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New Delta Amex offer: Earn up to 95,000 SkyMiles on personal cards, 110,000 on business cards

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To view rates and fees of the 'Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, see this page.
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, see this page.
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, see this page
To view rates and fees of the 'Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, see this page
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, see this page

Delta Amex credit card details

Here's a breakdown of each card so you can see how they compare:

Delta Gold Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Gold Amex and an article that will help you decide if the Delta Gold Amex is worth the annual fee.

Delta Platinum Amex

To learn more, check out our full Delta Platinum Amex review and see if the Delta Platinum Amex is worth it for you.

Delta Reserve Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Reserve Amex and see if the Delta Reserve Amex is worth it for you.

Delta Gold Business Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Gold Business Amex see if the Delta Gold Business is worth it for you.

Delta Platinum Business Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Business Platinum Amex and see if the Delta Business Platinum is worth it for you.

Delta Business Reserve Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Business Reserve Amex and see if the Delta Business Reserve is worth it for you.

Delta Amex card features

Below are the credits you’ll get with each of these cards. As you can see, they add up very quickly but only if you use them.

Delta Credit Card Card credits
Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card $200 Delta Flight Credit: After you spend $10,000 in purchases in a year, you can receive a $200 Delta Flight Credit to use toward future travel (up from $100)

up to $100 Delta Stays credit
Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card $200 Delta Flight Credit after spending $10,000 on purchases within a calendar year (up from $100)

up to $150 Delta Stay Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card up to $150 Delta Stays Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card up to $120 Resy Credit ($10 per month)

up to $120 Rideshare Credit ($10 per month)

up to $200 Delta Stay Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card up to $240 Resy Credit ($20 per month)

up to $120 Rideshare Credit ($10 per month)

up to $200 Delta Stays statement credit
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card up to $240 Resy Credit, earn up to $20 per month in statement credits (enrollment required)

up to $120 rideshare credit, $10 back each month for U.S. rideshare purchases with select providers
up to $250 Delta Stays credit annually on eligable prepaid hotels or vacation rentals booked through Delta Stays on delta.com

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, see this page

Also of note: Delta SkyMiles Platinum cards now receive Hertz Five-Star elite status, while Delta SkyMiles Reserve cards receive top-tier Hertz President’s Circle elite status. These come with perks like a wider vehicle selection and rental upgrades when available.

Improved companion certificate

Each cardmember anniversary, the Delta SkyMiles Platinum and Delta SkyMiles Reserve personal and small business credit cards receive a Companion Certificate that allows you to bring along a travel buddy on a round-trip Delta-operated flight for just the cost of taxes and fees (maximum $80). Previously, this Companion Certificate was only valid for travel within the Continental U.S. But you can now use it for flights to Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, the Caribbean, or Central America, as well.

This is a massive upgrades that take an already excellent money-saving perk to the next level. You could quite easily save over $1,000 in airfare, depending on your route.

Fast track to elite status

If you’ve got Delta elite status aspiration, you’ll love these benefits.

First, all Delta Platinum and Reserve credit card variants receive an “MQD Headstart” — that is, $2,500 Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQDs) each year on February 1 (the beginning of the qualifying elite status year). If you hold more than one of these credit cards, you’ll receive multiple MQD Headstarts. In other words, it’s possible to receive up to $10,000 MQDs automatically each year.

The above Delta credit cards are also eligible to earn MQDs from everyday spending. You’ll receive $1 MQD per $20 spent on the Delta SkyMiles Platinum Card and Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business Card — and you’ll receive $1 MQD per $10 spent on the Delta SkyMiles Reserve Card and Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business Card.

For context, here are the number of MQDs you’ll need to earn elite status with Delta:

  • Silver Medallion: $5,000 MQDs
  • Gold Medallion: $10,000 MQDs
  • Platinum Medallion: $15,000 MQDs
  • Diamond Medallion: $28,000 MQDs

These two elite status benefits can go a long way in springboarding you toward status that confers perks like Delta Sky Priority (priority bags, check-in, boarding, etc.), travel vouchers, seat upgrades, and more. If you’re an astonishingly big spender, you could conceivably earn Delta’s top-tier status without ever leaving the ground.

The takeaway

Six Delta credit cards have received new welcome offers for a limited time only. Do the math to see if these offers make sense for you. If you already had a Delta card in mind, now's definitely a good time to apply.


Please note that card details are accurate as of the publish date, but are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the issuer. Please contact the card issuer to verify rates, fees, and benefits before applying.

Eligibility and Benefit level varies by Card. Terms, Conditions, and Limitations Apply. Please visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by Amex Assurance Company

The Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, and Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card credit cards, along with their business card siblings the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, and Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card come with hundreds of dollars in additional statement credits and recently-enhanced benefits to match that new bonus. Let’s take a look at these fresh Delta offers to help you decide if are a fit for your travel style.

To view rates and fees of the 'Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, see this page.
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, see this page.
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, see this page
To view rates and fees of the 'Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, see this page
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, see this page

Delta Amex credit card details

Here's a breakdown of each card so you can see how they compare:

Delta Gold Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Gold Amex and an article that will help you decide if the Delta Gold Amex is worth the annual fee.

