Deal Alert: Award Flights to Europe From 32,000 Miles Round-Trip

Dec 16, 2018

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Delta’s periodic mileage sale for award flights to Europe is back! Flights to major European destinations such as Milan (MXP), Zurich (ZRH), London (LHR) and more are on sale from 32,000 SkyMiles round-trip. And although Delta has recently introduced basic economy on award tickets, all of these fares book into Main Cabin, so you’ll still be able to check a bag and select a seat for free.

Delta has listed the following routes as being discounted as part of this sale:

However, other departure cities appear to be available, so it could still be worth plugging in your origin city and preferred destination even if you don’t see it listed. If you’re short on miles, remember that you can instantly transfer American Express Membership Rewards points into your SkyMiles account at 1:1 ratio.

Note that this is a different sale than the one on flights to Europe, Israel and South Africa from 28,000 miles. (Unfortunately, that sale ended on Thursday.)

Airline: Delta
Routes: JFK/IND/BOS/ORD/ATL to MXP/ZRH/CDG/LHR/BRU/DUS (and likely more)
Cost: 
From 32,000 miles in economy to Europe
Travel Dates:
 January 14 – March 6, 2019
Purchase By: December 19 at 11:59 PST
Pay Taxes/Fees With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare),  Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Prestige Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York Kennedy (JFK) to Milan (MXP) for 32,000 miles + $54 in taxes and fees round-trip:

New York Kennedy (JFK) to Zurich (ZRH) for 32,000 miles + $58 in taxes and fees round-trip:

Indianapolis (IND) to Paris (CDG) for 32,000 miles + $83 in taxes and fees round-trip:

Boston (BOS) to London Heathrow (LHR) for 32,000 miles + $180 in taxes and fees round-trip:

New York Kennedy (JFK) to London Heathrow (LHR) for 32,000 miles + $180 in taxes and fees round-trip:

Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to Brussels (BRU) for 36,000 miles + $62 in taxes and fees round-trip:

Atlanta (ATL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) for 36,000 miles + $96 in taxes and fees round-trip:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, American Express® Gold Card,  Citi Premier® Card, Citi Prestige Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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