Cheap in coach but consider MIXED class
How to on Delta.com
Choose coach then first for return
mixed coach out and first back
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 maybe sleep in, BBQ lunch then Centurion.
- Outbound on Saturday good shot at upgrades and you have book 1st on the way home to sleep on redeye. Then off to the Sky Club for a shower before work Monday AM.
This one too you could maybe use FlexPerks points you can spend 20k since the 1st run is just under $400. Yes you can also book this very cheap all in coach and at just over 3 CPM that is REALLY cheap for the MQMs you get (and I even included a link)!
Here are the mixed coach / first numbers:
7,443 MQMs at 4.7 CPM via SLC 2x
Bookable direct on Delta.com via Multi tool – choose coach out and first back
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With another HT to FT for this find on this nice one day run at an amazing CPM on a weekday. The better one may be the weekend 1st class run at just about 7 CPM (I like under 8 CPM in 1st btw). The other reason I like the 1st class find is if you have FlexPerks points you can spend 20k since the 1st run is just under $400. Do note you can … Continue reading
With a HT to FT for this find on this one there is a hot price offer that IS IN E BASIC so no upgrades unless you want to pay about $30 more for the ticket (something to think about). This one is amazing as you can do it all in one long day without an overnight needed if you go on the weekdays show. I can only get the price to HOLD via PriceLine … Continue reading
This one will not last long. This is a great weekend +1 run if you are anywhere near Chicago. You can enjoy some time to check out the DFW Centurion, maybe get a massage and they play in Dallas (BBQ anyone)? I can not get this too book via Kayak or Google (sample of the earnings shown above) but Priceline is working. If you can please first click my link then the link for the … Continue reading
It’s back and even cheaper than the one for November! You can do this with an overnight and go get some BBQ and have a shot at FULL FLATS on the 757-200 each way. Or, do the same day turn and redeye back and at least you do have a few hours in the middle to check out the DFW Centurion and maybe get a massage before the flights back home. Anyway here are the … Continue reading
In a need of a big chunk of MQMs to make the next medallion level? This one may be for you. You will get about 24 hours in Manchester to enjoy the town (should you wish) but do notice you will have to add the price of one night in a hotel for this run. I guess the only other option I would think about is taking Thursday as well to have two days to … Continue reading
There are only a few scattered dates on this one and, yes, it is a red-eye but I like this for a few reasons. First off, to be near 4CPM on a weekend hub run is nice. You are only burning one weekend day and, as it is a weekend, your upgrade shot should be better. That is unless… A bunch of folks say forget the coach run lets fly first class at just over … Continue reading
Only finding one single date for this Texas sized run but as you can see there are a number of them other days including some weekend-ish dates if you are more flexible only taking a Friday off work and then flying home on Saturday. Hey, BBQ in Huston can work on a Friday right? Also there are scattered dates in OCT & DEC at the $200-ish range. Anyway here are the lowest numbers: Cost: $168 … Continue reading
This is a the high end of my CPM limit of 5CPM for a hub run. I would think about this one this way maybe. A one way ticket to MCO, then do the MCO run, overnight, fly home i.e. do two runs back to back from MSP and pick up over 10K+ mqms for under $600 (or just get a Delta Reserve card below and skip the flying)? Clearly this is better from MCO … Continue reading
Who’s your buddy NYC Delta fan 😉 BTW no ZIKA risk if you never leave the airport right (kidding no ZIKA in MCO yet, I think). I like this one because it is just one long day out and back. You may have time to pop in to THE CLUB at MCO if you land early. Also shockingly you can simply book this on Delta.com with the multi-segment tool page and add MSP as connection … Continue reading
A number of dates in late October on this one with a HT to FT for the find. If I were doing this one I would stay in AUA for a day or so (will price the same). Also do note you will have to overnight in SLC on the way back and that cost should be added in to the price of this run. Lastly, it is a LOT of time in a domestic … Continue reading
I am working on hub runs but as you all know sometimes finding good hub prices can be a bit of challenge. And yes, it is a but funny that after this mornings blog post about driving to another city I have the run. But hey, FNT is much smaller so… Also notice this is all mainline with a 777 via ATL to LAX 😉 This one has really limited dates. There are more dates … Continue reading
You can work this one a bit and I would rather stay overnight in Dallas but if you want to get a run done in 24 hours this could be for you in the NYC area. At least you do have a few hours in the middle to check out the DFW Centurion and maybe get a massage before the flights back home. Also do take note the first leg out to SLC is a … Continue reading
Time for some mileage run posts today (as I recover from a cold – yeah feel sorry for me). I often get request for cheap weekend runs and this one could really work as anyone who is an elite has a chance to upgrade to Delta One full flat seats (but standard 1st class domestic service) both out and back via SEA! Redeyes are less bad if you are able to sleep (if you get … Continue reading
Its back with a HT to reader Scott. There are, slightly playing with prices, a number of ways to play with this one. You can do it all in 1st class in one long day or in coach (just avoid E BASIC fare class flights). If you are a GM+ I sure would think about coach as weekend UG chances are much better. Then again, for the price, the 1st class MQMs is much better. … Continue reading