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SkyMiles Loyalty Program

Delta SkyMiles Loyalty Program

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With SkyMiles, every trip and purchase can bring you closer to the next place on your travel wish list. Earn miles for flying and everyday activities, then use miles toward travel on any Delta Air Lines flight with no blackout dates or for rewards like upgrades, premium drinks at Delta Sky Club® and traveling with Delta Private Jets®.

Earn Miles Faster

With select Delta SkyMiles® Credit Cards you can earn miles, check your first bag free‡, enjoy Priority Boarding‡ and more. Choose the Card that's right for you. Terms Apply.

Benefit Terms

Credit & Debit Cards

Earn More Miles with a SkyMiles Credit Card


With the Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, you earn miles on every eligible purchase on the Card. Miles you can use to go see the world. With each Card, you enjoy distinct benefits.

Rewarding Loyalty

Benefits for Medallion Members


Our most-loyal Members deserve an elevated travel experience. That’s why SkyMiles Members can earn towards Medallion Status, which offers exclusive benefits and service that help you travel well. A few of the many benefits include:

Sit Up Front

Eligible for Unlimited Complimentary Upgrades to First Class and Delta Comfort+®.

Multiply Your Miles

Get more miles at each Medallion Tier.

Waived Fees

Enjoy your first checked bag free for yourself and your companions.

SkyMiles Partners

Each Day Means More Miles


SkyMiles is more than just a frequent flyer program, it is a loyalty program. With SkyMiles partners, get closer to your next adventure by earning miles with the everyday products and services you enjoy. Earn miles on dining out, overnight stays, rideshares, shopping sprees and more with the brands you love.

Ways to Earn

Program Resources

Make the Most of SkyMiles


Additional SkyMiles resources to help you get the most out of your membership.

Program Announcements

SkyMiles News & Updates


SkyMiles is constantly listening to Member feedback and making changes to improve our program. Important updates will be announced here.

May 7, 2018

A New Way to Find the Best Deals with Miles

We know that you want get the most for your miles, so we’ve made it easy for you to shop the latest deals:

  1. Visit our SkyMiles Deals page
  2. Browse deals on quick weekend getaways or trips across the globe
  3. Book your next adventure with miles

Be sure to check back every week for new routes – we’re constantly adding more Award Travel deals.

For travel on or after May 1, 2018, SkyMiles Members will receive improved earning and flying benefits when traveling with Korean Air. Members will be able to:

  • Earn more miles on Korean Air-marketed* flights.
  • Earn Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) and Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs) on Korean Air-marketed flights.
  • Use Global Upgrade Certificates on Delta-marketed, Korean Air-operated** flights. Global Upgrade Certificates are only available to Diamond Medallion Members through Choice Benefits, a Delta exclusive.

When flying with Korean Air, these improvements allow Members to earn more miles, reach Medallion Status faster, and enjoy new options to upgrade their seat. Learn more about Delta and Korean Air’s partnership.

* The marketing carrier is determined by the two letter airline code in the flight number. For example, DL2368 is marketed by Delta and KE35 is marketed by Korean Air.

**The operating carrier for a flight indicates which airline flies the plane. For example, a Korean Air-operated flight means the flight will be on Korean Air aircraft.

On April 16, 2018, Marriott announced several changes to the Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) program, and Marriot Rewards.

Crossover RewardsTM

  • Crossover RewardsTM will continue through July 15, 2018, with all current benefits being honored through that date. We expect to have more to share on this program before July 15. SPG hotel bookings for stays with a check-out date after July 15, 2018 will not be eligible for earning miles or hotel benefits under the Crossover RewardsTM program.
    • Earning miles on SPG stays through Crossover RewardsTM: Medallion® Members can continue to earn one bonus mile (in addition to Starpoints®) for every dollar spent on eligible room rates at over 1,100 Starwood hotels and resorts in the SPG program for stays completed by July 15, 2018, regardless of booking date.
    • Hotel Benefits on SPG stays through Crossover RewardsTM: Diamond and Platinum Medallion® Members can continue to enjoy benefits for stays completed by July 15, 2018, regardless of booking date:
      • 4pm late checkout
      • Access to the SPG elite check-in line
      • Complimentary in-room Internet access
      • Upgrades to enhanced rooms at check-in
  • Visit the Crossover Rewards FAQs to learn more

SPG and Marriott Rewards

  • Starting in August 2018, SPG and Marriott Rewards will implement a new structure for earning airline miles on stays and converting points to miles.
  • In the meantime, SkyMiles Members who have elected to earn miles instead of hotel points on eligible SPG and/or Marriott stays can continue to do so under the existing earning structures. Plus, SkyMiles Members can also continue to convert hotel points to miles under the existing conversion structures. Learn More on how to set up your earning preferences to earn miles with SPG.

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We remain committed to ensuring that SkyMiles Members enjoy a rewarding loyalty program. From earning miles with more than thirty non-air partners, including top-rated global travel brands and everyday activities, to our more than twenty airline partners—we are constantly working to improve your SkyMiles experience and find new ways for you to earn miles. For a complete list of ways to earn miles, including opportunities to earn with our partners, visit delta.com/earnmiles.