Delta: Fly From The US To Sydney For 50K Miles Round-Trip!

The Park Hyatt Sydney and Sydney Opera House, as seen from the Sydney Harbour Bridge, January 2011
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Delta has an unpublished mileage sale between several US cities and Sydney for just 50K miles round-trip!

Travel is only valid from the US to Sydney

Round-trip purchase required.

Award cancellations/changes are free within 24 hours of booking and cost $150 after 24 hours. Cancellations/changes aren’t allowed within 72 hours of the flight.

This sale is valid for travel on select dates between now and December. Use Delta’s desktop site and toggle the flexible award calendar to display 5 weeks of availability at a time.

Sample valid origin cities include: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, NYC, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, and more.


You can transfer miles from AMEX or Marriott to Delta.

Sydney Opera House:


Sydney Harbour Bridge:

Kangaroo at Angelsea Golf Club on the Great Ocean Road:


Great Ocean Road, outside Melbourne:


Wineglass Bay, Tasmania:


Whitsunday Islands:

Back in 2010-2011 Mimi and I flew around the world on the now defunct American OneWorld first class round-the-world award for 230K miles. In Australia we used the award to stop off in MelbourneSydney, Tasmania, and the Whitsunday Islands. Truly an awesome country!

  • 3-5 days in Sydney would give you enough time to experience the phenomenal Park Hyatt, climb the Harbour bridge, check out the Opera House, pet some Koalas and Kangaroos, and have a day in the Blue Mountains.
  • 4-6 days in Melbourne would allow for a road trip of the sublime Great Ocean Road and the breathtaking Grampians before going to to Melborune for Shabbos at the excellent Park Hyatt which is around the corner from a great Chabad House. A flight from Sydney to Melbourne is just 4.5K BA Avios with no fuel surcharges.
  • 2-4 days in Hamilton Island or Cairns would give you time to snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef. If you’re going to Hamilton Island you’ll also be able to check out famous Whitehaven Beach and the Whitsunday Islands. A flight from Sydney to Hamilton Island is 7.5K BA Avios with no fuel surcharges. Sydney to Cairns is 10K Avios.
  • We spent 4 nights covering the entire beautiful island of Tasmania without realizing just how much driving that would entail. Doing over a week would have been ideal.  A flight from Sydney to Tasmania is 4.5K BA Avios with no fuel surcharges.
  • We didn’t make it to more remote places like Uluru, Kangaroo Island, Perth, or the Australian Outback, but perhaps on a future trip? Then again 10K BA Avios can also get you from Sydney to New Zealand. That’s been on my bucket list for a very long time…

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HT: Davidthebest, via DDF

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Dan it’s time for you to go down under to New Zealand! Beautiful country and with that you can finally change your paragraph and update your bucket list.


Marriott to Delta exchange rate?


can i use my plat certificates to upgrade?

Ed Travel

No, I have some and I wish I could use them….


Booked 3 rt tickets


Amex to delta exchange rate?


when you post these 22k 6k and 10k sales on delta does the price go on sale for business also? or just economy?


Is there any way to do this from NYC with a weekend stopover in LA?


is there anyway to get this deal using United Miles?




@es > Yes. Trade miles with a friend. 😉