Delta SkyMiles Flash Sale to Canada & Alaska from 14k R/T

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Delta has launched another SkyMiles flash sale on fall flights to Canada & Alaska! We’ve been able to find availability nationwide. Travel must be booked by 11:59 ET on Wednesday, June 13th for travel between September 17th and November 15th, 2018. 

This deal starts at 14k SkyMiles round-trip (the norm is 25k – 50k) from Delta hubs and this appears to be available from most cities with Delta service.

Thrifty Tip: When booking, make sure to select “Calendar View” and “5 weeks” to maximize the dates viewable.

 

Delta Flash Sale

Sample flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska for 14k SkyMiles round trip

 

Availability

  • Appears to vary by departure city and destination. Cheapest availability from Delta hub and focus cities including Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis, Portland, Raleigh, Seattle starting at 14k SkyMiles. Check your local airport.

 

Departure Cities

  • Most U.S. cities with Delta service. Check your local airport!

 

Destination Cities

  • Anchorage, Alaska (ANC)
  • Fairbanks, Alaska (FAI)
  • Montreal, Canada (YUL)
  • Vancouver, Canada (YVR)
  • Winnipeg, Canada (YWG)
  • Calgary, Canada (YYC)
  • Edmonton, Canada (YEG)
  • Victoria, Canada (YYJ)

 

Analysis

This sale provides some unique opportunities to get from many US cities with Delta service to Alaska and Canada. For example, you can fly from Atlanta to Fairbanks, Alaska for 28k SkyMiles round trip. These fares typically run between $500 and $800 if you are paying cash. Using these numbers you are getting over 2 cents per SkyMile with this sale which is a solid redemption.

Most departure cities have availability for 20k-28k SkyMiles round-trip. This is a significant savings off of the typical base redemption for these routes. There are taxes and fees from $40+ for fares into Canada, which is standard taxes for international award tickets.

 

Delta Flash Sale

Sample Flight from Atlanta to Fairbanks, Alaska for 28k SkyMiles round trip

 

Bottom Line

If you’ve been holding out for a cheap trip to Alaska or Canada, then now is your time to book! Mileage programs tend to devalue over time so make sure to burn those SkyMiles, especially on solid deals like this. Travel must be booked by 11:59 ET on Wednesday, June 13th for travel between September 17th and November 15th, 2018.

 

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