Delta SkyMiles members who sign up for Choice Privileges between Feb. 26 and May 31, 2009 can receive Choice Privileges Elite Gold status plus 500 bonus SkyMiles with your first stay. Members generally earn 250 miles per stay at Choice Privileges hotels around the world and the 500-mile offer is valid for one qualifying stay completed by May 31, 2009 (excluding hotels in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden).
To receive Gold status, you must be a newly enrolled member of Choice Privileges at www.choicehotels.com/delta. Your Gold status will be effective immediately and you can enjoy benefits such as a 10 percent elite bonus, exclusive reservation and customer service phone line, a 40-day booking window for award nights (normally 30 days for members without status) and exclusive elite member offers. Gold membership is the lowest level elite tier and normally requires members to stay 10 nights per calendar year