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If you’ve been saving up your Delta miles now might be the time to use them!
1. Delta’s Weekly Award Sale Includes Discounts to Australia and More!
To take advantage of these discounted award tickets you must book your ticket by August 8, 2018. Sale dates are valid for travel through December 9, 2018 (blackout dates apply).
Routes include (prices listed are round-trip in coach):
- Atlanta to Sydney – 64,000 Delta miles
- New York (JFK) to Sydney – 64,000 Delta miles
- Seattle to Sydney – 58,000 Delta miles
- Los Angeles to Sydney – 64,000 Delta miles
- Portland to Sydney – 58,000 Delta miles
These tickets normally cost 90,000+ Delta miles round-trip, so you can potentially save 32,000 Delta miles with these discounted awards!
2. Earn Up to 85,000 American Airlines Miles
Good news for folks looking for more ways to earn American Airlines miles on the cheap.
Through August 31, 2018, with American Airlines’ latest buy miles promotion, you can earn up to 85,000 bonus American Airlines miles on purchased miles.
Like most of these offers, the more miles you buy, the better the bonus:
- Buy 15,000 to 29,000 miles, get 3,500 bonus miles plus 10% off
- Buy 30,000 to 49,000 miles, get 10,000 bonus miles plus 10% off
- Buy 50,000 to 74,000 miles, get 22,500 bonus miles plus 10% off
- Buy 75,000 to 99,000 miles, get 40,000 bonus miles plus 10% off
- Buy 100,000 to 149,000 miles, get 55,000 bonus miles plus 10% off
- Buy 150,000 miles, get 85,000 bonus miles plus 10% off
So, for example, if you bought 150,000 miles and got an 85,000-mile bonus and 10% off, you’d pay ~$4,316 for a total of 235,000 miles (~1.8 cents per mile).
Over $4,000 is a lot, but to put that into perspective, 235,000 miles is enough for 2 round-trip Business Class tickets (that cost 115,000 miles each) to Europe. And that could easily cost $4,000+ a piece!
This deal is best for folks who need a few miles to top-off their account for an upcoming trip. Or if you want to fly Business or First Class at a discount.
You can buy American Airlines miles here.
3. Save $50 Off at Hotels.com
Through August 31, 2018, you can save $50 off $300+ at Hotels.com with the code “PAYPALSUMMER18.” As the code suggests, you must use PayPal to pay for your reservation. The discount is valid for stays through December 31, 2018.
This discount can NOT be used for:
- Bookings made through a group travel service
- Bookings paid for at the hotel
- Bookings paid for in a foreign currency
- Bookings at non-participating hotels
- Bookings made prior to receipt of the coupon
Happy hotel searching! Just remember, using PayPal means you’ll miss out on valuable bonus points for hotel stays with certain cards.