Delta Flash Sale: US Cities to Australia From 70,000 SkyMiles Round-Trip

Nov 27, 2018

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As part of its extended Cyber Monday deal offering, Delta’s advertising round-trip awards between the US and Australia from just 70,000 SkyMiles. As part of this latest flash sale, you can depart from several US cities — Los Angeles (LAX), Seattle (SEA), New York (JFK) and more to Sydney (SYD). In addition to the Main Cabin deals, Delta’s also offering round-trip awards in Premium Select from 112,000 SkyMiles.

Delta’s Premium Select product.

In order to take advantage of these discounted award rates, you must book by Nov. 28. For economy travel, eligible travel dates are between April 1 and June 28, 2019, while in Premium Select you must travel between April 16 and June 28, 2019.

While Delta only lists several cities as part of this flash sale, it’ll be worth looking to see if other originating cities are also discounted. To search, head to Delta’s site, enter your departure city and search for dates that work best for you.

If you’re looking to do some exploring, check out Get Your Guide for a list of the best activities in Sydney.

For those short on SkyMiles, remember that you can instantly transfer American Express Membership Rewards points into your SkyMiles account at 1:1 ratio.

Airline: Delta
Routes: US Cities (ATL/BOS/DTW/JFK/LAX/MSP/SEA/SLC and likely others) to SYD
Cost: 70,000+ SkyMiles round-trip in economy; 112,000 SkyMiles round-trip in Premium Select
Dates: April 1 – June 28, 2019
Booking Link: Directly with Delta
Purchase by: November 28
Pay Taxes/Fees With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card,  Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney (SYD) for 70,000 SkyMiles + $111 round-trip nonstop:

Seattle (SEA) to Sydney (SYD) for 70,000 SkyMiles + $117 round-trip:

Salt Lake City (SLC) to Sydney (SYD) for 70,000 SkyMiles + $117 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Sydney (SYD) for 74,000 SkyMiles + $117 round-trip:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney (SYD) for 112,000 SkyMiles + $111 round-trip nonstop in Premium Select:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases to pay the taxes and fees, such as the Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel),  Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, 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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