The best increased card offers to sign up for in July

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Credit card sign-up bonuses and welcome offers are the quickest and easiest way to rake in lots of points and miles, so we regularly update the roundup of our favorite current offers in our best credit cards guide.

But to help you keep up with an ever-changing list of bonuses, we’ve also compiled a list here of the best card offers currently available — especially the ones that are worth an extra look right now because they are at all-time highs or may end soon.

This month, we are seeing some incredibly enticing offers for some of the best travel credit cards, including several cobranded airline and hotel credit cards.

For instance, the ever-popular Platinum Card® from American Express is currently offering 100,000 points with $6,000 in spending in the first six months of card membership. That’s an outstanding offer easily worth $2,000 based on TPG valuations. Meanwhile, its business counterpart, The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, is offering a whopping 120,000 points after $15,000 in spending on eligible purchases in the first three months of card membership.

The ever-popular Chase Sapphire Reserve is currently offering 60,000 bonus points with $4,000 in spending in the first three months from account opening. That’s an outstanding offer easily worth $1,200 based on TPG valuations.

There are also elevated welcome offers on most Delta credit cards — including two that have a limited-edition card design made (in part) from the metal of a retired Boeing 747.

Since many issuers have restrictions on how often you can earn a bonus on a card, it’s important to time your application for when there’s a good offer. Also, higher bonuses don’t always stick around for long, so if you’re considering one of these offers, you’ll want to hop on it sooner rather than later.

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The best elevated card offers in June 2022

Card Sign-up bonus/welcome offer Welcome offer value* Annual fee 
The Platinum Card® from American Express 100,000 points after you spend $6,000 in the first six months, though you may be able to get a higher bonus through the CardMatch tool (terms apply). $2,000. $695 (see rates and fees).
Chase Sapphire Reserve  60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months of account opening. $1,200 $550
Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card

75,000 miles after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months of account opening.

$1,388 $395.
Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card 75,000 miles after $4,000 in spend within three months of account opening.  $1,388. $95.
The Business Platinum Card® from American Express 120,000 points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the card within the first three months of card membership. $2,400. $695 (see rates and fees).
Citi Premier® Card 80,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening. $1,440. $95.
Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card
70,000 bonus miles after spending $2,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. $987. $0 for the first year, then $99 (see rates and fees).
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card
90,000 bonus miles after spending $3,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. $1,269. $250 (see rates and fees).
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card
100,000 bonus miles after spending $5,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. $1,410. $550 (see rates and fees).
Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card 75,000 bonus miles after spending $3,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. $1,058. $0 for the first year, then $99 (see rates and fees).
Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card 100,000 bonus miles after spending $4,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. $1,269. $250 (see rates and fees).
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card 110,000 bonus miles after spending $6,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. $1,551. $550 (see rates and fees).
Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card 75,000 points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening. $1,125. $149.
Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card 75,000 points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening. $1,125. $99.
Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card 75,000 points after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening. $1,125. $69.
Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® Credit Card Earn five free nights (each night valued up to 50,000 points) after spending $5,000 on purchases in your first three months from account opening Up to $2,100. $95.
Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card 60,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases in your first three months from account opening. $504. $0.
Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card 130,000 points after you spend $2,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months. Plus, earn up to $130 in statement credits on eligible purchases made on the card at any Hilton family hotel in the first 12 months of card membership. Up to $910. $95 (see rates & fees).
Hilton Honors American Express Card 100,000 points after you spend $1,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months. Plus, earn up to $100 in statement credits on eligible purchases made on the card at any Hilton family hotel in the first 12 months of card membership. Up to $700. $0 (see rates and fees).
The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card
130,000 points after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the card in the first three months. Plus, earn up to $130 in statement credits on eligible purchases made on the card at any Hilton family hotel in the first 12 months of card membership. Up to $910. $95 (see rates and fees).
IHG Rewards Premier Business Credit Card 140,000 bonus points after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening. $700. $99.
Ink Business Preferred Credit Card 100,000 points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the card within the first three months of card membership. $2,000. $95.
American Express® Gold Card 60,000 points after you spend $4,000 in the first six months of card membership, though you may be able to get a higher bonus through the CardMatch tool (terms apply). $1,200. $250 (see rates and fees).

* Welcome offer value is determined using TPG valuations and is not provided by nor reviewed by the issuer.

