Mileage Run Deals

Atlanta to Hawaii $1102 & 9870 MQMs at 11CPM weekend year end Delta Elite MileageRun for 2018

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Turn and burn or stay for a few days!
Not cheap but fast MQMs

Yuck. Yes yuck! But if you do not feel like donating an insane amount of money to Delta to keep your status, and you live near ATL, this could be a possible last minute 2018 Delta elite mileage run. Personally, flying all the way to Hawaii, I would stay at least a day or two. But if you want to turn and burn you can.

If you have not had the Delta Amex Reserve personal or business card you are just about out of time to pick that up and get 10,000 MQMs for the non-waved $450 first year fee (plus you get into the Sky Clubs for a year free when you fly Delta)! Yes, if you apply fast and get spend done, you should be able to still get the cards THIS YEAR 2018 for 2019!

Keep in mind I like to see a coach mileage run under 4CPM so this one is ugly but at this time of the year this is what you get for a fare that you have a great shot at medallion upgrades on. If you want to fly E BASIC it will cost you a little less.

Here are the numbers:

Cost in Delta upgradeable coach class is $1102

9,870 at 11 CPM

Book direct on Delta.com (quick links for run is here or another one I like better is here)

 

 

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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.

2 Comments

  1. Frank Tuchek

    I took this trip, wow was it long, was upgraded on 2/5 legs but was able to secure platinum for 2019, Thanks Rene for the post

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