Here’s How to Earn 5x Delta SkyMiles on Hotel Reservations

Mar 26, 2019

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It’s the season for bonuses when it comes to hotel stays. Delta’s latest offer will grant you 5x SkyMiles on all reservations made through Delta.com/Hotels between March 25, 2019 and April 8, 2019. You can book any hotel through the portal, add your SkyMiles number and you’ll earn 5 SkyMiles per $1 spent. TPG‘s latest valuation pegs each SkyMile at 1.2 cents.

While 5x on hotels is a solid deal, there’s still a few days left to take advantage of 10x Ultimate Rewards points on hotel stays booked with the Chase Freedom and Chase Freedom Unlimited.

If you’re looking to book a property within the Marriott portfolio, you’re better off earning 8x SkyMiles through Delta’s SkyMiles Shopping portal for a limited time.

The Delta.com/Hotels portal is actually powered by Hotels.com.

Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa - drinks over the beach
Cheers to 5x SkyMiles on stays at the Hilton Moorea (Photo by Darren Murph / The Points Guy)

If you don’t hold one of the aforementioned cards that have exclusive hotel bonuses, and you need to top off your SkyMiles balance for a seat upgrade or award ticket, this new deal is worth a look.

Just remember that bookings made through online travel agencies like Hotels.com do not earn elite qualifying credit, so those chasing status at a given alliance will want to take that into consideration.

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Featured image of Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort courtesy of the hotel.

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