The Platinum Card® from American Express

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Often referred to as the king of the premium travel rewards cards, the Amex Platinum offers a slew of benefits — along with a $695 annual fee (see rates and fees). Cardholders enjoy perks such as automatic Gold status with both Hilton Honors and Marriott Bonvoy plus access to a wide range of airport lounges, including Amex Centurion, Priority Pass and Delta Sky Club (on same-day Delta flights). On top of that, you’ll get up to $200 in annual airline fee statement credits, an up-to-$200 hotel statement credit to use toward prepaid Amex Fine Hotels + Resorts or The Hotel Collection bookings (the latter of which requires a minimum two-night stay) via Amex Travel, and an up-to-$189 Clear membership statement credit — along with numerous other perks. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

Related: It’s a ‘lifestyle’ card now: A closer look at the Amex Platinum’s 6 new benefits

Non-travel benefits include an up-to-$240 digital entertainment statement credit (split into monthly $20 credits) to use for Audible, The New York Times, SiriusXM, Peacock and services under the Disney umbrella — including Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu.

Cardholders also receive an up-to-$155 Walmart+ credit (Plus Ups are excluded), an up-to-$300 SoulCycle bike credit and an up-to-$300 Equinox statement credit for eligible Equinox memberships (up to $25 in monthly credit). You also receive Uber VIP status and up to $200 in annual Uber Cash (split into monthly $15 credits for U.S. rides plus a $20 bonus in December). Enrollment is required for select benefits.

Finally, cardholders will enjoy enhanced earning rates on many travel purchases:

  • 5 points per dollar on flights booked directly with airlines or with Amex Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year).
  • 5 points per dollar on prepaid hotels booked with Amex Travel.
  • 1 point per dollar on other eligible purchases.

And while the current welcome offer provides solid value, be sure to check the CardMatch Tool to see if you can receive an even higher one (offers are targeted and subject to change at any time).

Read our review of the American Express Platinum Card.


Official application link: The Platinum Card® from American Express with 100,000 points after you spend $6,000 on purchases in the first six months of card membership.


Chase Sapphire Reserve

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This is one of the best premium credit cards available. It earns a whopping 10 points per dollar on Lyft through March 2025, Chase Dining booked through Ultimate Rewards, and hotel and car rental purchases through the Ultimate Rewards Travel portal. Cardholders also earn 5 points per dollar on airline travel booked through the Ultimate Rewards Travel portal, 3x on travel (after using the $300 travel credit) and dining, and 1x on everything else.

Chase defines travel and dining quite broadly, including everything from parking fees to Airbnb stays and food delivery orders. Perks of the card include a $300 annual travel credit, Priority Pass membership, $5 monthly DoorDash in-app credit through December 2024, a complimentary DashPass membership and an impressive array of travel protections.

Read our review of the Chase Sapphire Reserve.


Official application link: Chase Sapphire Reserve with 60,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months of card membership.


Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card

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Late last year, Capital One launched the Venture X card, the issuer’s first-ever premium rewards card. It’s one of the most exciting new travel credit cards to come around in a long time, thanks to great earning rates and incredible perks.

Aside from a hefty welcome bonus of 75,000 miles after spending $4,000 on purchases in the first three months – worth about $1,388 according to our valuations thanks to Capital One’s excellent airline and hotel transfer partners – the card gives members up to $300 back in statement credits annually for bookings made through Capital One Travel and 10,000 bonus miles every account anniversary, starting on their first anniversary (worth $100 toward travel, or $185 by our valuations).

As for earning rates, the Venture X racks up 10 miles per dollar on hotels and car rentals booked via Capital One Travel along with Turo cards, 5 miles per dollar on flights booked via Capital One Travel, and an unlimited 2 miles per dollar on everything else. Frequent travelers will also enjoy taking advantage of access to Capital One’s developing network of airport lounges as well as the ability to enroll for Priority Pass membership for entry into more than 1,300 lounge locations worldwide.

Related: The 8 most pressing questions about the new Capital One Venture X card


Official application link: Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card with 75,000 bonus miles after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.


Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

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The Venture Rewards packs a pretty good punch for a mid-tier credit card. It earns a flat 2 miles per dollar spent on all purchases worldwide, but you can earn 5 miles per dollar on hotels and car rentals booked through Capital One Travel along with cars reserved with Turo. The miles you earn with this card can be transferred to Capital One’s 17 airline and three hotel partners or redeemed through the Capital One Travel portal.

