CHOICE BENEFITS

WELCOME TO CHOICE BENEFITS – A DIAMOND AND PLATINUM MEDALLION® MEMBER EXCLUSIVE

As our most loyal Members, Diamond and Platinum Medallion® Members get to select customizable Choice Benefits that offer flexibility and options. Choice Benefits enable you to customize your benefits by what matters most to you each Medallion Year.

CHOICE BENEFITS SELECTION DEADLINES:

2023 Medallion Year: You may select one benefit when you qualify for Platinum Medallion Status; you may select three benefits when you qualify for Diamond Medallion Status. Selection opens immediately after you earn Status, and benefits must be selected by January 31, 2024. 

2024 Medallion Year: You may select one benefit when you qualify for Platinum Medallion Status; you may select three benefits when you qualify for Diamond Medallion Status. Selection opens immediately after you earn Status, and benefits must be selected by January 31, 2025.  

Learn more about how the Medallion year works.opens in a new window

2024 MEDALLION YEAR CHOICE BENEFITS 

BENEFIT

DESCRIPTION

PLATINUM

DIAMOND

Upgrade Certificates

Global and Regional Upgrade Certificates have a higher priority than Medallion Complimentary Upgrade requests. Certificates must be booked and flown by the end of the Medallion Year associated with that Choice Benefit selection, regardless of when the Choice Benefit was selected. 


Global Upgrades: On Delta and select partner-operated flights, one-way Global Upgrade Certificates can be used for yourself and/or multiple companions on all paid, published Main Cabin, Delta Comfort+®, and Delta Premium Select fares, except on Basic Economy. They can also be used on Award Travel tickets and Miles + Cash tickets on Delta-operated flights, Pay with Miles tickets, Companion Certificates and tickets booked as a part of a Delta Vacations® package. 
 

Regional Upgrades: On Delta flights, one-way Regional Upgrade Certificates can be used for yourself and/or multiple companions on all paid, published Main Cabin and Delta Comfort+ fares, except on Basic Economy. They can also be used on Award Travel tickets and Miles + Cash tickets on Delta-operated flights, Pay with Miles tickets, Companion Certificates and tickets booked as a part of a Delta Vacations® package. You can use these certificates on the same routes as Medallion Complimentary Upgrades, including all flights with First Class and the domestic Delta One experience. 

Before selecting, view the guidelines for use to get the most out of your Upgrade Certificatesopens in a new window.

4 Regional

4 Global  

OR  

8 Regional  

OR  

2 Global AND
4 Regional 

American Express Statement Credit

Platinum and Diamond Medallion Members with a Delta SkyMiles Platinum, Delta SkyMiles Reserve, Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business or Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business American Express Card can choose to receive a statement credit on one of the above Cards associated with their SkyMiles account, per Medallion status tier. Benefit limited to Basic​ Card Members. 


Members will be able to select the American Express Statement Credit beginning February 1, 2023. The statement credit will be fulfilled starting July 1, 2023. The selected Card must not be canceled or past due at the time of statement credit fulfillment to receive the American Express Statement Credit. Terms and conditions apply. See terms below. ​  


Apply for an Eligible Card. 


Upgrade to an eligible Delta SkyMiles American Express Card by calling the number on the back of your Card. 


If member applies for or upgrades to a Delta SkyMiles Platinum, Delta SkyMiles Reserve, Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business, or Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business American Express Card, member may only select Statement Credit after Card approval. Card will be associated with SkyMiles account 48 hours after approval, and American Express Statement Credit Choice Benefit will be available for selection after the Card Member has reached 2024 Platinum Medallion Status or 2024 Diamond Medallion Status. 

$200

$500

Starbucks® Rewards Stars

Platinum and Diamond Medallion Members may choose 4,000 Starbucks® Rewards Stars as their Choice Benefit. Stars will be deposited into your account and may be redeemed for coffee, food or merchandise at participating Starbucks stores. Please provide up to 48 hours for the Stars to appear in your account. Unused Stars will expire 6 months after the end of the calendar month in which they were deposited into your Starbucks® Rewards account. To be eligible for this Choice Benefit, you must first link your Starbucks® Rewards account with your Delta SkyMiles account. To link accounts, click here (deltastarbucks.com).opens in a new window


Please note you must wait 1-2 hours after linking to return to complete benefit selection.

