Program Details

The Delta Skymiles program is great for travelers who want to earn bonus rewards on flights. Best of all, it's completely free to enroll. As a Delta Skymiles member, you earn 5 Delta SkyMiles for every dollar you spend on Delta Airlines purchases and can earn up to an additional 2 Delta SkyMiles by using an affiliated credit card.

The Delta Skymiles reward program also offers shopping and dining portals where members can earn even more Delta SkyMiles on local restaurants and popular retailers.


Delta Airlines

Earns Delta SkyMiles
How to Earn

Fly Delta Airlines

As a member of the Delta Skymiles program, you earn bonus rewards on every Delta Airlines flight you purchase

Delta Skymiles Member

5x on Delta Airlines

    Use a Delta Skymiles credit card

    Apply for and use the following credit cards to earn up to an additional 2x Delta SkyMiles per $ spent on Delta Airlines purchases and bonus miles on your everyday purchases

    That's up to 7x miles on Delta Airlines

    Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card

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    Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card

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    Delta Reserve SkyMiles Credit Card

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    Blue Delta SkyMiles Credit Card

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    Capital One Savor

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    Other ways to earn miles

    Delta Airlines offers even more ways to earn miles by shopping through their online portal and linking your credit and debit cards to their dining program.

    Shop online using an affiliated online portal

    SkyMiles Shopping

    Earn rewards from over 250 merchants

    Link your credit & debit cards to an affiliated dining program

    SkyMiles Dining

    Earn up to 5x miles at various merchants

    Delta Skymiles Loyalty Tiers

    As you earn Delta Skymiles you may qualify to earn bonus miles on Delta Airlines flights and receive access to other benefits and upgrades.

    SkyMiles Silver

    7x miles on Delta Airlines flights

    SkyMiles Gold

    8x miles on Delta Airlines flights

    SkyMiles Platinum

    9x miles on Delta Airlines flights

    SkyMiles Diamond

    11x miles on Delta Airlines flights

    Learn how to become an elite status member

    How to Redeem

    Cash back sounds straight forward but some programs offer other ways to redeem your cash back rewards. Check the table below for all the ways Delta Skymiles gives you to spend the cash back you earn.

    Redeem for

    The value of Delta SkyMiles varies depending on how you redeem them. We look at millions of flights, hotels, car rentals and reward portals to calculate what rewards are actually worth on average.

    Delta SkyMiles can also be worth more depending on the card that you own. Select a card below to see exactly how much their Delta SkyMiles are worth for each redemption option.

    Redeem Delta Skymiles miles on Redemption Value

    Additional fees and restrictions may apply when redeeming. Check out the Delta Skymiles website for more details.

    Transfer Partners

    Interested in earning more Delta Skymiles miles or transferring them to another program? Here are the best transfer partners:

    Transfer Delta Skymiles miles to another partner Base Exchange Rate

    Delta Skymiles miles do not transfer to any other program

    Transfer from a partner to Delta Skymiles miles Base Exchange Rate

    American Express Membership Rewards

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    Starwood Preferred Guest

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    Hilton Honors

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    IHG Rewards Club

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    Ritz-Carlton Rewards

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    World of Hyatt

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    Marriott Rewards

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    No other programs transfer their rewards into Delta Skymiles miles

    Additional fees and restrictions may apply when transferring Delta Skymiles miles. You may also be eligible for special bonuses if you transfer a certain amount of points.

    Delta Skymiles program does not have any transfer partners

    These details only scrape the surface! Reward programs are highly complex and always changing. We are working hard to include even more information on the Delta Skymiles program but for now, you can find the full details through the Delta Skymiles website.

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