Oregon Wines Fly Free
is always a great time to visit Oregon Wine Country. Visitors can
experience the harvest and some of the most spectacular weather
Oregon has to offer. But this year, Oregon wineries and Alaska
Airlines have sweetened the pot.
Starting Sept. 10 and running through
Nov. 20, fly in and out of participating Oregon airports, or Walla
Walla, and check one case of Oregon wine as luggage for free on
your returning domestic flight. In addition, Alaska Airlines
passengers will receive complimentary tasting at participating
wineries when they show their boarding pass.
Oregon Wines Fly Free is jointly
sponsored by Alaska Airlines, Travel Oregon and the Oregon Wine
Board. The two-month promotional period applies to departures from
four Oregon airports - Medford, Redmond, Eugene and Portland - as
well as Walla Walla, Wash.
And, if Oregon Wines Fly Free isn't already sweet enough, you
could win a return trip for two with roundtrip
tickets on Alaska Airlines and two night's accommodations at
a McMenamins property or the Ashland
Springs Hotel. For more information, see the official
rules, definitions and entry details and enter to win today!
Find an Alaska Airlines flight from your city
and start planning your tour map through Oregon's diverse wine
View the full list of participating wineries.
More than 220 wineries are involved in this promotion!
Frequently Asked Questions:
How must the wine be packaged?
The wine must be safely packaged for transport in a protective
shipping container. The TSA asks that containers not be sealed, but
remain open for inspection. Shipping boxes are available at many of
the region's wineries as well as visitor information centers and
will vary in price. Please note that it is the responsiblity of the
Alaska Airlines passenger to be sure the wine is properly packaged
for checking as luggage.
How many cases are allowed?
Each ticketed passenger will be allowed one case to be checked
free of charge. Passengers with additional cases will be charged
the regular baggage fee.
Can passengers check one case of wine at no charge through to
their final destination, even if they are connecting to another
Yes, passengers can check their first case of wine at no charge
to their final destination, unless the case is retrieved from
baggage and rechecked at any stopover.
Does the Oregon Wines Fly Free program apply for all 50 states
and international flights?
Yes, the first case free program applies to all out-bound
domestic destinations. While the wine can be checked through on
international flights, passengers must meet the customs
requirements of the destination country.
How do Alaska Airlines passengers redeem their free wine
tastings at participating wineries?
At participating wineries that charge a tasting fee, passengers
can receive free tastings by presenting their current (within 10
days of arrival) in-bound Alaska Airlines boarding pass. One waived
tasting fee is available per boarding pass.
Can passengers fly into one of the participating airports and
fly out of another?
Yes, as long as both the inbound and out bound flights are on
Alaska Airlines, passengers may fly into any of the participating
airports and out of any.
Is the Oregon Wines Fly Free program permanent?
At this time, the program is in a trial period. The results of
the program will be evaluated by the three partners who will
determine whether it will be renewed or extended.
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