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Delta Air Lines has launched a bonus SkyMiles campaign for flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne on Delta or Virgin Australia operated flights.

Delta SkyMiles Australia Bonus Spring 2017

The offer is valid for flights taken between February 1 – May 31, 2017, for tickets issued on or after February 1. You must register for this offer prior traveling. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader emailed me a question regarding a Delta flight delay from the United States to Europe that led the reader to arrive to their final destination 7 hours late. What compensation is due?

Reader Question Delta Flight Delays

Remember that you can always email me, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. I’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. [click to continue…]

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SPG has Crossover Rewards with Delta and has made targeted offer to some members to earn double & triple SkyMiles in addition to Starpoints for stays in the United States & Canada October 24 – December 31, 2016.


Members earn double SkyMiles for their weekday stays and triple for weekends ones (triple miles earned for stays that include Friday or Saturday). [click to continue…]

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Well. I have told myself many times not to book flights departing early morning hours, but I made that mistake again. I had to get to Santiago from Rio de Janeiro and pieced the ticket together by buying a cheap one-way GIG-GRU on JJ and the using Avios for GRU-SCL on the same airline.


The only way of making the 8:05AM JJ GRU-SCL flight was to take the 5AM GIG-GRU flight, if I didn’t decide to fly-in the night before. I remember looking at the clock at 2AM this morning and saying myself that I have another hour to sleep. Suffice to say, the next time I had look at the clock it was 5:15AM and I had missed the flight. [click to continue…]