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Manufacturing airline elite status, infinitely.

Move over, Delta Diamond status: there’s a new way to use a credit card to manufacture airline elite status that isn’t limited to Delta. Well, not necessarily new. And “manufacturing” may be stretching it a little….but there are at least some easy-ish opportunities to manufacture attain airline elite status that I’d been overlooking and might just be worthwhile for some folks. Visa Infinite Air discount One of the awesome benefits of the Chase Ritz-Carlton Visa and…

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(EXPIRED) From $213 “RT” to Lima on Delta (open jaw ending in US/Canada)

Thrifty Traveler Premium is reporting some amazing airfares to Lima, Peru, starting as low as $213 “round trip”. I put that in quotation marks because these are actually open jaw itineraries ending in Montreal or Toronto, Canada (it kind of builds on a fare first reported in this Flyertalk thread). You’ll therefore either need to book a positioning flight back home from Canada or you may be able to get off in Atlanta and miss that…

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(EXPIRED) Increased referral offers on Delta personal cards

Three of the Delta consumer (i.e. personal) cards now have increased welcome offers that are only available via friend referral links. Below is the key offer information — click on the card name to go to our Frequent Miler card page with all the pertinent details and a link. Note that these offers are only available on the personal version of each card (not the business version). The Offers Quick Thoughts All three of these are excellent offers…

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What is Delta elite status worth?

Most airlines offer extra benefits to their most valuable customers. This is usually handled through elite status. If you fly enough with an airline, you can become “elite”. Of course, not all elites are equal. Most airlines have multiple elite tiers to differentiate their valuable customers from their really valuable customers. And, of course, airlines offer the best perks to their highest tier elites. Delta does the same. They offer elite tiers ranging from Silver…

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(EXPIRED) Targeted spending offer: $200 back on $1K in Delta purchases + 2x US restaurant / US supermarkets

There is a new targeted spending bonus available for some Amex Delta cardholders: get 1 additional point per dollar spent at US restaurants and US Supermarkets, plus get $200 back when you make $1,000 or more in Delta purchases during the promotional period (must first register by 2/15/19 and then spend by 7/15/19). The Deal There’s a new targeted spending offer available to some Amex Delta cardholders: get an additional 1x at US restaurants and US Supermarkets (for a total of 2x) plus…

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(EXPIRED) Delta Premium Select: Boston-Beijing $880 RT or use ~59K points

Delta is offering some terrific round trip fares in premium select class from Boston to Beijing, connecting to the A350 service out of Detroit. That’s an excellent price and it should be available for less than 60,000 bank points round trip depending on which cards you hold (see below for more detail). These fares are showing up in Google Flights, but not in the initial calendar view — you have to pick an outbound date first and…

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(EXPIRED) Get 10x Delta miles on Lyft airport rides, 3x on other rides

Lyft and Delta are offering 10x SkyMiles per dollar on rides to and from US airports and 3x on other rides in the US between today (12/14/18) and December 25, 2018. You’ll need to enter promo code SKYMILES10X in the promos section of your Lyft app before requesting a ride. The Deal Earn 10x Delta SkyMiles on Lyft rides to/from US Airports from 12/14/18-12/25/18 when you enter promo code SKYMILES10x in the “promos” section of your Lyft app Direct link to link…

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(EXPIRED) Delta sale: from 28K RT to Europe, 54K RT to South Africa

Delta is offering yet another flash sale this week, with flights available to Europe from 28K round trip and South Africa from 54K round trip for travel between January 15, 2019 and March 7, 2019. There are also deals listed to some Caribbean destinations. As usual, Delta provides a list of cities that is not complete — you’ll find better-than-normal deals from many cities in these flash sales. If you have intentions to travel to Europe or South…

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Booking Delta flights with Capital One miles

Capital One has long touted that their Venture card earns 2 miles per dollar everywhere and with no blackout dates.  That’s technically true, but a bit deceiving in that Capital One “miles” are not airline miles at all.  Instead, they’re basically pennies that can be used only for travel.  When you incur a travel expense with your Venture card, you can erase that charge with your “miles” at a rate of one “mile” per cent…

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