Alaska Award Sale: 10k Transcontinental, 12.5k to Hawaii


While not widely publicized, right now you can book flights within the United States or to Hawaii for less Alaska Miles in January or February than it would typically cost you.

There are various routes on sale, from short hops between Albuquerque and San Francisco to Hawaiian island routes like Honolulu to Oakland or Lihue to San Diego. Routes listed below are not the only ones on sale, but just examples (hat tip to Travel Codex for notice of the sale and the routes provided). If you find other routes on sale please leave them in the comments!

5,000 Miles One Way

Standard Lowest Price: 7,500 miles one way

  • ABQ to SFO
  • AUS to SAN
  • BUR to SEA
  • HDN to SEA
  • PDX to SNA
  • SEA to SNA

7,500 miles one way

Standard Price: 10,000 miles one way

  • AUS to SFO
  • AUS to SJC
  • BNA to SFO
  • BWI to SAN
  • IND to SFO
  • MIC to SFO
  • MSP to SFO
  • MSY to SFO
  • ORD to SFO
  • RDU to SFO

10,000 Miles One Way (Transcontinental)

Standard Lowest Price: 12,500 miles one way

  • BOS to SAN
  • BOS to SFO
  • BWI to SFO
  • EWR to SAN
  • EWR to SFO
  • EWR to SJC
  • IAD to LAX
  • IAD to SFO
  • JFK to LAX
  • JFK to SFO
  • LAX to PHL

This award calendar shows space for two travelers between New York and Los Angeles in January.

12,500 Miles One Way

Standard Lowest Price: 17,500 miles one way

  • HNL to LAX
  • HNL to SJC
  • KOA to SJC
  • LAX to OGG
  • OAK to OGG
  • OGG to SJC

This award calendar shows space for two travelers between Honolulu and Los Angeles in February.

15,000 Miles One Way

Standard Lowest Price: 17,500 miles one way

  • HNL to OAK
  • KOA to OAK
  • KOA to SAN
  • LIH to OAK
  • LIH to SAN
  • LIH to SJC

Bottom Line

The award prices listed above are the minimum price you’ll see, which at the moment is lower than the standard minimum price. It doesn’t mean that all award flights in January February on those routes are on sale for the lower price–but quite a few are.

If you want to plan an escape to Hawaii over dreary winter months or a surprise visit to a lover for Valentine’s Day, go to to search for and book award space with your Alaska miles.

Thanks to Travel Codex for the notice and the list of example routes on sale.

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