9 Epic Ways to Use 80,000 Delta SkyMiles [2019]

Today, we’re going to recap some of the exceptional value you can extract from Delta’s frequent flyer program. From 5,000 miles domestic hops to business-class flights across the Atlantic on Virgin Atlantic, you can still get top value for your SkyMiles!

The Best Credit Cards to Earn Delta SkyMiles

Of the U.S. carriers, Delta may have the most options for earning miles through everyday spending. While the Delta co-brand credit cards have great benefits, the fastest way to earn SkyMiles could be by earning Amex Membership Rewards instead.

Amex Membership Rewards Sweet Spots for US Domestic Flights

American Express Membership Rewards are a notoriously powerful, transferable, loyalty currency. With generous category bonuses and periodic transfer bonuses, it isn’t hard to rack up Amex points. However, it can be difficult determining how to maximize Membership Rewards for simple US domestic award flights. Thankfully by leveraging various airline alliances and partners, there are sweet spots for domestic travel.

FREE Delta SkyMiles [WA State Residents Only] – 12 Status Promotion

Washington state residents who are Delta SkyMiles members will be happy to learn that the 12 status promotion is returning for its third year. Like last year, you will earn SkyMiles for every yard the Seattle Seahawks throws during the football season. This promotion is one of the easiest ways to earn Delta SkyMiles with minimal effort and time.

Delta Flash Sale Europe, Asia, and Mexico

Delta has announced a flash sale with roundtrip awards to Europe starting at 33,000 miles plus taxes and fees, and routes to Asia starting at 50,000 miles plus taxes and fees. Routes to Mexico are a steal at 12,000 SkyMiles roundtrip.  If you want to take advantage of this promotion, you will have to hurry since bookings must be made by June 13, 2018.