ICYMI: Award flights from 10k miles, Delta flash sales and more

Sep 8, 2019

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Each Sunday, we round up the top deals you might have missed on TPG this week. From flight deals to limited-time bonus offers, here’s what you need to know.

Award flights to Europe from 10,750 miles or 39,750 in business class

When you combine some cheap mileage options with Flying Blue’s monthly Promo Rewards, you can end up with some really cheap award tickets, like economy flights between Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) and Europe from just 10,750 miles each way, or premium economy flights from New York Kennedy (JFK) and Paris Orly (ORY) from just 34,125 miles each way.

(Paris, France. Photo by Orbon Alija/Getty Images)
(Paris, France. Photo by Orbon Alija/Getty Images)

Amtrak’s 2-for-1 sale on Northeast Corridor routes is now permanent

Amtrak has extended its buy one, get one companion fare sale for routes on the Northeast corridor indefinitely. Want in on the deal? You’ll just need to purchase your tickets at least three days in advance to take advantage of the savings.

(Photo by Nicholas Ellis / The Points Guy)
(Photo by Nicholas Ellis / The Points Guy)

First-class tickets from $172 one-way

If you’re close to qualifying for elite status or are just working toward maintaining it on Delta, this sale on first class seats could help you achieve your goal.

Spend $75 at Amazon, get 1,500 points with new Amex Offer

With this promotion, you will receive 1,500 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending just $75 on Amazon purchases from September 6 — November 15.

Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head Crater including the hotels and buildings in Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu island, Hawaii. Waikiki Beach in the center of Honolulu has the largest number of visitors in Hawaii (Photo by okimo/Getty Images)
Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head Crater including the hotels and buildings in Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu island, Hawaii. Waikiki Beach in the center of Honolulu has the largest number of visitors in Hawaii (Photo by okimo/Getty Images)

Southwest Sale with flights starting at $29 one-way

Southwest Airlines is back with some great sales that include domestic and international routes, and even travel between the Hawaiian Islands starting at just $29 one-way.

(Joe Petraglia / Getty Images)
(Joe Petraglia / Getty Images)

Flights to Mexico have dropped to $189+ round-trip

Flights are available from select US cities to resort cities including Cancun and San Jose/Los Cabos as well as urban destinations including Mexico City. Cheap flights are available beginning this month with availability extending into mid-December.

For the latest travel news, deals and points and miles tips please subscribe to The Points Guy daily email newsletter.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,600

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

Apply Now
More Things to Know
  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide, eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
  • Get unlimited deliveries with a $0 delivery fee and reduced service fees on orders over $12 for a minimum of one year on qualifying food purchases with DashPass, DoorDash's subscription service. Activate by 12/31/21.
  • Earn 5X points on Lyft rides through March 2022. That’s 3X points in addition to the 2X points you already earn on travel.
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
15.99%-22.99% Variable
Annual Fee
$95
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good

Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.