With the Amex Delta Sky Club access you can get either a discounted rate or free access to Delta Sky Club, depending on your card. The Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card offers complimentary access to Delta Sky Club lounges, and lets you bring up to two guests for $39 each. The Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card doesn’t give you a free pass, but lets you buy single-use Delta Sky Club passes at $39 per visit. You can also bring up to two guests for the same rate.
And there are a few more things you should know before you visit one of Delta’s airport lounges.
Here’s what you should know about Delta Sky Club American Express access:
Delta Sky Club membership normally starts at $545 a year.
There are over 50 Delta Sky Club lounges at airports around the world.
Delta Sky Club amenities include food, alcohol, complimentary Wi-Fi, meeting areas, TVs, magazines, and more.
To use the Sky Club access benefit, you must be traveling on a Delta operated flight.
You must have a same-day boarding pass, and your ticket must match the name on your credit card.
If you are a Amex Delta Platinum cardholder, you must pay for your Delta Sky Club pass with your Amex card to get the discounted rate.
Amex Delta Platinum, and Delta Reserve Credit Card give you two miles for every dollar you spend in the Sky Club. And you won’t have to pay any foreign transaction fees.
You'll get access Delta Sky Clubs, as well as partner lounges (from fellow SkyTeam Alliance members such as Virgin Atlantic, Air France, and Aeroméxico). So it grants you access to approximately 230 lounges around the world.
One of the best credit cards with lounge access is Chase Sapphire Reserve®, giving you a Priority Pass Select lounge membership ($429 annual value) that gets you into 1,300+ lounges worldwide. Depending on the lounge, you may be able to bring in guests for free, too. And Sapphire Reserve also gives you a $300 annual travel credit, plus an initial bonus worth $900 toward travel.… read full answer
Amex Platinum is another good airport lounge card, giving you access to 6 airport lounge networks and providing up to $200 in credits each year for incidental charges on a pre-selected airline. If you’re interested in a card tied to a specific airline, check out the Delta Reserve American Express card or the Citi Executive/AAdvantage World Elite Mastercard. Each gives access to its airline’s lounges.
Best Credit Cards with Lounge Access
Chase Sapphire Reserve®: Free membership to Priority Pass lounges, over 1,300 worldwide. $429 annual value. $32 per guest visit. $550 annual fee. Excellent credit needed.
The Platinum Card® from American Express: Free membership to the following lounge networks: Priority Pass (one-time enrollment required), Delta Sky Club, Centurion, International American Express, Airspace and Escape. Well over 1,300 total locations. Most places allow at least one guest for free. $550 annual fee. Good credit needed.
As you’ve probably noticed, credit cards with lounge access tend to have very high annual fees. But lounge access itself can be worth several hundred dollars per year, if you actually use it. So combined with your card’s other benefits, you can still get a good deal.
Yes. Amex Platinum cardholders and authorized users get complimentary access to Delta Sky Club lounges. To enter, bring the American Express Platinum Card, a government-issued photo ID and a Delta airline ticket valid for that same day. Amex Platinum cardholders and/or authorized users can also purchase up to 2 one-time discount passes for $39 per person.… read full answer
Delta Sky Club offers a wide array of perks at its 50+ U.S. airport locations. They include complimentary snacks and beverages, bar service (for guests 21 and older), high-speed Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, satellite TV, and more. Sky Club individual memberships are worth $545 annually, which nearly offsets the cost of the Platinum card’s $550 annual fee.
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