Upgrade to the reimagined, metal Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card
Earn 40,000 bonus miles and 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs)
after you upgrade to the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card and spend $4,000 in eligibile purchases within the first three months on the Card.1
This is Upgraded Travel Status.
Reach Medallion Status, faster, with Status Boost™ 2
Get closer to Medallion Status when you earn 15,000 MQMs after you spend $30,000, $60,000, $90,000, and $120,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year. MQMs are used to determine Medallion Status and are different from the miles you earn toward flights.
*Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for round-trip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
* Delta Reserve Companion Certificate at Renewal
Taxes/Fees/Restrictions: Companion Certificate valid for one round-trip First Class, Delta Comfort+® or Main Cabin Companion ticket with the payment of applicable taxes and fees detailed below and the purchase of certain adult round-trip fares on published routings within the 48 contiguous United States. Residents of Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico or the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) must originate from there to the 48 contiguous United States and have an address on their SkyMiles account in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico or the USVI. Each year, the Companion Certificate will be made available for redemption on delta.com in your renewal month. Applicable government imposed taxes and fees vary and depend upon the number of flight segments included in the itinerary and are no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments). Basic Card Members (not Additional Card Members) with the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card are eligible to receive the first checked bag fee waiver on Delta and Delta Connection carrier tickets. $40 fee for second checked bag. These allowances are subject to size/weight limits. Contact a Delta agent or visit delta.com for details. Taxes and fees are subject to change, are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the primary ticket is purchased and the Companion ticket is issued. All fare rules, restrictions, advance purchase requirements, and availability are per rule of primary ticket fare purchased. Tickets are only available in I and Z classes of service for First Class travel, only available in W class for Delta Comfort+ travel, and only available in L, U, T, X, V classes of service for Main Cabin travel and may not be available on all flights or markets. Companion Certificates are eligible for Medallion Complimentary Upgrades which are subject to availability and may not be eligible on all flights. Medallion Members traveling with one companion will be eligible for Complimentary Upgrades to both First Class and Delta Comfort+ based on the status of the higher-tiered Member, as long as the companion is a SkyMiles Member, Medallion Member or partner airline elite member, traveling in the same reservation. Companion tickets are not transferable once issued. Companion certificate cannot be combined with another offer or discount including, but not limited to, web fares, sale fares and eCoupons. Primary ticket and Companion ticket must be purchased with your Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card. Both passengers must be booked on the same flights and dates, at the same time. Travel for Companion certificate must be booked and completed by the date on the front of certificate. Validity is not based on the calendar year. Redemption is available only on delta.com. Certificate terms and conditions may vary each year of Card Membership. Additional restrictions apply. See Companion Certificate for details.
1 You can earn 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MOMs) and 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $4,000 in eligible purchases (the "Threshold Amount) on your Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card within the first three months of Card Membership, starting from the date your account is transferred. Bonus miles and Medallion Qualification Miles wll be applied 8-12 weeks after the Threshold Amount is met.
If we in our sole discretion determine that you have engaged in abuse, misuse, or gaming in connection with the welcome offer in any way or that you intend to do so (for example, if you applied for one or more cards to obtain a welcome offer(s) that we did not intend for you; if you cancel or downgrade your account within 12 months after acquiring it; or if you cancel or return purchases you made to meet the Threshold Amount), we may not credit Bonus miles and Medallion Qualification Miles to your account. We may also cancel this Card account and other Card accounts you may have with us.
Eligible purchases to meet the spend requirement can be made by the Basic Card Member and any Additional Card Members on a single Card Account. Eligible purchases are purchases of goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases to mee the Threshold Amount do NOT include fees or interest charges, balance transfers (balance transfers are not available on Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Cards), cash advances, purchases of traveler's checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, purchases of gift cards, person-to-person payments, or purchases of any cash equivalents. Additional Card Members on your account are not eligible for this offer. To receive the 10,000 Medallion® Qualificiation Miles (MOMs) and 40,000 bonus miles, your Card account must not be cancelled or past due at the time of fulfillment. For questions regarding your Card account, please call the number on the back of your Card.
Purchases may fall outside of the 3 month period in some cases, such as a delay in merchants submitting transactions to us or if the purchase date differs from the date you made the transaction. (For example, if you buy goods online, the purchase date may be the date the goods are shipped).
If your request is not received by 4/29/2020, we will not process your request. American Express reserves the right to modify or revoke offer at any time.
