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Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card vs. Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

Which of these two travel credit cards can make your spending go the distance?

The main difference between these two cards is that the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card offers the highest value for frequent Delta flyers, while the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card is more of a general travel card with high value for air and land travel.

Check out the comparison table below to find out which card best suits your needs.

Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card

Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card

Terms apply, see rates & fees

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

Terms apply, see rates & fees

Finder rating
Finder rating

★★★★★

4.0 / 5.0

★★★★★

4.4 / 5.0
Best for
Best for
  • Delta rewards and perks with a low annual fee
  • High unlimited mile-earning rate on all purchases
Welcome offer
Welcome offer

Limited Time Offer: 70,000 miles after spending $2,000 in your first 3 months. Offer expires 11/10/2021

Enjoy a one-time bonus of 60,000 miles once you spend $3,000 on purchases within 3 months from account opening, equal to $600 in travel

Rewards
Rewards

2x miles on Delta purchases, restaurants and at US supermarkets and 1x miles on other eligible purchases

Earn unlimited 2x miles on every purchase, every day

Purchase APR
Purchase APR

15.74% to 24.74% variable

15.99% to 23.99% variable

Annual fee
Annual fee $0 intro annual fee the first year, then $99 $95
Balance transfer APR
Balance transfer APR

N/A

15.99% to 23.99% variable
Cash advance
Cash advance

APR: 25.24% variable

Fee: $10 or 5% of the transaction, whichever is greater

APR: 23.99% variable

Fee: $10 or 3% of the transaction, whichever is greater

Foreign transaction fee
Foreign transaction fee None None
Late payment fee
Late payment fee Up to $40 Up to $40
Additional cardholder fee
Additional cardholder fee $0
Interest-free period
Interest-free period 25 days 25 days
Minimum interest
Minimum interest $0
Minimum credit score
Minimum credit score 670 670
Card type
Card type Credit Credit
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