Current Intro Bonus
Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $5,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months.
Key Cardholder Benefits
- Starting on your first Delta Reserve Card anniversary, and every card anniversary from then on, you'll receive a First Class Companion Pass. This pass allows a companion to travel along with you on a First Class booking for just the cost of taxes and fees.
- As a Delta Reserve Card member, you will receive complimentary Delta SkyClub access when traveling on a same-day Delta-marketed or -operated flight. All additional Reserve Card members on the card will also receive complimentary access.
- Every year, you'll receive two one-time guest passes for complimentary access to the Delta SkyClub annually. These passes are good for one year and guests using the pass must be traveling on a same-day Delta-marketed or -operated flight.
- As a Delta Reserve Card member, you and all additional Reserve Card members will receive complimentary access to Centurion Lounges when flying on a same-day Delta-marketed or -operated flight. Your flight must also be booked with a U.S. issued American Express.
- As a Delta Reserve Card member, you'll receive complimentary upgrades and upgrade priority. This means you'll have a better chance to receive complimentary upgrades over non-cardholders with the same Medallion level as you.
- You'll earn 15,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) for every $30,000 in spend ran across the Delta Reserve Card during the calendar year. You can earn earn this status boost four times per year for a total of 60,000 MQMs after $120,000 in spend.
- When you use the Delta Reserve Card to pay for a Global Entry ($100) or TSA PreCheck ($80) application, you receive up to a $100 credit towards the application fee.
- When you spend $25,000 or more on the Delta Reserve Card during the year, the Medallion Qualification Dollar requirement for Silver, Gold, and Platinum Medallion Status will be waived for that calendar year. When you spend $250,000 or more on the Delta Reserve Card during the calendar year, the Medallion Qualification Dollar requirement for Diamond Status will be waived for that calendar year.
- As a Delta Reserve Card member, you and up to 8 others traveling on the same reservation will receive the first checked bag free of charge. This will save you about $60 per person, round-trip.
- As a Delta Reserve Card member, you and everyone traveling on the same reservation will be able to board earlier with Main Cabin 1.
- When you use the Delta Reserve Card to pay for in-flight purchases of food, alcoholic beverages, and audio headsets on Delta-operated flights, you'll receive 20% off in the form of a statement credit.
- As a Delta Reserve Card member, you'll be able to use Delta's Pay With Miles option at checkout to lower the cost of your airfare. You'll be able to redeem SkyMiles in 5,000-mile increments which will give you $50 off.
The Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card has an annual fee of $550. The annual First Class round-trip companion certificate alone can easily offset this fee.
The card also grants several other highly valuable benefits such as Delta SkyClub access and one-time guest passes, Centurion Lounge access, complimentary upgrades and upgrade priority, a free checked bag for yourself and up to 8 other traveling with you, and much more.
All-in-all, the card offers significantly more than $550 in value for anyone who frequently travels with Delta.
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