Delta AmEx Cards Are Now Offering Welcome Bonuses Up to 90,000 SkyMiles

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Delta loyalists, this news is for you: The welcome offers on American Express’ lineup of cobranded Delta Air Lines credit cards are taking off. AmEx just substantially bumped up the offers across its entire Delta lineup—some by as many as 40,000 SkyMiles. But the new offers won’t be sticking around for long: Only those who apply and are approved before November 10 will be eligible.

Let’s take a look at the increased offers across all six Delta AmEx cards and where they can take you.

Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card 

AmEx is offering new applicants for the Delta SkyMiles Gold card 70,000 SkyMiles after they make $2,000 in purchases with the card within the first three months. The card awards two miles per dollar at restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets and on Delta purchases, as well as one mile per dollar on everything else. It comes with an annual fee of $99—waived for the first year (see rates and fees)—but comes with some additional perks, including a free checked bag on Delta flights and a $100 flight credit (enrollment required, terms apply).

Learn more about the Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card here. 

Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card

The new offer on the Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card, for its part, is going even higher. Cardholders can earn 90,000 SkyMiles as well as 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after putting $3,000 in purchases on the card within the first three months. The Platinum nets three miles per dollar on Delta purchases and on hotels purchases booked directly, along with two miles per dollar at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and one mile per dollar on all other purchases. While its annual fee is higher than the Gold’s at $250 (see rates and fees), it comes with additional perks: On top of the free checked bag, cardmembers also get an annual main cabin companion certificate and a fee credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck (enrollment required, terms apply).

Learn more about the Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card here. 

Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card 

Delta super-fans may be especially interested in the Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card, which is offering 80,000 SkyMiles and 20,000 MQMs to those who spend $5,000 on the card within the first three months. The Reserve is one of the most expensive in the AmEx/Delta portfolio, with an annual fee of $550 (see rates and fees). But it comes packed with benefits, including the ability to earn additional MQMs through spending, complimentary Delta Sky Club and Centurion Lounge access (enrollment required, terms apply), and a companion certificate that’s good in premium cabins. It earns two miles per dollar on dining and at U.S. supermarkets and one mile per dollar in other categories.

Learn more about the Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card here. 

Delta SkyMiles Gold Business American Express Card 

Those looking for business credit cards are in luck, too. Travelers who take out the Delta SkyMiles Gold Business American Express Card have the opportunity to score 70,000 SkyMiles and a $50 statement credit after making $2,000 in purchases with the card in the first three months. The miles-earning structure on this card is predictably more business-focused than its consumer counterpart; cardmembers earn two miles per dollar on Delta purchases, U.S. purchases for advertising in select media, U.S. shipping purchases, and dining at restaurants, as well as one mile per dollar on other purchases. But like the consumer Gold card, its $99 fee is waived the first year (see rates and fees).

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