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The Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express have launched some intriguing new offers today.
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While they have typically offered either 70,000 miles or miles plus MQMs, if you aren’t in need of MQMs and plan to book some upcoming travel on Delta, you could easily net 50,000 miles which I value at 1.2 cents each or $600 plus $500 in statement credits for a total of $1,100 worth of welcome bonuses.
It’s much better than the small one off statement credit offers they have had in the past.
This card has a $195 annual fee but does include the annual companion certificate which tends to make the fee a wash.
On the Gold Business Delta card, Amex is offering 30,000 SkyMiles when you spend $1,000 within 3 months and get 50% back on direct purchases with Delta up to $300 max over your first 3 months as a cardmember.
The annual fee of $95 on this card is waived for the first year and if you max out the welcome bonuses, this would represent a value of about $660.
On both cards, they won’t take up 5/24 slots, since they are business cards. It’s worth thinking about each Delta card in turn as you can get the bonus on each of them once per lifetime.
For some, maxing out miles is the most important. For others, bonus MQMs on the Platinum version is a big deal. And for some, it’s just about total value – and these offers, especially the Platinum one, are not bad at all.
Both offers expire August 15th.
What do you think?
You can find credit cards that best match your spending habits and bonus categories at Your Best Credit Cards.
New to all of this? My “introduction to miles and points” book, MilesTalk: Live Your Wildest Travel Dreams Using Miles and Points is available on Amazon and at major booksellers.