Dallas to Istanbul: SkyTeam Business Class ~$1800 R/T All In!

Found this one quite by accident! Wide open availability from DAL (Dallas Love Field) to Istanbul, Turkey (IST) on SkyTeam: Delta, KLM, Air France. Wide open for most of 2016. I was unable replicate from other departure cities within a few sample searches.

BOOK ASAP! You can always purchase on Delta and cancel within 24 hours.

Samples Dates are departing on Mar 16, 2016 and returning on Mar 23, 2015. Search on Google Flights and book through Delta or Air France.

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Seattle to Baltimore – Delta- #FlightDeal or Weekday #MileageRun – Nov 2014 – $268 R/T – 4.8 CPM – #SkyTeam

Not everyone is able to do weekday mileage runs due to their work schedule, but if you are, here’s an easy one that only eats up one full day since the outbound segment is a redeye. Not much flexibility on dates if you’re seeking the lowest fare possibility.

Sample Departure Date: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Sample Return Date: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 (redeye, no hotel stay needed)

Airline: Delta

CPM:  4.8 CPM 

Total Base Mileage Earned: 5,506 CPM

Routing: SEA-ATL-BWI-ATL-DFW

Total Roundtrip Fare: $268

 

Seattle Baltimore Mileage Run ITA Matrix

 

Austin to LAX – Delta- #FlightDeal or #MileageRun – Nov 2014 – $216 R/T – 3.9 CPM – #SkyTeam

Interested in a quick redeye mileage run on a Friday evening after work? There seems to be a flurry of MRs for Texas folks on Delta this week. Not many dates available with the lowest fare by other dates and/or trip lengths can be had for a bit more. This is a follow up to my Houston to LAX post yesterday.

Sample Departure Date: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Sample Return Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2014 (redeye, no hotel stay needed)

Airline: Delta

CPM:  3.9 CPM 

Total Base Mileage Earned: 5,504 CPM

Routing: AUS-ATL-LAX-ATL-AUS

Total Roundtrip Fare: $216

 

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STL/MSY/DFW to Madrid in Business Class- Delta – #FlightDeal – Mar 2014 – ~$2,000 R/T – #SkyTeam

Update: 10/21 8:16 PM CST

$2,029 Fare also available from New Orleans (MSY)

$2,077 from Dallas (DFW)

Europe is still quite chilly in early March but Spain is going to be about the mildest spot on the continent.

While the price isn’t earth shattering cheap, roughly $2,000 round-trip to Europe in business class is still a really good deal. The product isn’t exciting (Delta 767) but it’s still a comfy way to cross the Atlantic. A decent amount of dates available in February and March 2015.

Sample Departure Date: Tue, Mar 3, 2o14

Sample Return Date: Tue, Mar 10, 2014

Airline: Delta

CPM: 14.0 CPM  (Again, not anywhere near mileage run worthy but still a good business class fare)

Total Base Mileage Earned: 14,418 Base Miles if you bank to Alaska Mileage Plan, 10,145 if banked to Delta SkyMiles under Skymiles 2015

Routing: STL-ATL-MAD-ATL-STL

Total Roundtrip Fare: $2,029

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Looking for cheap fares for next weekend?
Weekend Flights

LAX to Madrid $680, Athens $735 – Aeroflot – #FlightDeal or #MileageRun – Nov/Dec 2014, As low as 4.1 CPM

Don’t mind connecting in Moscow to get to Europe? Here’s a great opportunity to accrue lots of extra Sky Team miles when heading to Europe. Lots of available dates in Nov/Dec 2014, primarily around Thanksgiving. Sample deals are below to Athens and Madrid.

 

**Be sure to review Russian transit visa rules for your Moscow layover**

 

 

LAX to MAD

Sample Departure Date: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Sample Return Date: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

Airline: Aeroflot

CPM:   4.1 CPM 

Total Base Mileage Earned: 16,414 Base Miles

Routing:LAX-SVO-MAD-SVO-LAX

Total Roundtrip Fare: $680

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LAX to ATH

Sample Departure Date: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Sample Return Date: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

Airline: Aeroflot

CPM:   4.9 CPM 

Total Base Mileage Earned: 14,944 Base Miles

Routing:LAX-SVO-MAD-SVO-LAX

Total Roundtrip Fare: $735

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Need a hotel in Madrid or Athens?

Cheap of the Week – Save an extra 20% on hotels with code: JETSET. Offer valid 6/9 – 6/15/14.

LAX to Amsterdam over Thanksgiving – Aeroflot – #FlightDeal or #MileageRun – Nov 2014 – $787 R/T – #SkyTeam

Don’t mind connecting in Moscow to get to Europe? Here’s a great opportunity to accrue lots of extra Sky Team miles when heading to Europe.

**Be sure to review Russian transit visa rules for your Moscow layover**

Sample Departure Date: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Sample Return Date: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

Airline: Aeroflot

CPM:  5.3 CPM 

Total Base Mileage Earned: 14,782 Base Miles

Routing:LAX-SVO-AMS-SVO-LAX

Total Roundtrip Fare: $787

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Need a hotel in Amsterdam?

Cheap of the Week – Save an extra 20% on hotels with code: JETSET. Offer valid 6/9 – 6/15/14.