We down south of the border have the perk of BofA allowing us to get just about all the Alaska Airlines cards we want again and again, personal and business, and earning 25,000+ miles per card and spend the points flying on Delta jets. Well Canadians, you can enjoy some of the same perks.
There are two cards to look at, one from MBNA and one from C1. The first you can use to fly Delta and booking with Alaska miles is much simpler on their site than on Delta.com. Take a look at the current offers for both cards.
- 25,000 Bonus Miles upon approval
- An annual coach Companion Fare every year from $118 (USD)($99 base fare, plus taxes and fees from $19)
- 1 mile per $1 spent on every eligible purchase
- 3 miles per $1 spent on Alaska Airlines tickets, cargo purchases, in-flight purchases and vacation packages
- Redeem miles for flights to over 700 destinations worldwide
- $50 off a new Board Room membership initiation fee
- Secure 24-hour online access to your account information
- International acceptance at millions of locations
- Enhanced security and protection with Chip & PIN technology and PayPass
- $75.00 Annual fee
Capital One Delta SkyMiles® World MasterCard® – Canada (NOT MY LINK)
- A welcome bonus of up to 25,000 Delta miles
- Zone 1 Priority Boarding on Delta Air Lines flights (where available) – board the flight earlier, giving you more time to settle in before takeoff
- 3 miles for every $1 on Delta purchases
- 2 miles for every $1 on all other net purchases
- Plus, 10,000 annual bonus miles when you spend at least $25,000
- Valuable World MasterCard benefits, including Travel Emergency Medical insurance and Trip Cancellation insurance
- $120 Annual fee
Both are solid offers and give those who are Delta flyers some good options to earn some bonus points but clearly the MBNA offer has a MUCH (did I say much) lower fee but does not get you the same perks when flying Delta. – René
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