RenésPoints March 2018 Newsletter – Q1 is in the books. Time to think Spring / Summer Delta flying!

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Was Q1 quick for you? If you were in/out of the NYC are my guess is that is a big NO and you had lots of “fun” with flights. Myself, I enjoyed travel all over the planet and looking forward to many more Skyteam flights over the spring and summer. But before that let’s wrap up March:

➥ Are 2018 PLASTIC Delta Diamond Medallion #BragTags a reflection of the elite program? Can we order replacement tags when the new cheap ones break and fall off our bags?

SkyMiles Award Booking Changes, Newspapers BACK in Sky Clubs, 12 Hours Trapped on Delta Jet and more Travel News!

HUGE AMEX new card bonus offers for Delta Amex cards – Mega MQMs and SkyMiles!

➥ Amex Offer For Your NCL cruise, FlexPerks instant point redemption & more stacking to save on Norwegian Cruises!

➥ Will 2019 be my last year as a Delta Diamond Medallion – Is “top” Delta status worth it anymore?

➥ More Delta BASIC fares, Bogus airline parts, UBER and kids, a Rant about Delta, Save booking Delta with partner points & more travel news!

➥ The oddities about flying AeroMexico: The 1st class curtain, on-board sales & lack of (working) wifi!

➥ How to beat the Delta SkyMiles “Married Segment Logic” broken award booking engine with point to point awards (by thinking like a dyslexic)!

➥ American Airlines – Why can you be so good and so bad at the same time? Is this really so hard?

➥ Delta anti-union video surfaces, TSA searching your cell phone, Chinese space station crashing in Michigan? and other travel news!

➥ Is TSA PreCheck becoming worthless? A RANT about open times at airports!

➥ Pro’s and Con’s of Delta / Amex PWM “Pay With Miles” vs. an Award Ticket

➥ Are Gogo Wifi Vouchers at last on the way as a Delta Medallion perk / Choice Benefit?

➥ Too fat for business class? Boeing gives up on CS100/300 fight. Robot suits for Delta employees and other travel news!

➥ My first EVER KIVA loan loss! But net results still make lending worthwhile for many Delta flyers.

➥ How many miles do I earn from Delta / Skyteam partners when I credit to Delta? What about MQMs and MQDs? How do I find out?

➥ Delta Diamond Medallion possible without flying with new Amex spend bonus offer for 2018!

➥ I am no longer a Delta Sky Club member and I just don’t care (nor should you anymore)!

So do you have any fun trips planned? Are you going to fly the Delta A350 for the 1st time in PS or D1S? Are you excited we may get the CS100s before year end? I would love to know or anything else Delta related in your head! – René



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