Alaska Airlines: Wine Flies Free

SLO Wine Country is proud to partner with Alaska Airlines and Visit SLO CAL to offer a simple way to take your favorite SLO Coast Wines home with you!  Be sure to load up on all your favorities before you fly with the Wine Flies Free (WFF) program, availabale to Mileage Plan™ members.  Check in your first case of SLO Wine Country wines at the airport at no charge, and save on shipping costs.

Here’s how Wine Flies Free works:

1ST. ENJOY SLO WINE COUNTRY

· Explore our tasting rooms and stock up on your favorite Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vintages as you go.

· Collect your favorite 12 bottles (a case) to take home.

· Sign up for Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™

2ND. PACKAGE YOUR WINES PROPERLY FOR YOUR RETURN FLIGHT

· Make sure your wines are properly packaged in a protective shipping container.  All SLO Wine Country members have shipping boxes available, so be sure to tell request your shipper during one of your stops along the wine trail.  FedEx, Staples, U-Haul, or UPS will also have wine shippers availabe to purhase.

· Need more tips on packing your case? Check out this informational brochure to ensure your wine is packaged the correct way.

3RD. AT THE AIRPORT

· Pack your wines in your case shipper box.  The TSA asks that containers not be sealed, but remain open for inspection.

· Advise the Alaska Airlines Customer Service Agent when you check in so the box can be properly labeled with FRAGILE stickers. Items packaged in cardboard boxes are covered in case of loss, but are checked at your own risk for damage.

It’s just that easy! Share your SLO Wine Country experience with friends and family by bringing them your favorite varieties back to Seattle.