4,000 Stars

4,000 Stars

Delta Sky Club Executive Membership 

Diamond Medallion Members may choose an Executive Membership. For Members who select this option, two guests are complimentary or a spouse/domestic partner and children under 21. You may also bring two additional guests while paying the applicable guest feeopens in a new window provided you and your guests are flying on Delta or its partner airlines.

N/A

1 Executive Membership (Requires 3 Choice Benefits) 

Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQD) Earn Boost

Earn Medallion Qualification Dollars towards Status for the next Medallion year; 2024 Medallion MQD Boost selections will be applied toward Medallion qualification for the 2025 Medallion Year and will be deposited into your account in January 2024. 

500 MQDs

1,000 MQDs

Give Medallion Status

Give Medallion Status, including Unlimited Complimentary Upgrades, Priority Check-In, Priority Boarding and more. Learn more about SkyMiles Medallion Benefits.opens in a new window  

2 Silver Medallion

2 Gold Medallion

Bonus Miles

Add miles to your account, gift them to another SkyMiles Member or donate them to a SkyWish charity of your choice.

20,000

25,000

Delta Vacations® Experience (Flight + Hotel)

Use toward a Delta Vacations experience (flight + hotel). Valid for one year after issuance and must be redeemed by the eligible Medallion Member.

$400

$500

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Contribution

Support Delta’s journey towards a sustainable future for aviation by contributing $250 towards Delta’s use of sustainable aviation fuel. 

$250 in SAF

$250 in SAF

Delta Travel Voucher 

The Delta Travel Voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issuance and is also applicable toward a Delta Vacations package. The Delta Travel Voucher is non-transferable and can only be used by the Medallion Member selecting the benefits. 

$250

$250

2023 MEDALLION YEAR 
CHOICE BENEFIT SELECTIONS

BENEFIT

DESCRIPTION

PLATINUM

DIAMOND

Upgrade Certificates

Global and Regional Upgrade Certificates have a higher priority than Medallion Complimentary Upgrade requests. Certificates must be booked and flown by the end of the Medallion Year associated with that Choice Benefit selection, regardless of when the Choice Benefit was selected. 


Global Upgrades: On Delta and select partner-operated flights, one-way Global Upgrade Certificates can be used for yourself and/or multiple companions on all paid, published Main Cabin, Delta Comfort+®, and Delta Premium Select fares, except on Basic Economy. They can also be used on Award Travel tickets and Miles + cash tickets on Delta-operated flights, Pay with Miles tickets, Companion Certificates and tickets booked as a part of a Delta Vacations® package. 


Regional Upgrades: On Delta flights, one-way Regional Upgrade Certificates can be used for yourself and/or multiple companions on all paid, published Main Cabin and Delta Comfort+ fares, except on Basic Economy. They can also be used on Award Travel tickets and Miles + cash tickets on Delta-operated flights, Pay with Miles tickets, Companion Certificates and tickets booked as a part of a Delta Vacations® package. You can use these certificates on the same routes as Medallion Complimentary Upgrades, including all flights with First Class and the domestic Delta One experience. 


Before selecting, view the guidelines for use to get the most out of your Upgrade Certificates.

4 Regional

4 Global 

OR 

8   Regional 

OR 

2 Global AND

Regional 

Delta Sky Club Individual Membership

Diamond Medallion Members may choose unlimited access to Delta Sky Club locations around the globe. You can also bring up to two paid guests or spouse/domestic partner and children under 21 at the applicable guest feeopens in a new window per visit. 

N/A

1 Individual Membership

Delta Sky Club Executive Membership

Diamond Medallion Members may choose an Executive Membership. For Members that select this option, two guests are complimentary or a spouse/domestic partner and children under 21. You may also bring two additional guests while paying the applicable guest feeopens in a new window, provided you and your guests are flying on Delta or its partner airlines. 


Members who qualify for 2023 Diamond Medallion Status and already have a Delta Sky Club Individual Membership valid through January 31, 2024 may use one of their Choice Benefit selections to upgrade to an Executive Membership. 

