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American Express is at it again. For a limited time, you can earn up to 70,000 Delta SkyMiles miles and more on the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express. You can also earn 60,000 on the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express. These limited-time Amex Delta airline credit card offers expire on 9/19/2018. Read on to learn more.
If you missed the news, Delta announced starting January, 1, 2018, you will have to spend $250,000 a year instead of $25,000 a year for the Diamond Medallion waiver on your Amex Delta card.
Personal Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card
You will receive 60,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Gold Delta credit card within your first 4 months of card membership. This offer expires 9/19/2018. Additionally, you will earn 2x miles on eligible purchases made directly with Delta. You can also earn 1x mile for every eligible dollar spent on purchases. The $95 annual fee is also waived in your first year of card membership.
The Gold Delta SkyMiles card also has very good perks when you fly on Delta metal. For starters, with Priority Boarding, you can get that coveted overhead bin space and into your seat before the rest of the passengers. Additionally, you can check your first bag for free on every Delta flight.
Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card
- Limited Time Offer: Earn 70,000 bonus miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card within your first 3 months. Offer expires on 9/19/2018.
- Earn 2 miles per dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta. Earn 1 mile for every eligible dollar spent on purchases.
- Check your first bag free on Delta flights -that’s a savings of up to $200 per round trip for a family of four.
- Settle into your seat sooner with Priority Boarding.
- $195 Annual Fee.
- Terms Apply.
- See Rates & Fees
The personal Platinum Delta airline card from Amex has a limited time offer of 70,000 bonus miles & 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after spending $3,000 on your card in the first 3 months. This offer expires on 9/19/18. Note that there is a $195 annual fee that isn’t waived.
Other perks of the personal American Express Platinum Gold Delta cards include free checked bags (savings up to $200 per round trip for a family of four), priority boarding, 2x miles on Delta purchases, 1x mile for every eligible dollar spent on purchases, and no foreign transaction fees.
Redeeming Delta Skymiles
A good perk of the Delta SkyMiles cards is that they are a transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards points. That can be handy if you need to add to your Delta SkyMiles account for an upcoming trip.
Delta SkyMiles can be painful to deal with since they often make changes overnight and don’t publish an award chart, but you can still use them to fly domestically and internationally on their metal or a SkyTeam partner.
Other benefits of the Delta SkyMiles program are the ability to book one-way flights starting at 5,000 miles, and no close-in booking fees, which has helped me save money in a crunch.
Conclusion on the Limited Time Amex Gold & Platinum Delta Airline Credit Card Offers
You can only receive a welcome bonus once per lifetime on American Express rewards credit cards. That’s a bummer if you’ve held one of these Amex Delta cards before, but all of these products are seen as different products. That means you can get the bonus once on each card. These limited times offers expire on 9/19/18.
If you haven’t had one of these cards before, they are worth thinking about while there’s an increased offer, especially if you fly Delta with some regularity.
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