Do you need some Delta Air Lines MQD and MQM for your SkyMiles Medallion status goals? Can you get to New York-Kennedy (JFK) airport? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, then you might like this this JFK to Quito (UIO) business class mileage run. (And it earns back 3.5X MQD on your airfare investment!)
The price is $912.29. I like that this is a quick-ish turn. You can knock it out in about 33-ish hours.
There are a few other dates when the price goes up slightly to around $1,065 or so. Head over to Google Flights, ITA Matrix, or your favorite flight search engine to check ’em out. (Or get in touch now with the point.me mileage run desk and ask them to book your trip.)
AeroMexico operates this trip, which flies JFK-Mexico City (MEX)-UIO-MEX-JFK. ITA Matrix estimates the itinerary will travel 8,074 miles. Because this is an AeroMexico “I” fare, you’ll earn 40% of that distance as MQD when you credit the trip to your Delta SkyMiles number. HERE IS HOW AND WHY THAT HAPPENS.
You’re projected to earn:
- $3229.60 MQD (that’s a return of 3.5X MQD for your ~$913 airfare!)
- 12,036 MQM (7.6 CPMQM. Nothing stellar but certainly not terrible.)
- 16,048 redeemable SkyMiles (before any applicable Medallion bonuses)
Mid-late January seems to have several dates open. (Including Friday, January 20, and Friday, January 27). Then they’re sort of scattered across February and March before opening up a little more in April.
Are you worried you’ll screw up the booking and not get your MQD, MQM, and redeemable SkyMiles (you’re not the only one, I promise you)? Fear not. The Mileage Run department at point.me (formerly Juicy Miles) can take care of boooking the trip for you.
These deals have a tendency to disappear not long after we blog them. Why?
- The airline hikes the price ASAP, or
- Readers snatch up the available inventory, or
- Both of the above
“This Run Doesn’t ME!”
Maybe this run doesn’t work for you.
If you want something tailored to your schedule, wants, needs, preferences, desires, and assorted other necessities, my friends in the Mileage Run department at point.me (formerly Juicy Miles) would love to help you. Don’t tell them I said this — but they’re mileage run nerds who love a good challenge. And they’re very good at what they do.
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