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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Delta Award Flash Sale To Europe (Through May 16, 2018)

Delta has announced an award flash sale to Europe, with main cabin fares starting at 48,000 SkyMiles plus taxes and fees. If there is a redemption you’re interested in, you’ll need to hurry as the sale is only valid through 11:59 PM ET May 16, 2018.

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Receive A 10% SkyMiles Rebate on Award Bookings (Targeted)

Delta has announced a promotion where you can receive a 10% rebate on SkyMiles redemptions through May 13, 2018. The promotion not only applies to flights on Delta but also to flights on Delta partner airlines. According to the eligibility criteria, the promo is targeted, and only members who receive a direct communication with the promo are eligible. However, the promotion registration page is available to all.

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9 Epic Ways to Use 70,000 Delta SkyMiles [2019]

Delta’s recent history of unannounced devaluations, the lack of a publicly accessible award chart, and a move to fully dynamic award pricing has left many Delta fans with bitter feelings towards the SkyMiles program. But, with a little research and a handsome dose of patience, SkyMiles can still have you sipping Champagne while you relax in business-class on your way to some of the world’s most exotic destinations.