Its basically two stopovers on a roundtrip.
Since Alaska isnt part of an alliance, and since they just kind of price out depending on which partner youre flying they dont do bookings on multiple partners.I just wrote How To Book Stopovers With Miles Online, and this is basically the same thing.Lets say we do economy there and business back (although you can do whatever your want).The way the computer picks the price is completely dependent on when you start your travel.Not only that it has been some of my most painful flying, especially to South Africa.Its the only thing thats a slight drawback from the sweet spots of AAs off-peak or other great partner prices Ill talk about.See this post for more details.Note that British Airways is the only one that gets fuel surcharges passed.Alaska has one of the best top tier status bonuses of all the mileage programs. .Check out the Emirates build com promo codes 2015 route map here.Let me say that getting across the Pacific can be hard. .Well, and follow the routing rules, pick regions that are allowed to be booked, and make sure it doesnt combine partners.There are so many incredible uses of stopovers with Alaska miles that its hard to start listing them.There arent really any Alaska flights to a hub.
This is the biggest disadvantage to practically using their miles. .
Book a stopover in Fiji, because Fiji is awesome, and because they have award availability when otherwise its really hard to find seats.