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Delta’s latest award flash sale lets you head west for less money you would ordinarily pay. With the sale, you can fly from select US mainland cities to Alaska or Hawaii for a reduced amount of SkyMiles. Award tickets as part of this flash sale start at 20,000 SkyMiles or 35,000 SkyMiles for travel to Alaska or Hawaii, respectively. The cities included are Anchorage (ANC) and Fairbanks (FAI) in Alaska and Honolulu (HNL), Kahului (OGG), Kona (KOA) and Lihue (LIH) in Hawaii.

To take advantage of this promotion, you must book by 11:59pm ET on September 14, 2017. Travel must be completed between January 8 and March 23, 2018. There are a few blackout dates for Alaska travel, including outbound travel between March 14 and March 19, and inbound travel between March 4 and March 12.

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Keep in mind that you might find different — and lower — fares than advertised as part of this flash sale. For example, we’re seeing flights from Seattle (SEA) to the Alaska destinations for as few as 15,000 SkyMiles round-trip.

Here are some examples of what you can book:

Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) for 15,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in February:

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Los Angeles (LAX) to Fairbanks (FAI) for 19,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in January:

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Atlanta (ATL) to Anchorage (ANC) for 20,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in February:

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New York (JFK) to Anchorage (ANC) for 20,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in February:

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Detroit (DTW) to Kahului (OGG) for 35,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in January:

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Los Angeles (LAX) to Kona (KOA) for 35,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in January/February:

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New York (JFK/LGA) to Lihue (LIH) for 35,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in January:

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San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL) for 35,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip in February/March:

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Bottom Line

Delta doesn’t publish an award chart, so there’s no telling exactly how discounted these award sale fares are. However, if you’re thinking about taking a trip to either Alaska or Hawaii and have the SkyMiles to spend, this could be a good deal.

If you don’t have enough SkyMiles in your account, consider signing up for one of the Delta SkyMiles credit cards from American Express to ensure you’re able to take advantage of an offer like this next time one pops up. For example, the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express comes with a bonus of 30,000 SkyMiles after you spend $1,000 in the first three months and a $50 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your card within the first three months. You’ll earn 2 miles per dollar on Delta purchases and 1 mile per dollar on everything else.

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