Delta award sale: Domestic deals from 9,000 SkyMiles round-trip

Oct 16, 2019

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The Delta SkyMiles deals keep getting better: this time around, you can book round-trip tickets to various domestic destinations from 9,000 SkyMiles round-trip.

Check out the list to see if your city has any cheap award flights. If you don’t see your city, still search for yourself as not all the deals are always advertised. Additionally, many of the deals are actually being sold for less than they’re being advertised.

To search, plug in your origin airport at Delta.com along with one of the sale destinations mentioned below. We recommend using Delta’s “Flexible Dates” calendar, and making sure to check “shop with miles” when looking at search results.

TPG values each SkyMile at 1.2 cents, so 10,000 miles represents a cash equivalent of $120. If you’re in need of SkyMiles, remember that you can instantly transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to Delta at a 1:1 ratio.

Airline: Delta
Routes: Many U.S. cities
Cost: 9,000+ SkyMiles round-trip in Basic, 10,000+ SkyMiles in Main Cabin Economy plus taxes and fees
Travel Dates: Nov. 2019 — May 2020
Pay Taxes/Fees With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige®Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier℠ Card (3x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare booked directly with the airline or amextravel.com) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Boston (BOS) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) for 9,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees round-trip in basic economy:

Atlanta (ATL) to Orlando (MCO) for 9,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees round-trip in basic economy:

Cincinnati (CVG) to Orlando (MCO) for 9,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees round-trip in basic economy:

Minneapolis (MSP) to Fort Myers (RSW) for 9,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees round-trip in basic economy:

Seattle (SEA) to San Francisco (SFO) for 9,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees round-trip in basic economy:

Boosting your SkyMiles balance

There are a variety of ways to earn Delta miles — from Delta-operated flights to trips on SkyTeam airlines to various non-travel partners. However, one of the best ways to boost your SkyMiles balance to score a few free trips is by adding one of these cards to your arsenal:

For rates and fees of the Amex Platinum Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Amex Business Platinum Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta Reserve Business Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Gold Delta SkyMiles Card, click here.

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