Category Archives for Delta.

Delta Award Sale to Canada

Delta Skymiles are often ridiculed for being low value and moving the industry dangerously to a revenue based model, but they sometimes are quite useful, given that American, United, and Aeroplan have all devalued in the past few years. I received a neat email where Delta is discounting the miles required for economy class trips…

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Award Maximizing: Virgin Around the World with Skypesos

SkypesosMiles are derided by many to be the worst points/miles currency. No international first class redemptions. Horrible online pricing engine. Clueless agents. 3-tier award structure which means 325,000 miles for a transpacific/transatlantic redemption because it’s extremely difficult to find low seats. I’ve never been really interested in SkyMiles for those reasons, except that my award…

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Award Alert: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class without surcharges!

So earlier Delta decided to buy Singapore’s 49% ownership of Virgin Atlantic. The partnership details are here, and we can start to see VS award availability bookable with DL miles trickling in.  If you want to book Virgin Atlantic Economy class, you are probably better looking at Virgin Atlantic miles transferred from SPG or Chase…

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