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Boxing Day quickie - Alaska selling miles for 2.2 cents each and throwing in free magazines!

This isn't really a news blog, per se, given that I don't usually have scoops before anyone else. That said, after a quick check on MilesFeed (which you should definitely add to your bookmarks if you haven't already), I didn't see any mention of this, so here you go. In addition to Alaska Mileage Plan Shopping offering a 1000-point bonus on spending $300 through their portal, they're also offering 45 miles per dollar on magazine subscriptions from Or, if you prefer, they're offering miles for 2.22 cents apiece and throwing in free magazines. I re-upped a lapsed subscription to Airways Magazine for two years, netting me 3823 miles in the process. image

One more quick thought about the Alaska Mileage Plan deal, which is going to be over by the time you read this anyway.

My year in bonuses