Need (a lot of) MQD to make Diamond Medallion status? Want to go from zero to Platinum hero in just a few days? You’ll be very interested in this China Eastern business class mileage run from JFK to Sydney!
Hey, buddy? Ya need tickets?
10 Things to Know About Bonus MQM on the Updated Delta Amex Cards
It was a busy week on the blog filled with great reader comments — thank you!
Here’s the week that was here at Rene’s Points:
Delta American Express cards offer cardholders decent-ish benefits. But points earnings and other areas leave something to be desired.
Where are some areas Delta and American Express can improve its premium Reserve cards?
Today is the big finale of Delta’s weeklong “Dream It —> Live it” promotion. So what’s their amazing closing deal?
If you were gambling for a Las Vegas MQD mileage run to the Dominican Republic, then congratulations. We found a few dates!
Chicago travelers: come on down! You’re the next contestants of the Aeromexico business class specials to Santo Domingo!
Bay Area travelers have an opportunity to pick up some nice MQM and MQD with an Aeromexico business class run to Santo Domingo!
Day three of Delta’s Dream It – Live It promotion essentially gives SkyMiles members the opportunity to buy discounted Delta Air Lines travel. The promotion award a $25 e-gift bonus when buying a $250 card.
AGAIN! Delta Basic Economy Passenger Gets 1st Class Upgrade (including their +1 with them)!
No, April Fool’s Day isn’t seven months early. Delta just announced a sale valuing SkyMiles at two cents each!
Delta’s increased success — a reported 90% load factor — means more SkyMiles elite Medallions jockeying for benefits and perks.
Complimentary first class upgrades are harder to score — thanks to FCM (sometimes for just $2). And autumn is around the time of year we hear about Delta’s SkyMiles “enhancements,” which many of us know is code for “devaluations.” (Don’t forget Delta SkyMiles is consistently voted the first runner-up (not the winner) in a popular frequent flyer survey.)
With that in mind, here are some ideas I think may make Delta Medallions want to stay loyal to the mothership.