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Killer Delta SkyMiles Deal: One-Way Business Class Awards to the Maldives From 95,000 Miles

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Killer Delta SkyMiles Deal: One-Way Business Class Awards to the Maldives From 95,000 Miles

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INSIDER SECRET: In addition to weekly SkyMiles deals, Delta also regularly has unadvertised sales (like this one). To learn more about how to find these deals for yourself, check out this article on how to uncover Delta’s hidden award sales.

Right now there are discounted awards to the Maldives starting at 45,000 Delta SkyMiles one-way in economy and 95,000 miles one-way in business class. The taxes and fees on these awards are ~$140-$300.

These prices are available to the Maldives from:

  • Boston
  • Detroit
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis
  • New York
  • Raleigh
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle

Keep in mind that some of these flights will have long connections, so you’ll want to make sure you have airport lounge access to make your connection more comfortable.

Earn Delta SkyMiles

The best way to earn Delta SkyMiles is to open an Amex Delta credit card and right now these cards have limited-time (ends July 2, 2019) increased welcome bonuses:

You can also transfer Amex Membership Rewards points to Delta at a 1:1 ratio. These cards earn Amex Membership Rewards points:

Card Welcome Bonus & Minimum Spending Requirements
The Business Platinum® Card from American Express


Up to 75,000 Amex Membership Rewards points

50,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $10,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of opening your account, plus earn an extra 25,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending an additional $10,000 on qualifying purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account. Terms Apply.
The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American ExpressNo welcome bonus
The Platinum Card® from American Express


60,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending $5,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account. Terms Apply.
American Express® Gold Card35,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account. Terms Apply.
American Express® Business Gold Card
35,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending $5,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account. Terms Apply.
Business Green Rewards Card from American Express5,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after your first purchase on the card within the first year of card membership. Terms Apply.
Amex EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card from American Express
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15,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account. Terms Apply.
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10,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account. Terms Apply.
The information for the Amex EveryDay Preferred Credit Card and Amex EveryDay Credit Card has been collected independently by Million Mile Secrets. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Just remember, you won’t earn the welcome bonus in time for this particular award sale, but if you apply now, you’ll be ready the next time a good deal comes around.

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Hat tip: The Points Guy

 

Editorial Note: We're the Million Mile Secrets team. And we're proud of our content, opinions and analysis, and of our reader's comments. These haven’t been reviewed, approved or endorsed by any of the airlines, hotels, or credit card issuers which we often write about. And that’s just how we like it! :)

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