Category Archives: Delta Skymiles

Chase Adds New Transfer Partner, More Options to Europe!

Great news and a pleasant surprise for folks with Chase Ultimate Rewards points!  Via View From the Wing, Chase has added Flying Blue to the list of Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partners!

Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program for Air France and KLM.

This means you can now transfer points from all 4 flexible points programs to Flying Blue.

Chase Adds New Transfer Partner More Options To Europe

You Can Now Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Flying Blue and Book Award Tickets on Air France, KLM or Any SkyTeam Alliance Partner!

I’ll explain why this is excellent news!

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News You Can Use – 5 New Southwest Routes, Improved Delta Companion Upgrades, Free Uber Credits, & 3,000 Virgin America Points

1.   Southwest Adds 5 New Non-Stop Routes

Starting November 6, 2016, Southwest will launch 5 new non-stop routes, giving you more ways to use your Southwest points!

Remember you can now book flights on Southwest through January 4, 2017.

News You Can Use 5 New Southwest Routes Improved Delta Companion Upgrades Free Uber Credits 3,000 Virgin America Points

You’re Cleared For Departure on 5 New Non-Stop Southwest Flights Launching November 6, 2016!

The new non-stop routes include:

  • Baltimore to San Jose
  • Kansas City to San Antonio
  • San Jose to Salt Lake City
  • Washington (Dulles) to Orlando
  • Washington (National) to Providence

And you can use Southwest points to book your ticket as long as there are seats available for sale, because there are no blackout dates!  Award tickets cost slightly more now that Southwest has increased award ticket prices.

It’s a great time to earn Southwest points (and the Southwest Companion Pass!) because all 3 Southwest cards are offering 50,000 point sign-up bonuses.

2.   Delta Improves Companion Upgrade Policy

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Hot! $314 to $577 Round-Trip to Dublin From Chicago, DC, San Francisco

Here’s another terrific fare sale to Europe!  Via The Flight Deal, you can fly to Dublin this winter from 3 US cities on Delta starting at ~$314 round-trip in coach!

Fly from:

  • Chicago~$461 round-trip
  • San Francisco~$577 round-trip
  • Washington, DC – ~$314 round-trip
Hot 314 To 577 Round Trip To Dublin From Chicago DC San Francisco

Get Your Irish On! I Found Flights Over St. Patrick’s Day From Washington, DC, to Dublin for ~$346 Round-Trip!

Book quickly, because these fares won’t last!

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1,000 Free Delta Miles for AMEX Delta Gold SkyMiles Cardmembers (Targeted)

Check your email!  Mommy Points reports that some folks with the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express have been targeted to get 1,000 free Delta miles!

1,000 Free Delta Miles For AMEX Delta Gold SkyMiles Cardmembers Targeted

Use Your Delta Miles for an Adventure! Like Flying to the Holy Land to Visit the Incredible Mar Saba Monastery!

Here’s how to check if you’re eligible.  And how to register!

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Top US Airlines for Consumer Satisfaction Rated by J.D. Power

Drum roll!  The results are in for the 2016 North American Airline Satisfaction Study.  Surprisingly, overall customer satisfaction with airlines is at a 10-year high!

The increase in airlines’ social media customer service on sites like Twitter and Facebook help the companies get instant feedback from passengers.  And they appear to be listening!

Top US Airlines For Consumer Satisfaction Rated By J.D. Power

Which Airline Puts a Smile on Your Face? A Majority Say JetBlue, Southwest, and Alaska Airlines

Let’s take a look at which airlines did best in the study!

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Use AMEX & Starwood Points on These New Delta Flights to Europe & Israel!

This month, Delta is adding more flights and routes between the US and Europe & Israel!

More flights and routes means better chances of finding an award seat to these popular destinations!  And you can book award flights now.

Use AMEX Starwood Points On These New Delta Flights To Europe Israel

Fly to Tel Aviv This Summer With More Delta Flights From the US!

Let’s look at the new flights and routes!

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Should You Transfer Your Starwood Points to Virgin America or Alaska Airlines Now That They’re Merging?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Roger, emailed:

I have the AMEX Starwood Preferred Guest card and I want to transfer my points to airline miles.  Does it make a difference if I transfer my Starwood points to Virgin America or Alaska Airlines since they’ll be merging in 2017?

Thanks for the email, Roger!

Should You Transfer Your Starwood Points To Virgin America Or Alaska Airlines Now That They're Merging

Consider Things Like Transfer Ratios, Partner Airlines, and Fees, When Deciding Which Frequent Flyer Program Is Best for You

I’ll explain what the merger means and where Roger should transfer his Starwood points.

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