Category Archives: AMEX Delta

Limited Time: Delta Award Sale to Europe

Have you been searching for a great use of your Delta miles?  Good news!

Via Rene’s Points, Delta is having a sale on both coach and Business Class seats from the US to Europe through March 15, 2017.  You can get a discount of 30,000 Delta miles on round-trip Business Class tickets or 10,000 Delta miles on round-trip coach tickets to spots like London, Dublin, Amsterdam, and more!

Delta Award Sale Europe

Fly to Lots of Cities in Europe (Like Amsterdam!) for Less With Delta’s Flash Sale on Award Tickets!

Here are the details of this flash sale!

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Best Card Strategy for Beginners in 2017

New to the world of miles & points?  You have some exciting memories ahead!

You can earn lots of airline miles and hotel points by signing-up for credit cards and using them responsibly.  If you’re just starting out, it can be difficult to figure out which cards will best help you achieve your travel dreams!

Best Travel Credit Cards 2017

Free Travel Is Just an Sign-Up Bonus or 2 Away!

I’ll help you find a credit card strategy based on your travel goals!

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“Traveling Makes You a Conscious, Contributing Member of Our Society”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:  Not Your Average Gal

Caroline writes Not Your Average Gal about travel, health and occasional soapbox moments.  Check her out on Facebook, Instagram, TwitterPinterest, or Snap her[email protected].

Not Your Average Gal

Our Wedding Ceremony – Old Wardour Castle, Whiltshire, England

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Limited-Time: 3X Delta Miles at Airbnb

Good news for folks planning an Airbnb stay!

Folks on Reddit report you can earn 3 Delta miles per $1 for Airbnb bookings made by April 30, 2017!  And if you’ve never stayed with Airbnb before, you can earn up to 2,000 bonus Delta miles.

Delta Airbnb Promotion 2017

Bonus Miles Are Always a Good Thing!

I’ll tell you what you need to know about this deal.  And help you decide if it’s good enough to switch your plans to Airbnb!

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I Found My New Best Friend Traveling to London: Part 1 – Introduction and Planning

Emily:   I love to travel, and my mom does, too!

When I was growing up in Ohio, we could only afford road trips to local amusement parks.  But collecting miles and points has opened a world of travel neither of us thought possible!

She and I decided to go to London and Paris for a mother-daughter getaway.  We flew Business Class and stayed in 5-star hotels.  I paid for this trip for a fraction of the retail cost by using airline miles and hotel points.

I’ve never traveled so long with my mom before, and at the end of the trip, I felt like I had a new best friend!  Without the miles & points hobby, I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to experience the joy of traveling with my mom.

I Found My New Best Friend Traveling To London Part 1 Introduction And Planning

New Best Friends!

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Limited Time: Delta North America Award Sale (Including Hawaii!)

Here’s a terrific opportunity to save miles on Delta award flights through July 2017.

Via The Real Deal, you can book Delta award flights within the US (including Hawaii!) and Canada starting at 5,000 Delta miles one-way in coach.  Or 9,000 Delta miles in Premium Economy.

To get the discount, you must book by January 13, 2017.  Travel dates are from January 24, 2017, to July 31, 2017, with blackout dates for certain routes.

Limited Time Delta North America Award Sale Including Hawaii

Fly to Orlando From Cities Like Boston, New York, or Cincinnati for 10,000 Delta Miles One-Way

I’ll show you how you can save!

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Holiday Cheer! AMEX Delta Cardholders Get 2 Free Premium Drinks in Delta Lounges

Looking to put some pep in your holiday travel?

Via Reddit, folks who have an AMEX Delta credit card will receive 2 free premium alcoholic drinks inside Delta Sky Club airport lounges.

And if you have more than one Delta AMEX card, you can share the love around (or keep it to yourself!).  😉 You’ll receive 2 free premium drinks per Delta AMEX card you have!  This deal is good through December 31, 2016.

Holiday Cheer AMEX Delta Cardholders Get 2 Free Premium Drinks In Delta Lounges

Delta Is Helping Folks Take the Edge Off This Hectic Travel Season

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Delta – Alaska Airlines Partnership Ending May 1, 2017

It’s over!  Via View From the Wing, Delta and Alaska Airlines are ending their partnership May 1, 2017.

The airlines haven’t been playing nicely together for quite some time, so it’s not surprising they’re calling it quits, especially because the deal to merge Alaska Airlines and Virgin America closed last week.

So if you like to earn and redeem Alaska Airlines miles for Delta flights, and vice versa, I’ll explain what this news means for you.

Delta Alaska Airlines Partnership

The Delta – Alaska Airlines Partnership Will Completely End May 1, 2017

And I’ve added a chart to help you understand important dates regarding the end of the partnership.

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Can I Use the Free Checked Bag Perk With AMEX Delta Cards for Family Members?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Kate, commented:

I booked 2 Delta award flights for my dad using his miles and paid the taxes with my Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express.  Can my dad still get the first checked bag free?

Great question, Kate!

Unless you’re flying with your dad on the same reservation, he will not get a free checked bag!

And if you are traveling on the same reservation, you and 8 traveling companions will automatically get a free checked bag.  It’s NOT required that you pay for part of the reservation with your AMEX Delta card.

But remember, your card must be in good standing to receive this benefit!

AMEX Delta Free Checked Bag

You Automatically Get a Free Checked Bag If You Have an AMEX Delta Card. But Friends and Family Members Will Only Get This Benefit If They’re on the Same Reservation

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Delta Flash Award Sale to Asia – 2 Days Only!

If you have Delta miles and a desire to see Asia, now’s a good time to book award flights!

Via Point Me to the Plane, Delta is having a coach award flash sale from the continental US to Europe until December 14, 2016 (tomorrow!).

You can fly round-trip to Asia starting at just 49,000 Delta miles.  But you must travel between January 10, 2017, and March 3, 2017.
However, there are blackout dates on flights to and from China.

For example, I found lots of available award seats from Dallas to Beijing for 49,000 Delta miles and ~$40 in taxes and fees.  That’s a great deal, considering these tickets usually cost over $1,300!

Delta Flash Award Sale To Asia 2 Days Only

Book a Coach Award Flight to Beijing at a 30% Discount

I’ll give you the details of this flash sale!

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