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Up to 70K signup bonus for Delta Amex cards!

Delta Amex

Through 11/9/2016 Delta Gold and Platinum credit cards have increased public signup bonuses: Delta Platinum Personal 70,000 miles + 10K MQMs + $100: Earn 70,000 miles and 10K MQMs after $3K spend in 3 months + $100 statement credit after Delta purchase in 1st 3 months. $195 annual fee not waived first year. Delta Platinum Business 70,000 miles + 10K MQMs + $100: Earn 70,000 miles and 10K MQMs after $5K spend in 3 months…

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Delta’s big upgrade: Nearly ad-free flights

ad-free flights

While I’m not a fan of the way that Delta now handles Comfort Plus upgrades, Delta has made a number of nice improvements recently.  Top tier elites will like that status now trumps fare class for upgrades; and the fact that a companion on the same ticket will enjoy the same upgrade priority; and the expansion of Global Upgrade certificates to include Virgin Atlantic. For everyone else, Delta has thrown in free inflight entertainment.  Previously,…

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My painful pursuit of 135,000 miles

Credit Inquiry towards 135,000 miles

My Business Platinum card has been open for a year now.  I signed up for the card last year when a 150,000 point offer was floating around.  Not only have I enjoyed the card’s perks since then, but I also jumped on a 10,000 point offer for enrolling in their Extended Payment Option.  And, of course, I took advantage of $200 in airline fee reimbursements in 2015 and again in 2016.  Overall, the card has…

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Delta SkyMiles sheds SkyPeso moniker

Delta SkyPeso

For years, View from the Wing has teasingly referred to Delta SkyMiles as “SkyPesos.”  And the Delta SkyPeso term has caught on, so much so that many people use the term without explanation.  Given that Amex is currently giving away oodles of SkyMiles through their temporarily increased credit card offers, I figured that it was time to weigh in on whether Delta SkyMiles still deserves this title… Compared to its main rivals at the time…

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