First Class Happy Hour from 35,000 feet


This post may contain affiliate links from our advertising partners, such as American Express. Read my Advertiser Disclosure policy here.

Nothing like having your upgrade at the gate when you’re #5 for 5 seats for an upgrade. Cheers from 35,000 feet as I’m heading out west for the weekend while enjoying a nice rum and coke onboard Delta.

If you’re looking to redeem SkyMiles for a first class flight, Delta has doubled the sign-up bonus on the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express you’ll now earn 60,000 bonus miles after spending $3,000 in the first 4 months plus a $50 Delta statement credit.

What’s your favorite drink to order onboard a domestic flight?


For the meal, I opted for the Cantonese barbecue short ribs which was surprisingly tasty.

Clear skies this evening

If anyone else is traveling this evening feel free to share your happy hour plans with us!

Editorial Note: Opinions, analyses, reviews or suggestions expressed on this site are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any card issuer. This post was accurate at the time of posting, offer may be unavailable on this site at a later time. For details on current offers visit the card issuer’s site.

About Points, Miles & Martinis

Here at Points, Miles and Martinis, we love all things travel. We focus on topics relating to travel including destinations, airline, hotel, car rental and credit card reward programs. Our goal is to help people travel better. - See more at our About Us page.

Sign up for Email || Twitter || Facebook |Tips & Tricks
Hotel Offers || Airline Offers || Bank Offers || Cash Back Offers

Comments

  1. Gin and tonic was mine. Was unhappily sat earlier in economy plus on ua1627 iah-ord 4:40pm, having watched my name drop from 1 to 4 th place on the upgrades list over last 6 hours. Then, just before the door closed, an fa appeared with my upgrade to biz plus. Certainly made my day. Cheers! Salmon meal was great too, paired with white wine, of course.
    Now that’s why I fly butt in seat 100k miles / year in order to retain 1k status! And i only paid 2.2cpm for this ticket today!

  2. Jim is a tool.
    I’d probably second the woodfood reserve on the rocks or neat (American). There aren’t any real “premium” alcoholic options on domestic first.
    My favorite to order on international is a mimosa made with Dom or Krug just because the stewardess look at me funny when I do that.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *