Whether traveling for business or just for fun, airline rewards programs could save flyers big bucks and even land them sweet deals—but which one is the best for customers?
Alaska Airlines (NYSE:ALK) topped the list of best airline rewards programs for the third-straight year, according to U.S. News and World Report, which evaluated nine “leading airline rewards programs.”
The Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan allows members to earn and redeem miles with not only Alaska Airlines, but Virgin America and 18 partner airlines as well. Additionally, members can earn miles through retail, hotel and rental car partnerships. However, accounts and miles can expire if not used after two years.