The Guide to Delta Silver Medallion

Gaining elite status through your preferred airline can provide convenient benefits on the ground and in the air, giving you more value when traveling. NerdWallet compared elite status programs across nine domestic airlines, including Delta Air Lines. Our analysis found that the airline’s Medallion elite status program ranked among the top three, tied for the third spot with American Airlines and United Airlines.

Whether you’re just curious about elite status or are already a SkyMiles member wanting to level up into Medallion status, this entry-level tier can be a way in. So, what does Delta Silver Medallion get you? Let’s look at the benefits, how you can earn Silver Medallion elite status and other factors to consider.

Delta Silver Medallion benefits

Entry-level tier Delta Silver Medallion status ranked third compared to the competing starter tiers of other domestic carriers. It is outranked by Alaska MVP and Hawaiian Pualani Gold but fares better than American Gold and United…

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