Up to 40% Delta Bonus on American Express Transfers Until June 30

Jun 1, 2011

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If you missed out on the 50% action- no worries, American Express is running a 40% Delta transfer bonus until June 30, 2011. I wrote about this in April, but it was overshadowed by the 50% showstopper.

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In order to get the 40% bonus, you need to transfer 100,000 or more Amex points. If under 100,000 points, the bonus is 25%.

The T&C state it must be done in one transfer and you should be prepared to wait up to 4 weeks to get the bonus, though lately they’ve been posting immediately.

Delta.com is a bit tricky to use, but finding good awards can be done with some effort. I just booked several clients on low-level business awards to Europe this summer for 100,000 miles a person. Delta also allows a stopover and an open jaw, so be sure to take full advantage of that when booking your award. Air France is running their A380 aircraft from Washington Dulles and Montreal to Paris this summer, so there is a ton of low level awards on those routes – often times the hardest part is getting a low level domestic Delta flight to one of those gateways.

I’ve also noticed a ton of award space on Delta’s JFK-ZRH and JFK-FRA. Have you seen any other routes that have particularly good low level award availability?

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