The Platinum Delta SkyMiles® and the Delta Reserve® credit cards from American Express have access to the Miles Boost benefit that earns miles and MQMs after a certain spend is met each calendar year.
If you spend $x in a calendar year, you get:
a) bonus miles (redeemable miles)
b) MQMs (miles needed for status)
Platinum Delta SkyMiles®: Personal + Business
$25,000 spend cal. year = 10,000 miles + 10,000 MQMs
$50,000 spend cal. year = 10,000 miles + 10,000 MQMs
Delta Reserve® Credit Card: Personal + Business
$30,000 spend cal. year = 15,000 miles + 15,000 MQMs
$60,000 spend cal. year = 15,000 miles + 15,000 MQMs
Why does Miles Boost matter?
To earn Medallion Status at Delta, you’ll need to fulfill spend AND flying requirements for each respective tier.
Spend: Earn Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs) or the MQD Waiver
MQDs are earned based on your annual spend on Delta or partner (SkyTeam) flights
Can be waived for Platinum, Gold, and Silver MQD waiver if you make $25,000 or more in eligible purchases during the calendar year with an eligible Delta SkyMiles credit card from American Express
Flying: Earn Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) or Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs)
MQMs are earned based on distance flown and fare class
MQSs are earned based on the number of flights you take
Amex Delta Credit Cards Miles Boost Calculator
Is worth it to complete the high spend requirements to earn mileage boost from the American Express Delta credit cards?
Download a copy of the calculator here and modify the YELLOW cells: http://bit.ly/2WCFrPC
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