A good sale to Rio de Janeiro.

This is about $1,233. However, if you have an American Express Platinum or Centurion card, you can buy this for $1,101 via American Express Travel.

(Originally sent to our Premium subscribers on September 17th, 2021 at 4PM)

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Photo: Luciola Vilella – MTUR via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • May 19th – 26th, 2021
  • This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from March 2021 – early June 2021. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 21 days in advance of departure.
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

Fare Class:

  • Z

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $1,048

Seat Type:

  • Within US: Recliner.
  • US – Rio de Janeiro: Lie-flat

Direct Aisle Access:

  • Within US: No. 2 x 2 seating
  • US – Rio de Janeiro: Yes 1 x 2  x 1 seating


  • LGA – ATL (Atlanta) – GIG (Rio de Janeiro) – ATL – LGA
    • There are routings available from JFK which will connect in Sao Paulo. The Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro segment will be in coach.


  • Miles Flown: 11,020 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles:  16,530 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 5,240 miles

How to Buy:

  • Book on American Express Travel.
    • If you have an American Express Platinum or Centurion card, you can save about $130 booking via them versus booking directly on Delta.




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