The card stands out for offering an application fee credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck every four years; many other cards that offer this benefit have annual fees of $400 or more. This TSA PreCheck/Global Entry application fee credit alone is worth up to $100. There’s also a suite of travel benefits including travel accident insurance and secondary auto rental coverage. When making everyday purchases, you’ll also get extended warranty protection. The Venture Rewards doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees, so you can use the card overseas without accumulating extra charges.

Read our review of the Capital One Venture Rewards Card.


Official application link: Capital One Venture Rewards Card with 75,000 bonus miles after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.


The Business Platinum Card® from American Express

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This business card stands out for its travel perks that can easily cover the card’s $695 annual fee (see rates and fees). Cardholders enjoy automatic Gold status in both the Hilton Honors and Marriott Bonvoy loyalty programs, along with access a wide variety of airport lounges — including Amex Centurion, Priority Pass and Delta Sky Club (when traveling on same-day Delta flights). Enrollment is required for select benefits.

Cardholders also enjoy 5 points per dollar on flights and prepaid hotels booked at American Express Travel along with 1.5 points per dollar on eligible purchases in select business categories and eligible purchases of $5,000 or more (on up to $2 million of these purchases per calendar year).

Related: Amex refreshes Business Platinum Card with new perks, higher annual fee and a 120,000-point bonus

On top of that, the card comes with up to $200 in annual airline fee statement credits and a 35% points rebate for flights booked through Amex Travel in first or business class on any airline (up to 1 million points back per calendar year), or in any class on the U.S. airline of your choice each year. Non-travel benefits include up to $400 in annual statement credits toward U.S. Dell purchases, up to $360 in credits toward Indeed, up to $150 toward select Adobe purchases and up to $120 toward wireless telephone services. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

Read our review of the American Express Business Platinum Card.


Official application link: The Business Platinum Card® from American Express with 120,000 points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the card within the first three months of card membership.


Citi Premier® Card

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This is the card to get if you’re looking to quickly stock up on Citi ThankYou points. The 80,000-point bonus is much better than the 60,000 points this card previously offered — and is currently the highest publicly available bonus of any ThankYou Rewards-earning card.

What makes these points so valuable is that you can transfer them to over a dozen airline partners, including some less common ones such as Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles.

Other benefits of the card include a $100 hotel savings benefit once per calendar year when you book a hotel stay of $500 or more through thankyou.com and access to Citi Entertainment, which gives you special access to purchase tickets to thousands of events, including presale tickets.

Read our review of the Citi Premier.


Official application link: Citi Premier Card with 80,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 in the first three months.


Delta credit cards

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Through Aug. 3, 2022, Delta is offering elevated offers across almost all of its cobranded credit cards. They offer useful benefits such as free checked bags, priority boarding and discounts on eligible inflight purchases. The more expensive cards come with more premium benefits like lounge access and MQM spending boosts.

However, perhaps the most exciting news about this round of offers is the limited-edition card design on the Delta Reserve and Delta Business Reserve cards. New cardmembers can opt for a card with 25% metal from a retired Delta Boeing 747 aircraft — a plane that flew nearly 68 million miles while in service.

For a closer look at each of the cards, check out our comparison of the best Delta credit cards.

APPLY HERE: Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card
APPLY HERE: Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card
APPLY HERE: Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card
APPLY HERE: Delta SkyMiles Gold Business American Express Card
APPLY HERE: Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business American Express Card
APPLY HERE: Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business American Express Card

Southwest Airlines credit cards

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Now’s an excellent time to pick up a Southwest credit card. All three of Southwest’s cobranded cards were refreshed at the end of last year with improved earnings categories and new and enhanced benefits. Some of the new benefits include two EarlyBird Check-Ins each year for Plus and Premier cardholders and the ability to earn unlimited tier-qualifying points with the Priority card. All cards also come with perks like bonus points on your card member anniversary.

The 75,000-point offer is one of the better offers these cards have seen. But here’s the real kicker: The sign-up bonus points and the points earned from everyday spending on these cards count toward earning the Southwest Companion Pass, which is earned after 100 flights or 125,000 qualifying points. This would allow you to bring a companion for (almost) free on your Southwest flights.

With identical bonuses across the cards, you should pick the product that offers the right combination of annual fee and benefits for you. For a closer look at each of the cards, check out our comparison of the best Southwest credit cards.


Official application link: Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card with 75,000 bonus points after spending $5,000 in the first three months.
Official application link: Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card with 75,000 bonus points after spending $5,000 in the first three months.
Official application link: Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card with 75,000 bonus points after spending $5,000 in the first three months. 


Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card

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In addition to the ultra-high sign-up bonus, the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless card offers 6 points per dollar on on eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program and 2 points per dollar on all other eligible purchases.

