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RenésPoints June 2018 Newsletter – The year is flying bye bye!

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June was an interesting month I have to say. Weather was a mega issue for many of us Delta flyers. Oh, and we learned Delta has raised the Level 1 award (in name and amount) to 164,000 SkyMiles round trip in Delta One. That is, if you can find a Level 1 award. At least we can still get a bunch of SkyMiles cheap with the current card offer to help offset this new pain! But more than that happened this month. Take a look:

➥ Skyteam partner Korean Air HQ raided, Delta flight diverts due to singing passenger, United sued for not diverting & other travel news!

What will Delta cut / enhance next with gas prices going up up up? Just what would be too much (for you)?

➥ What are the “great idea” Delta stuff that you do that makes life so much better? Here are mine – what are yours?

➥ Circling around on Delta / SkyTeam mileage runs for 2018. My strategy going forward!

➥ [MORE] Air France Strikes, Delta CEO on cheap seats, Crypto Coins vs Points, Hotels Buying Airlines & more travel news!

➥ Can I transfer Delta points from (whatever) to (whatever). Can I buy SkyMiles? Just because you can do a thing does not mean you should!

➥ [TARGETED] 10,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles for Hotel or Car Rental via Delta.com

➥ 2018 Delta SkyMiles / Medallion Member Survey – How would you vote? What would you say at the end of the 250 bonus SkyMiles Survey?

➥ Not happy with some Delta IT changes (think new home page)? Here are some workarounds!

➥ If you mess up your Chase 5/24 – Can you get another card the same day?

➥ Does lifetime elite status matter on cruise ships including NCL Norwegian Cruise Lines?

➥ My Simple Choice for my 2019 Delta Platinum Choice Benefits Selection!

➥ How to check your Delta gift card balance? How many gift cards on one e-ticket / per trip?

➥ New 70,000 Delta SkyMiles Amex Platinum Business Card Offer (Partner Offer – Expires 7/31/18)

I will be spending most of July on the ground before gearing up with lots of travel toward the end of the year. But that gives me time to work on a bunch of “creative spending” to get my Amex bonus points so at least there is that! How is your summer going so far? – René

 

 

Rene’s Points For Better Travel, a division of Chatterbox Entertainment, Inc. has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Rene’s Points For Better Travel and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.


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René de Lambert is a contributing writer and the founder of RenesPoints. He is an avid Delta and SkyTeam flyer who has held Delta’s top Diamond Medallion status for many years and flown millions of miles.

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