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Delta Elite Weekday – Weeknight Mileage Run: Boston (BOS) to Portland (PDX) or Vice Versa! 6890 MQM at 4.9 CPM for ≈$340

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Here’s a quick Delta Air Lines mileage run to scoop up almost 6900 MQM overnight during a cross country run from Boston (BOS) to Portland (PDX) — or vice versa!

The key to these specific runs is connecting through LAX there and back. You’ll find similar price but the LAX connections yield the most MQM.

Both runs involve red-eyes.

Boston to Portland

  • Date: See below calendar
  • Route: BOS-LAX-PDX-LAX-BOS
  • Cost: $338.40
  • MQM: 6890 (4.9 CPM)
  • MQD: $278

Delta Air Lines weeknight elite mileage run from BOS to PDX in November 2019.

Calendar of Delta Air Lines weeknight elite mileage run from BOS to PDX in November 2019.Portland to Boston

  • Date: See below calendar
  • Route: PDX-LAX-BOS-LAX-PDX
  • Cost: $344.00
  • MQM: 6890 (5.0 CPM)
  • MQD: $278

Delta Air Lines weeknight elite mileage run from PDX to BOS in November 2019.Calendar of Delta Air Lines weeknight elite mileage run from PDX to BOS in November 2019.

Sky Clubs

You’ll find Delta Sky Clubs at each airport during this run. If you’re not a Sky Club member, you can access them for free if you hold one of the following cards:

The Platinum Card from American Express.American Express Platinum Card 

American Express Business Platinum cardAmerican Express Business Platinum Card 

The Delta Reserve Card from American ExpressDelta Reserve Card

Delta Reserve Business Card from American Express.Delta Reserve Business Card 

Other Mileage Runs

Several readers have booked mileage runs through the Juicy Miles crew.

Get in touch with Adam and his mileage run maestros so they can create something great that works for you.

Paying for the Trip

Remember to use a credit card that gives you bonus points on your airfare purchases!

The Platinum Card from American Express. 5X on The Platinum Card from American Express (<– LINK) when using your card to purchase airfare directly from airlines. Plus airport lounge access!

The Chase Sapphire Reserve card.3X with the Chase Sapphire Reserve (<– LINK), which also comes with an annual $300 travel credit. Plus airport lounge access!

The Chase Ink Business Preferred card3X on the Chase Ink Business Preferred Card (<– LINK) (3X on the first $150,000 combined spend in categories — such as travel — each anniversary year)

American Express Gold Card3X with the American Express Gold Card (<– LINK) when using your card to purchase airfare directly from airlines

Enjoy!

–Chris

Cover image: ©iStock.com/Angel Di Bilio

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2 Comments

  1. Chris hat tip to you for continuing to find runs before the end of the year. Also, thank for for the heads up regarding LAX ride share pickup and drop offs at the Hyatt.

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