SEA-OAK 5K Miles

Old Apr 6, 16, 7:50 pm
Original Poster
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: SFO
Programs: PetCo Pals Rewards
Posts: 529
SEA-OAK 5K Miles

Was just looking at some award flights and saw SEA-OAK for 5K miles. I've seen DL do similar promotions on SEA-SFO, but wasn't aware of Alaska doing this, nor had I seen it announced anywhere.
aza72 is offline  
Old Apr 6, 16, 8:26 pm
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Seattle, Wa
Programs: AS 75K & BR Member- HHonors Gold - Hertz PC - BW Diamond - IHG Plat
Posts: 2,342
It's helpful to list a date example so folks can look around from there as a starting point. Thank you for pointing it out. Looks pretty wide spread through July at least

Last edited by flyupfrnt; Apr 6, 16 at 8:50 pm
flyupfrnt is offline  
Old Apr 6, 16, 8:37 pm
FlyerTalk Evangelist
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Bay Area, CA
Programs: UA Plat 2MM; AS MVP Gold 75K
Posts: 34,945
That's a good deal.

DL has been selling some awards for as low as 3,500 miles lately (within CA/NV/AZ). It's good to see AS bringing their award rates down on shorties as well.
channa is offline  
Old Apr 6, 16, 8:56 pm
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: SEA/YYZ
Posts: 1,561
I tried SEA-LAX/BUR/ONT/SAN/SFO/DEN/PDX/ANC and gave up. Only seeing this on SEA-OAK, but there's got to be something else.

SEA-OAK also has 7.5K mile prices. No 21-day adv purchase like DL or previous AS award sales.

I wonder what inventory bucket the 5K price is tied to vs the 7.5K price? Assuming they both also book out of W.
United757 is offline  
Old Apr 6, 16, 10:38 pm
FlyerTalk Evangelist
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: SEA, but up and down the coast a lot
Programs: OneSky Alliance Elite+ with Zirconium and oak leaf cluster, Braniff Unobtainium
Posts: 17,264
A picture is worth a thousand words...
Attached Images  
eponymous_coward is online now  
Old Apr 7, 16, 12:51 pm
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Seattle WA USA
Programs: Hyatt Globalist, IHG Spire, Wyndham Diamond, Hilton Diamond
Posts: 543
Thanks for the HU. Impressive sale. Seems like it's just OAK, not SFO or SJC. Interesting that it hasn't seemed publicized.
DaveH is offline  
Old Apr 7, 16, 1:44 pm
FlyerTalk Evangelist
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: West Coast, Best Coast
Programs: Flying whoever is most convenient
Posts: 15,388
previous award sales have been fairly well publicized and have included this route at this price. i wonder if this is just a targeted sale to put a stick in the eye of WN and DL, or perhaps an 'error fare' of sorts. i also checked SMF and RNO, no joy there.
PV_Premier is offline  
Old Dec 30, 16, 1:30 am
Original Poster
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: SFO
Programs: PetCo Pals Rewards
Posts: 529
It looks like they were testing out the distance based awards that they have now implemented more widely.
aza72 is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread