“New” – new member bonus link each week? Delta is giving us choices!

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I broke the news last week about the “new” (similar to the old one but updated for 2012) new member bonus link. There are some nice perks like bonus miles for flying and that you could redeem say 10k miles to rent a car and get 5k back. 5k to rent a car could be a great value.

But check this out, yet another active link has popped up. I have not tested this one and there are some subtle difference between this one and the other one. To me, the one above is a better one to go for first. This next one gives you more bonus choices if you are outside the USA and want to get a Delta CO-branded credit card:

SIGN UP & EARN 5,000 BONUS MILES
Not already a SkyMiles CO-branded Credit Card member? Earn 5,000 miles when you successfully apply for the below cards as a new SkyMiles member in select regions.
– For residents of Japan: Delta SkyMiles JCB Card, Delta SkyMiles Citi VISA Card, Delta SkyMiles Diners Club Card or Delta SkyMiles American Express® Card
– For residents of China: CMBC Delta SkyMiles Credit Card
– For residents of the Philippines: BPI SkyMiles Express MasterCard
– For residents of Guam: Bank of Guam SkyMiles Visa Credit Card
– For residents of Korea: SkyMiles Samsung Platinum Card

Here is what I find most telling about both of these links. All of a sudden bonus links are starting to trickle out from Delta! I hope we don’t get a flood of targeted offers and I will be sure to post any new deals that I can find. I am eagerly looking forward to an AMEX Membership Rewards transfer bonus for RDM’s & MQM’s but I doubt I can do them as Lisa and I have both done the old one already.

So what kind of bonus would you like to see before year end from Delta? Let the discussion begin! – René

PS – you still have time to win the Delta Points luggage tags to be given away tomorrow afternoon!

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6 comments

  1. Out curiosity, would it be possible to sign up for these bonuses as a new member then merge accounts?

  2. Thanks. I looked at a weekly rental in Kalispell, Montana (going to Glacier National Park. Delta want 21,264 miles versus $360. Since the reservation is not refundable, I want to wait to see if the price drops. Any idea if a Delta car reservation can be made last minute depending on availability?

  3. I would love to see another bonus transfer between Amex & Delta and between SkyMiles accounts. I just got into points/miles last year, and those bonuses have allowed my husband and me to fly from LAX to SYD business class.

    I enjoy Delta Points because you always have something interesting and fun to say. I especially enjoyed your posts on the business side of Delta. I would never take the time to read annual reports, but I love your summaries of the salient points!
    Alexis

  4. Hi Rene
    those luggage tags are really nice and funny!
    Hope your weekend is lovely
    I read your blog because you have wonderful 
    Information regarding everything delta !
    Your  scope of relevant  data,sense of timing, generosity, community, and wordsmyth skills are the
     Reasons why i  am  a loyal follower
    Of your blog!!!
    Thank you for your generosity
    Namaste…

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