Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card

Card details

  • Special Limited Time Offer!

  • Get a $100 statement credit, 40,000 bonus miles and Alaska's Famous Companion Fare™ from $121 ($99 fare plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $2,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of opening your account.

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

  • Get 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.

  • Earn unlimited 3 miles for every $1 spent on eligible Alaska Airlines purchases and unlimited 1 mile for every $1 spent on all other purchases. And, your miles don't expire on active accounts.

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

  • Redeem miles with no blackout dates on any of Alaska's 1,200 daily flights or choose from over 800+ destinations with more than a dozen global airline partners. Plus, get exclusive access to discounted redemption levels when you redeem miles for hotel stays at over 400,000 properties using Alaska Airlines Hotels.

  • Plus, no foreign transaction fees and a low $75 annual fee.

Rates, fees & offers

  • Annual fee

    $75

  • Rewards rate

    1x-3x

  • Bonus offer

    Get a $100 statement credit, 40,000 bonus miles and Alaska's Famous Companion Fare™ from $121 ($99 fare plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $2,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of opening your account.

  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Ongoing APR

    APR: 17.49% - 25.49% Variable APR

    Penalty APR: up to 29.99% APR

    Cash Advance APR: See Terms

  • Balance transfer fee

    Either $10 or 3% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.

  • Foreign transaction fee

    None

Recommended credit score

Compare to other cards

Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature®  Credit Card

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card

Annual Fee

$75

Annual Fee

$95

Annual Fee

$0

Regular APR

17.49% - 25.49% Variable APR

Regular APR

13.99% - 23.99% Variable APR

Rates & Fees

Regular APR

14.99% - 23.74% Variable APR

Intro APR

N/A

Intro APR

0% intro APR on Purchases for 12 months

Intro APR

0% on Purchases for 15 months

Recommended Credit Score
Recommended Credit Score
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NerdWallet review

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Rating details

4.5

Editor's overall rating

Pros and cons

Pros
  • Sign-up bonus

  • No foreign transaction fees

  • Miles don't expire on active accounts

  • Free checked bag

Cons
  • Has annual fee

  • Requires good/excellent credit

Featuring outsized benefits at a relatively low cost, the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card bests much of the airline credit card competition. It comes with an annual Companion Fare — that is, a ticket for your traveling partner for as little as $121 ($99 plus taxes and fees from $22) — which you'll get each year after your account anniversary. That perk alone, which no other co-branded airline card in the U.S. offers, could save you hundreds each year.

The card also comes with a robust sign-up bonus: Get a $100 statement credit, 40,000 bonus miles and Alaska's Famous Companion Fare™ from $121 ($99 fare plus taxes and fees from $22) after you make $2,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days of opening your account. For a modest annual fee of $75, that's a great deal. 

The Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card isn't the best pick for folks who don't often fly on this Seattle-based airline. But for folks traveling along the West Coast and for Alaska Airlines devotees, it's a go-to choice.

For more information, check out our full review of the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card.