Earning Mileage Plan miles frequently asked questions

Get answers to our most commonly asked questions regarding earning miles.

Mileage Plan™ Miles can be earned with the following activity: For further details regarding earning Mileage Plan™ miles, please visit the Earning miles, and Partners sections of the website.
It is essential to provide your Mileage Plan™ number when making a flight, car, or hotel reservation. Some of our partners allow you to enter your Mileage Plan™ number directly on their websites. Otherwise, call the partner directly and provide it over the phone, or provide it in person at the time of check-in. We recommend that you retain all receipts and confirmations until the miles have posted to your account.
Alaska Airlines flight activity is updated several times during the week, and should post to your account within 7 days of the flight. Partner airline activity may take 2-3 weeks to post to your account. Non-airline partner activity may require up to 60 days to post to your account. We recommend that you retain all receipts and confirmations until the miles have posted to your account.
Requesting missing credit for air or partner activity is further explained on our Request credit page.