SkyMiles flash sale: Flights to Florida and the Caribbean have dropped to 10k miles R/T

Dec 11, 2019

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Delta is back with another “Day of Deals” promotion where flights from the U.S. to Florida, Central America and the Caribbean are starting at just 10,000 SkyMiles round-trip. The airline is also offering deals to many Asian and European destinations.

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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. 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. We value SkyMiles at 1.2 cents each, making a 10,000 SkyMiles deal worth $120.

Airline: Delta
Routes: Major cities served by Delta, see full list here
Cost: 16,000 SkyMiles + taxes and fees round-trip in Main Cabin
Dates: January – April 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline and comes with a $695 annual fee. See rates & fees), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare),  Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline and comes with a $250 annual fee. See rates & fees.) 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.

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Boston (BOS) to Miami (MIA) for 10,000 SkyMiles + $11.20 round-trip nonstop:

New York (JFK) to Nassau (NAS) for 16,000 SkyMiles + $113.05 round-trip nonstop:

Boston (BOS) to Punta Cana (PUJ) for 16,500 SkyMiles + $120.65 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Montego Bay (MBJ) for 19,000 SkyMiles + $140.89 round-trip nonstop:

Atlanta (ATL) to San Jose (SJO) for 24,000 SkyMiles + $80.31 round-trip nonstop:

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); 75,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $5,000 on purchases on the Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership. 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 100,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the Business Platinum Card within the 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.
For rates and fees of the Amex Gold Card, please click here.  

Featured image courtesy of Benji Stawski / The Points Guy

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