Ends Today: Delta Domestic Award Flights From 10,000 SkyMiles Round-Trip

Feb 14, 2019

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If you’re still looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for a special someone — or a Single’s Appreciation Day gift for yourself — Delta’s running a flash sale on award flights through midnight on Feb. 14. You can book round-trip flights for just 10,000 SkyMiles round-trip in economy or 11,000 SkyMiles in Delta’s extra-legroom Comfort+.

At current TPG valuations, 10,000 SkyMiles are worth approximately $120. Adding in taxes of just $11 brings the total value of these awards to as little as $131 round-trip.

For reference, United charges no less than 20,000 miles round-trip for an award flight. And the cheapest American Airlines awards are nonstop flights under 500 miles booked with a reduced mileage award code that still cost 13,000 round-trip.

Delta’s deals site lists 30 departure cities, but there are possibly even more options available. Given how widespread this sale is, your best bet would be to head to Delta.com and search around for the route of your choice to see how it’s pricing.

Airline: Delta
Routes: Flights between CVG/DEN/LAS/LAX/MSP/PDX/SEA/SFO/SJC — and likely more
Cost: 10,000+ SkyMiles plus $11 round-trip in economy, 11,000+ SkyMiles plus $11 round-trip in Comfort+
Purchase By: February 14
Dates: Apr. 1 to June 8
Booking Link: Directly with Delta
Pay Taxes/Fees With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Citi Prestige (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card,  Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) for 10,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

San Jose (SJC) to Las Vegas (LAS) for 10,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

Seattle (SEA) to Portland (PDX) for 10,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Portland (PDX) for 11,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

San Jose (SJC) to Seattle (SEA) for 11,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

Seattle (SEA) to San Jose (SJC) for 11,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX) in Comfort+ for 11,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

Cincinnati (CVG) to Denver (DEN) for 12,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

Minneapolis/St Paul (MSP) to Denver (DEN) for 12,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop round-trip:

Seattle (SEA) to Portland (PDX) in Comfort+ for 12,000 miles + $11 in taxes and fees nonstop 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), Citi Prestige (5x on airfare), Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, (3x on travel purchases) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

If you don’t have enough SkyMiles in your account, consider signing up for one of the Delta credit cards to ensure you’re able to take advantage of a deal next time one pops up. For example, the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express currently comes with a bonus of 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. Terms Apply. Also, this is a great card for defeating basic economy.

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