N/A

1 Executive Membership (Requires 2 Choice Benefits)

Delta Sky Club Guest Pass (Credit Card Access)

Members must have complimentary Delta Sky Club access via eligible credit card such as the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card to select this option. For Members that select this option, two guests are complimentary or a spouse/domestic partner and children under 21 when traveling with the eligible Card Member. You may also bring two additional guests while paying the applicable guest feeopens in a new window, provided you and your guests are flying on Delta or its partner airlines. 


When you select the Sky Club Guest Pass as a Choice Benefit, it will terminate and replace any existing Delta Sky Club Individual Membership(s) in favor of this benefit. Some terms & conditions apply. opens in a new window

N/A

1 Delta Sky Club Guest Pass

Give Medallion Status

Give Medallion Status including Unlimited Complimentary Upgrades, Priority Check-In, Priority Boarding and more. Learn more about SkyMiles Medallion Benefits.opens in a new window

1 Silver Medallion

1 Gold Medallion

Bonus Miles

Add miles to your account, gift them to another SkyMiles Member or donate them to a SkyWish charity of your choice.

20,000

25,000

Delta Travel Voucher

The Delta Travel Voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issuance and is also applicable toward a Delta Vacations package. The Delta Travel Voucher is non-transferable and can only be used by the Medallion Member selecting the benefits.

$200

$200

CHOICE BENEFITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Upgrade Certificates
If you have an email address in your profile, you'll receive an email within 48 hours of making your Choice Benefit selections. To view your certificate numbers, visit My Profileopens in a new window. Please view all fare rules and restrictions of Upgrade Certificatesopens in a new window.  

Upgrade certificates selected as part of the 2023 Medallion Year Choice Benefits program must be booked and flown by January 31, 2024. 

Upgrade certificates selected as part of the 2024 Medallion Year Choice Benefits program must be booked and flown by January 31, 2025. 

Delta Sky Club Individual Membership 
Members who qualify for 2023 Diamond Medallion Status may use one of their Choice Benefit selections to select a Delta Sky Club Individual Membership. You will receive an Individual Membership for the entire time between your Choice Benefits selection and the end of the 2023 Medallion Year (January 31, 2024). The Membership benefit will run simultaneously for Members possessing an existing Delta Sky Club Membership. 

Delta Sky Club Executive Membership 
Members who qualify for 2023 Diamond Medallion Status may use two of their Choice Benefit selections for a Delta Sky Club Executive Membership. You will receive an Executive Membership for the entire time between your Choice Benefits selection and the end of the 2023 Medallion Year (January 31, 2024). The Membership benefit will run simultaneously for Members possessing an existing Delta Sky Club Membership. 

Members who qualify for 2023 Diamond Medallion Status and already have a Delta Sky Club Individual Membership valid through January 31, 2024 may use one of their Choice Benefit selections to upgrade to an Executive Membership. 

Members who qualify for 2024 Diamond Medallion Status may use three of their Choice Benefit selections for a Delta Sky Club Executive Membership. You will receive an Executive Membership for the entire time between your Choice Benefits selection and the end of the 2024 Medallion Year (January 31, 2025). The Membership benefit will run simultaneously for Members possessing an existing Delta Sky Club Membership. 

Delta Sky Club Guest Pass 
Members who qualify for 2023 Diamond Medallion Status who have complimentary Delta Sky Club access via an eligible credit card — such as the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card — may select a Delta Sky Club Guest Pass to receive unlimited Delta Sky Club access for up to two (2) guests or spouse/domestic partner and children under 21 per visit when traveling with the Card Member. You will receive a Delta Sky Club Guest Pass from the amount of time between your Choice Benefits selection and the end of the 2023 Medallion Year (January 31, 2024). 

Members who do not have an eligible credit card that grants complimentary access to Delta Sky Club are not eligible for a Delta Sky Club Guest Pass and should instead choose an Executive Membership. 

All Members who qualify for 2023 Diamond Medallion Status and who currently have an existing Delta Sky Club Individual Membership and already have access to the Delta Sky Club with a credit card will have the option to override your existing Delta Sky Club Individual Membership by replacing it with the Delta Sky Club Guest Pass. Please note that by selecting the new Delta Sky Club Guest Pass benefit, your existing Delta Sky Club Individual Membership will be cancelled, and you will not be eligible for a refund for any remaining months on your existing Delta Sky Club Membership. To view your current Membership end date, visit the Delta Sky Club Membership section in My SkyMilesopens in a new window. You will receive a Delta Sky Club Guest Pass from the amount of time between your Choice Benefits selection and the end of the 2023 Medallion Year (January 31, 2024). 

