GetAbstract – 10,000 Delta Miles for Modern Cliff Notes Service

A rather strange (to me) offer of miles for subscribing to an online service:

Access over 4000 best-selling business books—each succinctly summarized in five pages, and earn 10,000 SkyMiles. GetAbstract’s expertly-written summaries are available online, 24×7, downloadable to your PC, PDA or iPod.

I can’t imagine I actually want this. 12 months for $299 or 6 months for $179, and either apparently earns 10,000 miles.

At 1.79 cents a mile it’s a bite more than I would be willing to spend to buy Delta miles (a penny is my limit) but if anyone finds this even remotely appealing it’s likely a good deal.

Update: that’ll teach me to read promos when I first wake up in the morning, before my coffee. The offer states:

You receive 10,000 Delta award miles for a one year subscription!

And a one-year subscription is $299!

Again, only worthwhile if something like this interested you anyway, certainly not just for the miles.

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Hi Gary… it is a really good service and worth every penny. We typically sell to organizations and have a large Global client base. Let me know if you are interested and we can get you your miles too! 😉 Amy Cooper

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