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New Delta Amex Card Welcome Offers of up to 110k SkyMiles [Is It Worth It?]

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Delta’s family of cards comes with elevated welcome offers that could score you up to 110,000 SkyMiles, significantly boosting your mileage balances.

But with these new welcome offers came major changes to some of these beloved cards, including higher annual fees and statement credits to keep track of.

We’ll go over all the details to help you assess whether these cards are worth applying for.

Increased Delta Credit Card Welcome Offers

In case you weren’t aware, here’s a look at each card’s elevated welcome offer, along with how much it may be worth to you based on our valuations.

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CardWelcome OfferUP’s Bonus Value
Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express CardEarn 70,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months.$840
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express CardEarn 90,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months.$1,080
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express CardEarn 100,000 Bonus Miles after you spend $6,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months.$1,200
Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express CardLimited Time Offer: Earn 80,000 Bonus Miles after spending $6,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership. Offer ends March 27, 2024.$960
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express CardLimited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Bonus Miles after spending $8,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership. Offer ends March 27, 2024.$1,200
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express CardLimited Time Offer: 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 March 27, 2024.$1,000

Delta Personal Credit Cards

So which Delta card is right for you?

The Delta Gold card comes with benefits like a free checked bag and priority boarding when flying with Delta. It also comes with up to a $100 annual credit on prepaid Delta Stays bookings on delta.com (enrollment required). The annual fee is $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $150. (rates & fees).

Those who fly Delta more often and could make great use of benefits like an annual companion certificate (valid for domestic, Caribbean, or Central America travel) should consider the Delta Platinum card. Several new statement credits have been added (enrollment required), including up to $120 for Resy, up to $120 for U.S. ride-shares, and up to $150 for Delta Stays. The annual fee is $350 (rates & fees).

Finally, the Delta Reserve card offers benefits like Sky Club lounge access* and statement credits, including up to $240 for Resy, up to $120 for U.S. ride-shares, and up to $200 for Delta Stays (enrollment required). The annual fee is $650 (rates & fees).

*Effective 2/1/25, Reserve Card Members will receive 15 Visits per year to the Delta Sky Club; to earn an unlimited number of Visits each year starting on 2/1/25, the total eligible purchases on the Card must equal $75,000 or more between 1/1/24 and 12/31/24, and each calendar year thereafter.

Delta Business Credit Cards

When deciding which Delta business credit card is right for you, it boils down to how often you fly with the airline. Delta business cards offer many perks similar to consumer cards, including a slew of statement credits (enrollment required).

Here’s a look at their annual fees:

  • Delta Gold Business card: $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $150. (rates & fees)
  • Delta Platinum Business card: $350 (rates & fees)
  • Delta Reserve Business card: $650 (rates & fees)

How to Maximize up to 110,000 SkyMiles

One of the best ways to use SkyMiles is by looking at Delta’s flash sale awards, with domestic flights starting as low as 5,000 miles one-way.

Delta A321 first class
Delta’s A321 aircraft used on many domestic flights. Image Credit: Delta

Delta also occasionally publishes flight specials on its SkyMiles Deals page, where you can book discounted economy and first-class tickets.

Hot Tip: Looking for ideas on how to spend your welcome offer? Check out our post on the best ways to redeem Delta SkyMiles for maximum value.

Final Thoughts

Any of these Delta cards offer a great opportunity to boost your SkyMiles balances while delivering extra perks on your upcoming Delta flights. If one of the Delta cards is a good fit for you, it is worth considering applying to make the most of the attractive welcome offer.

For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, click here.
For rates and fees of Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, click here.
For rates and fees for the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, click here.

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About Stella Shon

With a degree in media and journalism, Stella has been in the points and miles game for more than 6 years. She most recently worked as a Corporate Communications Analyst for JetBlue. Find her work in The New York Times, USA Today, and more.

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