The eligible credit card must be used to physically access Delta Sky Club during any visit in which the Delta Sky Club Guest Pass is being used. If the Member’s Delta Sky Club access is terminated, the Member will no longer be able to use the Delta Sky Club Guest Pass. 

Delta Travel Voucher
Delta Travel Vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of issuance. If you have an email address in your profile, within 48 hours, you will be sent an email containing redemption details of your voucher including all of the terms and conditions for Delta Travel Voucher use. If you do not have an email on file, you can view your certificate number in My Profile at delta.com under Certificates, eCredits and Vouchers. The Delta eCerts Credit Voucher may only be applied toward the Delta air portion of a Delta Vacations package. Delta Travel Voucher is non-transferable.  View Terms and Conditions of Delta Travel Vouchers.opens in a new window

American Express Statement Credit 
Members who qualify for 2024 Platinum Medallion Status and/or Diamond Medallion Status must have an active Basic Delta SkyMiles Platinum or Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card, or an active Basic Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business or Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business American Express Card (each, an “Eligible Card”) associated with their Delta SkyMiles account at the time of Choice Benefit selection to receive a statement credit.  

Limit one (1) statement credit selection at each Medallion Status tier (Platinum and Diamond). Members who qualify for both 2024 Platinum Medallion Status and 2024 Diamond Medallion Status may select a maximum of two (2) statement credits (one as their Choice Benefit for 2024 Platinum Medallion Status, and one as their Choice Benefit for 2024 Diamond Medallion Status); limit one (1) Eligible Card per selection. Statement credit is non-transferable and is only available to the Basic Card Member with an Eligible Card. 

For selections of the American Express Statement Credit made between February 1, 2023 and June 30, 2023, statement credits will be posted to the Eligible Card account beginning July 1, 2023 and may take up to 6-8 weeks from that date. For selections of the American Express Statement Credit made on or after July 1, 2023, please allow 6-8 weeks after your selection for statement credit(s) to be posted to the Eligible Card account. The Eligible Card must not be cancelled or past due at the time of statement credit fulfillment or the account will not receive the statement credit and the Choice Benefit will be void and not available for reissue.  

Starbucks® Rewards Stars 
This Choice Benefit is limited to U.S.-based SkyMiles Members who have also enrolled in Starbucks® Rewards. To qualify for this Choice Benefit, a SkyMiles Member must register for this offer and enter their SkyMiles Membership number to link their Starbucks® Rewards account on the Starbucks® app or Starbucks.com/delta (a “Linked Account”). Members can only link one Starbucks® Rewards account with one SkyMiles Member account.   

Choice Benefit Selection: Qualifying Medallion Members who select the Starbucks® Choice Benefit offer will receive a single deposit of 4,000 Stars. Please allow up to 48 hours for the Stars to appear in your account.  

Qualifying: Members who qualify for 2024 Platinum Medallion Status may select this benefit once. Members who qualify for 2024 Diamond Medallion Status and selected Starbucks® as their Platinum Medallion Choice Benefit may select the Starbucks® Choice Benefit once more as a Diamond Status Choice Benefit selection.  

Star Expiration: Unused Stars expire six (6) months after the calendar month in which such Stars were deposited. 

Starbucks® Rewards: The Starbucks® Rewards program is governed by the Starbucks® Rewards Terms of Use and Starbucks® Privacy Policy. For more information and terms, visit www.starbucks.com\Rewardsopens in a new window.  

View full Terms and Conditions of Starbucks Rewards.opens in a new window 

Delta reserves the right to modify or discontinue this benefit at any time without advance notice.  Delta may in its sole discretion substitute this Choice Benefit for an alternative benefit of equal or greater value (including after benefit selection). 

