Within Asia on Cathay Pacific
    • Business: 22,500
  • Within Asia on Japan Airlines
    • Business: 25,000

Note that members can only get up to a total of 150,000 miles in a given calendar year through transfers or purchases, including bonuses. Mileage Plan elite are special, though, in that they don’t have such restrictions.


Final Word

The holiday season is an incredibly busy time for air travel. If you find last-minute tickets to be prohibitively expensive now, the Mileage Plan holiday 2019 promotion may offer you more opportunities to fly for a reasonable cost. Remember that with Mileage Plan you get to not just fly on Alaska Airlines around the United States but even on partners all across the globe.

So if you’ve been procrastinating on those year-end travel plans, now may be your last chance to snag some points and lock in on that itinerary!