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Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express
Good news if you’re looking for a deal to Mexican or Caribbean beach destinations and have some Delta SkyMiles burning a hole in your pocket. Delta is back with another flash sale on award flights.
And while there have been some great flight deals to Cancun recently, this promotion makes using miles competitive. According to current TPG valuations, 12,000 SkyMiles are worth just $144. If interested, make a quick decision as tickets must be purchased no later than July 11, 2018.
While Delta only lists the following routes, we are finding that this award sale is much more extensive. So, hop onto Delta.com and search around for the route of your choice to see how it’s pricing out.
Routes: JFK/LAX/BOS/ATL to CUN/MEX/SJD/SJU… and many more
Cost: From 12,000 miles plus taxes/fees starting at $11 round-trip
Book by: July 11, 2018
Dates: September 7-October 15, 2018
Restrictions: Terms note that a Saturday night stay is required, but this restriction isn’t being applied in practice.
New York Kennedy (JFK) to Cancun (CUN) for 12,000 miles + $78 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Los Cabos, Mexico (SJD) for 12,000 miles + $87 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Mexico City (MEX) for 12,000 miles + $103 round-trip:
New York Kennedy (JFK) to San Juan (SJU) for 16,000 miles + $11 round-trip:
Boston (BOS) to Cancun (CUN) for 16,000 miles + $84 round-trip:
Boston (BOS) to San Juan (SJU) for 16,000 miles + $11 round-trip:
Atlanta (ATL) to Cancun (CUN) for 18,000 miles + $78 round-trip:
Although you won’t be able to earn a welcome bonus in the next few days (since the qualification period is the first three months from account opening), consider applying for a Delta credit card the next time the carrier has a sale. Right now, 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. Plus, a $50 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase within the first three months. You’ll earn two miles per dollar on Delta purchases and one mile per dollar on everything else.
If you have a business, the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express is offering a 50,000-mile welcome bonus and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after spending $3,000 in the first three months. Plus, a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase within the first three months.
H/T: The Gate
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If you are a Delta flyer who is looking to bank some extra miles this card is a great addition for your wallet. While you'll earn 2 miles per dollar on Delta purchases and 1 mile per dollar on everything else, you'll also have access to other perks like priority boarding, a first bag checked free and discounted Delta Sky Club access.
- Earn 30,000 Bonus Miles after you use your new Card to make $1,000 in purchases within your first 3 months and a $50 Statement Credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months.
- Earn 2 miles for every dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta.
- Earn one mile for every eligible dollar you spend on purchases.
- Check your first bag free on Delta flights - that's a savings of up to $240 per round trip for a family of four.
- Settle into your seat sooner with Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding.
- Enjoy a $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
- Terms apply.
- See Rates & Fees