Delta Gold or Platinum?

Old Nov 26, 2018, 2:27 am
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Originally Posted by jdrtravel
This. Yes they can, and certainly on the west coast to HNL routes as well.

If you will fly enough next year to at least reach gold again, without a big rollover, then suggest you go for Plat.

Thanks. I sure wish they applied toward HNL departures to Intl. Routes.
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 6:52 am
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It sounds like you have all of the information you need to make the decision. Good luck!
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 9:00 am
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Where does DL fly internationally out of HNL? Tokyo? Others?
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 2:10 pm
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Originally Posted by ijgordon
Where does DL fly internationally out of HNL? Tokyo? Others?
Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, and Seoul
Here's a map of all destinations:
http://dl.fltmaps.com/en
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 2:13 pm
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Originally Posted by gooselee
Gold+Gold is certainly better than Platinum+Silver since STE+ matters a lot given your int'l travel patterns.

In my mind, the biggest thing you'd be missing by not going to PM is the award redeposit fee waiver if you tend to book lots of award tickets. Easily the best PM benefit for me by far. But if that's not a big concern for you, then I would stick to Gold for 2 years for sure.

Of course, if there's any way you could push for PM this year and still fly enough to keep GM next year, that's even better.
That is certainly where I stand now. Gold+Gold = Lounge access+Lounge access vs Platinum + potentially Silver would equal Lounge access + potentially no access. .....scary thought
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 2:21 pm
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Originally Posted by runningformqm


if u do fly hnl-mainland us-international i think the ruc's can be used on hnl-mainland us where there is a d1 cabin
My flights have always been HNL-Intl without any mainland connections. But perhaps its something to consider if any great prices come up. Right now I'm paying about $1K for R/T HNL-FUK in Y. I would gladly pay double that if I could get there in D1 even if it meant a longer route.
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Old Nov 26, 2018, 2:22 pm
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Originally Posted by MarkP24
It sounds like you have all of the information you need to make the decision. Good luck!
Yes! All this feedback has been great/reassuring.
Thanks to everyone!!
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