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TPG Readers’ Best Alaska Airlines Partner Redemption Success Stories

We recently asked our TPG Lounge audience to share their greatest success stories for partner award redemptions with the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan loyalty program. Here’s a look at some of our favorite answers. (Some responses have been lightly edited for style and clarity). 

Taking Advantage of Stopovers

One of the biggest perks of flying with Alaska Airlines partners is the ability to tack on a free stopover in the hub city of that airline. In other words, if you were flying from the US to Bangkok (BKK) via Hong Kong (HKG) on Cathay Pacific, you could enjoy a stay in Hong Kong before continuing onto your final destination. Here’s a look at how the savvy members of our TPG Lounge used this trick to spice up their trips.

“75,000 miles each way from Los Angeles (LAX) to the Maldives (MLE) with a stopover in Dubai (DXB) in Emirates business class. [Editor’s Note: This award is now 82,500 miles each way.] It was an epic s… Read More

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