Alaska Airlines, Status Matches

Alaska Airlines MVP Status Challenge

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A Challenge For You

Alaska just sent me, and presumably a whole lot of other East Coasters, a status challenge. I’m going to TRY to qualify for this if at all possible, because Alaska MVP Gold status is particularly awesome and I’ve previously exhausted my once per lifetime status match.

MVP Gold, which requires 4 round trips to CA in the timeframe, is where the magic happens with both upgrades and free changes/cancellations.

That said, I have a pretty intense travel schedule during these months, so I may well fall short.

It does not appear you need to have been sent the email. You just need to live in a qualifying state – as per the address on your Alaska account.

Registration link

Alaska Airlines MileagePlan Status Challenge Terms

*Only Mileage Plan members in New York, California, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, North Carolina, and Florida, as indicated by the address attached to their Mileage Plan account, are eligible for this offer.

Eligible members who register for this promotion before their first qualifying flight will receive 2019 MVP status after flying 4 qualifying flights and 2019 MVP Gold status after flying 8 qualifying flights within the promotional period. Qualifying flights must take place between March 6 and May 31, 2019. Qualifying flights must be marketed and operated by Alaska Airlines and nonstop 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); between San Diego (SAN) and Baltimore (BWI), Boston (BOS), Newark (EWR), or Orlando (MCO); between 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); between San Jose (SJC) and New York (JFK) or Newark (EWR). Mileage for qualifying flights must be credited to the member’s Mileage Plan account. Not valid on free or award travel. 2019 elite status will be awarded within four to six weeks of qualifying activity posting to a member’s account, and will be valid through December 31, 2019. All terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan program apply. Offer subject to change without notice.