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San Jose (SJC) to New York JFK Delta Weeknight Elite Mileage Run: 6092 MQM at 5.1 CPM in Main Cabin

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Bay Area travelers (or those who can position there) looking to pick up some MQM relatively quickly may want to look into this Delta mileage run to New York’s JFK.

It’s certainly better than donating crazy money to Delta in exchange for MQM.

The run leaves SJC at 7:45 PM on Tuesday, December 11, connects through Seattle, and gets you to JFK at 7:07 AM. Your return departs about an hour later, goes through LAX, and returns you to SJC just past 2:00 PM.

Here’s how it breaks down:

  • Dates: December 10-11
  • Route: SJC-SEA-JFK-LAX-SJC
  • Cost: $308.40 in Main Cabin
  • MQM: 6,092 (5.1 CPM)
  • MQD: $250

There are Basic Economy options available, too. But Main Cabin gives Delta Medallions exit row seats and shots at upgrades. Here’s a Google Flights link to get you started.

Delta mileage run: San Jose (SJC) to New York JFK on December 10

Don’t Want to Mileage Run (or Can’t)?

Remember that four Delta American Express cards offer MQM as part of their welcome bonuses:

The Delta Reserve Card from American ExpressDelta Reserve Card (10,000 MQM)

Delta Reserve Business Card from American Express.Delta Reserve Business Card  (10,000 MQM)

The Platinum Delta SkyMiles Card from American Express.Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express (5,000 MQM)

Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express (5,000 MQM)

Want a Different Mileage Run?

Want a mileage run tailored to your specifications? Contact the Juicy Miles mileage run team now!

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 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)

The Chase Sapphire Preferred travel rewards credit card.2X with the Chase Sapphire Preferred (<– LINK), which also comes with great trip delay and cancellation coverage!

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

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!

Enjoy!

–Chris

Featured image: ©iStock.com/Ultima_Gaina

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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