Delta has launched a new SkyMiles flash sale for travel between the United States and Europe August 1 – October 31, 2017, and must be booked by March 15.
Economy round-trip awards start at 50,000 SkyMiles while Delta One business class round-trip awards are priced at 110,000 miles (far better value).
You can access Delta’s web page for this SkyMiles award sale here.
Note that not all flights between all Delta gateways are on sale. Likely those that have softer loads during the traditional European vacation month of August and early fall.
Some of the sale fares for travel between this period United States – Europe are going to be low due to lessened business demand for the period.
Good time nevertheless to burn some SkyMiles if you have been planning traveling to Europe during the promo period and Delta has discounted Delta One business class availability.
Here are the terms and conditions of this sale:
Sale Award Tickets will be priced starting at 50,000 miles round trip (plus taxes and fees) to select destinations from the contiguous 48 United States to Ireland and Europe.
Some routes may include one or more segments operated with single cabin aircraft featuring Main Cabin service in place of First Class, and may include one or more segments domestic segments, First Class in place of Delta One®.
Tickets: Tickets must be purchased no later than March 15, 2017 at delta.com.
Travel Period: Travel may begin on or after August 1, 2017 and all travel must be completed by October 31, 2017.
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 will range between $45 and $260 round-trip for Main Cabin and Delta One travel from the contiguous 48 United States to/from Europe. 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.
SkyMiles: All SkyMiles program rules apply to SkyMiles program membership, miles, offers, mile accrual, mile redemption and travel benefits. To review the rules, see Membership Guide & Program Rules
Taxes: Taxes shown are based on nonstop flights and accurate as of January 29, 2017. Changes in currency exchange rates or government-imposed fees may cause taxes to fluctuate.
Baggage Charges: For travel between United States/Canada/PR/U.S. Virgin Islands/ Mexico/Central America/Caribbean/South America (except Brazil) and Europe/North Africa, 100 USD, 120 CAD1 or 85 EUR1 fee for second checked bag. Contact a Delta agent or see Excess Baggage for details.