2 Status Boost™
If in any calendar year eligible purchases on the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business Card are $30,000 or more, the Basic Card Member will be awarded 15,000 Medallion Qualification Miles ("MQMs" as defined in the Delta SkyMiles Membership Guide and Program Rules). If in that same calendar year eligible purchases on the Card are $60,000, $90,000, and $120,000 or more, the Basic Card Member will be awarded an additional 15,000 MQMs for each threshold. The close of the calendar year is December 31, without regard to the time of the year that the account is opened. This means that for the first year of Card Membership, the Card Member’s eligibility period for the Status Boost™ benefit may be less than twelve months. Eligible purchases means purchases for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees, interest charges, cash advances, purchases of travelers' checks, purchases of gift cards, person-to-person transactions, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, or purchases of other cash equivalents. Eligible purchases may fall outside of a calendar year in some cases, such as a delay in merchants submitting transactions to us or if the purchase date differs from the date you made the transaction. For example, if you buy goods online, the purchase date may be the date the goods are shipped. Additional Card Member(s) are not eligible to receive MQMs through the Status Boost benefit, however, all eligible purchases by the Additional Card Member(s) will count towards the Basic Card Member’s spend level to reach the Status Boost thresholds. To receive the MQMs, your account must not be canceled or past due at the time the MQMs are posted to your account. MQMs only count towards Medallion Status. MQMs cannot be redeemed toward Award Travel or other Delta redemption options. Card Members are only eligible to receive one annual bonus per threshold per calendar year for each type of eligible Delta SkyMiles Card (e.g., Platinum or Reserve) that is linked to the same SkyMiles account. MQMs can be kept by the Basic Card Member or gifted to someone else. MQM gift recipients must have a valid SkyMiles account. If a MQM gift recipient is not designated within 30 days of the MQMs being made available, the MQMs will be deposited in the Basic Card Member’s SkyMiles account. You can claim or gift MQMs by logging into delta.com and reviewing your SkyMiles account. Eligibility for Delta’s Medallion Status is not based on MQMs alone. Delta SkyMiles members can qualify for Medallion Status through a combination of miles or segments flown and annual spending. For more information about the requirements for Medallion Status, please visit www.delta.com/en_US/skymiles/medallion-program.
3 1X Mile on eligible purchases:
You will earn 1 mile for each dollar of eligible purchases charged on your Card.
1.5X Miles on purchases after spending $150,000
If in any calendar year eligible purchases made on the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business Card total more than $150,000, you earn 0.5 additional miles (for a total of 1.5 miles) on eligible purchases made after the $150,000 threshold is reached through the end of the same calendar year. If your eligible purchase qualifies for a category that has a higher mileage accelerator, only the higher accelerator will apply instead of the one-half mile per dollar. For example, if you make a Delta purchase after reaching the $150,000 threshold, you will earn two additional miles per dollar instead of an additional one-half mile per dollar. The close of the calendar year is December 31st without regard to the time of the year that the account is opened. This means that for the first year of Card Membership, the Card Member’s Eligible Purchases qualifying period may be less than twelve months. Eligible purchases can be made by the Basic Card Member and any Additional Card Members on a single Card account.
3X Miles on Delta Purchases
You will earn 2 additional miles (for a total of 3 miles) on each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with Delta (“Delta Purchases”). Delta Purchases are eligible purchases where Delta is the merchant of record, such as purchases via delta.com, the Fly Delta app, phone reservations, or ticket counters, such as upgrades, miles, seat selection, Delta Sky Club® membership, and in-flight purchases of food, alcoholic beverages and audio headsets on Delta-operated flights. Delta Purchases do not include other in-flight purchases where Delta is not the merchant of record, such as in-flight wireless internet access and charitable contributions. Delta Gift Cards do not qualify. Delta Purchases include Delta Vacations® packages but not other all-inclusive packages. Delta Purchases include purchases of qualifying Delta, Delta Connection® carrier and Delta Shuttle® flights taken with the purchase of a fare that is eligible for SkyMiles mileage credit. Additional miles earned for Delta flight purchases made with the Card will be based on the total ticket price, including base fare, carrier-imposed surcharges and government-imposed taxes and fees.
Eligible purchases mean purchases for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees or interest charges, cash advances, purchases of travelers checks, purchases of gift cards, person-to-person transactions, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, or purchases of other cash equivalents. Miles will be posted to your Delta SkyMiles account 8 to 12 weeks after the end of each month. To be eligible to receive miles, your Card account must not be canceled or past due at the time of fulfillment.
Purchases made through a third party payment account or on an online marketplace (with multiple retailers) will not qualify for additional miles.
Merchants are assigned codes based on what they primarily sell. A purchase will not qualify for additional miles if the merchant’s code is not eligible. A purchase may not qualify for additional miles if the merchant submits the purchase using a mobile or wireless card reader or if you use a mobile or digital wallet. Additional terms and restrictions may apply.
Please visit americanexpress.com/rewards-info for more information about rewards.
