Most people don’t realize this Delta credit card comes with an annual companion plane ticket — it can be an incredible value if you use it right
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When you have the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, you’ll earn a free companion pass each year when you renew the card.
The companion pass or certificate is basically a buy-one-get-one coupon for domestic main-cabin tickets. When you book a round-trip ticket for yourself, you can get a second one for someone else for the cost of only minimal taxes and fees.
This perk more than outweighs the card’s annual fee, which is why I’m keeping the card indefinitely. In the fall, I used my first year’s companion pass to fly with my wife to pick up our new puppy, Murray.
Until July 2, the card is offering double its usual new member bonus: You can get 75,000 SkyMiles, and 5,000 MQMs, when you spend $3,000 in the first three months.
Another Delta card, the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, is also offering a limited offer until July 2. You can read complete details on the limited-time offers here.
The two main Delta credit cards — the Gold Delta SkyMiles credit card from American Express and the Platinum version — come with a lot of perks for Delta flyers, like free checked bags, priority boarding, discounted lounge access, and in-flight discounts. You can read more about the two cards and those perks here.
These, plus the opportunity to earn miles — including huge sign-up bonuses if you apply before July 2 — provide a lot of value to cardholders.
The Platinum Delta SkyMiles credit card offers a benefit that’s even more valuable, but most people aren’t fully …read more
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