Delta Flash Sale: NYC and Boston to Europe from 32,000 SkyMiles Round-Trip

Jun 8, 2018

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Delta’s flash sales for award flights often feature fantastic deals such as flights to Asia for 50,000 SkyMiles round-trip, Mexico for 12,000 SkyMiles round-trip or South America from 36,000 SkyMiles round-trip. This time around, Europe is the latest destination featured, starting at just 32,000 SkyMiles round-trip from the East Coast to popular destinations such as Zurich, Madrid, London, Brussels and Lisbon.

Since Delta doesn’t publish an award chart, its award rates are notoriously dynamic and fluctuate based on the carrier’s whims. That being said, the redemption rate really pays off in favor of travelers every so often, and this is one of those times. Note that international taxes and fees will still cost you upward of $50, especially when flying in and out of London.

Route: JFK/BOS to MAD/ZRH/LHR/LIS/BRU
Cost: 32,000+ SkyMiles and $58+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January – March 2019
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New York (JFK) to Zurich (ZRH) in January/February for 32,000 SkyMiles and $58 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to London (LHR) in February for 36,000 SkyMiles and $188 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Madrid (MAD) in February for 40,000 SkyMiles and $53 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Lisbon (LIS) in January/March for 48,000 SkyMiles and $56 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Brussels (BRU) in January for 46,000 SkyMiles and $57 round-trip:

Boston (BOS) to London (LHR) in March for 32,000 SkyMiles + $188 round-trip:

H/T: Doctor of Credit

Featured image courtesy of Visit Brussels.

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