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Update 10/7/16: These award rates are available for flights from Japan to the US as well:
Later this month, Delta will begin service between Minneapolis-St.Paul (MSP) and Tokyo’s centrally located Haneda airport (HND). To celebrate the new route, the airline is offering discounted awards from many US cities to the Japanese capital. One-way flights start from just 25,000 SkyMiles (plus taxes and fees) for a Main Cabin seat, 35,000 for a Delta Comfort+ seat and 70,000 miles for Delta One. You have to book by October 13 and travel between October 29 and December 7 to secure the discounted fares.
Keep in mind that unless you’re based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, your journey will include a stop at MSP before heading on to Japan. This is a small price to pay for these great deals — especially considering Delta’s award calendar shows fares as high as 87,500 SkyMiles plus taxes and fees one-way in economy.
Route: US cities to Tokyo (HND)
Cost: 25,000 SkyMiles + $5.60 one-way in economy
Dates: October 29 – December 7, 2016
Booking Link: Delta
Pay With: Amex Platinum, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Atlanta (ATL) to Tokyo (HND) for 25,000 miles + $5.60 one-way:
Chicago (ORD) to Tokyo (HND) for 25,000 miles + $5.60 one-way:
New York (LGA) to Tokyo (HND) for 25,000 miles + $5.60 one-way:
Washington, D.C. (DCA) to Tokyo (HND) for 25,000 miles + $5.60 one-way:
If you’re in need of SkyMiles, consider applying for the Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express, which is currently offering an increased sign-up bonus of 50,000 miles after spending $2,000 within the first three months of account opening or the Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express, which is offering a sign-up bonus of 70,000 SkyMiles and 10,000 MQMs after spending $5,000 within the first three months.
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Gold Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express
|Intro APR||Regular APR||Annual Fee||Foreign Transaction Fee||Credit Rating|
|N/A||15.49% - 19.49% Variable||$0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95||2.70%||Excellent Credit|