Here’s a nice Delta weekend elite mileage run from the Los Angeles area to London Heathrow — and one sparing you the mess at LAX.
This trip departs the quiet, quaint Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) on Friday, November 8, connects through Atlanta, and arrives Heathrow on Saturday morning. Christmas markets will be open — which will give you something fun and seasonal to explore during your day in London.
The return leaves LHR on Sunday morning at 8:40 AM, connects in Amsterdam, then Atlanta, before arriving at 9:05 PM in Burbank.
All flights are aboard Delta metal except the short LHR-AMS hop. That’s a KLM 737-800.
(Parking tip for BUR: use Economy Lot A on Hollywood Way — just north of the terminal. $10 parking each day.)
Route: BUR-ATL-LHR. Overnight in London. LHR-AMS-ATL-BUR.
In the meantime, consider our friend Adam for help constructing a personalized mileage run that suits your needs and convenience!
Paying for the Trip
Remember to use a credit card that gives you bonus points on your travel purchases!
- 5X on The Platinum Card® from American Express (learn more) when using your card to purchase airfare directly from airlines
- 3X with the Chase Sapphire Reserve® — which also comes with an annual $300 travel credit
- 3X on the Chase Ink Business Preferred Card (3X on the first $150,000 combined spend in categories — such as travel — each anniversary year)
- 3X with the American Express® Gold Card (learn more and compare to other cards) when using your card to purchase airfare directly from airlines
- Don’t miss a single run. Subscribe HERE: www.RenesPoints.com/RunMail
- Need to learn how to find a run? See THIS Rookie post for how-to guide!
- Boost your Delta MQMs with the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card (learn more) or Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card (learn more)
- Want a custom built run from your home airport? You can find one here.
- Relax in an airport lounge during your mileage run with one of these cards!
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