Deal alert: Flights to Europe have dropped to 22k SkyMiles round-trip
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.
Delta is back with another SkyMiles sale, this time to Europe. We’re seeing deals to cities like Zurich (ZRH), Munich (MUC), Madrid (MAD) for as low as 22,000 SkyMiles plus taxes and fees. We’re seeing deals in major cities such as Boston (BOS) and Seattle (SEA), but we’re also seeing cheap fares in cities we don’t see deals often, such as Cincinnati (CVG). Dates are generally between January and March 2020.
All deals are in Main Cabin and some are even nonstop.
To search, plug in your origin airport at instantly transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to Delta at a 1:1 ratio.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. If you’re in need of SkyMiles, remember that you can
Routes: BOS/JFK/SEA/EWR/PDX/CVG – STR/MUC/ZRH/MAD
Cost: 22,000+ SkyMiles round-trip in Main Cabin (economy) plus taxes and fees
Travel Dates: January – March 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 ) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
The information for the Citi Prestige card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
New York (JFK) to Zurich (ZRH) for 22,000 SkyMiles + $57.75 round-trip nonstop:
Boston (BOS) to Madrid (MAD) for 30,000 SkyMiles + $58.35 round-trip:
Boston (BOS) to Zurich (ZRH) for 30,000 SkyMiles + $63.35 round-trip:
Cincinnati (CVG) to Zurich (ZRH) for 30,000 SkyMiles + $63.35 round-trip:
Newark (EWR) to Stuttgart (STR) for 30,000 SkyMiles + $96.65 round-trip:
Seattle (SEA) to Munich (MUC) for 30,000 SkyMiles + $108.15 round-trip:
Portland (PDX) to Munich (MUC) for 30,000 SkyMiles + $108.15 round-trip:
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:
- The Platinum Card® from American Express ($550 annual fee; See Rates & Fees); 75,000-point welcome bonus after you use your new card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first six months of account opening, though be sure to check the CardMatch Tool to see if you’re targeted for a 100,000-point welcome bonus after spending $5,000 in the first three months (offer subject to change at any time). You can transfer Membership Rewards points directly to Delta SkyMiles. Terms Apply.
- The Business Platinum Card® from American Express ($595 annual fee; See Rates & Fees); Earn up to 75,000 bonus points: 50,000 bonus points after you spend $10,000 and an extra 25,000 bonus points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on qualifying purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership. Terms Apply.
- Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card ($450 annual fee; $550 if application is received on or after 1/30/2020; See Rates & Fees); Earn 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) and 40,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first three months. Terms Apply.
- Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express ($95 annual fee; See Rates & Fees); Earn 30,000 bonus miles after you use your new Card to make $1,000 in purchases within your first three months and a $50 Statement Credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. Terms Apply.
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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