Yes, you'll earn Delta SkyMiles MQDs (Medallion Qualification Dollars) if you book your ticket using Capital One Miles. The MQDs you'll earn will be equal to one-fifth of the base miles earned on the itinerary of the flight booked using Capital One Miles.
Yes, you can use Capital One Venture miles on Delta. The Capital One Venture allows you to book Delta flights with miles through Capital One, or you can redeem miles to pay for airfare previously charged to the card within 90 days from the purchase date. In fact, you can use Capital One Venture miles to book flights on any airline, anytime with no seat restrictions or blackout dates.… read full answer
How to Book a Delta Flight Using Capital One Venture Miles
Log in to your Capital One account and click “View Rewards” on your account page.
Click “See All Options.”
Select “Book a Trip” to access the Capital One Travel portal.
Enter your travel dates and destinations.
Filter your search results to include only Delta flights.
Choose a Delta flight and click “Select.”
Follow the instructions to apply your Capital One Venture miles toward the cost of the airfare.
How to Pay for a Recent Delta Purchase Using Capital One Venture Miles
You cannot use Capital One Venture miles to pay for your airfare directly when you book a flight through the Delta website, but once you charge the flight to your card, you can redeem some or all of your earned miles toward the cost of the ticket.
To do this, select “Redeem travel purchases” in the rewards portal, then use your miles to get a statement credit within 90 days of making the Delta purchase.
The redemption rate for airline purchases booked or redeemed through Capital One’s travel portal is 1 cent per mile.
You can easily redeem Capital One Venture miles through the Capital One website, mobile app or customer service phone line. What’s unique with this card, though, is that you can redeem miles either before or after you pay for your travel expenses. You can also redeem miles for gift cards and other non-travel rewards, but you’ll get half the value if you do that.… read full answer
Here’s how to redeem Capital One Venture miles online:
Choose your redemption method. The options are: “Redeem travel purchases,” “Book a trip,” “Get gift cards,” “Get an account credit,” “Get a check by mail,” and “Transfer Rewards.”
Follow the instructions for the option you’ve chosen.
So, Capital One Venture’s redemption process is one of its major perks. Plus, with 2 miles / $1 spent, along with a 75,000 miles initial bonus, miles build up fast. It’s also useful to note that you can redeem through the Capital One app, too. Just log in with the same user name and password, click “Redeem Rewards” at the bottom, and select one of the options.
Here are the options for redeeming Capital One Venture miles:
Redeem travel purchases: 1 cent per mile
Capital One shows you what travel expenses you’ve made in the past 90 days, and you can use your miles to “erase” some or all of the cost from your credit card statement.
Book a trip: 1 cent per mile
The Capital One travel booking tool is powered by Orbitz, so you should have access to most major airlines, hotels and rental car companies.
Get gift cards: 0.5 cent per mile
90 stores are represented, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowe’s, AMC and Best Buy. Gift cards for as little as $10 are available for many stores. But the denominations vary by store.
Get cash back: 0.5 cent per mile
You can get a deposit into your checking or savings account or receive a check by mail. You can also set up automatic cash redemption when you reach a certain number of miles.
Transfer miles: Value depends on the partner
If you have another Capital One Venture or other travel rewards credit card account, you may be able to transfer your rewards to it.
The most convenient part about redeeming Capital One Venture miles is that you don’t have to decide to use them before making a purchase. You can pay for any type of travel expense charged to your card in the last 90 days. Capital One isn’t stingy about what it considers travel, either. It includes everything from hotels, airlines and cruises to Airbnb and Uber. That flexibility, combined with Capital One Venture’s top-notch rewards value, makes it one of the best cards available to frequent travelers.
You need 100 Capital One miles for every dollar that a flight costs. Each mile is worth one cent when spent on travel. So, if your flight costs $200, you’ll need 20,000 miles. That’s a pretty standard rate for reward redemption.
Because not all flights are equal (in terms of distance, seating, time of year, etc.), their dollar cost varies a lot. So, credit card companies can’t charge the same number of points or miles for every flight. Instead, they use an exchange rate between their points or miles and the dollar cost of the flight. In this case, it’s 100 Capital One miles for $1 in airfare. And just to be clear, Capital One doesn’t offer any points cards. But miles work the same way.… read full answer
Capital One Venture gives you unlimited 5 miles per $1 spent on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel, and 2 miles per $1 on all other purchases, with a 75,000 miles (you'll have to spend $4,000 in 3 months from account opening to get it) initial bonus and a $95 annual fee. Capital One VentureOne gives you unlimited 5 miles per $1 spent on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel, and 1.25 miles per $1 on all other purchases on all purchases, with a 20,000 miles initial bonus (you need to spend $4,000 in 3 months from account opening to get it) and a $0 annual fee. So, you have to choose between a higher earning rate and fee or a lower earning rate and no fee.
If you do already have a Capital One miles card, you can redeem your miles by logging in to your Capital One online account. You can use your points to book travel (flights, hotels, cruises, etc.) or pay for travel expenses after the fact. The number of Capital One miles needed to pay for a recent flight will be listed when you select “Redeem Travel Purchases.” You’ll be able to use your miles for any flight from the past 90 days.
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