Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

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Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

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Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

on American Express's secure website

Card details

  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 75,000 Bonus Miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles after you make $3,000 in purchases on your new Card within your first 3 months. (This offer is no longer valid on our site)

  • In addition, earn a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. (This offer is no longer valid on our site)

  • Earn 2 miles per dollar spent on purchases made directly with Delta. Earn 1 mile for every eligible dollar spent on purchases.

  • Enjoy in-flight savings in the form of a statement credit after you use your Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card to make an eligible purchase, on board your next Delta flight.

  • Receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding on Delta flights; board early, stow your carry-on bag and settle in sooner.

  • Check your first bag free on Delta flights -that's a savings of up to $240 per round trip for a family of four.

  • $195 Annual Fee. (This offer is no longer valid on our site)

  • Terms Apply.

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Rates, fees & offers

  • Annual fee

    $195 (This offer is no longer valid on our site)

  • Rewards rate

    1 mile

  • Bonus offer

    Limited Time Offer: Earn 75,000 Bonus Miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles after you make $3,000 in purchases on your new Card within your first 3 months. In addition, earn a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. Terms Apply. (This offer is no longer valid on our site)

  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Ongoing APR

    APR: 17.99% - 26.99% Variable APR

    Penalty APR: 29.99%, Variable

    Cash Advance APR: 27.49%, Variable

  • Balance transfer fee

    Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.

  • Foreign transaction fee

    None

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NerdWallet Review

By Claire Tsosie

Rating Details

3.8

Editor's overall rating

Pros and Cons

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fee

  • Annual Companion Certificate (Terms Apply)

Cons
  • Has annual fee

The Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express outdoes much of its competition, despite its steep annual fee of $195 (This offer is no longer valid on our site). In part, that's because it comes with a valuable annual companion certificate, which covers the cost of a round-trip domestic economy ticket for someone flying with you once each year. Terms apply. That benefit alone could potentially be worth hundreds of dollars.

The card also comes with a great welcome offer: Limited Time Offer: Earn 75,000 Bonus Miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles after you make $3,000 in purchases on your new Card within your first 3 months. In addition, earn a $100 statement credit after you make a Delta purchase with your new Card within your first 3 months. Terms Apply. (This offer is no longer valid on our site). It offers 2 miles per dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta and 1 mile per dollar spent on all other eligible purchases. Terms apply.

This isn't an ideal card for those who can't consistently take advantage of the companion certificate. But for those who can, it could be worth getting.

For more information, read NerdWallet's full review.

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