4 Delta Sky Club Access
The Delta Reserve Credit Card Basic and Additional Card Members receive complimentary access to the Delta Sky Club when traveling on a same-day Delta-marketed or Delta-operated flight. Eligible Card Members traveling on a Delta partner airline flight that is not marketed or operated by Delta may access the Club at an exclusive per-visit rate of $39 per person, per location. An eligible Card Member may also bring up to two guests and children under 21 years of age at an exclusive per-visit rate of $39 per person, per location. The Delta Reserve Credit Card must be used as the payment method to receive the exclusive per-visit rate. Name on boarding pass must match name on the Card. Individuals must be at least 18 years of age to access Delta Sky Club, and 21 years of age to access locations with a self-service bar, unless accompanied by a responsible, supervising adult who has access to the Club. Children under 2 years of age may accompany the Card Member for free. Benefit valid only at Delta Sky Club. Codeshare partner and other alliance partner lounges are not included. The Card Member must present his or her valid Card and same-day Delta Air Lines (or Delta airline partner) boarding pass to the Delta Sky Club ambassador. Note that amenities may vary among airport club locations. All Delta Sky Club rules apply. To review the rules, please visit delta.com/skyclub. Benefit and rules subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.
5 Complimentary Access to The Centurion Lounge®
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Basic and Additional Card Members receive complimentary access to all locations of The Centurion Lounge when flying on a same-day Delta-marketed or Delta-operated flight. The eligible flight must be booked by a U.S. issued American Express charge or credit Card. A Card Member may bring up to two guests at a per-rate visit of $50 per person, per location. Guests must be traveling on a same-day Delta-marketed or Delta-operated flight. To access The Centurion Lounge, the Card Member must present the The Centurion Lounge agent with the following upon each visit: his or her valid Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, a boarding pass showing a confirmed reservation for eligible Delta Air Lines flight, a government-issued I.D. Failure to present these items may result in access being denied. Card Members will not be compensated for changes in locations, rates or policies. A Card Member must be at least 18 years of age to enter without a parent or legal guardian. For locations with a self-service bar, the Card Member must be of legal drinking age in the location's jurisdiction to enter without a parent or legal guardian. Must be of legal drinking age to consume alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly. American Express reserves the right to remove any person from The Centurion Lounge for inappropriate behavior or failure to adhere to rules, including, but not limited to, conduct that is disruptive, abusive or violent. Access is subject to space availability. Hours may vary by location and are subject to change. Amenities vary among The Centurion Lounge locations and are subject to change. Services and amenities in The Centurion Lounge are complimentary, however, you are responsible for any purchases and/or servicing charges you authorize our Member Services Professionals to perform on your behalf. American Express will not be liable for any articles lost or stolen or damages suffered by the purchaser or visitor inside The Centurion Lounge. Use of The Centurion Lounge is subject to all rules and conditions set by American Express. American Express reserves the right to revise the rules at any time without notice.
6 First Checked Bag Free
Benefit is limited to Basic Card Members (not Additional Card Members) with the Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card, Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card, or Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Cards. Reservation must include the Basic Card Member’s SkyMiles number. Fee waiver also available for passengers traveling in the same reservation as the Basic Card Member. Maximum nine waivers per reservation. Waiver is only for normal bag fee, if any, for the first checked bag that is not overweight and not oversize under Delta’s applicable rules as set forth in Delta’s contract of carriage. Additional checked bags will be subject to the applicable baggage fees as outlined by Delta’s rules and the purchased fare as set forth in Delta’s contract of carriage. The first checked bag fee waiver will only be applied on flight segments which originate on a Delta or Delta Connection® carrier when you check-in with Delta for both a Delta marketed and Delta operated flight. Codeshare flights are not eligible. New Card Members and Card Members upgrading from another Delta SkyMiles Credit Card product will be eligible for the checked baggage fee waiver benefit after receiving their Card from American Express. Offer terms and conditions subject to change. Additional restrictions may apply.
7 Priority Boarding
Card Members are entitled to receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding on Delta flights. Benefit is limited to Basic Card Members (not Additional Card Members) with the Gold, Platinum or Reserve Delta SkyMiles Credit Cards. Reservation must include the Basic Card Member's SkyMiles number. Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding is also available for passengers traveling in the same reservation as the Basic Card Member. Maximum nine passengers per reservation receive the Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding. Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding will only be available on Delta and Delta Connection carrier operated flights. Delta does not offer Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding on Delta Shuttle® flights. New Card Members and Card Members upgrading from another Delta SkyMiles Credit Card product from American Express will be eligible for the Priority Boarding benefit after receiving their Card from American Express. Offer is subject to change without notice. Additional terms, conditions and restrictions may apply. See delta.com/mycardcan for details.
