[Delta Flash Sale] Shanghai, China from 40k SkyMiles (R/T)

SkyMiles Flash Sale Shanghai

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Delta is offering discounted roundtrip economy flights to Shanghai, China (PVG)! Delta is advertising this sale from Atlanta (ATL), New York (JFK/LGA), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Orlando (MCO), Birmingham (BHM), Nashville (BNA), Jacksonville (JAX), New Orleans (MSY), Raleigh/Durham (RDU) and Washington DC (DCA/IAD).

Flights are available for travel from September 15th to November 15th, 2018. This offer must be booked by August 15th at 11:59 EST.! While they are only advertising the sale from certain cities, it may be available from other cities as is often the case with these flash sales. Check your local airport!

Thrifty Tip #1: Already booked an award fare during this time period? Call Delta and they may refund the difference.

Thrifty Tip #2: When booking, make sure to select “Calendar View” and “5 weeks” to maximize the dates viewable.

Thrifty Tip #3: Take advantage of a limited time offer to earn up to 70,000 SkyMiles with the co-branded Delta American Express Cards.

 

 

Delta SkyMiles Flash Sale Availability:

  • Travel September 15th – November 15th, 2018
  • Expires August 15th, 2018 @ 11:59 EST
  • To book these fares, visit the Delta SkyMiles deals page.

 

Our Analysis

This deal starts at 40,000 SkyMiles round-trip in economy out of a handful of cities. This route typically starts at around 70,000 SkyMiles round trip, so these fares are almost half off. Make sure to check your local airport as these sales are often larger than advertised. Taxes and fees on this SkyMiles redemption will run you around $35

Thrifty Tip #4: Delta SkyMiles can be confusing. These flash sales are one of the best ways to use them. See our guide to Understanding Delta SkyMiles.

 

SkyMiles Flash Sale Shanghai

ATL-PVG for 40,000 SkyMiles

 

Bottom Line

Delta continues to impress with their solid flash sales. Delta flash sales are one of the main reasons we place a higher value on the SkyMiles program than most.

With the lack of an award chart, Delta can effectively charge you as many SkyMiles as they please for an award ticket. What many fail to realize is that this can often work in your favor as is the case with this Delta SkyMiles flash sale. This sale ends August 15th, 2018 at 11:59 EST, so don’t wait if you are thinking about booking.

 

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H/T: The Points Guy
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