This post is based on my personal experience as an owner of American Express card for over 10 years and a Delta Skymiles member, so how to travel for free ?

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As you know, many credit cards offer a welcome bonus when you ask the card for the first time, so it will take advantage of miles offers free travel between the USA and Europe.

Here are some simple steps to give you an example about how to travel for free from New York to Paris.

Paris Tour Eiffel

To travel for free, first, get the American Express Platinum Card

If you have a good credit score, you have some chances to be approved and get this card.

Why do you have to apply for this card ?

  1. You can earn a up to  60 000 MR Points as welcome bonus after spending $5000 in the first 3 months after your get the card.
  2. Get $200 Uber credit each year
  3. Get $100 Sacks credit each year
  4. Get Access to all American Express Centurion Lounge, Delta lounge (if traveling on Delta) and a Priority Pass membership
  5. And to many more advantages, for an annuel fee of $550

APPLY TO AMEX PLATINUM CARD

Refer the AMEX Platinum Card to at least 2 peoples

You can get 15 000 MR Points for each approved referal of the American Express Platinum Card, with a limit of 55 000 MR Points per year. Now you have referred 2 friends you’ll get more points !

If a friend is approved, you will get the referral bonus credited to your AMEX Platinum Card account, please allow 1 up to 6 weeks to be credited. Go to you American Express account and check for the Refer a friend link.

Adversiting
 
 10% off on all Priority Pass annual memberships

Fly for free between the US and Europe, or almost…

After getting your 60 000 MR Points as a welcome bonus form American Express, and 30 000 MR Points after referring 2 approved friends, you will have a total of 90 000 MRPoints !

Transfer your MR Points from American Express to Delta Skymiles (1:1), so you will get 90 000 Delta Skymiles ! The transfer can take up to 2 days.

Now we can try to book a flight from New York to Paris on Delta.com :

Delta Miles from NYC to Paris

As you can see, the main cabin needs 60 000 miles + $81.76 (Airport taxes that you have to pay for).

Yes you can fly from free between the US and Europe or any other destinations, just earn Miles, track offers and travel for free !

Need more miles ?

You can also book hotels and earn Miles after each stay ! You can select the Airline before booking your room and know how many Miles you will get !

Book hotels with Rocket Miles, Get a welcome bonus of 1000 Miles