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Approved Delta Skymiles

Just wanted to share I applied for the amex delta skymiles and got approved yesterday with initial CL of $1000 :smileysad: my lowest cl ever can i request a cli when i activate the card?

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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

Nope, it's Amex so 61 days from activation for the 3x CLI.

What's in my wallet: Cap1 Venture $10K NFCU Sig Visa $25k Amex Zync NPSL Delta Gold $18k BCE $2k Citi Simplicity $5450 Priority Select Visa 5.9K Amazon Visa 4k CSP 5k
Starting Score: 5/2010 550-ish
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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

what was your fico score they pulled?

NFCU Cash Rewards Siggy $22k, NFCU Flagship Rewards Siggy $22K, NFCU Platinum MC $20K, USAA Amex Rewards $6k, USAA World Mastercard Rewards $6k, NFCU Navcheck $15k

Other Cards - Citibank AAdvantage, Chase Slate, Barclays Rewards,



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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

Welcome to the family.


With a 1k CLI, they may have pulled more than one CR.  Sounds like your file was a border-line approval for them.


Good news is, provided you treat them right, it will be raised to $3k in 61 days from activation (YMMV)


Grats again.  How many miles did you get? 30k?

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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

Congrats! I'm looking at that one myself.

What's in my wallet:

Left to right:
NPSL ($10k approved)
$5k (EMV - Chip & PIN)
$7k (Visa Sig + EMV)
$7.5k (WEMC)

Transunion FICO: 709 (8/13/12) -> 740 (9/24/12)
Credit Karma: 772 (11/24/13)
Credit Sesame: 755 (11/5/13)
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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

my walmart score is 775, so far transunion is the only one they have pull, and offer only 5k miles since i live in Puerto Rico offer here is not the same as for US,

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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

Congrats on the approval.  Hope my approval is on its heels.

Experian Score: 665--Citibank 16 June 2014; Equifax Score 698--MyFICO--26 July 2014; TransUnion Score 698--Barclay--3 July 2014

Cards and Credit Lines: Escape by Discover, Chase Freedom Signature Visa, Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Signature Visa, Chase Sapphire Preferred Signature Visa, Barclay's Holland America Visa, Citibank Custom Credit Line, Paypal Custom Connect Credit Line, Bloomingdale's, Macy's Premier Elite, Amazon Store Card, Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom, and Gold Delta SkyMiles from American Express.

Closed: Dell Financial Services credit line. SOBs cut my credit limit, so I cut the cord. S****w 'em!
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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

Congratulations! I would also like to have that card in my wallet.

Starting Score: 639 (Walmart TU)
Current Score: TU 699 (myFICO) EX 685 (myFICO) EQ 697 (myFICO)
Goal Score: 700 Across the Board (Mortgage Goal Achieved 1/31/2012!)

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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles

Congrats on the approval, you should be able to get nice increases in the future.

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Re: Approved Delta Skymiles


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