Alaska Airlines is incentivizing customers to do more work that airline agents typically do before arriving at the airport by asking customers to print their checked luggage tags at home. The new program, which launched in April, allows customers to order a reusable luggage tag holder for free from Alaska Airlines and then print luggage tags at home on your personal computer. The idea will save time at the airport and the airline can save money in printing fees and staffing hours.
Here’s How It Works
- Order reusable bag tag holders
- Check in online at alaskaair.com
- Use the Self-Tag Online option to print your luggage tags
- Put the tags in a reusable bag tag holder take it to a bag drop location
- Earn 1,000 Bonus Miles
Each Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan member will earn 1,000 bonus miles for each flight that is checked in for online when self-printed luggage tags are selected. For selecting self-printed luggage tags, 1,000 miles per one-way flight will be awarded, regardless of the number of bags checked. Each Mileage Plan member can earn the bonus up to five times before the promotion ends October 20, 2015 for a total fo 5,000 bonus miles!
Not all cities currently have the self-tag option, but Alaska Airlines is keeping an updated list available to customers online. Most airport that Alaska Airlines currently serves do offer the self-tag option, but airports such as Las Vegas, Austin, Baltimore, Los Angeles, Orlando, and San Francisco have yet to rolled out the technology.