Tag: Delta

One man’s strategy to getting targeted for promotions

I think the points and miles gods are finally beginning to hear my prayers. For a while now I have always wondered what the secret ingredient was to getting targeted for an airline or hotel promotion. I’ve traveled a lot, I’m active across different programs, but for some reason I haven’t done enough to be ...

Is Virgin Atlantic Upper Class worth 85,000 SkyMiles

I recently wrote about planning a trip to Europe, in which I outlined a sort of trick I’ve found in booking award tickets. While I mentioned in that article that I was focused on using my Chase Ultimate Rewards points, I have also considered using Delta miles for one leg as I have quite a bit ...

I’m considering giving some of my business to United

Disclaimer: I began this post the night before my fiasco with United and Marriott started. The issue was never resolved, so I ended up flying without my status, but I will be following up on the issue directly with United. For the purposes of this post, I am removing that hiccup from my memory. I ...

Chase Sapphire Reserve and Gold Delta Skymiles card from american express

I’m downgrading my Gold Delta Skymiles card

Credit cards can be an be an incredibly tricky game, but if you stay disciplined and organized it can be exceedingly rewarding. We already know this, though. One strategy of that “game” is ensuring that you strategically sign-up, downgrade and even possibly cancel cards. One of the great things about many cards is the trial year banks ...

American to offer in-flight compensation

With the announcement that American offers in-flight compensation, what other airlines offer that sort of benefit.

Which Delta Platinum perk should I choose?

Breaking down the options of your Choice Benefit when reaching Platinum Medallion Status with Delta.

3 strategies to top level elite status

Wanting to travel with elite-like perks? Learn about some lesser-known strategies on achieving elite status with very little travel.