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Worth the fee? Platinum Delta SkyMiles Card Benefits & Review

Pros

Note that the Platinum Delta SkyMiles Card is no longer available.

  • Earns Medallion Qualification Miles. If you’re trying to reach Silver, Gold, Platinum, or Diamond Medallion, this card lets you earn miles toward the status without flying. Earn 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles and 35,000 bonus miles after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Terms apply.
  • Includes a Companion Certificate. You can fly a companion for free (plus taxes and fees) on domestic Delta flights each year you renew the card. It’s an electronic certificate you can redeem on Delta.com and works on flights that have some of the lower fares.
Cons
  • A big annual fee. The right to earn Medallion Qualification Miles without flying doesn’t come cheap – the annual fee here is $195.
  • Limited category bonuses. You just earn a straight 1 mile per dollar on most spending, and 2 miles per dollar on Delta purchases. There are several other cards from American Express that can earn you SkyMiles faster. Check here to compare.
Overall Rating
4.5/5 Stars   
Key Features

 

  • Offer is no longer available.
 

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Miles dont expireas long as card is open
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Partner Offer

50,000 bonus points

Intro Offer

$0 introductory annual fee the first year, then $95

Annual Fee

Yes

Foreign Transaction Fee Waived

Yes - transfer to United MileagePlus, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Marriott Rewards, and more

Points Can Transfer to Airline Miles ?

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3 thoughts on Worth the fee? Platinum Delta SkyMiles Card Benefits & Review

  1. Peter

    In case if you are looking for 75,000 bonus miles, I can send you referral.
    Please email me your email address.

    skypeterpan at gmail

    Reply
  2. Shae

    Can I use my Delta platinum card to book delta flights from a third party website and will I still receive those miles?

    Reply

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