Wednesday, January 6, 2016 by John @laptoptravel
Here is a quick Mileage Run on Delta Air Lines. You can do a weekday or weekend run. The weekend run allows you to depart after work Friday night, and arrive in New York Saturday morning. From there you can turn around in about two hours or stay a couple more hours (perhaps visit the JFK SkyClub…take a shower grab some breakfast.)
If you choose a mid-week schedule you can actually stay most of the day in New York and catch an early evening return flight to Phoenix.
For the maximum Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) you have to select routes that include Los Angeles (LAX) as a connection in both directions. Doing this raises your MQMs to 5,950. This is a “Pay With Miles” eligible flight so you can “buy down” the fare with your available SkyMiles. If you do you will reduce the number of redeemable miles, but you will still get full MQM credit.
You can see by the calendar posted above that there are many dates available for this fare. The calendar only displays the flights that have a zero-night component to them; although there may be an overnight flight you do not have an overnight “layover” requiring a hotel or anything.
MQM’s: 5,950 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQM’s)
Ticket Price: $247
Cost: 4.1 Cents Per Mile (CPM)
Bookable on Delta.com
Sign in first to your Delta Account and then click this DIRECT BOOKING LINK Phoenix to New York City (JFK), via Los Angeles for January 23rd-24th
or click this DIRECT BOOKING LINK Phoenix to New York City (JFK), via Los Angeles for January 23rd-24th
or click this DIRECT BOOKING LINK to see a schedule for the months of January/February available.
Enjoy your travels! – John @laptoptravel
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