Seriously, what else is there to do when you read about another devaluation? If you didn’t see the massive protests outside your blog doorstep, then I will share the bad news: Alaska now requires 150k to fly Emirates Shower Class to the Middle East and 180k to fly to Asia.
This change happened overnight and is almost as bad as when AA got rid of the RTW ticket without notice. This is an insane amount of points to fly one way just to check off One of the 7 Best Places to Lather Up and further emphasizes the principle that Shut Up & Book! is the way to live. I lucked out again and booked Shower Class en route to Tahiti but I’m sure many were left with a stack of Alaska Miles they hoped to use for this great redemption and will no longer be able to do so. It’s really classless on the part of Alaska to not provide a grace period before this happened. But what else can we expect? I just laugh knowing that more bad news is sure to come.