Travel with an award ticket: Use your points to fly for free with Delta Air Lines

The Delta Air Lines SkyMiles program allows you to buy free tickets with the miles to fly in all directions on Skyteam alliance flights. The reward mile accumulation system is quite simple and is similar to any other points program. Make purchases at DAL and its partners, acquire a specific number of miles for any ticket purchase.

Before purchasing an award ticket, you must accumulate miles, and here is the official schedule of miles to redeem for award tickets.

Before buying an award ticket, you must accumulate miles, and be aware that the number varies depending on your route and your destination.

Other costs are accounted for by the American company: Between $12 and $150 on domestic flights in Economy class, on routes serving the Caribbean and destinations in Latin America.

The cost of fees increases if you fly within Europe or other continents. It is estimated at $340.

As soon as the required number of miles is accumulated, it is possible to use them to pay part of the ticket with miles or other services offered by the American company such as car rental and hotel rooms.

To purchase SkyMiles award tickets, you must have a specific number of points in your account. The purchase system is built in such a way that the cost of an air ticket consists of several parts, displayed in a table on the official page.

Book an award flight ticket with Delta Air Lines

To buy a ticket using the miles earned through participation in the SkyMiles loyalty program, there are several methods, but it is more convenient to do it directly on the portal of the American airline.

Go to the Delta Airlines ticket booking page, and on the form that appears, select the necessary destinations and departure dates, then check the “Pay by miles” box. After that, you need to fill in other fields, including the newly opened block, where you need to enter the personal account number.

To buy an award ticket for DAL flights or the Sky Team alliance, it is quite possible to contact an office of the United States airline or go to its branches. In this situation, you must have cash on you or a credit card to pay the service fee, as well as documentation that certifies identity, on the basis of which the ticket will be issued.

Cash+Miles: Pay half of your Delta Air Lines award ticket in cash, and half with miles

Each DAL passenger has the right to pay the amount of his reservation by combining cash and miles. Simply select the Cash+Miles option when booking the bonus ticket.

Cancellation of reward tickets: What is the policy of Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines agrees to credit miles back to the accounts of passengers who cancel their flight reservations prior to departure.

Travel with SkyMark by booking award tickets

Delta Air Lines offers its passengers residing in Japan the possibility of booking award tickets with the low cost SkyMark using their miles accumulated with the Delta SkyMiles credit card, issued especially to Japanese people. The offer is also available to Medallion members.

Here is the table of chart grouping the miles points required to be able to travel on each SkyMark route with award tickets.

A flight ticket booked with miles is not refundable or changeable. However, the US carrier may offer you an alternate flight if you miss your departure.

Skyteam: Flying with Delta Air Lines Partners

The miles accumulated by traveling on the airline’s flights or by purchasing its various other services can be used to buy you award tickets which you can use to fly with members of the skyteam alliance, namely: Air France, KLM , Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico, China Eastern, Korean Air, Latam Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, Cape Air, China Airlines, China Southern, Hawaiian Airlines, Mandarin Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Saudia Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Tarom Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet and Xiamen Airlines.

Delta Vacations: Compose your vacation circuit by booking flights + hotels

You can also book airline tickets and pay for them with miles to organize a travel tour within the Delta Vacations program.

You can redeem up to 999,999 miles for award flight tickets, accommodation at partner hotels, or other packages offered in this program.

To make reservations, go to the Delta Vacations online page or call 1-800-800-1504.

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