Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® Credit Card Reviews

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Card Details

  • Balance Transfer Intro APR Not Applicable
  • Balance Transfer Regular APR 12.99% - 19.99%* Variable
  • Annual Fee $75
  • Purchase Intro APR Not Applicable
  • Purchase Regular APR 12.99% - 19.99%* Variable

Our Take

The Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card is a good option for travelers who fly frequently on Alaska Airlines.

What to Like

Right off the bat, cardholders are rewarded with 30,000 bonus miles after you make $1,000 or more in purchases within the first 90 days. Cardholders can also pile up 3 miles for every $1 spent directly on Alaska Airlines and Virgin America purchases and 1 mile for every $1 spent on all other purchases. Miles are redeemable not only on Alaska Airlines, but also on airline partners including Delta, American Airlines and more.

Look Out For

The benefits above apply to Visa Signature® consumer accounts only and different benefits apply to Platinum Plus® accounts. If your credit doesn’t stack up to that level, you may still be approved for the Alaska Airlines Platinum Plus® credit card, but it has lesser benefits. There’s also a $75 annual fee associated with the Visa Signature® credit card.


These reviews were written by current and former cardholders in the last year.

Mar 23, 2017
Great awards west states and Mexico
ErikPNW Cardholder

Alaska miles are great for redemptions to Mexico, Costa Rica and many airports in the western states.  Europe redemptions can be tough due to high fuel surcharges.  There is some value with the companion pass, but it's more like 2 for the price of 1.5, than a 2 for 1 deal.  If you need to check bags or regularly purchase tickets on Alaska Airlines, this card is a must.

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Dec 12, 2016
Great for Alaska Customers
lyingsunset Cardholder

I think the card is great! I just got approved for it and like the idea of a passenger fare every year as well as the bonus miles. Free checked baggage is great and 3 points for airline purchases is great! 75/year can be a drag, but it compensates with the benefits. I got approved with a 705 EQ and 724 TU. I applied using the "pre-approved" mailer and got a $5,000 CL.

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Nov 03, 2016
Great if you use Alaska Air frequently!
Siege2010 Cardholder

If you're a frequent Alaska Air flyer, or any of it's partner companies (British Air, Virgin, Delta, etc.), this is a great travel card. Book your Alaska flights with it, you get 3x the points.

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Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® Credit Card