Delta flash sale: Domestic flights starting at 10k SkyMiles round-trip

Dec 27, 2019

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Delta’s back with more SkyMiles deals. This time, we’re seeing domestic routes for as low as 10,000 SkyMiles round-trip. Here are some of the routes bookable for 10,000 miles plus taxes and fees round-trip:

There are many other routes bookable for slightly more miles. Even if you don’t see your city or desired route in this post, it’s worth searching for yourself. You may also find cheaper deals than what’s advertised.

To search, head to Delta’s SkyMiles deal page and take a look at the eligible origin and destination cities. Click on Book Now to see a calendar of available dates and prices. Then, click through to book directly with the airline.

Airline: Delta
Routes: Major routes served by Delta, see full list here
Cost: From 10,000 SkyMiles round-trip in the main cabin
Dates: January 2020 — March 2020, but more limited for most routes

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New Orleans (MSY) to New York City (LGA/JFK) from 10,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip nonstop:

Seattle (SEA) to Bozeman/Big Sky (BZN) from 10,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip nonstop:

Charleston (CHS) to New York City (LGA/JFK) from 10,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip nonstop:

New York City (LGA/JFK) to Fort Myers (RSW) from 10,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip nonstop:

Seattle (SEA) to Washington D.C. (IAD) from 15,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip nonstop:

Maximize your purchase

Although you could use a credit card that earns additional points or miles on airfare purchases, you’ll likely want to instead use a card that provides solid travel protections. This is because the value of the travel protections provided by select cards such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve and the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card — and select Amex cards starting at the beginning of 2020 — can be worth much more than the points or miles you’d earn on the taxes and fees charged on these award tickets.

Related: Why you might want to get a premium credit card instead of purchasing travel insurance

And, even if you only fly Delta a few times each year, you may want to consider adding a co-branded card to your wallet to get benefits such as your first checked bag free and priority boarding on Delta flights:

Related: Choosing the best credit card for Delta flyers

For rates and fees of the Delta Gold card, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta Platinum card, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta Reserve card, please click here.

Additional reporting by Liz Hund.

Featured photo by Alberto Riva/The Points Guy.

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