Delta SkyMiles Credit Cards Boost Their Welcome Offers (Limited Time)

Gregory KarpSep 18, 2020
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This limited-time offer for the Delta Air Lines credit cards expired in October 2020. For current offers, see our best airline credit cards page.

Delta Air Lines credit cards have significantly boosted welcome offers for new cardholders, dangling thousands more Delta SkyMiles as an incentive to apply for an airline card during the worldwide pandemic, when relatively few people are flying.

Here are the welcome offers for new holders of these cards by American Express:

Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card

American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card
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  • New: Earn 70,000 Bonus Miles after spending $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months and a $200 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. Offer expires 7/28/2021. Terms Apply.

  • Old: Earn 35,000 bonus miles after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Terms Apply.

  • Annual fee: $0 intro for the first year, then $99.

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

American Express Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card
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  • New: Earn 90,000 Bonus Miles after spending $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months and a $200 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. Offer expires 7/28/2021. Terms Apply.

  • Old: Earn 40,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Plus, earn a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. Terms Apply.

  • Annual fee: $250.

Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card

American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card
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  • New: Earn 50,000 bonus miles and a $50 statement credit after spending $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Terms Apply.

  • Old: Earn 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in the first 3 months. Terms Apply.

  • Annual fee: $0 intro for the first year, then $99.

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card

American Express Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card
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  • New: Earn 60,000 bonus miles, 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs), and a $100 statement credit after spending $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Terms Apply.

  • Old: Earn 45,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in the first 3 months. Plus, earn a $100 Statement Credit after your first Delta purchase on your new Card in the first 3 months. Terms Apply.

  • Annual fee: $250.

Each new offer requires more spending in the first three months of card ownership, which is typical when issuers raise new-cardholder incentives. Welcome offers can change often, especially for airline credit cards. Note that these higher bonuses last about six weeks, expiring on Oct. 28.