(EXPIRED) $60 back on $300 at Alaska Airlines with new Amex Offer [enrollment required]

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There is a new targeted Amex Offer out today that’s good for $60 back on a single purchase of $300 or more at Alaska Airlines [enrollment required]. That’s obviously an excellent offer if you have plans to buy a ticket with Alaska in the near future.

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The Deal

  • A new Amex Offer is out for Alaska Airlines: Spend $300 or more on a single purchase, get $60 back [enrollment required]

Key Terms

  • Expires 12/17/23
  • Flights must originate in the US and be charged in US Dollars
  • Offer valid only on purchases made directly at US website alaskaair.com or via the U.S. Alaska Airlines app.
  • Offer valid only for purchases where Alaska Airlines is the merchant of record, such as airfare, fare upgrades, seat selection fees and baggage fees.
  • Excludes in flight spend, flights booked via third parties and electronic gift cards.
  • Excludes hotel, car services, packages and travel insurance purchased via Alaska Air website, insurance, Alaska trips, Company store, uniform purchases, Alaska Lounge membership, Alaska Lounge merchandise and day passes, purchase of points/miles, Alaska Airlines Freight and Alaska Lounges/Boardrooms at various locations.
  • See your offer for full terms

Quick Thoughts

This is a nice deal if you’ll be booking a flight on Alaska Airlines. Note that this deal is targeted — I didn’t see it on any of my cards, but Stephen had it on one of his.

It is worth noting that unlike with many other offers, this one stipulates that you need to spend $300 or more in a single purchase. We often find that Amex Offers work with cumulative purchases, but it appears that is not the case with this offer.

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Max

I saw this on my offers a few days ago and now it’s gone 🙁
Anyone know if AMEX does a limited number of claims for some offers?

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Neo

For multiple reasons (my booking may not hit $300, or I want to utilize this offer on multiple cards while my single booking is worth $600 or more) is there a good way to park these funds as Alaska Credits and use them for booking later – like booking a Main class ticket and then cancelling it for Alaska credits?
Do they expire? Can they be applied across multiple bookings?

I know that Alaska GCs (from retail purchase) allow you to (1) Use the value across multiple bookings and (2) lets you specify exactly how much you want to apply from the balance – if you want to leave a few dollars to pay by Alaska CC for free baggage or using a CSR for travel insurance coverage. Are refunded travel credits treated the same way?

James

No, you have to use the entire balance of your wallet for any new purchase. In theory Alaska wallet credit “expires” but you can always change the expiration date. You can just buy a ticket with wallet credit, wait 24 hours, cancel it and send it to your wallet, and the new wallet balance expires 1 year from the date you do that.

Also, if you have the patience, you can adjust your wallet balance downwards easily. If you have 1000 in your wallet and want to spend 600 on a ticket and 10 on a credit card, just buy a ticket for 400, then buy your actual ticket using your entire wallet balance of 600, then cancel that 400 ticket and send it back to your wallet.

Mary

Thanks! Nice for those of us in the PNW. I found it on both Amex Platinum and Amex Everyday.

Gino

I wish I got it on the plat :((( it only shows up for my non bonus earning cards

Last edited 8 months ago by Gino
Buzz

I got it on my AMEX Aspire and will easily use this. I travel from SAN-HNL twice a year for meetings and always fly the Alaska non stop.