Limited Time: Discounted Delta Award Flights Available

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We all love to knock Delta SkyMiles, but sometimes they really can be the best option to get your family where you want to be on miles For two more days you can now book discounted Delta awards!  For example, during this sale you can fly in economy in the lower 48 for just 21,000 miles round trip instead of the normal 25,000 miles (assuming saver availability, and yes, I know that can be tough to find in some markets).

That means you could fly nonstop from NYC to Salt Lake City from January 8th  – January 12th to get in some weekend skiing for just 21,000 miles per person.  I was able to find availability easily when searching that route for a family of four.  During this sale, those flights for four would cost you 84,000 total miles instead of the usual 100,000.  We can all laugh at SkyMiles again another day, but for now, that is a pretty solid deal on SkyMiles. 

Discounted Delta Awards

I will add that when first searching for the flights it showed as 26,500 miles per person, but then when I added the return flight to price dropped down to 21,000 miles per person.

Delta SkyMiles Discounted Award

Within the US 48

Was: 25,000 miles
Now: 21,000 miles

Between select destinations in the U.S. 48 and the Caribbean and Mexico

Was: 35,000 miles
Now: 31,000 miles

Between select destinations in the U.S. 48 and Central America

Was: 35,000 miles
Now: 31,000 miles

Between select destinations in the U.S. 48 and Northern South America

Was: 45,000 miles
Now: 41,000 miles

Between select destinations in the U.S. 48 and Southern South America

Was: 60,000 miles
Now: 50,000 miles


Tickets | Award Tickets must be issued no later than November 2, 2014.
Travel Period | Travel may begin on or after December 3, 2014 and all travel must be completed by February 18, 2015.
Blackout Dates | Promotional redemption amounts are not available to any eligible markets on the following dates: December 19 through December 24, 2014, December 26, 2014 through January 5, 2015, January 16, 2015, January 19, 2015, February 13, 2015 and February 16, 2015.
Redemption Amount Validity | Redemption amounts are valid for travel in the Economy Class (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights only.

If this sale works for you, remember that Amex Membership Rewards is a 1:1 transfer partner for Delta, so you can potentially take advantage even if you don’t currently have Delta miles in your account.

Anyone able to use this discount to lock in a winter family trip for less?

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