You can now use Medallion Upgrade Certificates for Delta Vacations bookings

Oct 24, 2019

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Delta announced earlier this week that Upgrade Certificates, which are available exclusively for Diamond and Platinum Medallion Members, can now be used to upgrade on flights that are booked as a part of a Delta Vacations package. The news was first reported by Rene’s Points.

Medallions can also save up to $300 on vacations through an exclusive offer when they book by Jan. 31, 2020.

If you’re unfamiliar, Delta offers two types of dedicated upgrade certificates known as Global Upgrade Certificates and Regional Upgrade Certificates. The former is available exclusively for Diamond Medallion Members and offers upgrades on both international and domestic flights with the airline. Regional Upgrade Certificates, available for Diamond and Platinum Medallion Members, offer upgrades on the same routes as Medallion Complimentary Upgrades, including all flights with First Class and the domestic Delta One experience.

Related: What is Delta elite status worth in 2019?

The only way to get them is to become a Platinum or Diamond Medallion and select them using your Choice Benefits. Upgrade Certificates have a higher priority than Medallion Complimentary Upgrades and may be requested and, subject to availability, cleared when you book your ticket.

Rene’s Points noted that there doesn’t appear to be a way to apply certificates, so you’ll probably have to call Delta directly.

Featured photo courtesy of Delta.

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