25,000 Delta Miles for $500 SkyMall Purchase

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The Delta SkyMall is offering a whopping 25,000 bonus SkyMiles for any $500 purchase by this Sunday September 18, 2011. Make sure you log-in and make your purchase from this link. Also, beware – if you were logged into the US Airways SkyMall for Grand Slam, that will default, so clear cookies or use a new browser if possible.
To be honest, I thought I would do this, but when I searched through the merchandise I couldn’t find $500 worth of stuff that I actually wanted. I suppose I could buy a Canon Digital camera and sell it on eBay for ~75% of the cost, but that doesn’t really seem worth it. Am I missing the boat here? Is there anything really worth it on SkyMall?

25,000 Skymiles are worth at least $375 to me, so I want to do this, but I’d rather not buy junk that I won’t be able to use/sell. As always, I appreciate your thoughts.

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Terms and Conditions:

Offer valid only for purchases made at www.skymall.com/25000. Offer expires Sunday September 18, 2011 at 11:59 PM, MST. Not all merchants participate in discounts or promotions. Excluded items and vendors are noted on the product page. Not valid on previous purchases or purchases made after the expiration day and time. This offer cannot be combined with any other promotion, discount or offer. Not valid on gift cards. Void where prohibited. SkyMall reserves the right to limit quantities or refuse orders. All discounts and offers are available to customers paying USD (US dollars) only.

Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for SkyMiles to be posted to your account. Miles will only be credited on orders placed at www.skymall.com/25000. To be awarded 25,000 miles, the $500 limit must be made on merchandise excluding tax and delivery. Miles will not be credited for cancelled orders or items returned to merchant. Pre-orders and backorders are not subject to award until products are shipped by merchant.

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