You can fly for as few as 5,000 miles (plus taxes) 1-way on Alaska Airlines from August 30, 2014, until October 31, 2014.
If you don’t have Alaska Airlines miles, you can transfer your Starwood points to Alaska Air miles.
This is a good deal for folks near the participating cities!
Examples of How Much You Can Save
Link: Alaska Air Fall Sale
During the Alaska Airlines Fall Award Sale, you can fly for as few as 5,000 Alaska Airlines miles (plus taxes & fees) each way. These discounts are valid only on coach seats.
For example, Portland to San Jose is 5,000 Alaska Airlines miles each way during the sale. That route is 12,500 miles for most of November.
Not every date is available at the sale price, so check their calendar. You can see that illustrated in the screen capture below showing flights from Boston to San Diego.
During the sale month of September, there are many dates where you can book at the discounted rate of 10,000 Alaska Airlines miles. But certain dates are only available at the regular rate of 12,500 miles.
Here is the list of cities on sale.
There are many other ways to get Big Travel with Small Money using Alaska Airlines miles so decide if the cities on sale are places you’d like to visit.
You Can Transfer Starwood Points to Alaska Airlines Miles
Starwood points transfer to Alaska Airlines miles at a 1:1 ratio. And remember, when you transfer 20,000 Starwood points to an airline, you get 5,000 bonus miles.
Note: Starwood transfers are NOT instant and could take a few weeks. So the award seats you want might not still be available.
You can get Starwood points from the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express.
And you can get Alaska Airlines miles with the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card.
The Alaska Airlines Fall Award Sale is a good opportunity to save miles when flying from the participating cities. So if you’d like to take an award flight between August 30, 2014, through October 31, 2014, this is a good deal.
That said, there are many ways to use Alaska Airlines miles. So don’t feel like you’re missing out if you can’t travel during these sale dates!
And remember you can transfer Starwood points to Alaska Airlines miles.