Earning Delta SkyMiles and Medallion Qualifying Miles Through Credit Cards

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I fly Delta not because I have to, but I do, but because of their good on time performance, in flight experience and most of all, friendly flight attendants.

My Credit Card Applications

We recently applied for the Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express card and the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express

Looking for More Delta Miles?

If you are looking for more ways to earn Delta miles, consider the Delta Reserve Credit Card from American ExpressThe Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express.

The Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express offers a 10,000 bonus MQMs (Medallion Qualifying Miles – the kinds that get you status) and bonus 10,000 RDMs (Redeemable Delta Miles) once you make your first purchase on the card. Plus, I get the chance to earn up to an additional 30,000 MQMs once I complete both Miles Boost offers.

  • MILES BOOST(SM) – Make $30,000 in purchases and earn 15,000 bonus miles and 15,000 MQMs each calendar year; make $60,000 in purchases and earn an additional 15,000 bonus miles and 15,000 MQMs each calendar year

Not Instant Application

The Delta Reserve application went through without a question, but the Business card application required me to call in and verify some information. I got the following screen message once I completed the application process.

 

But after only a few questions, I was able to get the card approved.

Bottom Line

Looking for More Delta Miles?

If you are looking for more ways to earn Delta miles, consider the Delta Reserve Credit Card from American ExpressThe Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express.

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About The Weekly Flyer

The Weekly Flyer writes about travel from a business traveler perspective. He travels the world every week accumulating points and miles along the way.

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Comments

  1. Is that right? $450 right out the door after a few clicks with no travel incidentals reimbursement/statement credit or no huge mileage deposit? The Reserve card doesn’t work for me. The Platinum card seems better.

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