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Redeemable Miles on Alaska Flying Singapore

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by John J., Jul 10, 2018.

  1. John J.

    John J. Reader

    Looking at buying that $1,300 fare on Singapore from AMD-SIN-EWR. Reading the post on here, it sounds like it's 200% redeemable miles (in order to earn the 36K MP miles quoted in the post) but my interpretation of the info on Alaska's website is only a 100% bonus (100% of the base miles plus 100% U class bonus), which would be roughly 24,000 redeemable miles. Which is correct? Am I reading the chart wrong?
     
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  2. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    You're not wrong. AMD-SIN-EWR is ~12k miles.

    An SQ business U/D fare earns 100% elite(also redeemable) miles (12k in this case), plus a redeemable mile bonus of 100% - another 12k.

    However, that doesnt take into account Lucky's elite status by the time he takes the flight. It seems that he'll at least be Alaska MVP Gold - which means an additional 100% mileage bonus of the base mileage earned on all paid fares credited to Alaska - therefore another 12k miles.

    So for his ~$1300 fare he will be earning 12k miles toward elite status, and a total of 36k redeemable miles.

    Had he been MVP Gold 75k when he took the flight, the elite mileage bonus would be 125%
     
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