There is a bonus war brewing for premium class transatlantic travel this fall & winter. American Airlines and British Airways both have a similar offer for the same period.
Now, Delta is offering up to 50K bonus miles per round-trip that is booked on paid business (J/C/D/S/I) and high economy (Y/B/M) fares after October 1 and for travel between October 1 and January 31, 2013. The offer is valid on KLM coded Delta operates flights as well.
Note that this offer is only valid on nonstop flights between United States and London Heathrow. You need to register for this offer by January 15 and only flights takes after registration are eligible for bonuses.
Here’s how many SkyMiles you can expect to earn:
– First round-trip: 15000 bonus SkyMiles
– Second round-trip: 35000 bonus miles
– Third and subsequent round-trips: 50000 bonus miles each.
There are lots of bonus miles to be earned on transatlantic travel this fall/winter IF you are flying on business/first class or on high economy booking classes.
Here are the full terms and conditions of this offer:
Eligibility: To participate in this worldwide public offer, you must be a new or existing SkyMiles® member and first register at delta.com/london100k by January 15, 2013 (ending 11:59:59 PM, U.S. CST, on 01/15/13); then book and fly between October 1, 2012, and January 31, 2013. Promotional registration is required before taking flight and only tickets purchased on or after October 1, 2012, will qualify for this bonus; existing reservations made prior to October 1, 2012, will not qualify.
Bonus Offer: Purchase and fly on Delta marketed/operated or KLM marketed/Delta operated nonstop round-trip flights between the U.S. and London/Heathrow in paid BusinessElite® (fare classes J/C/D/S/I on Delta-coded flights and J/C/D/I/Z on KLM-coded flights) or in paid full fare Economy Class (fare classes Y/B/M on Delta- or KLM-coded flights) and earn 15,000 bonus miles on your first round-trip flown flight, 35,000 bonus miles on your second flown round-trip flight, 50,000 bonus miles on your third flown round-trip flight, and 50,000 bonus miles on all subsequent round-trip flights flown. There is no limit to the number of bonus miles that may be earned with this promotion. Travel may originate or terminate in other cities, however bonus miles will be earned as long as travel is on one of the qualified Delta-operated nonstop flights to or from London Heathrow airport. Codeshare flights operated by carriers other than Delta or KLM are excluded from this offer. Bonus miles earned with this promotion do not count toward Medallion® or Million Miler(TM) status.
Travel Period: Travel must be between October 1, 2012, and January 31, 2013. All travel must be completed by January 31, 2013.
Award Travel: Taxes and fees for Award Travel are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked. Award Travel seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or in all markets.
Promotional Fulfillment: Your bonus miles will appear automatically on your SkyMiles statement. Allow up to six weeks after promotion has ended for credit to appear (January 31, 2013).
Miscellaneous: All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit Membership Guide & Program Rules. Offers void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. Offers and benefits are subject to change without notice. Bonus miles apply only to the traveling SkyMiles member and do not count toward Medallion or Million Miler status. Certain unpublished fares are not eligible for promotional participation. You may visit delta.com for more details and specific restrictions. This offer cannot be combined with other Delta/SkyTeam® offers.
Promotional Reference Code: Please refer Delta customer service representative to 97062524.