Last updated: 9/16/2021

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Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express

Earns: Delta SkyMiles

GigaTake:

This is a challenging card. It may be worth it to you just for the lounge access. Otherwise, you need to spend a lot on it to build up Delta MQMs and trigger the 1.5x earnings rate. Tread carefully with this one.

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Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Annual Fee = $550

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Bonus Rating

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After you spend $5,000 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
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In the top 15% of cards.

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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
Other Card Information

Earn 20,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs), and a $200 statement credit after spending $5,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Terms apply.

Annual Fee
  • $550
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Additional perks of owning this card

Delta Sky Club Access

Enjoy complimentary access to Delta Sky Clubs for you and an exclusive per-visit rate of $39 per person for up to two guests. Card Member and guests must be flying Delta for access to this benefit.

Status Boost

With Status Boost®, earn 15,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $30,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to 4 times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status.

Complimentary Access to The Centurion Lounge

When you purchase a Delta flight with your Delta SkyMiles Reserve Card, you will receive complimentary access to The Centurion(R) Lounge or Escape Lounge – The Centurion(R) Studio Partner.

Companion Certificate

Enjoy a Domestic First Class, Delta Comfort+® or Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business Card.

Access to Complimentary Upgrades

If you don’t have Medallion Status, your Card adds you to the Complimentary Upgrade list, after Medallion Members.

Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding

Enjoy early boarding on Delta flights as a benefit of Card Membership. You can board your flight when Main Cabin 1 priority boarding is called, so that you find room for your carry-on bag and settle into your seat sooner.

First Checked Bag Free

You can check your first bag for free and save up to $60 on a round trip Delta flight.

Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre

Basic Card Members can receive a statement credit for a five-year membership every 4 years after applying for Global Entry ($100) or every 4.5 years after applying for TSA Pre✓® (up to $85) through any Authorized Enrollment Provider with your Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card.

The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 15.74% – 24.74%
CASH ADVANCE APR 25.24% Variable
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each cash advance, whichever is greater.
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 0%