We offer special military fares to active duty military and their dependents in some markets. These fares apply to service members traveling on an official excused absence, and those discharged from active duty military service in any one of the US military agencies.
We offer a discount on our flights for members of Veterans Advantage. If you’re already a member, sign into your VetRewards to redeem your discount. If you’re not yet a member, enroll today to start saving on Alaska Airlines flights.
Day passes are complimentary for U.S. military personnel traveling in uniform and ticketed to fly on an Alaska flight departing within 3 hours. All other Active Duty military personnel with a valid ID may purchase a day pass at the discounted rate of $30.
Did you know that all members of the military and their families get a 15% discount on food purchased during a flight with us? Just show your military ID to our flight attendant, and then prepare to snack.
For active duty US military personnel, and military dependents with travel orders, we’ll check your first 5 bags for free.
When it's time fly, listen closely to the announcements at the gate. Our gate agent will offer active members of the military the opportunity to board the flight early. Stow your bags and settle into your seat to relax before the most guests.
Trained service animals travel for free with proper documentation. We also offer active military members and their dependents a pet shipping discount on Alaska Air Cargo. In order to qualify for the cargo discount, you must:
We researched this on February 13, 2023.
If you’re active duty or retired military you may be eligible for discounts at many restaurants, businesses, and local establishments.
This includes all five branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marine corps. Often the National Guard and Reserves are also included.
Often documentation is required to prove involvement with military and other government organizations.
To present your proof of active duty or veteran status make sure you have at least one of the following documents.
No. Most of the time the military member is required to apply for the discount for themselves and/or family.
Normally military discounts are reserved for the military member. Occasionally, depending on discount policy, immediate family members may also use it.