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Alaska Airlines Offers an Elite Status Challenge for People in These States

Written by Charlie

Find out how you could get Alaska Airlines elite status for the rest of 2019 with this fast track offer. But, you will need to live in certain states to earn it.

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Alaska Airlines has a great rewards program. Part of that is thanks to their awesome partners and also due to their generous elite program and earnings. If you want to earn Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan elite status quickly, check out this elite status challenge.

Alaska Airlines Elite Status Challenge

Link: Alaska Airlines Elite Status Challenge

This is a “coast-to-coast” challenge so Alaska is trying for Alaska members that live in the following states:

  • New York
  • California
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina
  • Florida

They determine this as indicated by the address attached to your Mileage Plan account. To earn MVP status (the lowest elite status), you will need to 4 qualifying flights between March 6 and May 31, 2019 (two round trips).

If you want to go for the mid-tier status, MVP Gold, you need to fly 8 qualifying flights between March 6 and May 31 (four round trips).

Which nonstop flights qualify for this 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)
    • Orlando (MCO) and San Diego (SAN), or San Francisco (SFO)
    • Philadelphia (PHL) and Los Angeles (LAX) or 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)

Status earned with this elite status challenge will be good through December 31, 2019. One of the great things about MVP Gold is that you will earn 100% bonus miles on flights flown. That is great for any partner flights you want to credit to Alaska since Alaska miles are some of the most valuable airline miles around.

To see more about the elite status you could have, check out this page.

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About the author

Charlie

Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.

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