Offer valid for travel completed within 3 months from time of account upgrade and will not include flights taken prior to enrollment. Participation does not guarantee Medallion Status. Promotional or temporary elite status on other airlines will not be eligible for this promotion. Matched Status will expire after 3 months, unless that level or a higher level of Medallion Status is awarded prior to that date. Medallion Status must be earned in subsequent years by traveling the required amount of MQMs or MQSs and spending the required MQDs (U.S.-based members only) or earning the MQD Waiver. Only MQMs, MQSs and MQDs earned through travel on Delta, Delta Connection, and SkyMiles Partner Airlines will count towards the challenge. MQMs/MQSs/MQDs earned through other sources, including but not limited to SkyMiles Credit Cards, do not count towards the challenge. Visit Partner Airlines to learn more about what flights qualify. Travel on Award Tickets does not qualify for this offer.
*The MQDs requirement will be waived if you achieve the MQD Waiver. The MQD Waiver can be earned for Platinum, Gold or Silver Medallion Status for the Status Match Challenge if you make $25,000 or more in eligible purchases with your eligible Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express. The timing for achieving the MQD Waiver for this challenge is as follows:
If your 3-month challenge period begins and ends in the same calendar year (for example, begins on 8/1/21 and ends on 11/1/21), you must achieve the MQD Waiver between January 1 of that calendar year and the end of your challenge period. In this example, you would have from 1/1/21 through 11/1/21 to achieve the MQD Waiver.
If your 3-month challenge period falls between two calendar years (for example, begins on 11/1/21 and ends on 2/1/22), you can reach the MQD Waiver through either of the following two options:
- Option 1: the MQD Waiver will apply if you earn it at any time during the first calendar year. In this example, you would have from 1/1/21 through 12/31/21 to achieve the MQD Waiver
- Option 2: the MQD Waiver will apply if you earn it between the beginning of the second calendar year and the end of your challenge period. In this example, you would have from 1/1/22 through 2/1/22 to achieve the MQD Waiver.
Meeting either of the two options listed waives the MQD requirement for this challenge. You cannot combine your MQD Waiver spend between the two years. Remember, your MQD Waiver spend resets on January 1 each calendar year, and is not combined with any of your MQD Waiver spend from the previous year.
Other restrictions may apply. Offer 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 Rules. Offers void where prohibited by law. Other restrictions may apply. Offers, rules and benefits subject to change. Please refer Delta customer service representative to 97020412.
Members who earn Platinum, Gold or Silver Medallion Status beyond the 3 month period through this promotion will be updated in the system within five business days of completing the requirements. Members who successfully complete the Status Match Challenge are eligible for Rollover MQMs based on their earned Medallion Status.