Medallion Qualification Dollars Earn Boost 
MQD Boost for Platinum and Diamond selections will be applied toward qualifying for the next Medallion Year Status; 2024 Medallion Choice Benefit selections will apply Medallion Qualification Dollars toward qualification for the 2025 Medallion Year. Platinum Medallion selections do not apply toward earning Diamond Medallion Status for the current Qualification Year.  MQDs are non-transferable and cannot be gifted. Medallion Qualification Dollars will not be viewable in MyProfileopens in a new window and fulfilled until the beginning of the next Medallion Year; for 2024 Medallion Choice Benefit selections, Medallion Qualification Dollars will be deposited into the account in January 2024 for qualification toward the 2025 Medallion Year. 

Gifting Gold or Silver Medallion Status
For 2023 Medallion Status, Gifted Medallion Status can only be gifted to one (1) recipient who currently has no Medallion Status or has Medallion Status below the gifted Tier. Gifted Medallion Status will be effective within 48 hours of selection and digital Medallion credentials can be found in the Fly Delta app. For selections made for 2023 Choice Benefits, recipient status is valid through January 31, 2024. 

For 2024 Medallion Status, Gifted Medallion Status can only be gifted to up to two (2) recipients who currently have no Medallion Status or have Medallion Status below the gifted Tier. Both Gifted Medallion Status Members must be determined at the time of selection. Members must have the SkyMiles Member number for both recipients to include at the time of selection.  Members who choose to only gift one Member status will not be allowed to redeem the second gift Status at a later date. Gifted Medallion Status will be effective within 48 hours of selection and digital Medallion credentials can be found in the Fly Delta app. For selections made for 2024 Choice Benefits, recipient status is valid through January 31, 2025. 

Delta Vacations Experience (flight + hotel) 
Delta Vacations experience e-Certificates must be used on Delta Vacations flight + hotel packages within 12 months of issuance. A two-night minimum stay is required. E-Certificates are nontransferable and must be redeemed by the Medallion® Status Member. No minimum spend amount required to redeem the e-Certificate, and the e-Certificate may not be combined with any other offers. The full amount must be applied toward one purchase. A one-time e-Certificate promo code will be issued, which will be sent via email to the Medallion Status Member, along with redemption information. The e-Certificate will not be visible in the Medallion Status Member’s profile and may only be selected once per Medallion Year and once per Medallion tier (Platinum or Diamond). 

Sustainable Aviation Fuel
The $250 amount will be applied towards the premium (i.e., the incremental cost) paid by Delta for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), relative to traditional jet fuel. The SAF will be procured by Delta within a year of the Choice Benefit’s selection. This contribution is not tax deductible, and Delta makes no representations as to into-plane timing of SAF usage or that it will correlate with the Member’s travel plans. The Member does not receive any right or title to the SAF or any corresponding environmental attributes. 

Additional Terms & Conditions 
Members who reach Diamond or Platinum Medallion Status are immediately eligible to select Choice Benefits. Centurion Card Members who are awarded complimentary Platinum Medallion Status must fly a minimum of eight Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) after Status is awarded to be eligible for Choice Benefits. Eligibility for Choice Benefits is based upon a Status change to Diamond or Platinum Medallion within a given Status year. Members who qualify for 2024 Status in 2023 will only be eligible for 2024 Choice Benefits. Choice Benefit selections for 2023 Status need to be made by January 31, 2024; selections for 2024 Status need to be made by January 31, 2025. Once redeemed, Choice Benefits cannot be exchanged or replaced. Diamond Medallion Members may only select Upgrade Certificates or Delta Sky Club access once for their 2023 or 2024 Medallion Year selections; unless explicitly stated otherwise in the specific benefit Terms and Conditions, all other benefits can be selected more than once. Diamond Medallion Members may choose the same benefit as their Platinum selection and their Diamond selection. 

Medallion Complimentary Upgrades are subject to availability and may not be available on all flights or in all markets. For full terms and conditions, visit Medallion Benefits Terms and Conditionsopens in a new window. Taxes (and if applicable, fees) for Award Travel are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is booked. Award seats may be limited and not available on all Delta Connection flights. Offers and benefits subject to change without notice. 

All SkyMiles Program rules apply to SkyMiles Program Membership, miles, offers, mile accrual, mile redemption and travel benefits. To review the rules, please visit Membership Guide & Program Rulesopens in a new window. All Delta Sky Club rules apply to Delta Sky Club use. To review the rules, please visit Delta Sky Clubopens in a new window. Offers and benefits subject to change without notice.