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Without warning, Delta has removed their award chart from their website. You can no longer see how many miles are required for award flights.
Instead, Delta wants folks to use their award calendar to search for specific flights. Only then will you see how many miles you need for an award ticket.
This makes it hard to plan travel on Delta and their partners. It’s already sometimes challenging to find award seats!
What’s the Deal?
Link: Delta Award Booking
Like most airlines, Delta used to publish award charts. So you could see how many miles you’d need for an award ticket at various levels.
Delta changed their award system at the beginning of the year, and created 5 levels of award ticket pricing.
But now you can’t see any of it! You can only get the price of an award ticket when you search for specific destinations and dates. So there’s no way to know what to expect, or if the price is even correct.
This is NOT good news. For folks who like to plan well ahead (or who are saving their miles for a specific trip), this change makes things much more difficult!
It’s hard to save miles for a trip if you don’t have a goal in mind. And without an award chart, you won’t know if you’re getting a good deal.
I really hope Delta brings their award charts back. Until then, I suspect lots of folks will avoid booking with them!
In the meantime, you can search for images of Delta’s award chart using Google.
Delta has removed the award charts from their website. Now, you can only see the number of required miles for an award flight when you search for a specific route and date.
This is very inconvenient and makes it difficult to plan ahead! Or even to know if you’re getting a good deal.
Will this change make you avoid using Delta or booking award tickets with their miles?
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