Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

on American Express's website

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

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Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

on American Express's website

Card details

  • Earn up to 100,000 bonus miles. Earn 80,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Plus, earn an additional 20,000 bonus miles after your first anniversary of Card Membership. Offer Expires 4/1/2020.

  • NEW! With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. MQMs are used to determine Medallion Status and are different than miles you earn toward flights.

  • Enjoy your first checked bag free and Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding on Delta flights.

  • NEW! Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.

  • NEW! Earn 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets.

  • Earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases.

  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.

  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.

  • Receive a 20% savings in the form of a statement credit after you use your Card on eligible Delta in-flight purchases of food, beverages, and audio headsets.

  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.

  • $250 annual fee.

  • Terms Apply.

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Rates, fees & offers

  • Annual fee

    $250

  • Rewards rate

    1x-3x

  • Bonus offer

    Earn up to 100,000 bonus miles. Earn 80,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Plus, earn an additional 20,000 bonus miles after your first anniversary of Card Membership. Offer Expires 4/1/2020. Terms Apply.

  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Ongoing APR

    APR: 17.24% - 26.24% Variable APR

    Penalty APR: 29.99%, Variable

    Cash Advance APR: 26.74%, 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

5

Editor's overall rating

Pros and cons

Pros
  • No foreign transaction fee

  • Annual Companion Certificate (Terms Apply)

Cons
  • Has annual fee

The Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card outdoes much of its competition, despite its steep annual fee of $250. 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: Earn up to 100,000 bonus miles. Earn 80,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Plus, earn an additional 20,000 bonus miles after your first anniversary of Card Membership. Offer Expires 4/1/2020. Terms Apply.. 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.