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

➥ 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



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