Deal Alert: Domestic Delta Flights From 10,000 SkyMiles Round Trip
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.
It's time for another Delta award sale! The airline is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its merger with Northwest Airlines by offering US flight deals from 10,000 SkyMiles round-trip. At current TPG valuations 10,000 SkyMiles are worth approximately $120, so this could be a fantastic way to get home over the holidays if you manage to snag an award flight over peak travel times.
Flights are available on select domestic routes which you can see here, although like other Delta award sales, it's likely you'll find other city pairs included too.
If you’re short on miles, remember that you can instantly transfer American Express Membership Rewards points into your SkyMiles account at 1:1 ratio.
Routes: Between ATL/AUS/BOS/DEN/DTW/LAX/BNA/LGA/MSP/SAN/SEA; may be additional availability on Delta.com
Cost: 10,000+ SkyMiles round-trip in economy in the US; fares are lowest outbound on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Purchase by: October 31, 2018
Travel Dates: November 28, 2018 to March 9, 2019
Booking Link: Directly with Delta
Pay Taxes/Fees With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Atlanta (ATL) to Austin (AUS) for 10,000 SkyMiles + $11 round-trip:
Denver (DEN) to New York (LGA) for 10,000 SkyMiles + $11 round-trip:
Boston (BOS) to Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) for 10,000 SkyMiles + $11 round-trip:
Seattle (SEA) to San Francisco (SFO) for 10,000 SkyMiles + $11 round-trip:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases to pay the taxes and fees, such as the Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), American Express® Gold Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.