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.
Earn up to 7X SkyMiles on Delta Gift Cards From November 20 to 29
For just over a week, you can earn up to 7x SkyMiles on purchases of Delta gift cards. The promotion runs November 20-29, 2023, and no enrollment is required. However, you'll need to be really generous to trigger bonus mileage earnings. Here are the important terms and how to take advantage of this promotion.
Delta Free Wi-Fi Available on 600+ Aircraft So Far. Here’s When the Project Should Finish.
Delta has taken on a bold project to introduce fast, free Wi-Fi across its entire global fleet by the end of 2024. Where is the airline in the process? Will regional jets also get Wi-Fi? Here's what we know so far.
Boost Your 2025 Delta Medallion Status With Holiday Shopping via Window Seat Shop
Delta just announced a new way for SkyMiles members to earn Medallion Qualifying Dollars for Black Friday 2023. Through November 30, 2023, all purchases made at Delta's new Window Seat Shop will earn 1 MQD per dollar for 2025 Medallion status qualification. Here are the details of this promotion.
CLEAR Promotions Offer $75 Uber Credit or 1,500 Bonus Miles, Plus How To Get CLEAR for Free
For frequent travelers, CLEAR Plus is an excellent way to save time going through the airport. Even better, travelers have several ways to claim a free CLEAR Plus membership — through credit card perks or airline elite status. Here are the available options, and how you could snag 1,500 bonus miles or a $75 Uber credit as well.
Avoid Delta’s High Partner Award Rates by Booking With SkyTeam Partner Programs
Delta's frequent SkyMiles devaluations have made award tickets on SkyTeam partner airlines all but unaffordable. Thankfully, there are other, more cost-effective ways to book award flights on SkyTeam airlines. By taking advantage of partner loyalty programs, you can unlock greater value. Here are the partner programs you'll want to know about.
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.
Can I Receive Welcome Offers From Multiple Delta Amex Cards?
With so many Delta co-branded credit cards available, one of the most common questions we field on the blog, and in our Facebook community Award Travel 101, is "Can I hold multiple Delta Amex cards?" The answer got much more complicated recently. Let's take a look.
More SkyMiles Changes: Delta Takes Aim at Partner MQD Earnings
September has seen no shortage of changes to Delta's SkyMiles program. Most of the changes have been overwhelmingly negative. Most recently, Delta has slashed the number of MQDs you'll earn by flying a partner airline. We report on the changes in this post.
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.
The Unofficial Delta SkyMiles Award Chart for Flights from the U.S.
Delta Air Lines uses dynamic pricing for its award flights, which can sometimes make prices astronomical. High prices make it hard to know if you're getting good value from your SkyMiles, so we've assembled an unofficial award chart to showcase what you should expect to pay on your next Delta award flight.
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.
Washington Residents: Get Free Delta SkyMiles With 12Status and the Seahawks
Washington state residents who are Delta SkyMiles members will be happy to learn that the 12Status promotion is returning once again. Like previous years, you will earn SkyMiles for every yard the Seattle Seahawks throw during the season. This promotion is one of the easiest ways to earn Delta SkyMiles with minimal effort and time.
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.
Delta SkyMiles Award Sale: Fly Round-Trip to Europe From 34K Miles
Delta Air Lines' newest award sale includes options from many U.S. airports to London and other European destinations. Deals start at 40,000 SkyMiles for round-trip tickets. But Delta credit cardholders can knock that down to 34k round-trip.
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.
Delta and El Al Announce New Partnership. Here’s What That Means for Travelers.
This morning, Delta and El Al announced the launch of a new partnership. This venture between the two airlines will see the addition of codeshare flights, reciprocal elite benefits, and the ability to earn and redeem miles. But the partnership is a bit light on details. Here's what we know so far and what still needs to be shared about this partnership.
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.
Earn 5X Bonus Delta SkyMiles for Car Rentals and Hotel Bookings
Delta launched a promotion giving you 5x SkyMiles per $1 spent on qualifying hotel bookings and car rentals. To be eligible for the elevated earning rates, you need to book through a dedicated Delta link. You'll need to book by July 6 for travel through September 4, 2023.
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.