Delta Flash Sale: One-Way Flights From NYC Starting at 5,000 Miles

Oct 11, 2016

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Delta has shared the details of a flash sale on award flights to and from New York City (LGA) when you book by tomorrow (October 12) at 11:59pm. Book flights from just 5,000 SkyMiles each way to cities such as Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), Detroit (DTW) and Orlando (MCO). The sale is valid for departures from December 1 through December 20, 2016.

Remember that if you’re in need of SkyMiles, consider applying for one of Delta’s co-branded American Express business cards, which are both offering increased welcome offers. The Gold Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express is offering 30,000 SkyMiles after you spend $1,000 within the first three months of account opening. Meanwhile, the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express currently features a welcome bonus of 35,000 SkyMiles and 5,000 MQMs after spending $1,000 within the first three months.

Airline: Delta
Route: Domestic flights to/from LGA
Cost: 5,000 miles+ one-way in economy
Dates: December 1 – 20, 2016
Booking Link: Delta
Pay With: Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American ExpressCiti Prestige Card or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (LGA) to Chicago (ORD) for 5,000 miles and $5.60 one-way:

New York (LGA) to Chicago (ORD) for 5,000 miles and $5.60 one-way.

New York (LGA) to Orlando (MCO) for 5,000 miles and $5.60 one-way:

New York (LGA) to Orlando (MCO) for 5,000 miles and $5.60 one-way.

New York (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL) for 8,000 miles and $5.60 one-way:

New York (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL) for 8,000 miles and $5.60 one-way.

New York (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) for 10,000 miles and $5.60 one-way:

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New York (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) for 10,000 miles and $5.60 one-way.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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