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Turkish Airlines is running a flash sale between Atlanta and Istanbul, Turkey. As flagged by Thrifty Traveler Premium, you can book award flights from Atlanta to Istanbul for 15,000 miles each way in economy. But you'll need to act quickly as this flash sale ends today, August 23, 2023.
You're going to need Turkish Miles & Smiles to take advantage of this promotion. Don't worry if you don't already have Turkish Miles & Smiles; you can transfer from Citi ThankYou Points, Capital One Miles, and Bilt Rewards at 1:1 transfer rates.
Turkish Airways Miles & Smiles Flash Sale
For flights between October 1 and December 10, 2023, you can book flights from Atlanta to Istanbul for just 15,000 miles each way in economy. This Miles & Smiles promotion was announced on Instagram:
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Atlanta to Istanbul
For example, fly economy class from Atlanta to Istanbul on October 14 for 15,000 miles one-way, plus just $89.70 in taxes and fees:
And there's no lack of availability. Search results for some dates show that every day +/- 3 days is available at just 15k miles each way:
Atlanta to Amman
Turkish Airlines isn't discounting most connecting routes through Istanbul to other destinations. However, at least one destination is discounted: Amman. During this Turkish Airlines award sale, you can book the route from Atlanta to Amman, Jordan via Istanbul for 21,250 miles each way:
How to Take Advantage of This Offer
To find these deals, log in with your Miles and Smiles account and select “Award ticket – buy a ticket with miles” when searching.
Turkish Airways operates daily flights between Atlanta and Istanbul, so you don't need to limit your travels to certain dates. The aircraft is a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner — one of my favorite airlines in the skies.
Transfer from Citi and Capital One to Turkish Miles and Smiles
If you don't already have Miles and Smiles, you can transfer points from your Citi, Capital One, or Bilt:
- Citi ThankYou Points transfer to Turkish Miles at a 1:1 transfer ratio and take one day to process. You can buy 1,000 Citi ThankYou Points for $25.
- Capital One Venture Miles now transfer to Turkish Airways Miles and Smiles at a 1:1 transfer ratio (instant transfer).
- Bilt Rewards also transfer to Turkish Miles & Smiles at a 1:1 transfer rate.
Just make sure to create a new Turkish Airways account if you don't already have one. If you have more than enough miles, don't forget you can use Miles & Smiles to book inexpensive award flights with any Star Alliance airline.
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