Don’t Leave Delta Free Drinks On The Table–Do This Next Time

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It surprises me how often people leave completely good top shelf drinks on the Delta tray table. I mean, it is well documented how Delta Elite members can get free drinks every week, but yet people still don’t do the simplest things to get a free drink from time to time.

For example, on a recent flight, I only tweaked one thing and was able to add a mini bottle of Woodford Reserve to my stash.

Here’s How To Get Free Drinks

Step 1: Check-in Online (Not via a smartphone)

Yeah, it is that simple if you are an elite member. DO NOT check-in via the Delta mobile app. If you do, you WILL NOT get a free drink. Simply check-in online, print your boarding pass, send it to your mobile phone via PDF, then go ahead and get your boarding pass through the mobile app.

That is it. Just one step. What did you expect?

Delta Flight Drink Coupon

So you may have noticed the flight above was in the AM. So what? doesn’t mean you can’t take a roadie with you off the plane. Order a Diet Coke and Woodford on the side. Take the Woodford with you. That’s how you do it. Shhh!

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  1. @Colleen They usually expire 1-2 days after the flight that you received them for.

  2. I don’t always have a printer available, especially on the return leg. That has always irritated me, loosing the free drink because I can’t print it. Am I missing something here?

  3. Hi Ray – Yes. You don’t need to print. Just check-in online and save the boardingpass electronically. Then send to your email and pull up inflight. Or send to email, pull up, and save a pic to your phone so you can view it inflight. Either way will earn a free drink.

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