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Vancouver to Paris — Business Class Mileage Run! Estimated $6580 Delta MQD and 24,678 MQM, Plus 32,904 SkyMiles!

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If you need a Delta MQD mileage run (especially now that China Eastern runs are pretty much done-zo for a while), look a little north of the border. AeroMexico has some nice options to Paris (via Mexico City) yielding a chunk of MQD and MQM — for just over $2100 USD.

This run from Vancouver yields about the same MQD, MQD, and SkyMiles as the YVR to Amsterdam run we recently posted (which is still alive as of this post’s publication date and time).

Some dates require quick turns, while others allow you to stay a day or two in Paris!

The trip travels 16,452 miles (according to the Unofficial SkyMiles Calculator). Thanks to how Delta awards partner travel when you credit it to your SkyMiles account, this trip is estimated to earn you $6580 MQD and 24,678 MQM! Plus, it should earn approximately 32,904 base SkyMiles — before any applicable Medallion bonuses.

The trip travels YVR-MEX-CDG-MEX-YVR. Flights between Mexico City are Paris are scheduled on 787-900s — with lie-flat seats!

AeroMexico 787-9 Boeing Dreamliner Business Class

As with most AeroMexico runs we post, these are Y-UP fares. There have been, in the past, some issues with getting correct credit with Y-UPs from AeroMexico. Data points suggest this problem has been fixed — but be sure to save all your boarding passes and follow these steps to make sure you get correct credit!

 

Vancouver to Paris AeroMexico business class mileage run itinerary.

Vancouver to Paris AeroMexico business class mileage run itinerary dates.

  • Cost: $2,7870.26 CAN / ~ $2160.79 USD
  • Dates: Varies. (See calendar above.)
  • Route: YVR-MEX-CDG-MEX-YVR
  • MQM: 24,678 MQM (8.8 CPM)
  • MQD: $6580
  • Base SkyMiles: 32,904 (plus applicable Medallion bonus)

This (and most Aeromexico) run goes through Mexico City, which has a Centurion Lounge (read Rene’s review). So if you don’t yet have a Platinum Card from American Express or Business Platinum Card from American Express to get you into the Centurion Lounge, now would be a great time to consider applying.

Find More Delta (or Other Airline) Mileage Runs!

Juicy Miles has a Delta expert who will personally handle your request — and craft the most ideal mileage run solution around your parameters.

Or if you need a mileage run or award booking for another airline, Juicy Miles can help with those requests, too!

The company’s founder, Adam Morvitz, was interviewed for the Washington Post article about mileage runs — that also featured René!

Paying for the Trip

Save money! Pay with Membership Rewards points through Juicy Miles’ new American Express partnership

If you pay cash, remember to use a credit card earning 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 Preferred travel rewards credit card.2X with the Chase Sapphire Preferred (<– LINK), which also comes with great trip delay and cancellation coverage!

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

The American Express Green Card3X with the American Express Green Card (<– LINK), which awards travel purchases, including airfare, hotels, rideshare, and more!

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/Givaga

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