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We recently saw big welcome bonuses on Delta’s co-branded Gold and Platinum American Express cards, though those offers got pulled at the beginning of the week. Now we’re seeing a best-ever welcome bonus on the Delta Reserve® for Business Credit Card from American Express, which is Delta’s most premium business credit card.
Even though this is Delta’s most premium card, it’s rare to see big bonuses on it, presumably because it offers such rich benefits.
The $450 annual fee Delta Reserve Business Card is offering a welcome bonus of 70,000 SkyMiles plus 10,000 MQMs after spending $5,000 within three months. The card is also offering 0% APR on purchases for the first six months. This offer is valid through November 7, 2018.
The card has lots of great perks that potentially make it worthwhile, including the following:
- Delta SkyClub access for the primary cardmember, with the option to bring up to two guests for $29 each
- A Companion Certificate upon renewal of your card every year, valid for a domestic first class, Comfort+, or economy roundtrip ticket
- 15,000 bonus MQMs plus 15,000 bonus redeemable miles when you spend $30,000 on purchases on the card in a calendar year, and an additional 15,000 bonus MQMs and 15,000 bonus miles when you spend $60,000 on purchases on the card in a calendar year
- When flying Delta, priority boarding with Zone 1, a first checked bag free, and 20% savings on in-flight purchases in the form of a statement credit
Enjoy Delta SkyClub access with the Delta Reserve Card
If you apply for this card, keep in mind that anecdotally Amex business cards are quite easy to be approved for, and also applying for Amex business cards doesn’t count towards Chase’s 5/24 limit, if that’s something you’re worried about.
Furthermore, eligibility for the welcome bonus on this card is independent of eligibility for any other Delta Amex card, so as long as you haven’t had this specific card before, you should be eligible.
You can get a lot of value redeeming the companion certificate for first class travel
This card won’t be for everyone, but if you’re a Delta loyalist who wants to earn MQMs through credit card spend and values SkyClub access, this is a great option. By spending on this card you can earn up to 30,000 MQMs per year, and I’d say the SkyClub access and companion certificate can more than cover the annual fee.
If you’ve been thinking of applying for the Delta Reserve Business Card, we’ve never seen a bonus this good, so there hasn’t been a better opportunity to get the card.