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San Jose (SJC) to Lihue, Hawaii (LIH): Delta Elite Mileage Run THIS MONDAY: 8,158 MQM for 5.3 CPM in Main Cabin

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Delta Air Lines SkyMiles members needing some MQM — quickly — may want to say aloha to this San Jose (SJC) to Lihue (LIH) elite mileage run.  

It earns 8,158 MQM. Priced at $429.39 in Main Cabin, that comes out to 5.3 CPM. The only catch? It departs this Monday, December 9 at 6:15 AM. You’ll back in SJC at about 9:30 AM the next morning.

The trip flies SJC-SLC-HNL-LIH there. It takes the reverse route on the way home.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • Dates: December 9-10
  • Route: SJC-SLC-HNL-LIH-HNL-SLC-SJC
  • Cost: $429.39 in Main Cabin
  • MQM: 8,158 (5.3 CPM)
  • MQD: $362

This Google Flights link will get you started.

Delta mileage run from San Jose SJC to Lihue LIH

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If you need a mileage run but this one doesn’t work for you, join many Rene’s Points readers who are scoring great deals with through the Juicy Miles mileage run team. This staff is full of people who are professional mileage run finders and can tailor some pretty amazing stuff.

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/Hotaik Sung

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