Delta Points October Newsletter 2014

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2014 is almost at an end! There is always so much to get done this time of year for frequent Delta flyers, plus it is now full time press for updates on the way for Skymiles2015. So what has happened so far?:

➥ Getting what you want by “default” or take time to set your preferences?

➥ The FACTS about paying with points & earning points on Delta!

➥ New UBER drivers – have a backup GPS the UBER one stinks!

➥ Delta Skybonus promos have loaded (could be targeted)

➥ How important are hotel hair dryers & irons for your stays? adds new booking tabs & features & E-Class fare changes!

➥ My American experiAAnce – if you jump ship – what to expect!

➥ BAcon BAcon BAcon – it’s BAcon! Viva Las BAcon 2014

➥ Delta Round The World Skymiles Awards to end 1JAN2015!

➥ How would you spend $1,675 in travel cash? 3 flexible cards can provide it!

➥ You help me this time – all about renting cars!

➥ Planning for year end & 2015 Delta Mileage Runs!

➥ BASIC Delta Economy tickets – AVOID at all costs (the scary details are out)!

➥ Changes to 2016  (yes – 2016)  Delta Medallion program – HIGHER MQDs!

“Keep Descending” a new Delta award – A yearly / monthly / daily prize!

➥ Why I am OVERJOYED with Delta’s 2016 Skymiles MQD increase!

➥ What it is like at the HOM that is the House of Miles

➥ Skymiles 2015 – what you think you know, what the facts are & year end Q&A

➥ MEGA new food choices on the way for DTW – great news for Delta flyers!

➥ Why I love to blog, why I love what I do & why Delta really does ROCK!

Delta FOOD! What are all the options on Delta flights? – Rookie #100!

➥ Will getting an EIN number help you get a second 70,000 point INK+ card?

➥ Are you alert to all the TECH WARNINGS we are getting? Are you safe?

➥ How to get 8 hours+ out of your Laptop battery (mine is 2 years old btw)!

➥ US Bank FlexPerks no longer charges INTERNATIONAL fees!

My American experiAAnce – the return including a coach leg.

➥ What we should FEAR most from Delta in 2015! Richard Anderson speaks!

➥ Make sure to get  70,000 CHASE INK PLUS points (if not instant approval)!

➥ A Miami Mileage Run: The VIP lounge at MIA & positioning flight

➥ There have been some REALLY fun Delta Mileage Runs going on this week!

Delta Choice Benefits – what and when to pick them

➥ Top off your Delta MQMs with Hilton promo (but check settings first)!

➥ Delta Private Jet spend will now earn 10x Skybonus points

➥ The symbiosis w/ cards & Delta + be a pig, not a hog w/ MS spending!

UBER coming to Nevada including Las Vegas – GREAT NEWS!

➥ AA Tech, compAArisons & final thoughts – should “we” switch?

➥ What the 250,000 AMEX->DELTA 2015 change tells us (reading between the lines)

➥ Delta’s StopoverGate award mess IT issue post #1  &  #2  &  #3  &  #4

➥ A recap of the #ChicagoSeminars 2014 & some of what you missed!

➥ What Delta AMEX card should you go for before (any) year end?

➥ How to use cards to nearly 100% pay for a Delta Mileage Run!

➥ A Miami Mileage Run: The run to Phoenix

Phew! What a month. For me, November will include one more mileage run (a long one). It was to be my final one for the year but now I have added one more fun run in December that will include a return to Franklin’s BBQ in Texas! BTW, time gets away from us so be sure to take a look at January, February, March, April, May, June, July  August  & September’s  newsletters to catch up if there are posts you have missed out on! – René
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