Delta Platinum Amex

To learn more, check out our full Delta Platinum Amex review and see if the Delta Platinum Amex is worth it for you.

Delta Reserve Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Reserve Amex and see if the Delta Reserve Amex is worth it for you.

Delta Gold Business Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Gold Business Amex see if the Delta Gold Business is worth it for you.

Delta Platinum Business Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Business Platinum Amex and see if the Delta Business Platinum is worth it for you.

Delta Business Reserve Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Business Reserve Amex and see if the Delta Business Reserve is worth it for you.

Delta Amex card features

Below are the credits you’ll get with each of these cards. As you can see, they add up very quickly but only if you use them.

Delta Credit Card Card credits
Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card $200 Delta Flight Credit: After you spend $10,000 in purchases in a year, you can receive a $200 Delta Flight Credit to use toward future travel (up from $100)

up to $100 Delta Stays credit
Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card $200 Delta Flight Credit after spending $10,000 on purchases within a calendar year (up from $100)

up to $150 Delta Stay Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card up to $150 Delta Stays Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card up to $120 Resy Credit ($10 per month)

up to $120 Rideshare Credit ($10 per month)

up to $200 Delta Stay Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card up to $240 Resy Credit ($20 per month)

up to $120 Rideshare Credit ($10 per month)

up to $200 Delta Stays statement credit
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card up to $240 Resy Credit, earn up to $20 per month in statement credits (enrollment required)

up to $120 rideshare credit, $10 back each month for U.S. rideshare purchases with select providers
up to $250 Delta Stays credit annually on eligable prepaid hotels or vacation rentals booked through Delta Stays on delta.com

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, see this page

Also of note: Delta SkyMiles Platinum cards now receive Hertz Five-Star elite status, while Delta SkyMiles Reserve cards receive top-tier Hertz President’s Circle elite status. These come with perks like a wider vehicle selection and rental upgrades when available.

Improved companion certificate

Each cardmember anniversary, the Delta SkyMiles Platinum and Delta SkyMiles Reserve personal and small business credit cards receive a Companion Certificate that allows you to bring along a travel buddy on a round-trip Delta-operated flight for just the cost of taxes and fees (maximum $80). Previously, this Companion Certificate was only valid for travel within the Continental U.S. But you can now use it for flights to Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, the Caribbean, or Central America, as well.

This is a massive upgrades that take an already excellent money-saving perk to the next level. You could quite easily save over $1,000 in airfare, depending on your route.

Fast track to elite status

If you’ve got Delta elite status aspiration, you’ll love these benefits.

First, all Delta Platinum and Reserve credit card variants receive an “MQD Headstart” — that is, $2,500 Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQDs) each year on February 1 (the beginning of the qualifying elite status year). If you hold more than one of these credit cards, you’ll receive multiple MQD Headstarts. In other words, it’s possible to receive up to $10,000 MQDs automatically each year.

The above Delta credit cards are also eligible to earn MQDs from everyday spending. You’ll receive $1 MQD per $20 spent on the Delta SkyMiles Platinum Card and Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business Card — and you’ll receive $1 MQD per $10 spent on the Delta SkyMiles Reserve Card and Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business Card.

For context, here are the number of MQDs you’ll need to earn elite status with Delta:

  • Silver Medallion: $5,000 MQDs
  • Gold Medallion: $10,000 MQDs
  • Platinum Medallion: $15,000 MQDs
  • Diamond Medallion: $28,000 MQDs

These two elite status benefits can go a long way in springboarding you toward status that confers perks like Delta Sky Priority (priority bags, check-in, boarding, etc.), travel vouchers, seat upgrades, and more. If you’re an astonishingly big spender, you could conceivably earn Delta’s top-tier status without ever leaving the ground.

The takeaway

Six Delta credit cards have received new welcome offers for a limited time only. Do the math to see if these offers make sense for you. If you already had a Delta card in mind, now's definitely a good time to apply.


Please note that card details are accurate as of the publish date, but are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the issuer. Please contact the card issuer to verify rates, fees, and benefits before applying.

Eligibility and Benefit level varies by Card. Terms, Conditions, and Limitations Apply. Please visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by Amex Assurance Company

Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers. Enrollment may be required for select American Express benefits and offers. Visit americanexpress.com to learn more.

While you were sleeping, six airline credit cards got a glow up with new limited time welcome offers.

Increased welcome bonus details

Consumer

  • Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card: Earn 65,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership (terms apply).
  • Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card: Earn 85,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership (terms apply).
  • Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card: Earn 95,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $6,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership (terms apply).

