Delta award sale: Flights to Europe from 22,000 SkyMiles round-trip

Sep 27, 2019

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The Delta SkyMiles deals keep getting better: this time around, you can book round-trip tickets to Europe for as low as 22,000 SkyMiles. Some routes even offer nonstop options.

The sale features popular European cities that we don’t see deals to as often such as Zurich (ZRH), Milan (MXP) and Brussels (BRU). 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.

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 22,000 miles represents a cash equivalent of $264. 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 to Europe
Cost: 22,000+ SkyMiles round-trip in Main Cabin (economy) plus taxes and fees
Travel Dates: Oct. 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 London (LHR) for 22,000 miles + $177 in taxes and fees round-trip in economy:

New York-JFK to Zurich (ZRH) for 26,000 miles + $58 in taxes and fees round-trip in economy:

New York-JFK to Madrid (MAD) for 26,000 miles + $58 in taxes and fees round-trip in economy: Los Angeles(LAX) to London (LHR) for 26,000 miles + $183 in taxes and fees round-trip in 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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