LAX, BUR, SFO to London Heathrow LHR: Delta Weekend Elite Mileage Runs 4.9 CPM and Lower!

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The London Eye and County Hall on the banks of the River Thames.

The London Eye and County Hall on the banks of the River Thames.

Delta has elite weekend mileage runs to London Heathrow during the first two weekends of November — including a pair of very nice deals from Burbank the second weekend! Continue reading

Delta Amex Offer Elite Mileage Run: Nashville (BNA) to Seattle (SEA), Same-Day RT, 3954 MQM, 5.4cpm, $217

Fresh off posting about the Delta Amex Offer with ten strings attached, we found what appears to be a “compliant” mileage run!

Delta HUB runs: DTW, NYC, ATL, SEA & More! $500-$600 in Business Class. Up to $2340 MQD Credit and 8772 MQMs for 2019!

It seems my run find from yesterday was just the first of an all out fare sale nationwide. Just about every major Delta hub AeroMexico flies from (other than MSP) is included in these deals. The best yields are from NYC and SEA. There really are a ton of options and you can look at post to seem even more choices and examples. The really fun part about this one is that it is … Continue reading

San Francisco to Dallas and VV (via DTW) $218 & 6132MQMs at 3.6CPM 24 hour Delta Elite Mileage Run

I kinda like this one but not so much in coach. Yes the E Basic one is cheap and under my 4CPM (cents per mile – for elite points) goal but the main cabin coach one is a bit too high. Plus, if you have ever tried to get an upgrade out of SFO, you know that is not simple even with a regional upgrade applied. But the first class run is well under my … Continue reading

Minneapolis to Dallas (via SLC) $169 & 3,986 MQMs at 4.2CPM ONE DAY Delta Elite Mileage Run (8CPM in business class)

It’s back (sorta anyway). Yes I know E Basic fares are evil with no shot at an upgrade (or a seat choice) but gosh this is cheap for a nice chunk of MQMs as you still earn full points on Basic Delta fares. Plus, you get to fly the new A220 back and forth between DFW and SLC. If I were booking this I would consider the 1st class run at 8CPM vs the Basic … Continue reading

Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to London Heathrow (LHR) Delta SkyTeam Weekend Mileage Runs in December! ~$448, 9983 MQM, 4.5 CPM!

Delta flyers in the Midwest: we found two London winter weekend mileage runs for you – and one involves an A350! Our previous London mileage post was good for West Coast and East Coast travelers (especially those based in Delta’s official new hub). But I felt bad because there was nothing for our Midwestern readers. But I just found these deals from Chicago O’Hare to London Heathrow for ~$448! One of the options includes a … Continue reading

Atlanta to San Jose (Costa Rica) $728 Business Class Delta / AeroMexico Weekend HUB Elite Mileage Run  8094MQMs at 9CPM

I don’t love this one but this one is reasonable and convent for those who can ONLY take a mileage run on a weekend and do not want to position to some other start city to get a run done. It looks open in Nov and Dec for the best flights (HT to for the find). At the find site they have other options but I find the flight time and overnights just not … Continue reading

Las Vegas to Brussels Delta / Skyteam Business class ~$1700 & 20,000 MQMs Elite Mileage Run to end 2019 (also to start 2020)!

There are simply endless ways you can book this one and tons of flexibility depending on what is more important to you i.e. schedule and stops along the way or products. For example: You can include the KLM 787-10 You can include the new Delta A220-100 with new seats You can include the KLM 777 You can include the Delta A350 with Delta One Suites You can include the Delta 767-400 that “may” have the … Continue reading

London (LHR): From Burbank (BUR) $510 or Boston $244 (BOS) Delta Elite Mileage Runs! Up to 12,306 MQMs

A couple of interesting mileage runs to London — including one from LAX alternative Burbank! — crossed our radars! Hollywood-Burbank (BUR) to London Heathrow (LHR) Mileage Run: 12,306 MQM at 4.1 CPM! Flights in and out of BUR have traditionally been a tad spendy. For the past dozen or so years, Delta’s service has consisted of a handful of daily regional connection flights to SLC. But now that ATL mainline service begins July 8, the … Continue reading