Business

  • Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card: Earn 75,000 Bonus Miles after spending $6,000 in purchases on your new card in your first 6 months of card membership (offer Ends 7/17) (terms apply).
  • Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card: Earn 95,000 Bonus Miles after spending $8,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of card membership (offer Ends 7/17) (terms apply).
  • Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card: Earn 110,000 Bonus Miles after spending $12,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of card membership (offer Ends 7/17) (terms apply)

The Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, and Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card credit cards, along with their business card siblings the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, and Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card come with hundreds of dollars in additional statement credits and recently-enhanced benefits to match that new bonus. Let’s take a look at these fresh Delta offers to help you decide if are a fit for your travel style.

To view rates and fees of the 'Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, see this page.
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, see this page.
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, see this page
To view rates and fees of the 'Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, see this page
To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, see this page

Delta Amex credit card details

Here's a breakdown of each card so you can see how they compare:

Delta Gold Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Gold Amex and an article that will help you decide if the Delta Gold Amex is worth the annual fee.

Delta Platinum Amex

To learn more, check out our full Delta Platinum Amex review and see if the Delta Platinum Amex is worth it for you.

Delta Reserve Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Reserve Amex and see if the Delta Reserve Amex is worth it for you.

Delta Gold Business Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Gold Business Amex see if the Delta Gold Business is worth it for you.

Delta Platinum Business Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Business Platinum Amex and see if the Delta Business Platinum is worth it for you.

Delta Business Reserve Amex

To learn more, check out our full review of the Delta Business Reserve Amex and see if the Delta Business Reserve is worth it for you.

Delta Amex card features

Below are the credits you’ll get with each of these cards. As you can see, they add up very quickly but only if you use them.

Delta Credit Card Card credits
Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card $200 Delta Flight Credit: After you spend $10,000 in purchases in a year, you can receive a $200 Delta Flight Credit to use toward future travel (up from $100)

up to $100 Delta Stays credit
Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card $200 Delta Flight Credit after spending $10,000 on purchases within a calendar year (up from $100)

up to $150 Delta Stay Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card up to $150 Delta Stays Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card up to $120 Resy Credit ($10 per month)

up to $120 Rideshare Credit ($10 per month)

up to $200 Delta Stay Credit
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card up to $240 Resy Credit ($20 per month)

up to $120 Rideshare Credit ($10 per month)

up to $200 Delta Stays statement credit
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card up to $240 Resy Credit, earn up to $20 per month in statement credits (enrollment required)

up to $120 rideshare credit, $10 back each month for U.S. rideshare purchases with select providers
up to $250 Delta Stays credit annually on eligable prepaid hotels or vacation rentals booked through Delta Stays on delta.com

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, see this page

To view rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, see this page

Also of note: Delta SkyMiles Platinum cards now receive Hertz Five-Star elite status, while Delta SkyMiles Reserve cards receive top-tier Hertz President’s Circle elite status. These come with perks like a wider vehicle selection and rental upgrades when available.

Improved companion certificate

Each cardmember anniversary, the Delta SkyMiles Platinum and Delta SkyMiles Reserve personal and small business credit cards receive a Companion Certificate that allows you to bring along a travel buddy on a round-trip Delta-operated flight for just the cost of taxes and fees (maximum $80). Previously, this Companion Certificate was only valid for travel within the Continental U.S. But you can now use it for flights to Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, the Caribbean, or Central America, as well.

This is a massive upgrades that take an already excellent money-saving perk to the next level. You could quite easily save over $1,000 in airfare, depending on your route.

Fast track to elite status

If you’ve got Delta elite status aspiration, you’ll love these benefits.

First, all Delta Platinum and Reserve credit card variants receive an “MQD Headstart” — that is, $2,500 Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQDs) each year on February 1 (the beginning of the qualifying elite status year). If you hold more than one of these credit cards, you’ll receive multiple MQD Headstarts. In other words, it’s possible to receive up to $10,000 MQDs automatically each year.

The above Delta credit cards are also eligible to earn MQDs from everyday spending. You’ll receive $1 MQD per $20 spent on the Delta SkyMiles Platinum Card and Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business Card — and you’ll receive $1 MQD per $10 spent on the Delta SkyMiles Reserve Card and Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business Card.

For context, here are the number of MQDs you’ll need to earn elite status with Delta:

  • Silver Medallion: $5,000 MQDs
  • Gold Medallion: $10,000 MQDs
  • Platinum Medallion: $15,000 MQDs
  • Diamond Medallion: $28,000 MQDs

These two elite status benefits can go a long way in springboarding you toward status that confers perks like Delta Sky Priority (priority bags, check-in, boarding, etc.), travel vouchers, seat upgrades, and more. If you’re an astonishingly big spender, you could conceivably earn Delta’s top-tier status without ever leaving the ground.

The takeaway

Six Delta credit cards have received new welcome offers for a limited time only. Do the math to see if these offers make sense for you. If you already had a Delta card in mind, now's definitely a good time to apply.


Please note that card details are accurate as of the publish date, but are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the issuer. Please contact the card issuer to verify rates, fees, and benefits before applying.

Eligibility and Benefit level varies by Card. Terms, Conditions, and Limitations Apply. Please visit americanexpress.com/benefitsguide for more details. Underwritten by Amex Assurance Company

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