One of the card’s biggest perks is a free annual award night worth up to 35,000 points. TPG values Marriott points at 0.8 cents each, meaning 35,000 points are worth $280. So, you only need to redeem your free night for one-third of that value to break even on your annual fee completely. Cardholders also get Silver status, with the ability to upgrade to Gold after $35,000 in annual spending on the card.

Read our review of the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card.


Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card with five free nights (each night valued up to 50,000 points) bonus points after spending $5,000 in the first three months. 


Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card

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With this card, you’ll earn three points per dollar on Marriott stays, two points per dollar on other travel purchases and one point per dollar on everything else. Those aren’t the highest earning rates but that’s compensated by the lack of an annual fee and generous sign-up bonus.

This card also helps you jumpstart Marriott Bonvoy elite status. Cardholders get 15 elite night credits each year, which automatically qualifies you for Silver Elite status. Other perks include no foreign transaction fees, baggage and trip delay coverage and purchase protection.

Read our review of the Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card.


Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card with 60,000 points after spending $2,000 on purchases in your first three months from account opening.


Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card

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The Hilton Surpass is one of the best mid-tier hotel cards available. Its current welcome offer is very generous, given its manageable spending requirement and $95 annual fee (see rates and fees). While we’ve seen prior offers with more bonus points, the addition of up to $130 in statement credits at participating Hilton Honors properties could be a great way to offset some of your summer travel costs.

The ongoing earning rates also outrank its competition:

  • 12 points per dollar spent on eligible purchases at hotels and resorts in the Hilton portfolio (a 7.2% return based on TPG valuations).
  • 6 points per dollar spent at U.S. supermarkets, U.S. restaurants and U.S. gas stations.
  • 3 points per dollar on other eligible purchases.

Benefits include 10 Priority Pass lounge access passes each year (enrollment required), complimentary Hilton Gold elite status and a pathway to earning Diamond status. Additionally, you can earn a weekend night reward redeemable at any Hilton Honors property after you make $15,000 in purchases on your card in a calendar year.

Read our review of the Hilton Honors Surpass.


Official application link: Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card with 130,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first three months, plus up to $130 in statement credits at any Hilton family hotel in the first 12 months of card membership.


Hilton Honors American Express Card

Zemi Beach House, LXR Hotels & Resorts
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The Hilton Honors Amex features a few notable benefits for a no-annual-fee card (see rates and fees). For starters, you’ll earn a respectable 7 points per dollar at participating Hilton properties; 5 points per dollar at U.S. restaurants, U.S. supermarkets and U.S. gas stations; and 3 points per dollar on all other eligible purchases. You’ll also get automatic Hilton Honors Silver status (with an upgrade to Gold when you spend $20,000 in a calendar year), basic travel and shopping protections and no foreign transaction fees.

But the increased welcome bonus is especially enticing. Not only can you take home 100,000 bonus points (after hitting minimum spending requirements); you’ll also enjoy up to $100 in statement credits at Hilton properties — just in time for the busy summer travel season. That’s really solid value for a card with no annual fee.

Read our review of the Hilton Honors American Express Card.


Official application link: Hilton Honors American Express Card with 100,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 in the first three months of card membership, plus up to $100 in statement credits at any Hilton family hotel in the first 12 months of card membership.


Hilton Honors American Express Business Card

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Many of the Hilton Business card’s benefits mirror those of the personal Surpass card. One of the card’s biggest benefits is automatic (and valuable) Hilton Honors Gold status and the ability to upgrade to Diamond status by spending $40,000 in eligible purchases in a calendar year. You’ll also get a weekend award night when you spend $15,000 on the card in a calendar year, as well as 10 Priority Pass visits a year (enrollment required).

The earning rates are also similar — though with a small-business angle:

  • 12 points per dollar spent on eligible purchases at hotels and resorts in the Hilton portfolio.
  • 6 points per dollar spent on wireless services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping, at U.S. restaurants, on flights booked directly with airlines and through Amex Travel, and on car rentals booked directly from select car rental companies.
  • 3 points per dollar on other eligible purchases.

And while the new welcome offer requires an additional $1,000 in spending to earn the full bonus compared to the Surpass, it, too, includes up to $130 in statement credits — which can put money right back in your pocket this summer (or beyond).

Read our review of the Hilton Amex Business Card.


Official application link: Hilton Honors American Express Business Card with 130,000 bonus points after you spend $3,000 in the first three months of card membership. Plus, earn up to $130 in statement credits on eligible purchases made on the card at any Hilton family hotel in the first 12 months of card membership.


