American Express Delta SkyMiles Platinum

The American Express Delta SkyMiles Platinum card earns Delta SkyMiles on all purchases and is available to individuals in the United States.

Earning Rewards

The American Express Delta SkyMiles Platinum credit card earns Delta SkyMiles for all purchases made on the card:

  • 3 Delta SkyMiles for every dollar spent on purchases made directly with Delta and on hotels.
  • 2 Delta SkyMiles for every dollar spent on grocery and dining purchases (including takeout and delivery).
  • 1 Delta SkyMile for every dollar spent on all other purchases.

Redeeming Rewards

Delta SkyMiles can be redeemed for flights, seat upgrades, Delta gift cards,  and Delta vacations.

Prices for award flights can vary greatly depending on the routing and carrier. The best way to determine how many SkyMiles your ticket will cost is to use Delta’s award flight booking tool.

Benefits

Amex Delta SkyMiles Platinum cardholders will receive their first checked bag free on any Delta flights.

Delta Platinum cardholders will receive an annual companion certificate upon the renewal of their credit card. This certificate can be used for a domestic, main cabin flight purchase with a friend or family member. By applying the certificate towards a round-trip flight booking, the companion will only have to pay taxes and fees associated with their fare.

Cardholders will also receive 20% cashback in the form of statement credit for any in-flight purchases on Delta Airlines including food, beverages, and audio headsets.

Cardholders can earn 10,000 Medallion Qualifying Miles (MQM) after spending $25,000 USD on the American Express SkyMiles Platinum credit card during a calendar year. This benefit can be earned twice in a calendar year, for up to 20,000 MQM upon spending $50,000 USD.

SkyMiles Platinum cardholders are also eligible to receive a statement credit towards Global Entry or TSA PreCheck membership (initial application fee or renewal). Cardholders are eligible to receive a $100 credit towards Global Entry or an $85 credit towards TSA PreCheck. This credit will refresh every four years.

Insurance Coverage

The American Express Delta SkyMiles Platinum credit card offers five types of insurance coverage:

  • Trip delay insurance
  • Rental car loss and damage insurance
  • Baggage insurance plan (including lost, stolen, and damaged baggage)
  • Extended warranty coverage
  • Purchase protection

Other Delta SkyMiles Cards You Might Consider

Credit Card Welcome Bonus Net Value
American Express Delta SkyMiles Gold Business 50,000 SkyMiles $550 Apply
American Express Delta SkyMiles Gold 40,000 SkyMiles $440 Apply
American Express Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business 60,000 SkyMiles $410 Apply
American Express Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business 60,000 SkyMiles $110 Apply
American Express Delta SkyMiles Reserve 50,000 SkyMiles $0 Apply

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