Los Angeles to Japan $555 & 15036 MQMs at 3.7CPM weekday (4CPM weekend) Delta Elite Mileage Run 2017

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With a HT to FT for the inspiration (I made it better) this has some real possibles for you who can only fly on weekends. Sure it is brutal as you are living on Delta jets for two days but there are worse things in life right? Plus, if you happen to rollover a ton of MQMs and want to be “whatever” level FAST in 2017 this could be the way to do it as 3 weekends in a row and you have 45,000+ MQMs added to your total. Hummm… (right)!

Clearly the weekday price is the best but since the weekend one is only ~4 CPM it is worth considering for more upgrades on the domestic legs to and from MSP. You simply book via the Multi city tool on Delta.com as seen above.

Here are the weekday numbers:

Cost:  $555

15,036 MQMs at 3.7 CPM via MSP 2x

Book direct on Delta.com via Mulit-segment tool




As you can see from the above, if you are in need 10,000 MQMs or more the above cards are one of the simplest ways to get the MQMs you are short for the year. It is VERY important you see THIS POST <-LINK to check if you have ever had the personal card bonus EVER before as that will prevent you from getting it again. As to the business cards, you must not have had the card for 365+ days to get the new card bonus again. Do note the annual fee is NOT waived for the above cards but the value of the MQMs to me far outweighs the cost of holding the card for a year or more.


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