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American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Review

Gold Delta SkyMiles Amex

The Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express is a good option for the occasional Delta flyer. The annual fee is waived the first year and you get a free checked bag and priority boarding for you and up to 8 companions on the same ticket. 

Delta SkyMiles Gold Information

Application Link: Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express

Current Bonus: 70,000 SkyMiles (60,000 SkyMiles for $2,000 in spending within 3 months and 10,000 SkyMiles after your first cardmember year)

Annual Fee: $99, waived the first year. 

Earn Rate: The Delta Gold card earns 2x SkyMiles on Delta, restaurants, and U.S. grocery stores; 1x SkyMiles for all other purchases.

Delta Gold Card Benefits

The Delta Gold card has a lot of great benefits, so we have divided them up into several groups.

Delta Gold Benefits on Delta

  • Free first checked bag for you an up to eight companions traveling on your reservation.
  • Priority boarding: Main Cabin 1 boarding for you and up to eight companions on your reservation.
  • 20% in-flight savings via card statement credit for pre-purchased meals, and in-flight food, alcoholic beverages, and audio headsets on Delta flights.
  • $100 flight credit on Delta when you spend $10,000 in a calendar year.

Delta Gold Card Protections

  • Baggage insurance.
  • Secondary rental car insurance
  • Trip cancellation and interruption insurance.
  • Extended warranty
  • 90-day return protection.
  • 90-day purchase protection.

Other Delta Gold Benefits

  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • ShopRunner (free two-day shipping at merchants)

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