Gold Delta SkyMiles® Card by American Express®

by James Andrew Scott on May 27, 2015

in American Express, Delta, SkyMiles

Review of the Gold Delta SkyMiles Card from American Express

The Gold Delta SkyMiles® card by American Express® is one of three cards offered by Delta.  Of these, the Gold version has the lowest fee ($95), but reduced benefits in comparison to the Platinum and Reserve cards.

Gold cardholders earn 2 miles per dollar on purchases with Delta and 1 mile per dollar on everything else.  Other benefits include priority boarding, a free checked bag, and discounted Delta Sky Club Access.

New Cardholders can earn 30,000 bonus miles after making $1,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months.  In addition, new cardholders will earn a $50 statement credit after making a Delta purchase with the card within the first 3 months.

Advantages: 

  • 30,000 bonus miles after making $1,000 in purchases with the Card within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 2 miles per dollar on purchases with Delta and 1 mile per dollar on everything else.
  • Priority boarding
  • One free checked bag

Delta SkyMiles Frequent Flyer Program LogoEarning Miles:

  • 2 miles per dollar on purchases with Delta.
  • 1 mile per dollar on everything else.

 Fees:

  • Annual: Waived for first year, $95 thereafter.
  • Foreign transaction fee:      None.

Other Benefits:

  • Cardholder and two traveling companions can access Delta’s Sky Clubs more for a reduced fee ($29 per person).
  • Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance.
  • Roadside Assistance hotline.
  • Global Assist hotline.
  • Travel accident insurance.
  • Extended warranty and purchase protection.
  • Dispute resolution.
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