2 Amex credit cards get you into any Delta lounge, but one goes even further
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The Platinum Card® from American Express and the Delta Reserve® Credit Card from American Express both offer free access to Delta Sky Club airport lounges whenever flying with the airline.
Both are considered premium cards, but other than Sky Club access, they have differing perks, benefits, and rewards.
The Platinum Card is likely the best for most people, but hardcore Delta loyalists might find enough value in the Delta Reserve to make that card worth getting.
Plus, the Delta Reserve is offering a limited-time, increased welcome bonus: Earn 75,000 miles and 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) when you spend $5,000 in the first three months. This offer ends July 2.
The American Express Platinum Card and the Delta Reserve Credit Card (also from AmEx) have a lot in common. They both have high annual fees putting them squarely in the “premium” card space, they both get you access to Delta Sky Club airport lounges when you fly Delta, and they’re both issued by American Express.
The fact that both get you access to Delta Sky Clubs means that people often look at the two cards as relatively interchangeable. However, the two cards are actually pretty different. Here’s what to consider when deciding between the two.
Both cards have generous welcome offers
The Platinum Card has a standard welcome bonus of 60,000 Membership Rewards points after you spend $5,000 on the card in your first three months (it’s possible to be targeted for a higher offer, too).
Right now, Delta Reserve is offering 75,000 …read more
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