With a HT to a NYC area reader for this one and it is HUGE as they say. It does require a lot of flying and the over the water section will be in coach unless you use a Global Upgrade cert and lastly you will have one overnight in Hong Kong but it is a massive total of elite MQMs for the run at a very good price! I have done this one and you can see the seat reviews and such here.
You can tinker with the flights on Matrix or use Google flights as well to see what route you want to end up with.
Here are the numbers:
17,057 MQMs at a low 3.2 CPM
Book via ITA MATRIX this link as an example
Book via Google Flights this link as another example
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Desperation – 2016 New York to Hawaii ~10,000 Delta MQMs Elite Mileage Run $877 depart Thursday back Friday! Continue reading
Minneapolis to Dallas (via SLC) 1st Class $559 & 5938MQMs at 9.7CPM 1-DAY Weekend Delta Elite Mileage Run Continue reading
With a HT to FT for the inspiration (I made it better again) this is DIRT cheap and you can basically do it all taking just one day off (i.e fly out at night and back next night)! But, as you can see from the above shots, you can overnight and spend more time at the Centurion SFO before you fly and the Centurion in IAH on the way back and not red-eye (that would … Continue reading
Los Angeles to Japan $555 & 15036 MQMs at 3.7CPM weekday (4CPM weekend) Delta Elite Mileage Run 2017 Continue reading
With a HT to FT for this very nice find from LA Delta fans. You can even, as you can see pay a bit more for a weekend run but the best rate is weekdays. Also, if it were me, I sure would look at NOT booking E BASIC fare but choose an upgrade fare and even the one day 1st class run at sub 6CPM (a VERY good price and could be booked visa … Continue reading
With a HT to FT for this find it could really work for some who have limited time off before year end including flying on Thanksgiving day (if you want to get away) and I bet the load levels will be light so possibly open seats? You can tweak the dates and maybe stay a day in Hawaii (I mean you are there after all) and you can tinker with the return to connect via … Continue reading
I know Memphis is not the Delta hub it once was but it is time for some mileage run love. Well sorta. I know you folks think you have the best BBQ around but Austin is good too. So here is a chance to compare. Well, if you take the 1st class run maybe as the coach one all you have time for is a hotel and back to the airport. I guess you could … Continue reading
When you are near 2 CPM is is crazy cheap (HT to FT) and this one does that and it is NOT again NOT an evil E Basic fare so you can upgrade. You can also at about 5 CPM fly it coach and and biz back (maybe as a reward for the coach redeye?)! Either way be sure you choose via DTW both times when you go to book on the Multi page on … Continue reading
There is a lot to like about either one of these two runs if you are a Delta flyer out of Chicagoland area. While the price is a tad bit high at almost 5 CPM it is a weekend run and one you can do all in one long day. Plus, since it is on a weekend your upgrade chance should be higher than normal and out of SFO all upgrades are hard period. The … Continue reading
Very limited dates on this one but here is why I really like it. You can leave work just a little early on Friday and be home by Sunday night and get to enjoy about 24 hours in Paris. It is always fun to come in to work and when they ask you what you did this weekend say: “I had dinner in Paris” 🙂 I also like this one if you have FlexPerks points … Continue reading
I guess I should have check this one FROM Salt Lake too. Now the price is as low as from Detroit but still a decent deal. The park I like better about this one FROM SLC is that you have some time to enjoy Dallas. Not much grant you but enough to sleep and enjoy the run (and the Centurion DFW too). Also like the other one I can only get the low price from … Continue reading
Now don’t hate on me because I am not forcing you to sleep in an airport – I am just putting up the deal. There are clearly far simpler ways to pick up MQMs but this has a few things going for it. First, it is all done in about 24 hours. Next you can go in coach or sleep in First class (would be my choice). Sure, if you do it in coach and … Continue reading
Hey guess what CVG – you get BBQ & Centurion time too! There are even two good weekends you can run this (well Friday & Saturday so long-ish weekend). Plus, you know, flying and buying first class just makes the whole upgrade thing not really matter. You can run this in coach but it is over 5 CPM so why not for a few bucks more do this in 1st class I say and this … Continue reading
OK you can either LOVE ME or HATE ME for this one. 🙂 I can tell you that if I were not already rolling over enough MQMs to be Diamond Medallion next year I would jump all over this puppy. I love this. How about this for a weekend of relaxing: Saturday fly and and enjoy the Centurion DFW then off to BBQ. Sunday you have almost all day again back at the Centurion or … Continue reading