Delta Air Lines has launched an award sale using SkyMiles between select destinations in the Americas & the Caribbean for travel between December 3 and February 18, 2015.
The discounted award tickets must be booked by November 2, 2014. There are some blackout dates and travel to/from Brazil, Argentina, and Chile has minimum stay of 7 days.
You can access this offer on Delta’s website here.
Here’s the discount table:
It would have been interesting to know the exact markets where these offers are valid rather than just “select”. If you have award travel coming up on Delta, it makes sense to check the current prices.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Redemption amounts shown are available at delta.com. Tickets cost $25 more if issued by Delta over the phone, $35 more at a Delta ticket counter or ticket office, and these amounts are nonrefundable. Tickets are not transferable. Promotional redemption amounts are subject to availability and seats available at promotional Award prices are limited. Pay with Miles tickets are not eligible for promotional redemption amounts. This offer is not transferable.
Promotional redemption amounts are not available for the following markets at any time: Caracas, Venezuela; Cancun, Mexico; and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
Tickets | Award Tickets must be issued no later than November 2, 2014.
Travel Period | Travel may begin on or after December 3, 2014 and all travel must be completed by February 18, 2015.
Blackout Dates | Promotional redemption amounts are not available to any eligible markets on the following dates: December 19 through December 24, 2014, December 26, 2014 through January 5, 2015, January 16, 2015, January 19, 2015, February 13, 2015 and February 16, 2015.
Redemption Amount Validity | Redemption amounts are valid for travel in the Economy Class (Coach) cabin on Delta/Delta Connection carrier flights only.
Minimum Stay | Tickets to/from Brazil, Argentina, and Chile require a 7-day minimum stay.
Maximum Stay | 30 days or through February 18, 2015, whichever is earliest.
Award Travel | Award Travel is subject to government-imposed taxes and fees and carrier-imposed charges, which are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked. Taxes/fees/carrier-imposed charges depend upon the itinerary, and are at least $11.20 for Economy Class travel within the continental United States and may be up to $600 for Economy Class international travel. Award Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or in all markets.
Cancellations/Refunds/Changes | Tickets are nonrefundable except in accordance with Delta’s cancellation policy. Fees may apply for downgrades/reissues and itinerary changes. Contact a Delta agent or see Award Travel Rules for details. Award Ticket changes must be made at least 72 hours prior to the departure time of the flight being changed. Award Tickets booked within 72 hours of departure are nonrefundable and cannot be redeposited or reissued unless prohibited by local law or within the risk-free cancellation period. No changes will be permitted to the originating flight of Award Tickets booked within 72 hours, however changes to the return are permitted if the return flight is not within 72 hours and the change is made at least 72 hours prior to flight departure. Fees apply for any changes. Taxes and fees will apply. Voluntary changes to Award Tickets after promotion has ended may result in an increase in mileage costs.
Taxes | Taxes shown are based on nonstop flights and accurate as of September 24, 2014. Changes in currency exchange rates or government-imposed fees may cause taxes to fluctuate.
Baggage Charges | For travel between/within the United States/Canada/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands, $25 USD/CAD1 fee for first checked bag, $35 USD/CAD1 fee for second checked bag.
For travel between the United States/Canada/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands and Mexico/Central America/the Dominican Republic/Haiti and for travel between/within Mexico/Central America and the Caribbean, $40 USD/CAD1 fee for second checked bag.
For travel between the United States/Canada/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean & Bermuda, $25 USD/CAD1 fee for first checked bag (except flights to/from Dominican Republic and Haiti) and $40 USD/CAD1 fee for second checked bag.
For travel between the United States/Canada/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands/ Mexico/Central America/Caribbean and South America (except Brazil), the second checked bag is free.
Allowances subject to size/weight limits. Contact a Delta agent or see Excess Baggage for details.
Miscellaneous | Redemption amounts, fees, rules, and offers are subject to change without notice. All SkyMiles program rules apply to SkyMiles program membership, miles, offers, mile accrual, mile redemption and travel benefits. To review the rules, please visit delta.com/memberguide. Other restrictions may apply.