Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX Card Calculator

Card Details & SkyMiles Calculator
2x Restaurant
2x Delta Purchases
20% Off Delta In-Flight Purchases

Review the benefits of the Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX Card, calculate how many SkyMiles you can earn based on spend, and compare results against top cards.

The Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX is a great card for those who want access to Delta's basic (but useful) perks such as Pay with Miles and saving on in-flight purchases. If you have any of Delta's other AMEX cards, this is the best card to downgrade to if you do not need the additional benefits and don't want to keep paying an annual fee.

Bonus Categories

The Delta SkyMiles Blue Card features two bonus categories which are Delta purchases and restaurants. There is no limit to how many SkyMiles you can earn spending across either bonus category and no limit to the amount of SkyMiles you can earn with the card in general.

  • 2x Delta Purchases
    • Includes:
      • Purchases via, phone reservations and the ticket counter
      • Upgrades
      • Miles
      • Seat Selection
      • Delta Sky Club® membership or passes
      • Pre-purchased meals
      • In-flight purchases of food, alcoholic beverages and audio headsets on Delta-operated flights
    • In-flight purchases of wireless internet access is not counted as a Delta purchase.
  • 2x Restaurants (Worldwide)
    • Includes fast food, fine dining, and some delivery services.
  • 1x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

For a no-annual fee card, the Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX Card features a nice handful of useful benefits for those that fly Delta Airlines.

  • 20% Off In-Flight Purchases
    • Applies to Delta-operated flights.
    • Discount is issued in the form of a statement credit.
    • Qualifying purchases include pre-purchased meals and in-flight purchases of food, alcoholic beverages, and audio headsets.
  • Pay With Miles
    • Use Delta SkyMiles to lower the price of your airfare.
    • Redeem in 5,000-SkyMile increments which equals $50 off.
    • Gives your SkyMiles a value of 1 cent each.
  • ShopRunner Membership
  • AMEX Benefits
    • American Express Experiences
    • American Express Presale(s)
    • American Express Seating
    • AMEX Offers
  • Protections and Insurance

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The standard sign up bonus for the Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX Card is 10,000 SkyMiles after spending $500 on the card within the first 3 months of having it. At a value of 1.2 cents per Skymile, this is worth about $120. 10,000 SkyMiles will typically not get you that far, but it's a decent and easy to obtain bonus on a no-annual fee card.


Annual Fee

The Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX Card has no annual fee. This means you'll be able easily earn a positive return while also enjoy the few benefits the card has to offer.

Authorized User Fee

The authorized user fee form the Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX Card is $0. If you have friends and family who spend a great deal on restaurants and Delta, adding them as additional users can help you build your SkyMiles faster.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The Delta SkyMiles Blue AMEX Card has a 0% foreign transaction fee. That makes this a decent choice for international spending and travel for those who wish to earn Delta SkyMiles

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You can use this rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you minus the fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card against another card in the same calculator.

All category spend entered in the primary card's column will carry over to all credit card pages on the site so you don't have to re-enter the same information over again.

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