Delta Points Newsletter – April 2014

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Oh goodie, we are only 8 months away from Skymiles2015. I cannot wait – how about you? So spring has sprung, May is here tomorrow and I am ready to get back to flying after most of a month off. So what happened in April? Not that much?:

➥ Learning about a split Delta ticket 2014/2015 – what you earn?

➥ Earning 5% back this month at home improvement stores – EZ way.

➥ Delta is testing boarding by Medallion level – I LIKE IT!

➥ I like the “new” Delta 717-200 jets (just no ife)

➥ Even a Delta Diamond should have the Delta AMEX Reserve card

➥ Reader Chris shares his Delta mileage run to Gothenburg with us – fun!

50,000 points on two cards for Canadian flyers to look at

➥ Using my Delta BOGOF in 1st & IHG certs for BAcon2.0

➥ Delta FAs new Phablets coming to a jet near you

➥ All the amazing Delta mileage runs you missed out on

➥ Delta’s Bill Me Later – a good deal for you?

➥ The $50 Delta e-Gift’s are the sweet spot for AMEX Plat credit

➥ Is a Delta mileage run better booked in 1st class? – YES!!!

➥ Delta ends the Skyclub upgrades test program

➥ The ChicagoSeminars 2014 went on sale. Selling out SOON!

➥ A workaround for “you are not eligible for this card”

➥ Delta is fighting against NAI – they win – we lose.

➥ Delta TIPS I do before I fly and you should too

➥ Can you make a 30 minute connection at Delta HUBs?

➥ Always pay your Barclay’s Arrival card fee with POINTS!

➥ A Delta survey about Skymiles2015 – they want to know what we think.

➥ I am really impressed with AirFrance twitter – so far anyway.

➥ Some tips for max value redeeming your FlexPerks points

➥ Wanna know what it takes to start, run & make money travel blogging?

➥ It’s back – 6.6% buying AMEX gift cards via Barclay’s Arrival portal.

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➥ How to deal with unpleasant – or worse – seatmates

➥ SBN Airport will soon be an International airport – seriously!

➥ Would you fly just to visit a lounge? I am.

➥ A targeted LGA 2x RDM/MQM promotion

➥ Why Delta did not win at the Freddies 2014 – TRUST!

➥ The final word from Delta on meal vouchers – sorta.

➥ A Fireside chat with Sarah – The Road Warriorette

➥ Delta is playing bait-N-swich with pricing again.

➥ Should you ever click the word CHANGE on

I take it back; I guess a few things did happen in April. I will start my flying this month with a 1st class mileage run, get to see my nephew get married and then visit the Centurion lounge in DFW. I call this a good month! – René

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  1. I like the post on April 15 about tips for flying Delta. I learned a few good things in there.

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