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SkyMiles deal alert: Domestic Delta flights from 10,000 miles round-trip

March 07, 2020
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SkyMiles deal alert: Domestic Delta flights from 10,000 miles round-trip
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If you're looking for opportunities to use your Delta SkyMiles, Delta has announced another round of SkyMiles deals for travel within the continental United States. Many of the flights are nonstop, so you can quickly escape the cold this spring and head to warm southeastern U.S. cities, many of which are beach destinations.

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You can see the current deals, including the eligible origin and destination cities, on Delta's website. Click "Book now" for a specific origin/destination pairing to be taken to Delta’s “Flexible Dates” calendar. Then, select dates that work for you. If you need SkyMiles, remember that you can instantly transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to Delta at a 1:1 ratio.

Airline: Delta
Routes: Various
Cost: From 10,000 Delta miles and $11.20 of taxes and fees round-trip
Dates: Various in March, April, May and June
Pay taxes with: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare but no travel protections), Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on travel), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

The information for the Citi Prestige has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Related reading: Why the Amex Platinum might just be the best card for Delta flyers

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York City, NY (JFK/LGA) to Charleston, SC (CHS) for 10,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

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Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) for 10,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

Detroit, MI (DTW) to Austin, TX (AUS) for 11,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

Boston, MA (BOS) to Miami, FL (MIA) for 11,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Miami, FL (MIA) for 13,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

New York City, NY (JFK) to Nashville, TN (BNA) for 13,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

New York City, NY (LGA) to Miami, FL (MIA) for 14,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Austin, TX (AUS) for 15,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

New York City, NY (JFK/LGA) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) for 15,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

Seattle, WA (SEA) to Nashville, TN (BNA) for 16,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin economy:

Nashville, TN (BNA) to Austin, TX (AUS) for 17,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip in main cabin economy:

Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) for 20,000 miles + $11.20 in taxes and fees round-trip nonstop in main cabin 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:

  • The Platinum Card® from American Express ($695 annual fee; See Rates & Fees);100,000-point welcome bonus after you use your new card to make $6,000 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 125,000-point after meeting minimum spend requirements (offer subject to change at any time). You can transfer Membership Rewards points directly to Delta SkyMiles.
  • The Business Platinum Card® from American Express ($595 annual fee; $695 if application received on or after 1/13/2022; See Rates & Fees); Earn 120,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the Business Platinum Card within the first three months of card membership. Terms Apply.
  • Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card ($550 annual fee; see rates and fees); Earn 100,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer ends 8/3/2022.
  • Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card ($250 annual fee; see rates and fees); Earn 90,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer ends 8/3/2022.
  • Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card ($0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then, $99 see rates and fees); Earn 70,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer ends 8/3/2022.

Related reading: Choosing the best credit card for Delta flyers

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 Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta Platinum Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta Gold Amex, click here.

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