Offer: Alaska Airlines Double Miles On Select Routes

by Chris Dong

Alaska Airlines is offering a nice little offer to pad your Mileage Plan balance. Its Coast2Coast Double Miles Promotion gives double miles on select flights between California and the east coast.

Alaska is one of the few remaining airlines where you earn miles based on your actual flying distance as opposed to the price you pay for your ticket. This offer makes its program even more lucrative in terms of earn, especially if you find a low cost, transcontinental flight. Welcome back to the traditional mileage run?

Details Of The Alaska Double Miles Offerdouble miles alaska offer

  • The promotion runs from April 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.
  • Registration is required at this landing page here.
  • Only base miles count towards elite status.
  • Nonstop flights only with only the routes below that qualify

 

The Routes That Qualify For The Offer

West Coast departures between:
    • Los Angeles (LAX) and Baltimore (BWI), Boston (BOS), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Philadelphia (PHL), Washington-Dulles (IAD), or Washington-Reagan (DCA)
    • San Diego (SAN) and Baltimore (BWI), Boston (BOS), Newark (EWR), or Orlando (MCO)
    • San Francisco (SFO) and Baltimore (BWI), Boston (BOS), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Orlando (MCO), Philadelphia (PHL), Raleigh (RDU), Washington-Dulles (IAD), or Washington-Reagan (DCA)
    • San Jose (SJC) and New York (JFK) or Newark (EWR)
East Coast departures between:
    • New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), or San Jose (SJC)
    • Newark (EWR) and Los Angeles (LAX), San Diego (SAN), San Francisco (SFO), or San Jose (SJC)
    • Baltimore (BWI) and Los Angeles (LAX), San Diego (SAN), or San Francisco (SFO)
    • Boston (BOS) and Los Angeles (LAX), San Diego (SAN), or San Francisco (SFO)
    • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)
    • Orlando (MCO) and San Diego (SAN) or San Francisco (SFO)
    • Philadelphia (PHL) and Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)
    • Raleigh (RDU) and San Francisco (SFO)
    • Washington-Dulles (IAD) and Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)
    • Washington-Reagan (DCA) and Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)

Cheap Fares + Double Miles = Win

With double miles and low transcon fares, you can turn a trip into a mileage run if you really wanted. For instance, a roundtrip from Baltimore (BWI) to Los Angeles (LAX) for a random weekend in September  goes for $199.

alaska airlines BWI-LAX

That’s 4,658 miles roundtrip which is what you’d earn as your elite qualifying base miles. However, with the promo, you’d earn 9,316 redeemable miles or the equivalent of 2.1 cents per mile — not too shabby.

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