PRNewswire-FirstCall ATLANTA Nov. 20 :
Delta Air Lines is pleased to announce that customers may now purchase
miles for its SkyMiles frequent flyer program in local Delta City Ticket
Offices in select Latin American countries. The participating Latin
American countries include Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El
Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela.
“Miles are a unique gift to give for graduations, birthdays, anniversaries
or any other special occasion,” said Jorge Fernandez, Delta`s director for
Latin America and Caribbean. “The ability to purchase miles in small
increments can now help SkyMiles members in Latin America reach their
desired mile amounts more quickly and redeem them for that special trip or
vacation for themselves, their family members or loved ones.”
Individuals may purchase SkyMiles in increments of 1,000 miles for $0.0275
USD per mile plus applicable U.S. excise taxes, local taxes and a
processing fee. Multiple gifts may be given with one transaction, and the
purchaser does not have to be a Delta SkyMiles member. SkyMiles may be
redeemed for benefits including Award Travel to more than 400 destinations
worldwide on Delta or its partner airlines, upgrades and Crown Room Club
Delta offers daily non-stop flights between Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa
Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela and the
Delta SkyMiles members earn miles by flying Delta, Song, Delta Shuttle,
Delta Connection, Delta AirElite and Delta`s worldwide partners, including
SkyTeam and other partner airlines. The program offers additional mileage-
building opportunities through SkyMiles partners such as Delta SkyMiles(R)
Credit Cards, leading hotels and car rental companies.
Delta Air Lines, the world`s second largest airline in terms of passengers
carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offers 6,130
flights each day to 453 destinations in 82 countries on Delta, Song, Delta
Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta`s worldwide partners. Delta is a
founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides
customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. For
more information, please visit delta.com .
Terms and Conditions:
All prices quoted are in U.S. Dollars. All SkyMiles program rules apply.
All transactions are subject to a 7.5 percent U.S. Government Excise Tax,
local country taxes and a $25 USD processing fee per transaction. Any
individual may purchase a maximum of 15,000 miles in a calendar year. Lost
or stolen certificates will not be returned or replaced. The
SkyRewards/Buy Miles certificate has no cash or refund value. Purchases
are non-refundable. Purchased miles do not count toward qualification for
any Medallion or Million Miler status.