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I Love Bama
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Delta Skymiles Problem

I've got 150,000 miles I would like to use on a new TV and the website says I have to be a card member to access the marketplace. Is this true? I can't find the sky miles shop anywhere.


Mr.Perfect
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Can you sell your miles for cash?


I Love Bama
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Too much trouble. I figured I could just go to the skymiles website and order one. Not sure what I am doing wrong.

#BACONISMEATCANDY


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Market place is a terrible use of points. Bose earbuds are $100 at Costco/ Sam's Club and it costs 19,100 for them in the market place.

But yes skymiles marketplace is "Exclusively for SkyMiles® members with a Gold, Platinum, or Reserve Delta SkyMiles Credit Card."

I wish there was a way to buy the miles off you but sadly it isn't worth the transfer fee


I Love Bama
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So what the frick am I supposed to do with these points? Should I get a card just to shop?


BACONisMEATcandy
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If you are dead set on using the miles there yeah... Get the gold... Earn 30,000 extra miles buy bigger tv and cancel the card before the year is up

ETA: you could buy my gump fiancé a plane ticket for our honeymoon
This post was edited on 12/23 at 10:48 pm


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quote:

my gump fiancé


BACONisMEATcandy
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I know... I know


Golfer
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Non Amex card holders can only use them for travel.


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Teddy Ruxpin
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Bacon, why, why? My fiancé's little brother is a senior at gump university and that association is bad enough


Lsut81
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Bose earbuds are $100 at Costco/ Sam's Club and it costs 19,100 for them in the market place.


No fricking shite... All of the stuff on Amex's mall is outrageous.

An iPad mini that is $300 in a normal store is like 47k points. The ONLY thing I use my points for is gift cards to retailers. You get 1:1 through almost all of the gcs.


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BACONisMEATcandy
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I figure if the only thing I have to complain about is her football team, which I loathe, I am doing pretty good

But seriously I did something terrible in a past life to deserve this


Lsut81
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I figure if the only thing I have to complain about is her football team, which I loathe, I am doing pretty good



As long as she has all of her teeth, sounds like a win


ftr, I almost went to Alabama. We owned hunting property over there and I became a fan of their football team in the early 90s when Barker and Williams were the big boys in college football.


jtmiller02
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What TV are you looking at getting for 150,000 miles? I'd be willing to work out a deal with you, planning an around the world trip and could use the miles. I believe you can transfer them pretty easily.

Nevermind, they charge $.01 per mile to transfer which would be $1500 plus $150 in fees to transfer the miles. I'd recommend hanging onto them. They're worth a lot more than a TV. 180,000 miles will get you a trip around the world with 6 stopovers
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BACONisMEATcandy
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He could just buy you the tickets from his acct


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