They’re Back: The Bonuses on These 5 AMEX Cards Have NEVER Been Higher (NOT Targeted)!

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They’re Back: The Bonuses on These 5 AMEX Cards Have NEVER Been Higher (NOT Targeted)!

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American Express is hitting this one out of the park with some all-time high offers on lots of their best travel cards!

There are limited-time increased offers on the business and personal versions of both the AMEX Delta Gold & AMEX Delta Platinum cards.  And there’s a great offer on the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express card, too!

Through April 11, 2018, you’ll earn up to 60,000 Delta miles with the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and Gold Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express.  And 70,000 Delta miles with Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express.

And until March 28, 2018, the AMEX Starwood Business card has a 35,000 Starwood point welcome bonus!

Minimum spending requirements vary with each card.

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Here are the details of these new offers!

Increased Bonuses on 5 AMEX Cards

Link:   How to Fill Out an American Express Business Card Application

I don’t recall ever seeing higher offers for these AMEX credit cards.  So if you’ve been considering any of the following cards, now is a fantastic time to pull the trigger!

1.  AMEX Delta Gold Cards

Link:   Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

Link:   Gold Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express

Until April 11, 2018, the AMEX Delta Gold personal and small business card come with 50,000 Delta miles after spending $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of account opening.  Plus another 10,000 bonus miles after spending an additional $1,000 within the first 6 months.

You’ll also get a $50 statement credit when you make a Delta purchase in the first 3 months of opening your account.

The cards come with:

  • 1 free checked bag for yourself and up to 8 traveling companions on the same reservation
  • 2 miles per $1 spent with Delta
  • 1 mile per $1 spent on everything else
  • 20% discount on certain Delta in-flight purchases
  • Priority boarding
  • Discount on Delta SkyClub lounge passes
  • Pay With Miles (each point worth 1 cent)
  • NO foreign transaction fees
  • $95 annual fee, waived the first year
  • Terms Apply
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2.   AMEX Delta Platinum Cards

Link:   Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

Link:   Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express

Until April 11, 2018, you’ll earn 70,000 Delta miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles when you open an AMEX Delta Platinum personal or business card and spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of account opening.  Plus a $100 statement credit after making a Delta purchase within 3 months of account opening.

The cards come with the same perks as the AMEX Delta Gold cards, plus:

  • Domestic round-trip companion certificate each year on your card anniversary
  • 10,000 Medallion qualifying miles and 10,000 bonus miles when you spend $25,000+ in a calendar year.  And an additional 10,000 Medallion qualifying miles and 10,000 bonus miles when you spend $50,000 in the same time frame
  • $195 annual fee, NOT waived the first year
  • Terms Apply

Note:   AMEX only allows folks to earn the into bonus once per person, per lifetime, on ALL their cards.  But because each of the Delta cards is considered a different product, you’re eligible for 4 separate welcome bonuses!

3.   Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card From American Express

Link:   Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express

Through March 28, 2018, with the AMEX Starwood small business card, you’ll earn 35,000 Starwood points after spending $7,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

You’ll also get:

The $95 annual fee is WAIVED the first year.

Note:   AMEX small business cards will NOT appear on your personal credit report.  So they do NOT count toward your Chase “5/24” limit!

Are These Offers Good Deals?

Absolutely!

The Delta bonuses are worth at LEAST $600 to $700 because you redeem Delta miles for 1 cent each using Pay with Miles.  And you can get much more value from them if you book award flights on Delta or their partners!

Check out my post on how to use Delta miles for expensive flights.  And this post on using Delta miles to get to Europe!

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And the AMEX Starwood Business card’s bonus is 10,000 Starwood points higher than the usual bonus.  After meeting the $7,000 minimum spending requirement you’ll have at least 42,000 Starwood points (35,000 point bonus + 7,000 points for spending)!

Starwood points are very valuable for staying at Starwood hotels.  And when you link your Marriott account, you can transfer points between your Starwood and Marriott accounts at a 1:3 ratio (and get an instant status match between programs!).  So the 35,000 Starwood point bonus is worth 105,000 Marriott points (35,000 Starwood points X 3).

And don’t forget, you’ll receive 5,000 bonus miles for every 20,000 Starwood points you transfer to an airline.  So you could convert your Starwood points into 50,000 Alaska Airlines miles and book a one-way Cathay Pacific Business class flight to Asia!

Bottom Line

Until April 11, 2018, you’ll earn up to 60,000 Delta miles when you open the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and Gold Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express after meeting tiered spending requirements.  And 70,000 Delta miles when you open the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express and meet minimum spending requirements.

And until March 28, 2018, the AMEX Starwood small business card has a 35,000 Starwood point intro bonus!

If you haven’t had these AMEX cards before, now is a great time to consider applying.  Because the bonuses on all 5 of these cards have never been higher!

Let me know if you apply!

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Delta Amex Points

I have both Gold and Platinum cards and the benefits are great! If you are interested in a referral for either or both deals, email me at delta.amex.points at gmail dot com or please use the links below, thanks!

The details are below:

AMEX Platinum Delta Skymiles : http://refer.amex.us/YEEPwBWb?XLINK=MYCP
70,000 bonus miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles after they use their new Card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months and a $100 statement credit after they make a Delta purchase with their new Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership. Limited Time Offer ends 05/16/2018.

AMEX Gold Delta Skymiles : http://refer.amex.us/YEESHPcj3i?XLINK=MYCP
50,000 Bonus Miles after they spend $2,000 or more in purchases with their new Card within their first 3 months of Card Membership and a $50 statement credit after they make a Delta purchase with their new Card within their first 3 months. They can earn an additional 10,000 bonus miles after they make an additional $1,000 in purchases within their first 6 months. Limited Time Offer ends 05/16/2018

for the $50 Delta statement credit ,does anyone know if you can purchase a giftcard online to get the credit?

Hi,

I am planning Europe trip. Which credit card should I use to take advantage of travel perks/credits?

Million Mile Secrets

Hi desikid, what kind of perks are you looking to take advantage of?

I’ve been following this blog for quite some time and have got few cards that were recommended. What country in europe are you planning to visit? I did united for trip to europe.
Eurorail, some hotels points but mostly airbnb. If you are interested in my itinerary, let me know at paulcess@gmail.com

Looks like 50,000 for Delta Gold, not 60,000? Wouldn’t that also make the headline about the bonus NEVER being higher a little misleading?

It’s not the highest the Delta Gold Biz card has ever been. A couple years ago I got 75,000 with the $50 statement credit and the waived first year, it was not a targeted offer. I was able to get it for both me and my wife.

Million Mile Secrets

Thanks for letting us know! That’s a great deal!

Million Mile Secrets

Both of the AMEX Delta Gold cards have tiered bonuses. So you’ll get 50,000 Delta miles after spending $2,000 within the first 3 months. And you’ll earn an additional 10,000 Delta miles after spending an additional $1,000 within the first 6 months.