8 Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓ ®
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Basic Card Members are eligible to receive a statement credit every 4 years for the application fee for Global Entry or every 4.5 years for TSA Pre✓® when charged to an eligible Card. Card Members will receive a statement credit for the first program (either Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®) to which they apply and pay for with their eligible Card. This benefit is not available to Additional Card Members. Card Members can receive no more than one $85 credit or $100 credit, depending on the program for which the Card Member first applies. American Express has no control over the application and/or approval process for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®, and does not have access to any information provided to the government by the Card Member or by the government to the Card Member. American Express has no liability regarding the Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® programs. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) (for Global Entry) and U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) (for TSA Pre✓®) charge an application fee to process each respective application regardless of whether the Card Member's application is approved. American Express will provide a statement credit for the application fee regardless of the decision made by CBP (for Global Entry) or TSA (for TSA Pre✓®) but will not provide a statement credit for subsequent application fees charged to the same eligible Card within four years, even if the original application is rejected.
Membership for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® is per person, and a separate application must be completed for each individual. For additional information on the Global Entry and TSA Pre✓® programs, including information regarding the application and/or approval process and for a list of participating airlines and airports, as well as the full terms and conditions of the programs, please go to www.globalentry.gov for Global Entry and www.tsa.gov for TSA Pre✓®. The Global Entry and TSA Pre✓® programs are subject to change, and American Express has no control over those changes. The statement credit benefit applies to the Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® programs only. Other program applications including, but not limited to, NEXUS, SENTRI and Privium are not eligible for the statement credit benefit.
Please allow up to 8 weeks after the qualifying Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® transaction is charged to the eligible Card account for the statement credit to be posted to the Card account. American Express relies on accurate transaction data to identify eligible Global Entry and TSA Pre✓® purchases. If you do not see a credit for a qualifying purchase on your eligible Card after 8 weeks, simply call the number on the back of your Card. Card Members are responsible for payment of all application charges until the statement credit posts to the Card account. To be eligible for this benefit, Card account(s) must be active through the time of statement credit fulfillment.
Global Entry Fee Credit Option:
Global Entry is a CBP program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk international travelers upon arrival in the United States. Global Entry membership also includes access to the TSA Pre✓® program with no additional application or fee required. If a Card Member applies separately for TSA Pre✓® with the same eligible Card, the TSA Pre✓® application fee is not eligible for a statement credit. To receive the $100 Global Entry statement credit, Card Members must pay for the $100 Global Entry application fee with an eligible Card. Global Entry members can opt in to TSA Pre✓® by entering their Global Entry membership number (PASS ID) in the "Known Traveler Number" field each time a flight reservation is made on a participating airline. Alternatively, Card Members can add their Global Entry PASS ID to their frequent flyer profile(s) with the participating airline(s) and then ensure that their frequent flyer number is entered for each flight booking. If Card Member is approved, membership into the Global Entry program is valid for five years and subject to the program's terms and conditions. You must reapply for the Global Entry program every five years for continuous benefits.
TSA Pre✓® Fee Credit Option:
TSA Pre✓® is an intelligence-driven, risk-based program managed by TSA that allows low-risk travelers to experience faster, more efficient screening at participating U.S. airport checkpoints for domestic and international travel. The TSA Pre✓® application program is a Department of Homeland Security Trusted Traveler program. Enrolling in TSA Pre✓® does not guarantee selection for expedited screening each time a passenger travels. To receive the $85 TSA Pre✓® statement credit, Card Members must pay for the $85 TSA Pre✓® application fee with an eligible Card. If Card Member is approved, Membership into the TSA Pre✓® program is valid for five years and subject to the program's terms and conditions.
9 Upgrade Priority
Upgrade Priority within the same Medallion tier and fare class is applicable only to Basic Card Member and within the Complimentary Medallion Upgrade Program. Reserve Upgrade priority does not apply to the Airport Paid Standby Program and Mileage Aware Upgrades.
10 Access to Complimentary Upgrades
Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Basic Card Members who are not SkyMiles Medallion Members are eligible for the Delta SkyMiles Complimentary Upgrade Program. Eligible Card Members will be eligible to receive complimentary upgrades for Delta One® (within the 50 United States), First Class, and Delta Comfort+® after Medallion Members. Basic Economy (E) fares are not eligible for Complimentary Upgrades, regardless of Medallion or other elite status. Complimentary Upgrades are subject to availability and may not be available on all flights or in all markets. Benefit terms and conditions subject to change. All Delta complimentary upgrade rules apply. To review the rules, including instructions on how to adjust upgrade preference settings within your SkyMiles account, please see https://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/skymiles/medallion-program/medallion-upgrades.html.
All SkyMiles program rules apply to SkyMile program membership, miles, offers, mile accrual, mile redemption, and travel benefits. To review the rules, please visit delta.com/memberguide. Offers are void where prohibited by law. Offers are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions apply.