Last updated: 5/6/2021

Bank of America Alaska Air

Earns: Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

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There are cards you carry for perks, not for spending, and this is one of them. The annual companion fare can easily justify the $75 annual fee, but other cards will reward you much more for your spending.

Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Pros

  • Annual $99 companion fare can save a lot of money.
  • Free checked bag on Alaska Airlines.

Cons

  • $75 annual fee.
  • Earnings are poor compared to other cards.

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Reward Rate = 1x

Value = 1.4 cents per point
Effective Value = 1.4 %

0%
3%

Welcome Bonus = 40,000

Value = 1.4 cents per point
Effective Value = $560

$0
$1800

Annual Fee = $75

$0
$995
Welcome Bonus
40,000

Good

Bonus Rating

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

Points

After you spend $2,000 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
3x Alaska Airlines

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1x All Other

OK

OK

Is this card right for me?

That depends on your individual spending patterns. We have a tool that figures it out for you. Learn what you could earn.

Program Name
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
Gigapoints Value
1.4¢ per point
0.4¢ PER POINT
2¢+ PER POINT
Other Card Information

Sign-up bonus includes an additional companion fare after you make $2,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of your account opening.

Annual Fee
  • $75
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Additional perks of owning this card

Annual companion fare

Get a Alaska’s Famous Companion Fare every year! EACH YEAR on your account anniversary get a companion fare from $121 ($99 plus taxes and fees from $22). Valid on all Alaska flights booked on alaskaair.com with no blackout dates.

Free checked bag

Save with a free checked bag on Alaska flights for you and up to six other guests on the same reservation

Lounge and inflight discounts

Enjoy 50% off day passes at the Alaska Lounge and 20% back on all Alaska Airlines inflight purchases when you pay with your new card

The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 17.49% to 25.49%
BALANCE TRANSFER APR 17.49% to 25.49%
BALANCE TRANSFER FEE Either $10 or 3% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
CASH ADVANCE APR 26.49%
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
LATE PAYMENTS Up to $39
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 0%