Last updated: 8/3/2021

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Delta SkyMiles Blue American Express

Earns: Delta SkyMiles

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It’s not the worst card if you want Delta SkyMiles, since it has no annual fee. But you can do better.

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Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Pros

  • Earns an OK two Delta miles per dollar spent on dining.
  • No annual fee.

Cons

  • Other cards will earn much more.

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Reward Rate = 2x

Value = 1 cent per point
Effective Value = 2 %

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7%

Reward Rate = 1x

Value = 1 cent per point
Effective Value = 1 %

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3%

Welcome Bonus = 10,000

Value = 1 cent per point
Effective Value = $100

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$1800

Annual Fee = $0

$0
$995
Welcome Bonus
10,000

OK

Bonus Rating

Points

After you spend $500 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
2x Dining

Good

good

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

2x Delta

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1x All Other

OK

OK

Is this card right for me?

That depends on your individual spending patterns. We have a tool that figures it out for you. Learn what you could earn.

Program Name
Delta SkyMiles
Gigapoints Value
1.0¢ per point
0.4¢ PER POINT
2¢+ PER POINT
Annual Fee
  • $0
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Additional perks of owning this card

In-Flight Savings

Receive 20% savings for elgibile in-flight food, beverages and headsets.

The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 15.74% to 24.74%
CASH ADVANCE APR 25.24%
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
LATE PAYMENTS Up to $40