Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
Reward nights start at 10,000 points. Free anniversary night (no points needed) good at any IHG hotel (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, more).
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
Update: this offer has expired
Amex from time to times makes special offers available to people who it targets for the Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card.
For a while, many people have been targeted to receive 60,000 miles as an introductory offer, and in June that was the base public offer with no special targeting.
Now, there are reports of a big 75,000 mile bonus offer targeted to some via email. And it comes with two parts:
This is the highest we’ve seen for the Gold Delta SkyMiles Amex, and it’s similar to a targeted offer for the United MileagePlus Explorer seen earlier this year.
There is no statement credit for this offer, like with some of the smaller Delta offers, but the extra miles more than make up for that.
If you want to see if you are targeted, it’s worth checking at DeltaAmexCard.com and entering your SkyMiles number to see what’s available, or doing a search of your inbox for emails from Delta.
There are no guarantees you’ll get this deal, and there’s no word on whether this is being broadly targeted to people for example who are new SkyMiles members.
The current standard offer is for just 35,000 miles plus a $50 statement credit.
You can read our guide to using Delta SkyMiles here.
A great high value use is to get a one way ticket in Business Class to Europe on Delta, Air France, KLM, Alitalia, or Virgin Atlantic for just 62,500 SkyMiles. Those are tickets that often sell for $2,000 or more one way.
Or, go one way to most of Asia for 80,000 miles, which you’ll be really close to since you’ll earn at least 78,000 miles when you complete the spending requirements for the introductory bonus.
If you want to stay closer to home, many shorter domestic flights are available for 10,000 miles or less one way, so this could net you over 7 of those.
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