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Now through August 6, 2015, Delta is running a limited-time award travel sale, offering discounted SkyMiles redemptions starting at just 5,000 SkyMiles each way for select routes within the United States. This sale is valid for travel for select dates between August 6 and December 16, 2015.
Here are some sample routes I was able to find for 5,000 miles each-way:
Cincinnati to Memphis for 5,000 SkyMiles each way:
Portland, Oregon to Seattle for 5,000 SkyMiles each way:
Seattle to San Francisco for 5,000 SkyMiles each way:
As a reminder, Delta is a 1:1 transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards, the points program of premium cards like the Platinum Card and Premier Rewards Gold card, as well as the Amex EveryDay Preferred Credit Card and Amex EveryDay Credit Card.
Which discounted Delta awards to were you able to score?