Watch for This When Using Ultimate Rewards for Delta Tix

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    I was recently pricing some Delta travel from Fort Lauderdale, a big Spirit market, and stumbled across this. That’s a mighty attractive fare, but note that it’s a “Basic Economy” E fare. If you’re a Medallion flier that matters because you will essentially lose your biggest Medallion benefits if you buy it for this trip. No sweat as I would gladly pay an extra $15 for access to all the benefits of my Platinum Medallion status. Just for giggles, I decided to price the Delta flights using Ultimate Rewards points and here’s what I found. Notice something? Ultimate Rewards travel was about to sell me the $78.10 Basic Economy fare, not something I’m at all interested in. Granted, I did not… The post Watch for This When Using Ultimate Rewards for Delta Tix appeared first on MJ on Travel.

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