Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
Reward nights start at 10,000 points. Free anniversary night (no points needed) good at any IHG hotel (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, more).
While Delta recently added a couple of benefits to its base Gold Delta SkyMiles American Express — priority boarding in Zone 2 and a discount on in flight meal and beverage purchases — it has decided to eliminate a couple of long standing benefits effective January 1, 2012.
Alternatives to earn Delta miles
Alternatives to earn Delta miles include American Express Membership Rewards credit cards, including the Premier Rewards Gold credit card, and Platinum Card. Each of these allows you to instantly transfer miles to Delta 1:1 instantly, along with several other airlines.
In addition, the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express lets you transfer miles 1:1 to Delta, though it’s not instant. It usually takes about a week. This card enjoys a lower annual fee of about $65.
You can also pay a higher annual fee for one of the premium Delta Airlines credit cards, and retain the miles boost and pay with miles features.
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