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Great new targeted offer out for 75K Delta miles

Several members of our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group reported receiving a great targeted offer today for the Gold Delta SkyMiles credit cards (both personal and business versions): up to 75,000 SkyMiles: 50,000 miles after making $2,000 in purchases in the first 3 months and a further 25,000 miles after making an additional $1,000 in purchases in the first 6 months. I don’t recall ever seeing a better offer on the Gold Delta SkyMiles cards. The Offer: Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit…

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[Expired] Delta flash sale: 48K RT to London

Delta is offering a flash sale on flights to London from various cities in the US with prices starting from just 48,000 miles round trip (in economy class). With airfare sales to Europe pretty common, this may not look terribly compelling for those in cities with a heavy low-cost-carrier presence. However, this price is available from some smaller cities, which might be appealing to those in less competitive markets. The Deal Round trip economy class flights to London starting at 48,000…

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Earn Delta statement credits without flying Delta

For the second time this year, Delta is offering all-time best signup bonuses for their cards.  And, they are once again offering $50 statement credits for the Gold cards and $100 statement credits for the Platinum cards, as follows: Gold Delta SkyMiles (personal and business cards): In addition to 60,000 miles after meeting spend requirements, Delta is offering a $50 statement credit after making a Delta purchase within the first 3 months. Platinum Delta SkyMiles…

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How much is Delta Silver status worth?

Silver status is Delta’s lowest elite tier.  To get Silver status, you need to fly 25,000 miles in a calendar year or fly 30 separate segments.  More accurately, you need to earn 25,000 MQMs (Medallion Qualifying Miles) or 30 MQSs.  MQMs can be earned from flying or from a few other sources such as MQM rollovers from the previous year, Delta Platinum or Delta Reserve credit card spend, etc.  But earning 25,000 MQMs or 30…

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Holy availability! Transcon flat beds in Delta business for 18K points; Hawaii cheap, too

Delta Diamond

  Update: This appears to be dead as availability suddenly changed from daily to nearly nonexistent and rates have increased to 35K or more on dates with availability. With the 30% bonus on transfers from Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic that we posted about earlier and the return of the ability to search and book Delta with Virgin Atlantic miles online that Greg re-discovered today, we’ve been taking a closer look at Virgin Atlantic redemption options. Lucky at One…

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[Expired] 7.5K miles NYC to Denver, 9.5K to Seattle, more w/ Delta flash sale

Delta is running a terrific flash sale on flights to and from New York, with round trip prices starting from 11,000 miles (NYC-Boston). There are specific cities listed here on the promotion page, but I’ve found that there are more cities that seem to be on sale and some are at better-than-advertised prices. The Deal Delta Flash Sale for flights to and from New York City good for travel between November 1 and December 14, 2017 Direct link to the…

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Book Delta with Virgin Atlantic miles online! (again)

In August I was excited to report that Delta awards could be booked online via Virgin Atlantic’s website (see: Wow, Book Delta with Virgin Atlantic miles online!).  Unfortunately, the ability to do so quickly disappeared.  Thankfully, the feature is back.  My bet is that they had been working on the feature for a while and had accidentally released it too early in August.  Hopefully it’s back now for good. Virgin Atlantic can be a great…

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When Delta Mileage Upgrade Awards Don’t Work

If you’re hoping to use Delta SkyMiles to waitlist for an upgrade, read this caution first… Delta Mileage Upgrade Awards My wife and I have had fantastic success using Delta Global Upgrade certificates to fly business class between the US and Europe. Diamond elite members can optionally receive 4 global upgrade certificates each year. The certificates can be used to upgrade any purchased fares except basic economy, bulk fares, or unpublished fares (Delta Vacation deals…

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[Expired] Great Delta 60K/70K offers now available

Amex is out with great new offers on several of the Delta co-branded credit cards to match the previous high offers on all four cards. This time, a couple of the offers are structured a bit differently. As a reminder, Delta no longer publishes an award chart, but 70,000 miles should be enough for one-way saver-level business class between North America and Europe on Delta or 60,000 miles should cover economy class round trip. It’s…

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