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Delta SkyMiles Overview

While Delta is often lauded for their flight performance and customer service, their loyalty program has long been the butt of jokes in the frequent flier community. Delta often charges far more miles for saver-level award flights than its direct competitors like AA or United.  Delta’s elite program used to trail the pack as well.

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[Offer Expired] Gold Delta SkyMiles Amex 50K + $50 Returns

American Express is offering 50K miles and a $50 statement credit on their Gold Delta SkyMiles credit card.
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Great value from Delta SkyMiles. Hurry!

Quick info: Delta is running an award sale for flights between the US and Europe.  Flight must take place between October 20 and February...

Delta award sale to Europe! Round trip business for 87K; economy for 42K

UPDATE: According to this post, awards must be booked by Friday August 21 in order to lock in these reduced award rates. As reported by...
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The truth about Delta

Delta has long been the punching bag of airline programs for those in the miles & points hobby… for good reason.  For years, their...

[Offer Expired] New 60K Offers on Gold Delta SkyMiles Business & Personal Amex Cards...

New 60K targeted offers have emerged for the Delta Gold Skymiles credit cards giving 60,000 points after $1K in spend + a $50 statement credit.
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What Delta said. What Delta meant. What Delta wanted to say.

Last week, Delta sent an email to many members with the subject heading “SkyMiles Program Developments Worth Noting.”  And, its true.  Delta flyers ought...
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Amex business cards increasingly trump personal cards

The latest changes to the American Express SPG cards (as reported here, by Doctor of Credit) have me thinking about the way Amex handles...
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2015 predictions revisited. Are we near the end of the SkyPesos moniker?

At the start of the year, in the post “Predictions for 2015, 83.3% guaranteed,” I reviewed my predictions from 2014 and published new predictions...

AA vs Delta Part 1: Intro

In frequent flyer communities, you’ll get laughed out of town if you ask which is better: American Airlines or Delta? Obviously, AA is better....

Cheaper flights through multi-city search

Earlier this week I attempted to book a one way flight from Atlanta to Detroit.  An initial search via Google Flights looked promising.  Prices...
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Airline Elite Fast Track

Airline elite status challenge opportunities, how to get some elite benefits without status and strategies for earning airline elite status quicker.
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Delta 10k One-Way Redemptions & More SkyMiles Improvements

Delta has announced a few improvements to their SkyMiles program today including the addition of 10,000 mile one-way awards, expanded award search options & more.

How one call led to a points bonanza and rethought plans

A couple of days ago I called Citibank to cancel one of my AA Executive cards since the annual fee was about to come...
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Which points and miles are best? Airline Mileage Programs

An introduction to the top airline mileage programs including offering from: American, United, Delta, Southwest & more.

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