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OFFER EXPIRED! Refer Friends to 70,000 Mile Delta Amex Offer – Expired

If you aren’t yet an airline mileage free agent scooping up the good bonuses wherever you find them, then I’d put that on the list of 2018 things to work on accomplishing as staying loyal to one program just because that is what you know best is likely is costing you some pretty good opportunities to travel more for less. I personally ignored the Delta SkyMiles program for far too many years and missed out on some good opportunities as…

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Flash Sale: Discounted Delta Business Class Awards to Europe Available Now

I’ve become a Delta SkyMiles fan over the past year or two, not because they are perfect (they very much aren’t), but because SkyMiles can be far more valuable for award travel than I thought. Multiple times in the past year they have beat what the other programs can offer in terms of how many miles it takes to get where we want to be on a reasonable itinerary. In other words, they are now a very solid tool in my…

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Delta Pre-Holiday Award Flights Available From 5,500 Miles!

Last minute award trip

If you are looking for a “pre-holiday” award trip to see the holiday decor in NYC or even escape the winter weather and chill on the beach in Miami, Delta SkyMiles may be your new best friend as they are offering domestic awards starting at just 5,500 miles each way when you book by December 9, 2017, and travel between November 28 through December 16, 2017. You can check out their list of example fares here, but really the only good…

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OFFERS EXPIRED! Last Chance for Up To 70,000 Delta SkyMiles OFFERS EXPIRED!

DELTA SKYMILES OFFERS REFERENCED BELOW HAVE EXPIRED! For the first time ever, the airline miles I think we have used the most this year in our travels are Delta SkyMiles. In fact, we used up every Delta mile that we had and then had to transfer in some more from the Amex Membership Rewards program. I never thought I would find myself doing that since for years I bought into the “SkyPesos” moniker for SkyMiles, but this year I have…

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How To Use 30% Membership Rewards Transfer Bonus to Virgin Atlantic

If you can time your flexible point transfers with periodic transfer bonuses then you can basically create more points out of thin air. Right now through November 30, 2017, there is a 30% transfer bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. This means that 1,000 Amex Membership Reward points will equal 1,300 Flying Club Miles for a limited time. This also means that you can fly from some points in the US to the UK in economy from…

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Five Reasons Our Family Likes Flying Delta Air Lines

By my mental count, I have flown on nine Delta flights this year, four of which were in the last week to get to the Bahamas and back. In addition to those most recent flights to Atlanta and onto Nassau, I have also flown Delta this year from Houston to Salt Lake City, LaGuardia, and another trip to Atlanta. All of these trips were done in economy, most using SkyMiles miles, and frequently with one or two kids along for the…

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Delta SkyMiles Flash Sale: Fly to or From NYC Starting at 5,500 Miles

We just got back last night from an amazing trip to the Bahamas (more on that soon!), and all four of our flights on this trip were paid for using Delta SkyMiles booked during one of their monthly flash sales. We got a tremendous deal for our Delta miles when we booked that trip and honestly, I think that was the moment when I adjusted my perspective on Delta SkyMiles. Ignore the noise that they aren’t that valuable because they can be…

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OFFERS EXPIRED! Earn 70,000 Miles With Increased Delta Amex Bonus! OFFERS EXPIRED

DELTA SKYMILES OFFERS REFERENCED BELOW HAVE EXPIRED! I have a confession, I really like Delta SkyMiles even though they sometimes do crazy things. They may not be the best type of mile to earn if you only want to fly around the world in first class, but they are a very good type of mile to have to hop around the country, to the Caribbean, and beyond. Along those lines, there is great, great news this morning if you missed…

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Delta Wants You to Spend a Quarter of a Million Dollars?!

I have to chuckle a bit at Delta raising the minimum spending requirement on the co-branded Delta Amex Cards from $25,000 per year to $250,000 per year if you want to have an elite qualifying dollars waiver for their top tier Diamond Status. As it stands, for all of their elite status levels you don’t have to worry about spending a minimum amount on your Delta tickets to qualify for elite status as long as you spend $25k per year…

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