Delta Becomes 3rd Airline to Partner With Airbnb: Earn Miles for Stays

A year ago Virgin America partnered with Airbnb to award miles for stays and successful rental listings.

Now Delta has launched a partnership, awarding 1 SkyMile per dollar spent, and is touting themselves as the first ‘major’ airline to link up with the sharing economy stay provider. (Qantas has a partnership with Airbnb as well.)

Airbnb will effectively rebate you 1% on your spend in the form of SkyMiles.

As they grow they continue to spend marketing dollars to encourage customers to book through them, and hotels continue to try to get the government to stop them.

About Gary Leff

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. I think it’s a tragedy that the major airlines are supporting businesses like Airbnb competing with the hotel industry that bring tax revenue to all the communities that they are in.

  2. I’m glad there is another options out there. Getting my miles from Virgin America for my Airbnb stay was like pulling teeth.

  3. If you have already booked your Airbnb stay can you still receive miles, if so how do you go about getting them?

  4. nothing on the airbnb site indicated anything about a linkup with Delta. Is this program available yet and if so, how do I update my Airbnb account ?

  5. Found it. You have to book via a Delta site…

    EXISTING GUEST OFFER DETAILS

    Only valid when originating from deltaairbnb.com.

    SkyMiles Members earn 1 mile per $1* spent with Airbnb on qualifying stays when booked through deltaairbnb.com. No minimum spend required for eligibility.

    *Applicable for US dollars or foreign equivalent. Excludes taxes and fees.
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