Diamond status is the highest elite tier Delta offers, requiring 125,000 miles flown each year, and $15,000 dollars spent. Included, is complimentary upgrades, free award redeposits, choice benefits, international upgrade vouchers and more.
Interestingly, it’s possible to earn Diamond status by having a Delta Private Jets Membership, something that, to be quite frank, isn’t cheap.
Starting at “just” $100,000 a year, you’ll receive:
- Locked-in rates for up to two years
- No fuel surcharges (on private jets)
- No interchange fees (on private jets)
- Your choice of jet size on every flight
- Guaranteed jet availability
- Four private jet categories to choose from
You’ll also receive the following benefits on Delta airlines, too:
- SkyMiles® Diamond Medallion® Status*
- Complimentary upgrades, subject to availability
- Delta Sky Priority® Services
- Waived baggage fees and more
- 20% off select full-fare, Delta
For the average consumer, and even a 125,000 mile a year frequent flyer, a Private Jet Card isn’t worth it – let’s be honest.
However, for a heavy business traveler with urgent corporate needs, someone that has an unlimited budget, or one where private, fast and efficient travel is a must, the Jet Card could make sense. Considering you’re getting $100,000 worth of private jet value, and Diamond status, there may be value for you, though I know for most of you – hell, probably 99.9% of you, this makes no sense.
Oh, by the way… if you thought that $100K was it, you’re wrong. There’s also a per hour charge as well.
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