IHG Rewards Premier Business Credit Card

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau
InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau (Photo by Katie Genter/The Points Guy)

This new business card has a lot of similarities to the consumer version. Aside from an identical welcome bonus, it offers all of the same key benefits, including an annual award-night certificate (worth up to 40,000 points, but you can top it off), automatic IHG Rewards Platinum Elite status with a shortcut to Diamond, a fourth-night-free reward on award stays of four or more nights, a Global Entry/TSA PreCheck fee credit, up to $50 in United Travel Bank annual credit (after registration) and the ability to earn 10,000 bonus points and a $100 statement credit after spending $20,000 on purchases and making one additional purchase each calendar year.

There are two key differences, however. First, in addition to earning 5 points per dollar on travel, dining and gas, this business card also accrues 5 points per dollar on social media and search engine advertising and at office supply stores. Secondly, business cardholders can earn an additional free night award after spending $60,000 each calendar year.


Official application link: IHG Rewards Premier Business Credit Card with 140,000 bonus points after you spend $3,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.


Ink Business Preferred Credit Card

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According to TPG’s valuations, this card’s welcome bonus alone is worth $2,000 since you can take advantage of Chase’s excellent collection of airline and hotel transfer partners. Points redeemed through the Chase travel portal are worth 1.25 cents each, which isn’t bad, either.

Another factor in this card’s favor? Its tremendous earning rates. You’ll earn 3 points per dollar across the following categories on up to $150,000 in combined purchases (1 point per dollar thereafter):

  • Travel.
  • Shipping purchases.
  • Internet, cable and phone services.
  • Advertising on social media sites and search engines.

Depending on which categories you spend in, you could earn a whopping 450,000 bonus points per year if you maxed out that $150,000 cap.

Among the Ink Business Preferred’s unsung benefits are cellphone protection, primary rental car coverage (when renting for business purposes) and other travel and purchase protections. You can also add employee cards to your account for free.

Read our full review of the Ink Business Preferred Credit Card.


Official application link: Ink Business Preferred Credit Card with 100,000 bonus points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with the card within the first three months of account opening.


American Express® Gold Card

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The Amex Gold card is a favorite of many TPG staffers thanks (in large part) to its terrific earning rates:

  • 4 points per dollar on dining at restaurants (including take out and delivery in the U.S.)
  • 4 points per dollar at U.S. supermarkets on up to $25,000 in purchases per calendar year (1 point per dollar after that).
  • 3 points per dollar on flights booked directly with airlines or through Amex Travel.
  • 1 point per dollar on all other eligible purchases.

The card also offers up to $120 in annual credit for Uber rides and Uber Eats purchases and up to $120 in statement credits for select dining purchases (enrollment is required for select benefits) — all for a manageable annual fee of $250 (see rates and fees)

And while it’s not providing a limited-time bonus for new cardmembers, you can often find elevated welcome offers through the CardMatch tool. The card currently features a public welcome offer of 60,000 points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases within the first six months. However, some new customers can earn a 75,000-point or even 90,000-point welcome offer via the CardMatch tool after meeting the same minimum spending requirements. Note that these elevated offers are targeted and subject to change at any time.

Read our review of the American Express Gold Card.


Official application link: American Express® Gold Card with 60,000 points after you spend $4,000 in the first six months of card membership.


* Bonus offer value is based on TPG valuations and not provided by issuers. 

For rates and fees of the Amex Business Platinum card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Amex Platinum card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Amex Gold card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Hilton Surpass card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Hilton Honors Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Hilton Honors Business Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Gold Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Platinum Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Reserve Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Business Gold Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Business Platinum Amex, click here.
For rates and fees of the Delta SkyMiles Business Reserve Amex, click here.

Additional reporting by Eric Rosen.

Featured photo by Orli Friedman/The Points Guy.

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 90,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer ends 8/3/2022.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 90,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer ends 8/3/2022.
  • Earn up to 20,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) with Status Boost® per year. After you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, you can earn 10,000 MQMs up to two times per year, getting you closer to Medallion® Status. MQMs are used to determine Medallion® Status and are different than miles you earn toward flights.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide including takeout and delivery in the U.S., and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $80 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck® after you apply through any Authorized Enrollment Provider. If approved for Global Entry, at no additional charge, you will receive access to TSA PreCheck.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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Regular APR
17.24%-26.24% Variable
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
N/A
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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