Credit Card Review: Delta Platinum SkyMiles American Express

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The Delta Platinum SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express is great card for Delta fliers, especially Medallion members looking to boost their Medallion Qualifying Miles that they can earn. Expired.

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Bottom Line

With this card, you’ll earn 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) plus 35,000 bonus miles and a $100 statement credit. You also get priority zone 1 boarding, $29 per person discounted SkyClub lounge access for the cardmember and up to 2 guests and free checked bag with Delta as the primary cardholder and for up to 8 companions on the same reservation.

If you’re looking to earn MQM’s, you’ll earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) and 10,000 bonus miles after you spend $25,000 on purchases on your card in a calendar year. Earn an additional 10,000 MQMs and an additional 10,000 bonus miles after you spend $50,000 on eligible purchases on your card in a calendar year.

Of course, you will also get American Express benefits such as their great purchase protection, a complimentary Shoprunner membership and access to all the great Offers for You that Amex has been offering lately.


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  1. Upgraded from gld to plat. Called to make sure my offer was what I thought, turns out it was MUCH better. 60,000 miles and 15,000 MQM’s after spending 1,000!!!

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