Companion fare discount code frequently asked questions

Get answers to our most commonly asked questions regarding companion fare discount codes.

The companion fare discount code is offered to holders of the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card, The World Elite and Platinum Plus® MasterCard®, and the Visa® Business card. This discount code entitles the cardholder to purchase one round-trip coach companion fare on Alaska Airlines from $121 (USD) ($99 base fare plus applicable taxes and fees from $22 depending on your Alaska Airlines flight itinerary) when traveling with another passenger on a paid published coach airfare on the same itinerary, booked at the same time. Mileage cannot be used as a form of payment, however mileage credit accrual is allowed for both travelers. Travelers are responsible for all applicable taxes, fees, surcharges and applicable checked baggage fees. The companion fare discount code is not valid with award travel, and cannot be combined with other discounts.

The code is automatically added into the primary cardholder's My account profile. Visa Signature® credit card holders (U.S.) should see their code within 2-3 weeks after approval, and then on an annual basis dependent on your enrollment anniversary date. For business credit card accounts (U.S.), the companion fare e-certificate is issued after the first purchase made on the account and on each anniversary thereafter. Consumer cardholders will receive one companion fare discount code per account each year. Only one companion fare discount code will be provided each year to the company holding a business card account. Platinum Plus and World Elite credit card holders (Canada) should see the code within 4-6 weeks after the first eligible purchase made on the account, and then on an annual basis dependent on enrollment anniversary date.

If you do not yet have a My account profile, use the primary cardholder's Mileage Plan™ number (should be displayed on the credit card) to enroll.
You can redeem your discount code by selecting the Shop button within the Discount Codes section of your My account profile. This will automatically apply your discount code to the new reservation. The discount will be reflected on the "Available flights" and "Cart" pages. The discount code will not be redeemed until you have selected the "Purchase" button on the "Review and Payment" page. Your companion fare discount code can be applied to a new reservation made at for Alaska Airlines flights only. Your reservation must be made for two people booked in the same itinerary, traveling together, and ticketed at the same time. Companion fare discount codes are only valid on

The expiration date listed on your companion fare discount code indicates the date by which you must redeem your discount code and purchase your fare. Once ticketed, travel can be completed after the expiration date. 12 months from date of issue.

You can view your discount code's expiration date by logging into your My account profile and viewing the "My discount codes" section. The expiration date cannot be extended, and once your discount code has expired, it cannot be exchanged.
The Mileage Plan™ member who owns the companion fare discount code must either be one of the travelers or the purchaser of the reservation. If the member is allowing two travelers to use his or her companion fare discount code, then the member's name must match the name on the credit card used to purchase the reservation.
No. The companion fare discount code is only valid for use with published purchased fares.
Both travelers can earn mileage credit for their flights in their own Mileage Plan™ accounts. Please be sure to provide the Mileage Plan™ numbers when booking your reservation, or when you check in for your flight.

You can view your discount code's terms and conditions by logging into your My account profile and viewing the "My discount codes" section. Select the Bank of America companion fare link under the terms and conditions column.