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Should I use AMEX Rewards Points (+35% rebate) or Delta miles to book a delta flight?

Should I use AMEX Rewards Points (+35% rebate) or Delta miles to book a delta flight?

Old Sep 7, 19, 12:06 am
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Should I use AMEX Rewards Points (+35% rebate) or Delta miles to book a delta flight?

Should I use AMEX Rewards Points (including 35% rebate) or Delta miles to book this delta flight RT JFK-->LAX?

It would cost 90,500 delta sky miles, or 92,119 AMEX Rewards points. I would get the 35% AMEX point reimbursement so it would end up being cut down to 59,877 AMEX points.

What do you all think is my best move? Appreciate it!

Thanks!
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Old Sep 7, 19, 12:22 am
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Use DL miles, as they are literally worthless.
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Old Sep 7, 19, 7:53 am
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Personally, and speaking as someone who is sitting on a pile of SkyMiles at the moment, I'd use the DL miles because the AmEx points (even at 2/3 the amount) are likely to have more uses in the future.
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Old Sep 8, 19, 2:03 pm
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That's almost enough MR for an ANA J class return/open-jaw ticket to Asia. Using them for a domestic transcon seems to be a poor value.
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Old Sep 11, 19, 4:50 am
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Originally Posted by mike1722 View Post
Should I use AMEX Rewards Points (including 35% rebate) or Delta miles to book this delta flight RT JFK-->LAX?

It would cost 90,500 delta sky miles, or 92,119 AMEX Rewards points. I would get the 35% AMEX point reimbursement so it would end up being cut down to 59,877 AMEX points.

What do you all think is my best move? Appreciate it!

Thanks!
Use DL miles
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