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Category: Delta

Jan 06

Elite Status: New year, more miles needed

Earlier, I discussed the difference between redeemable miles and miles toward elite status.  Redeemable miles are those you use to get free flights.  Elite status miles are based on the number of miles you fly each year and reset at the beginning of each year.  They are a “phantom” points system that help you earn …

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Jan 04

Delta thinks you’re fat…

Okay, it’s not quite that bad, but Delta is offering 24 miles per dollar spent at Nutrisystem.  Check out their website for the deal, which is double what they normally offer.  The deal is good through 1/9/14. Want to subscribe? Just enter your email in the box above (and to the right) and click on …

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Dec 03

Turf wars: Bonus miles when an airline invades another’s territory…

Background info.  You can skip down a few paragraphs if all you want to know about is the mileage opportunity: As you may know, most major airlines operate on the “hub and spoke” system.  In other words, if you want to fly to A to B, just about any major airline will be able to get …

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Nov 22

A list of SkyTeam alliance members

If you are reading these posts in chronological order, this is the last of our alliance lists.  SkyTeam is the third major alliance and the North American partners are Delta and AeroMexico. Aeroflot Aerolíneas Argentinas Aeromexico Air Europa Air France Alitalia China Airlines China Eastern China Southern Czech Airlines Delta Air Lines Kenya Airways KLM …

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Nov 18

Earn 30 miles per dollar spent at 1800flowers.com, FTD.com (Delta, United)

It’s the time of the year when the airlines and their retail partners start to cook up bonuses for shopping through their portals.  One of the best offers is always for flowers, usually through an on-line retailer.  Currently, Delta is offering 30 miles per dollar spent, which is about as good as I see for …

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