SkyMiles is the frequent flyer program of Delta Airlines, the largest airline in the world and a founding member of SkyTeam Alliance. Miles in their frequent flyer program are called SkyMiles. Delta doesn’t publish an award chart, this means the number of miles you’ll need for awards varies based on route, demand and the cash price of a ticket.
Approximate miles value
1.1 cents per mile
Depends on fare
Limit on amount of miles you can purchase
60000 per transaction
Courtesy Hold for award reservation
Do you need to open an account to check availability?
Delta charges separately for every segment
Yes, from K class higher on international fares
Yes for all flights
Aeromexico, Air France, KLM, Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Europa, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Czech Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, MEA, Saudia, Tarom, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen Air, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Hawaiian Airlines
Credit card partners
American Express (1:1, instant transfer)
Marriott Bonvoy (3:1, 24 hours transfer), Accor Live Limitless (2:1, 4-6 weeks transfer), IHG Rewards (5:1, 6 weeks transfer), Hilton Honors (10:1, up to 30 days transfer), World of Hyatt (5:2, 6-8 weeks transfer), Radisson Rewards (10:1, 4-6 weeks transfer)
Co-Branded credit card in the US
Delta SkyMiles Blue, Gold, Platinum or Reserve American Express Card
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