Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Holders: Refer Your Friends for A Bonus!


Want to refer a friend for a Delta SkyMiles card and pick up a few for yourself? Now is the perfect opportunity, as Delta has doubled the normal referral bonus from 5,000 miles to 10,000. And, surprisingly for SkyMiles, the process is relatively easy.

Earn Your 10,000 SkyMiles

A sample of what the referral screen asks.

To start, head over here and choose the card that you have. It will take you to the above screen and ask for your friend’s information. And that’s it. As long as you both do your parts before July 6, you’ll receive your 10,000 miles in 6-8 weeks. Be sure to read through the terms and conditions about annual maximum earnings and potential tax ramifications.

This offer is available online only to Basic Card Members. Please allow 6-8 weeks for the Referral Bonus to post to your account after each referred individual is approved for the Card. You cannot earn a Referral Bonus for those who currently have the Card you recommended or for individuals who have been referred by someone else. Due to the confidential nature of the credit approval process, you will not be notified of whether we approve or decline any application(s) from individual(s) you refer. Also, the individuals you refer may not receive the referral e-mail if they have previously “opted out” of receiving e-mail marketing communications from American Express. Any violation or abuse of this program may result in the forfeiture of the Referral Bonus. In order to receive the Referral Bonus, your account must be active and in good standing at the time of fulfillment. Terms & restrictions of the rewards program corresponding to your Card account apply. NOTE: The value of the Referral Bonus may be taxable income to you; you are responsible for any federal or state taxes resulting from the Referral Bonus. Please consult your tax advisor if you have questions about the tax treatment of the Referral Bonus.


Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card
You can receive 10,000 bonus miles (“Referral Bonus”) for each new Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card application you refer resulting in an approved account, up to a maximum of 55,000 bonus miles per calendar year. To earn the Referral Bonus, (a) you must submit referral(s) by 07/06/2016 and (b) the referred individual(s) must apply to the specific offer online through the e-mailed link provided by American Express and be approved by 07/06/2016

Note: American Express will not tell you whether your friend was approved. Be sure your referrals are people who will feel comfortable sharing the results of the application with you.

What They’ll Get

Right now, both cards are offering premium sign-up bonuses. New Gold Card members will receive 50,000 SkyMiles once they spend $2,000 in the first three months, while Platinum members will receive 60,000 SkyMiles and 10,000 MQMs after they hit their $2,000 in spend.

The Bottom Line

You have until July 6 to get the additional 5,000 miles, so take advantage of it (and your friends) while you can!