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The Amex Platinum Delta card works for Delta travels. You get the amount of 3 points on Delta purchases, and purchases made directly with Hotels, and 2 points in restaurants and US supermarkets. This card offers global entry or TSA Precheck. Enjoy great travel benefits including a free annual companion certificate, the first bag checked bag free (for you and up to 8 companions traveling on the same reservation), priority boarding, and more.
Earn 90,000 miles after $3,000 spent within the first 3 months. Plus, earn an additional $200 statement credit on purchases made by select US home furnishing stores within the first 3 months. The following stores are eligible Anthropologie - Home & Furniture, Bed Bath & Beyond, CB2, Crate and Barrel, Crate and Kids, The Home Depot, Lowe's, Terrain, and The Container Store.
- Good credit needed
- In a time span of 90 days, you can only get approved for 2 Amex cards.
- You can only get approved for up to - and including- 4 Amex credit cards (including personal and business), but this rule isn’t always enforced (please note the total of 4 credit cards excludes some Amex cards that are No Preset Spending Limit* cards like the Amex Platinum, Amex Gold, etc)
- Amex will usually pull your Experian credit report
- You can check your application status here or call 1 800 567 1083
- If declined you can call 1 800 567 1083 to be reconsidered
- The Delta Platinum card can be downgraded to the Delta Gold ($99) or to the Delta Blue ($0). Please note, it is not recommended to downgrade an Amex card before 12 months of account opening.
Get 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 within a calendar year, and get 20,000 MQMs after you spend $50,000 within a calendar year.
Plus, in 2021 get an additional 2,500 MQMs each time you spend $25,000 in purchases up to 2 times.
Get an MQD waiver for Platinum, Gold, and Silver Medallion Status after spending $25,000 in a calendar year. You can also receive an MQD waiver for Diamond Status after spending $250,000 within a calendar year. (You will still need to reach the qualifying amount of MQMs or MQS to receive the upgraded status)
First checked bag free for you and up to 8 companions traveling on the same reservation. To qualify, make sure to include your Skymiles on your reservation.
Pay with miles program, get a minimum of 1 cent per mile on delta flights
Free annual companion certificate. The certificate is valid for any round-trip, main cabin domestic travel booked in fare classes L, U, T, X or V. You will need to pay the companions taxes and fees (max $75) .
Statement credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check once every 4 - 4.5 years
Discount rate for Delta lounges ($39 per visit)
Secondary worldwide coverage (excluding Australia, Italy, and New Zealand) on rentals up to 30 days (max $50,000). You can purchase from Amex a premium plan that will offer primary coverage up to 42 days (max $100,000).
Up to $500 per person for lost or damaged luggage (max $10,000 per trip for NY residents)
If your flight is delayed more than 12 hours you can claim up to $300 per trip to cover expenses like meals, lodging, toiletries, medication, and other personal use items (up to two claims per year).
Get one additional year on top of the original manufacturer’s warranty. (Will only cover if the original warranty is for 5 years or less. Max $10,000 each claim and $50,000 per year.
Starting April 1st, 2021. Pay your monthly cell phone bill with this card and be covered in case your phone is stolen or damaged. (There is a $50 deductible on each claim. Max $800 per claim. Limit 2 claims per year).
Get refunded if your purchase is damaged or stolen for up to 90 days from date of purchase. Max $1,000 per claim ($50,000 per year)
Priority boarding on Delta flights
Get a 20% discount on in flight purchases