How to get free checked bags on Delta

There’s a new way to check a bag for free when you fly Delta.  In a first-of-its-kind promotion, the airline has announced that it will waive the checked bag fee of $25 for all holders of Delta SkyMiles American Express credit cards (and their travel companions).

How to get free checked bags on Delta

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Previously, the only people who didn’t have to pay to check a bag were first/business class passengers or SkyMiles Medallion members (those who fly at least 25,000 miles a year on Delta or its partners).

This is a potentially good deal for anyone who flies Delta a lot and checks bags — if you don’t mind getting another credit card.  Although the cards do have a $95 annual fee, American Express is waiving the fee for the first year.  And you’ll save $50 on each round trip Delta flight where you check a bag.  That savings will double if you’re travelling with someone else who also has a bag and increase even further for families or larger travelling parties.

You can click here for more information or to request an application.

One Comment

  1. I think it stinks that your customers have to oay extra for luggage-Period!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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