Alaska Visa Now Offering Free First Checked Bag

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    While I've long had the Alaska Airlines Visa Card, it has been noticeably missing one very common perk offered by co-branded US airline credit cards nowadays -- a free first checked bag. Well, it looks like that has finally changed. As of today, Alaska Airlines is offering a first checked bag free for those with the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card. That's a savings of $25, which is what they usually charge for the first checked bag. Per the press release: Alaska Airlines today announced it is doing away with the standard fee for the first checked bag for Alaska Airlines Visa Signature consumer cardholders. "This is a benefit our customers have been asking for," said Sangita Woerner, Alaska's vice president of marketing. "Today we're thrilled to announce that our Visa Signature consumer cardholders and their friends and family traveling in the same reservation with them will enjoy one free checked bag with every flight – as a core benefit of our card program." The post Alaska Visa Now Offering Free First Checked Bag appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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