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Two Day Delta Award Flash Sale: Flights From 5,000 Miles!

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Delta SkyMiles is currently running a flash sale on awards between Los Angeles and many cities within the 48 states starting at just 5,000 miles each way. You need to book by 11:59 EST on February 15, 2017 for travel from April 19 through May 24, 2017. Delta has a great calendar flexible date search where you can easily see the cheapest award travel dates for roughly a month at a time, so that is how I would search for these discounted…

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The Day That Delta SkyMiles Overtook American AAdvantage Miles for Award Travel

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Now that the girls are both back in school and 2017 has arrived in full force, I’ve been doing a bunch of airline award and paid ticket searches this week. I mean, a bunch. In a perfect world, I’d like to get all of our 2017 airline tickets fully booked and squared away as soon as possible. Okay, maybe not all of them, but at least the ones for family trips that already have set dates and are 99% going…

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Do Crying Babies Get You Kicked Out of First Class?

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A few Mommy Points readers recently alerted me to an unfortunate story of a mom and her baby who were traveling across the country from New York to Los Angeles in first class on a Delta flight. This was the mom’s first time flying with her baby, Ruby, and the mom and her husband had booked first class seats so they could lay down with the little one for the several hour journey. A quick look back at her previous…

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New: Book Awards to Hawaii Online for Just 25,000 Miles RT!

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Hawaii is a very popular award travel destination, and of course families are always looking for the best way to stretch their airline miles to get everyone there in as economical a way as possible. For a few years now one of the cheapest airline awards to Hawaii from the rest of the United States has been available via Korean Air. As is often the case with theses sort of things, you don’t actually fly on Korean Air to Hawaii…

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Big Announcements: Fly for Fewer Alaska Miles and More!

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There are lots of big announcements from the Alaska Mileage Plan program this morning with one relationship ending and another really taking off. Learn what relationship ending, what the new transfer ration from Virgin America’s Elevate program to Alaska will be, how to book award flights from just 5,000 Alaska miles, and so much more.

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Tuesday Only: 15 American Miles Per Dollar at 15 Different Stores

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If you have some online shopping to do today you may be able to turn it into 15 American Airlines miles per dollar spent at popular online retailers like Neiman Marcus, Nike, Barneys New York, Shoebuy, World Market, and several others via a one day only mileage increase! This can turn holiday shopping for others into a future free flight for you!

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Amazing $400 Fares to Europe from Tons of Cities!

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Crazy good deals to Europe amazingly aren’t all that uncommon any more, but they are often pretty limited by departure city and travel dates. However, today there is a great deal to Europe that works from dozens of US cities and over a span of many months! Via The Flight Deal you can fly round trip to Barcelona or Madrid for around $400 round trip via many, many cities other than Delta hubs cities as well as Denver, Houston, and San…

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Flash Sale: Delta Business Class to Europe for 99,000 Miles!

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If you racked up some Delta miles thanks to their co-branded credit card bonuses or similar you now have an opportunity to really stretch them thanks to a great SkyMiles Flash Sale! For two days – through November 16, 2016, you can book Delta One Business Class from the lower 48 to Europe for just 99,000 miles round trip (plus taxes and fees) for travel from March 1 to June 30, 2017. These Delta One seats are “flat-beds with direct aisle access,…

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How I Plan to Use My Delta SkyMiles

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A couple of years ago I found myself in the position of really, really wishing I had Delta SkyMiles at the ready, but coming up empty handed. They were by far the best type of mileage currency for the award I wanted to book at the time, but because I had bought in hook, line, and sinker to the “SkyPesos” description of SkyMiles, I had neglected to focus on earning any significant number of miles within that program. The truth…

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Sign-Up Bonus From Delta Platinum Cards!

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This limited time offers have expired.  The time to get new rewards credit cards is typically when their sign-up bonuses are at their highest levels, and right now the Delta co-branded cards from American Express have new sign-up bonuses for a limited time! Specifically, the Platinum versions of the cards really have my attention as I have never seen them higher…even over the summer when they were increased. Each of the Delta Amex cards is considered a unique product, so while…

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