Alaska Airlines Giving away 10 million miles!

Alaska Airlines is running a very unique promotion in partnership with their credit card and their shopping portals to give away 10,000,000 miles this holiday season.

Alaska Airlines has a great credit card for its companion certificate. A buy one get one ticket on any route, any time, is awesome, but where they lack any sticking power is in the day-to-day use of the card. One Alaska Airlines mile per dollar spent isn’t terribly rewarding, and 3 miles per dollar on Alaska flights is awesome, but there are better cards out there that earn 3, 4, or even 5x on travel.

In an interesting promotion (I imagine in order to drive use of the credit card) you can get one entry to win up to 1,000,000 miles (for a total of 10,000,000 miles) from November 14th to December 24th.

10 million mile giveaway

Prize Levels

The grand prize winner will win 1 million miles. 5 winners each get 500,000 miles, 20 will walk off with 100,000, the next 100 people get 30,000 each and finally 150 winners leave with 10,000 miles each.

Honestly, I’m OK with winning at any level, and the fact that over 275 people will be winning miles in this promo is awesome.


You don’t have to have a credit card to play the game, but the way to enter to win doesn’t seem too exciting or rewarding. Those who remember back to the IHG Priceless Surprises promo, entering was a sure thing. You could mail in your entry and get an email with a small guarantee of 500 miles with the chance to win a freight of tens of thousands of miles. This one is just an “enter for a chance…” But, if you have a small army and a lot of postage, you can do it!

2) To enter without purchase or obligation by U.S. Mail:Hand-print your name, address, city, state, ZIP code, and daytime and evening telephone numbers (including area code) on a 3″ x 5″ card, and mail, in a #10 envelope with postage affixed, to: 2018 Alaska Airlines Holiday Giveaway, P.O. Box 795, Plainview, NY 11803-0795. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by 12/24/18, and received by 12/31/18 in order to be eligible. Enter as often as you wish; however, each mail-in entry will count as one (1) entry into the drawing and must be mailed in a separate postmarked-and-stamped envelope. Entries that are mechanically reproduced, copied, illegible, incomplete, or inaccurate and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.

Does the chance to win make you more likely to use your Alaska card, or will you just be happy as you use it in your day to day?

Author: Jon Nickel-D'Andrea

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  1. Please provide the link to this sweepstakes. I am unable to find it.

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    • No link needed and no registration required. It’s automatic! Just use the Alaska credit card and you’re entered to win.

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  2. Hey this is pretty interesting . Even with the postmark by 12-24 2018 deadline.
    I heard of this deal on The Giants game 9-4-2020.
    Ihave heard it before on the game and just happened to be close enough to check it out today.
    So happy covid 19 2020.

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