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Thursday Giveaway: 30,000 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles

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Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American ExpressStarwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express

For this week’s Thursday Giveaway, we’re offering a chance to win 30,000 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles, in honor of the 40% buy miles bonus promotion.

Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan is one of TPG’s favorite frequent flyer programs. He pegs the value at 2.0 cents per mile — higher than any other airline program, thanks to fantastic partner redemption opportunities.

I am very happy with my new Alaska Airlines Visa, especially given the valuable companion ticket!
The Alaska Airlines credit card is valuable for its companion ticket and 25,000 bonus miles.

Although Alaska Airlines is not part of a global airline alliance, it has partnerships with quite a few amazing partners, including Air France/KLM, American, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Hainan Airlines and Qantas. Add in a good award chart on top of that, and it’s easy to see the value.

TPG Contributor Nick Ewen recently highlighted some great redemptions that you can get with Alaska miles, so be sure to take a look at that to get an idea of what you can do with the miles.

If you’d like to top off your Alaska account, you can apply for the Alaska Airlines credit card, which currently comes with a 25,000-mile bonus just for being approved, as well as other benefits such as an annual companion ticket.

Alaska Airlines is also a Starwood Preferred Guest transfer partner, so you can transfer Starpoints over at a 1:1 ratio, with a 5,000 mile bonus if you transfer 20,000 points. If you need to boost your SPG balance, you can consider applying for the fantastic Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card, which is offering a great 30,000-point bonus for spending $3,000 in the first three months.

You must enter the giveaway below no later than 11:59pm EST on Monday, August 31, 2015.

To enter this giveaway, visit our Facebook Page or enter below:

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Last week’s winners: Last week, we gave away 30,000 United miles. Congratulations again to Igal S., who won by joining our TPG Daily newsletter. Stay tuned for more great giveaways on the blog, as well as on TPG’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Good luck with this week’s giveaway!

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® Credit Card

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  • 30,000 bonus miles after you make $1,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days.
  • Annual companion fare from $121 ($99, plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $1,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of your account opening. There are no blackout dates.
  • Free checked bag for you and up to six other passengers on the same reservation.
  • 3 miles for every $1 spent on Alaska Airlines tickets, vacation packages, cargo and in-flight purchases.
  • 1 mile for every $1 spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn and redeem Alaska Mileage Plan miles to over 800 destinations around the world on Alaska Airlines and our more than 15 global airline partners.
  • No foreign transaction fees, plus chip enabled for enhanced security when used at chip-enabled terminals.
  • The benefits above apply to Visa Signature consumer accounts only and different benefits apply to Platinum Plus® accounts. Card type is determined by creditworthiness.
  • See Rates & Fees
Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Rating
N/A 12.49% - 19.49% Variable APR on purchases and balance transfers $75 0% Excellent/Good