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Book now: Delta One awards are available in Seoul for 130k SkyMiles

If you are craving to explore of Seoul Rich in history and renowned cuisine, now could be the perfect time to plan a trip. Delta Airlines great deals are available for the Korean capital this summer — and you can travel comfortably in a Delta One business class suite for just 130,000 SkyMiles.

First flagged by @FindFlightforMe, these spacious lie-flat cabins typically cost more than 400,000 SkyMiles. Keep reading to find out how you can score this one-way flight deal

Book Delta One award tickets to Seoul this summer

Delta is currently showing the availability of many awards in plain one, its business-class suites, from the East Coast to Seoul in July and August. We found flights from New York, Boston, Miami and Washington, DC, for just 135,000 SkyMiles and $6 one-way . Atlanta to Seoul is even cheaper at 130,000 miles and $6 one-way.


You can fly into one of Seoul’s two international airports: Seoul International Airport (ICN) or Gimpo International Airport (GMP). It’s easiest to search for all airports in the Seoul area by entering “SEL” in the destination box.

Related: 16 ways to earn more Delta SkyMiles

To check availability throughout the month, check the “My dates are flexible” box when you start your search, then click “Rates Calendar.” Remember to check the “Shop with miles” box and select Delta One in the fare drop-down menu.

If you’re not on the East Coast, don’t feel left out. We found Delta One awards available to Seoul from Dallas, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles for the same price. Or, if you’re not near one of these centers, you might consider booking a ticket positioning flight.

Additionally, if you hold one Delta co-branded credit card, you’ll get a 15% discount on award flights operated by Delta (excluding taxes and fees); This means you could pay less than 115,000 miles one-way.


Delta One is a fully self-contained suite in the sky with sliding doors and a do not disturb light. These seats offer more privacy along with the usual business class perks, including lie-flat seats, delicious food, lounge access and more. Delta One seats on long-haul flights can often travel hundreds of thousands of miles each way. So 130,000 is a large amount of money.

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While getting to Seoul on Delta One was difficult, getting home was a different story. Award availability from Seoul to the East Coast currently hovers around 400,000 miles for Delta One (or 135,000 if you downgrade to economy).

In this case, you should search for your return flight on other airlines and credit card travel portal to find the best rate, in points or cash.

Related: Should you book flights on a travel portal?

How to earn SkyMiles

Delta has several co-branded credit cards that can earn SkyMiles on every purchase:

Delta is also a transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards, allows you to convert your Membership Rewards points into Delta SkyMiles at a 1:1 ratio. Note that transfers require a fee of $0.0006 per point, up to a maximum of $99, which will be charged to your card account. If you don’t have enough SkyMiles to redeem, here’s a quick way to replenish them.

Here are some of our favorite cards for earning Amex Membership Rewards:

Related: The best business class seats to book with Amex Membership rewards points

Bottom line

It’s rare to find a Delta One award on a flight like this for just 130,000 miles one-way — and there’s no better time to buy a business class ticket than on a long-haul flight. If Seoul is on your list, consider grabbing this deal before it’s gone.

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