Need – or want – to fly somewhere between now and October 31, 2020?
Then check out Alaska Airline’s 48-hour “BOGO” sale which is running now through 11:59 pm PT on August 9, 2020.
The deal: Buy one main cabin fare ticket and get a second one on the same itinerary for just the cost of taxes and fees.
This is ideal if you want to travel with someone and make sure there’s an empty seat in your row. Here area Alaska’s tips for making your booking:
- In the booking form on this page, enter your departure and arrival cities, dates, and 2 travelers.
- Enter GETTHEROW into the discount code field, and then click “Find flights” to start your search.
- Be sure to select your window and aisle seats.
Alaska Airline’s safety measures
Of course, whether you take a flight in the next few months may depend on a variety of health and safety issues, and your comfort level. It may also depend on how comfortable and confident you are about the safety measures your airline is taking.
With the kick-off of this BOBO fare, Alaska Airlines is also enhancing and extending its Next-Level Care safety measures for fall travel:
Here are the elements of Alaska Airline’s plans:
*The airline is capping capacity and will block middle seats through Oct. 31, 2020.
*Alaska’s Peace of Mind waivers (no change/cancellation fees) is being extended for tickets purchased by September 8, 2020.
*Effective now, Alaska Airlines has stricter mask policies, including:
All passengers over the age of two are required to wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth, with no exceptions;
If a traveler does not wear a mask they will not be allowed to fly. This policy applies to the airline’s ticket counters, gate areas, and inflight.
Following the lead of some other airlines, Alaska Airlines passengers who refuse to wear a mask in-flight will lose flying privileges.
During a flight, Alaska Airlines flight attendants are authorized to give a “final notice” – in the form of a yellow card – to passengers who disregard or disobey the requirement to wear a mask or face covering.
Until now, that yellow card initiated a review process. But now, if someone is yellow-carded, Alaska will suspend flight privileges immediately for all future travel, with no review process.
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