5000 Bonus Miles for Buying C+

Old Aug 30, 16, 4:37 pm
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5000 Bonus Miles for Buying C+

Booked a flight today ATL-JFK-ATL in main cabin. I am a FO. I declined the $30 ($15 each way) "upgrade" to C+, because even as a FO, I usually get a comp.

I then get an email from Delta saying that as a valued Amex customer, If I upgrade to C+ on my flights I will get a 5,000 skymiles bonus.

I figured for $30, guaranteed to pick my own seat, and 5,000 miles...why not?

Anyone else get this?
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Old Aug 30, 16, 4:50 pm
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5000 bonus for middle c+ seat only.
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Old Aug 30, 16, 5:02 pm
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Yup, I got it a couple of days ago. I figure it's worth it, but I've been too lazy to go ahead and do it.
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Old Aug 30, 16, 5:57 pm
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Originally Posted by dzflyer View Post
5000 bonus for middle c+ seat only.
Now that would be a nice consolation for those middle seat upgrades!
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Old Aug 30, 16, 6:04 pm
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I'd like to get this
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Old Aug 30, 16, 6:44 pm
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So once again Delta is trying to take away what was a free perk to its Medallion members and monetize it by selling it at a discount.

I understand the philosophy of the pencil pushers and number crunchers, but wonder when the breaking point will come to the whole concept of loyalty.
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Old Aug 30, 16, 6:49 pm
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That's a deal!

I value Skymiles at 1.5 cents per mile. To me, 5,000 Skymiles is worth $75, so that's quite generous on Delta's part.

Delta used to have "middle seat Mondays", which I think was 500 miles to elites stuck in a middle seat on Monday. Maybe they still do.
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Old Aug 30, 16, 7:00 pm
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What's the cheapest C+ <so-called> upgrade anyone has seen?
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Old Aug 30, 16, 7:24 pm
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Originally Posted by davetravels View Post
What's the cheapest C+ <so-called> upgrade anyone has seen?
I had one a few weeks ago for $5 each way...
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Old Aug 30, 16, 7:41 pm
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Originally Posted by abox03 View Post
I had one a few weeks ago for $5 each way...
Wow! What flight was that? MDW - - > ORD?
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Old Aug 30, 16, 7:55 pm
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Old Aug 30, 16, 9:29 pm
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Had offer of $13 for MCO-LAX. Price has climbed to $64 (flight is Sept 8).
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Old Aug 30, 16, 11:28 pm
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Paid 15 each way for ATL-BWI Round Trip. And it was for my wife and myself so two seats.
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Old Aug 31, 16, 8:36 am
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Originally Posted by yogimax View Post
So once again Delta is trying to take away what was a free perk to its Medallion members and monetize it by selling it at a discount.

I understand the philosophy of the pencil pushers and number crunchers, but wonder when the breaking point will come to the whole concept of loyalty.
The sooner people accept that there is no such thing as loyalty in corporate America, the better they will feel.

Originally Posted by miraclebear2003 View Post
Had offer of $13 for MCO-LAX. Price has climbed to $64 (flight is Sept 8).
That's a heck of a deal for a TRANSCON
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Old Aug 31, 16, 8:53 am
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I currently have a $16 offer from SAN to YVR, but do not see 5K bonus.
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