Posted by William Charles on October 20, 2017
Airline Rewards

Published on October 20th, 2017 | by William Charles


[Expired] [YMMV] Delta Promotion: Get 1,000 Bonus Miles For Each SkyMiles Partner You Use & How To Maximize

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The Offer

Direct link to offer

  • Earn 1,000 Delta miles for every new participating partner you earn miles with from October 16th, 2017 through December 31st, 2017. Participating partners:
    • Credit Card Partners
    • Hotels, Car Rental
    • Limo & Shuttle
    • Cruises and Vacations
    • Retail and Specialty
    • Financial Partners
    • SkyMiles Shopping
    • SkyMiles Dining
    • Full list here

The Fine Print

  • Offer Registration: Offer registration is required. To register, eligible members need to visit the dedicated landing page and register with their SkyMiles number.
  • Offer: Registered SkyMiles members will earn a bonus of 1,000 miles for every new participating partner they earn miles with between October 16, 2017 and December 31, 2017 up to a maximum of 25,000 bonus miles per member. The term “New” refers to a partner the member has not earned miles with during the period January 1, 2017 to October 17, 2017.
  • Participating Partners: The following non-airline partners are participating in this offer: SkyMiles Credit Card Partners, Hotels & Airbnb, Car Partners, SkyMiles Cruises, Retail and Specialty, Financial Partners, SkyMiles Shopping and SkyMiles Dining. For a list of partners, please click here. Airline partners, Delta Vacations, Gilt, and Biscoff are expressly excluded from this offer.

Our Verdict

Some of the easier partners are:

This is the third time they have done this (first, second).

Hat tip to readers  Mike H, Jeff L &   jamaicantraveller

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Clicking that link and entering my SM number gets me:

Whoops! You are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Please check out our other great offers on the My Promotions page.

I got an email titled “You’ve Been Selected For This Private Offer”

“Get a one-time bonus of 2,500 miles when you earn miles with both Airbnb and Lyft by December 31, 2017. Or, get 1,000 bonus miles if you earn miles with just one.”

Link to register:

That link also includes your Delta account #. Not sure how safe it is to display it.

I got this one too

me 3

Same, whoops error. I participated in the last one earlier this years so possibly it makes me ineligible for this promo?

Any speculation/data points re: whether Membership Rewards and Delta Amex would count as different partners? On the one hand, I could argue that they are different programs and therefore should count separately. On the other hand, they are both ultimately managed by American Express…

Interesting observation. Amex purchases the miles from Delta and the Delta decides how fast to devaluate the Skypesos inside of limits. They probably have a confidential agreement which limits how fast Delta is allowed to devaluate the Skypesos. Any other opinions?

Do car partners count separately? Lyft, Alamo, Supershuttle, etc? Any DP’s from past promos?

Assume this is a targeted offer

You have DINING and SKYMILES DINING – what is the difference please? S/O received this one meaning that a dining registration may have to be created.
I received the other.

Do you get the bonus miles for each different restaurant you go to in Skymiles dining or just one? Same question for the shopping portal – is it just one bonus for using the portal or one for each different store?

Can confirm that SPG transfers work, and trigger the 1k bonus.

(You had put this as a question in your article)

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