[Disclosure: I do NOT receive a referral for the 70,000 mile Delta credit card. This offer is much better than my referral link for 30,000 miles]
However, you can NOT apply using the link above because it doesn’t let you fill in your name! But read the directions on this FlyerTalk thread to see if you can replicate the offer for yourself.
You earn 25,000 miles after your 1st purchase and and another 45,000 Delta miles after spending $5,000 within 6 months.
The terms say that the “Offer [is] not available to existing Delta SkyMiles Credit Cardmembers upgrading to another Delta SkyMiles Credit Card.”
The usual offer is for about 30,000 miles and Emily got an offer for 40,000 miles in the mail today.
Delta miles aren’t the easiest to use, but you should be able to get at least 1 or 2 domestic tickets with 70,000 miles. 70,000 miles is a lot better than the usual offer for 30,000 miles! In fact, I can’t recollect seeing an offer for
370,000 miles before.
Delta miles are also very useful for visiting French Polynesia since both Air Tahiti Nui and Air France partner with Delta.
If you do apply for this offer, remember that this isn’t my link so takes lots of screenshots and confirm the sign-up bonus when you activate the card.
My referral link is for only 30,000 Delta miles (which I’ve always thought to be a poor value so I haven’t written a blog post about it), and there already was a better offer for 30,000 Delta miles + $50 statement credit which didn’t pay me a referral and which was listed on the Airline credit card tab.
Keep in mind that American Express sometimes doesn’t give you the full sign-on bonus if you applied for an offer for which you weren’t targeted. For example, some readers did not get the 50,000 point Hilton sign-on bonus, but instead got 40,000 points.
That said, I suspect this offer is a bit different since you access the 70,000 mile offer by buying a ticket on the Delta website, so Delta doesn’t know if you were targeted or not!
Thanks again to the folks on FlyerTalk for ferreting this out!
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