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How To Fly Lay-Flat Delta One Business Class Seats Within the U.S.

Delta mostly uses its internationally-configured aircraft, well, on international flights. However, during December 2023, Delta has scheduled widebody aircraft with lay-flat business class seats on over 2,100 domestic U.S. flights. In this article, we list out all 44 routes and the exact flights where you'll find these aircraft flying within the U.S. Plus, we'll show you the best ways to book these flights with points and miles.

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card Review: Good Delta Perks That Offset the Fee

The Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card is one of four personal co-brand Delta cards offered by American Express and presents substantial value for cardmembers who can take advantage of the perks and benefits the card offers. However, the annual fee is a turn-off to some, and you'll need to regularly use the card's benefits to justify it. Our Platinum Delta Amex review helps you know if this is the right card for you.

All Delta Credit Card Options, and How To Choose the Right Card for You

Even if you only fly with Delta a few times per year, a Delta credit card can save you money and dramatically improve your travel experience. There are seven different Delta Skymiles cards. And, if you choose wisely, you'll get far more value than it costs to keep your card for the long term. Here's our guide to help you decide which one is the best fit for you.

Do Delta SkyMiles Expire?

Delta SkyMiles do not expire, regardless of the activity (or lack thereof) on your account. However, Delta may close your account in certain situations, causing you to lose your miles. Here are the situations to avoid if you want to keep your Delta SkyMiles alive.

Instacart Ending Partnership with Delta. Here’s How to Still Get Free Instacart+ Membership

In March 2022, Delta and Instacart launched a new partnership offering members SkyMiles on every dollar spent on Instacart purchases. Now, less than two years after being launched, the Delta-Instacart partnership is already coming to an end. If you missed out on this partnership, the good news is that you still have opportunities to get a free Instacart+ membership.

Delta Backtracks on 2024 Elite Status, Lounge Access Changes. Adds MQD Boost for Select Delta Cards.

After significant blowback from travelers, Delta just announced a sweeping overhaul of the Medallion elite status requirements and Sky Club restrictions that it just announced a month ago. Delta is rolling back increases to MQD requirements, adding a new MQD boost for select Delta Amex cardmembers, increasing Sky Club visits for select Amex cardmembers, improving Million Miler elite status, adding new Choice Benefits, and more. Here are the full details.

JetBlue Offers Status Match To Draw Unhappy Delta Elites

JetBlue has launched a new status match opportunity for those who have Delta elite status — many of whom may be unhappy with recent changes. With the ability to match to top-tier JetBlue status, members can maintain Mosaic through the end of 2024 through either of two activities. One of them is very easy.

Alaska Airlines Launches Elite Status Match to Woo Delta Elites

Are you a Delta Medallion elite who's ready to bail on SkyMiles after Delta recently announced changes? If so, Alaska is ready to welcome you with a Mileage Plan elite status match. And, if you play your cards right (pun intended), you can score even higher elite status with Alaska. Here's what you need to know about this Alaska elite status match for Delta elites.

American Express Adds “Family” Language to Delta Credit Card Rules

It hasn't been a quiet week for Delta, and there's another change sure to make people unhappy: the introduction of a "family" rule on American Express' Delta co-branded credit cards. American Express and Delta offer numerous credit cards, and we've had numerous questions over the years from people wondering whether it's possible to earn the welcome bonus on all of these cards. Until today, the answer was an easy "yes." Now, it's muddier.

Huge Delta Changes: More Difficult To Earn Medallion Status, Lounge Access Cuts

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Delta Air Lines was going to massively overhaul its Medallion (Delta's elite status) program, with an expected announcement on September 14. The airline accidentally leaked the changes a day early. And the rumors were true: Delta is making sweeping changes to its Medallion program, lounge access, upgrade priority, Million Miler perks, and more. Here's what you need to know.

The Ultimate Guide to Delta SkyMiles

With a strong elite program, great industry reputation, and excellent global network of partner airlines, Delta SkyMiles is a popular U.S. airline loyalty program. Here, we provide a complete guide to Delta SkyMiles, including how to earn and redeem miles, the ins and outs of Medallion status, and the best redemption opportunities.

Delta SkyMiles Now Worth More Toward Vacations

Delta now offers an improved way to redeem SkyMiles for vacation packages. Members earn more when booking vacation packages, and can do so through an updated booking experience. SkyMiles can be put to better use in most instances, but the improved earning rates may be attractive to those seeking Delta Medallion status.

What Is a Medallion Qualification Dollar and How Do You Earn It?

To achieve elite status with Delta Air Lines, you must meet both a flight qualifier and a spend qualifier. The flight qualifier requires members to earn a specified number of either Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) or Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs). In comparison, the spend qualifier requires members to earn a certain number of Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs) in a calendar year. Here's what an MQD is and how to get it.

382 Delta Award Routes That You Can Book for Just 7,500 Points

Delta SkyMiles can be a frustrating program. Sure, some domestic Delta economy awards can only cost a few thousand SkyMiles. Other times flights can climb astronomically high. Thankfully travelers have a way to get predictable pricing on Delta award flights: Booking through partner airlines. One of the best sweet spots for booking Delta awards is Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. Here are the 382 Delta routes that you can book using just 7,500 Virgin points — and the many ways you can accumulate Virgin points.

How to Earn and Use a Delta Companion Certificate

Not all companion certificates are created equal. Some require considerable credit card spending to earn, and others only reduce the ticket cost to $99, rather than $0. Thankfully, Delta's companion certificates involve neither of those stipulations, making them much easier for travelers to use and enjoy. Plus, Delta makes using these certificates incredibly easy, giving travelers endless redemption possibilities.

Delta Enhances How You Earn SkyMiles When Booking a Cruise

SkyMiles Cruises has now rebranded as Delta Cruises. With the rebranding, Delta changed how you'll earn miles on cruise bookings. Instead of a flat earning rate depending on the length of your cruise, you'll earn SkyMiles based on how much you spend. That can be good or bad, depending on how much you spend on your cruise. In this article, we go through the details of the changes to how you'll earn Delta SkyMiles on cruises.