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Courtesy Alaska Airlines

Our Facebook group moderator and loyal Alaska customer, Sarah, just sent me the following from Alaska:

Our Fast Track to Status promotion has just been extended to the end of the year. Fly now through Decem‌ber 31, 20‌21 and earn 50% more elite-qualifying miles*. No registration necessary—so book and get a boost to your EQMs.
Using your Alaska Airlines Visa® card, you will now earn up to 20,000 elite-qualifying miles. For every $2,500 you spend on purchases with your credit card, you will earn 2,500 elite-qualifying miles (EQMs) up to 20,000 EQMs**. Valid on purchases starting Septem‌ber 16, through Novem‌ber 15, 202‌1.
Finally, if circumstances are such that you have not been able to requalify for your status by year end, we will maintain your 202‌0 status through April 30, 202‌2. This will give you added opportunity at the start of next year to maintain your status by flying a minimum number of miles January through April. More information to come on that.


New Status Tier

NEW ELITE TIER: Our newest elite tier is rolling out early next year. Introducing MVP Gold 100K elite status with even more bonus miles, top upgrade priority on Alaska flights, a complimentary inflight snack and more. Members earning more than 100,000 elite-qualifying miles, with a minimum of 24 segments on Alaska in 2021 will be eligible to enjoy MVP Gold 100K benefits after the new tier launches next year.


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