Delta Airlines 500 Miles for Booking Online


Delta Air Lines is currently offering SkyMiles members 500 bonus miles just for purchasing a roundtrip flight at delta.com between April 28 and May 31, 2009. In addition, Northwest WorldPerks members also earn 500 bonus miles when they purchase a “qualifying flight” at nwa.com. Your WorldPerks and SkyMiles accounts will be merged soon anyway.

“Delta.com’s share of tickets sold has grown by an unprecedented 50 percent since 2007. We’re bringing back the delta.com booking bonus for a limited time as a thank you to our customers for their loyalty,” said Josh Weiss, managing director of delta.com. “We also invite customers who may book travel on other sites to visit delta.com and experience its many features and benefits, including Delta’s lowest available fares.”

What else can you get at delta.com? Lots of stuff:

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  • No direct ticketing charges or online booking fees
  • The Best Fare Guarantee, which ensures customers get the best Delta fares on the web or their money back
  • Online check-in for all flights, including international itineraries and baggage check
  • SkyMiles Award redemption, including multiple airline partners’ Award availability and easy management of SkyMiles frequent flyer accounts
  • Seating assignment changes. Seriously, don’t wait until you get to the airport. I hate changing seats because some parent comes on board with 2 kids and didn’t have the foresight to select seats ahead of time, causing everyone in the cabin to have to move to accommodate that person.
  • Up-to-the-minute flight status, including the ability to sign up for real-time flight updates
  • Live online chat with a Delta agent who can assist with an online booking
  • Purchase Delta Sky Club One-Day, 30-day and annual passes, hotel rooms, rental cars and carbon offsets

Customers can visit delta.com/bestfare for more information or to book travel now. No, you don’t have to register in advance for this particular promotion and there is no limit to the number of miles you can earn.

The Fine Print: Promotional enrollment is not required. To participate in this offer, eligible members must have a SkyMiles(R) account with a U.S. address. Bonus Offer: Earn 500 bonus miles for each flown round-trip qualifying ticket (250 bonus miles for each one way ticket) purchased at delta.com. A qualifying ticket includes any Delta or Northwest coded flight purchased at delta.com. Flights must be sold under the DL or NW code. Bonus miles do not count toward Medallion(R) or Million Miler(TM) status. Bonus applies only to the SkyMiles member flying and purchasing the qualifying ticket at delta.com. Purchase Period: Tickets must be purchased between April 28, 2009 and May 31, 2009 for travel anytime. Best Fare Guarantee: Best Fare Guarantee is valid for electronic tickets purchased by credit card with a United States billing address at delta.com for travel originating in the 50 United States. Voucher offer only applies for lower published Delta fares found that same day for the exact same itinerary including the exact same Delta flight, cabin, booking class and flight time of the itinerary purchased at delta.com. Difference in total fares (including third party booking fees) must be equal to or greater than $10. Cancellation/refund request must be made by midnight the first day of travel or midnight the day after purchase is made, whichever comes first. For a voucher claim to be valid, it must satisfy all terms and conditions and be submitted in compliance with the claims processing procedures. Fares, offers and rules are subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions apply. Visit delta.com/bestfare for additional details. Additional Restrictions: Bonus miles will post to the SkyMiles account of the qualifying member 4-6 weeks following the end of the promotion (May 31, 2009). 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. All SkyMiles program rules apply. To review the rules, please visit Membership Guide & Program Rules. Offer void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. Offer subject to change. Please refer Delta customer service representative to 970639. (C) 2009 Delta Air Lines, Inc.