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What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?

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What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?

I want to make sure I apply to the easiest first. I want both cards.

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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?

ive heard the delta is one of the easier ones. 

but with amex they are all harder ones =)

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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?

I've always thought the revolvers were harder to get. I would app for the PRG and if approved, immediately app for the DG.

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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?


adavis425 wrote:

I've always thought the revolvers were harder to get. I would app for the PRG and if approved, immediately app for the DG.


+1 Agree.  I was instant NPSL approval on Zync and I had to wait a little bit (about 10 minutes) on Delta.  They were done back to back last month.



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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?


Duncanrr wrote:

adavis425 wrote:

I've always thought the revolvers were harder to get. I would app for the PRG and if approved, immediately app for the DG.


+1 Agree.  I was instant NPSL approval on Zync and I had to wait a little bit (about 10 minutes) on Delta.  They were done back to back last month.


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Alway app the charger first then the revolver.  The lending standards are higher on the revolvers, even the "easiest" of the revolvers.  Hit up the PRG then the Delta.  Wait till you get the approval for the charge product then app the revolver immediately.  This way, you have a better chance at just 1 HP.  Just my .02.  Smiley Happy. Good Luck!  Let us know the results!


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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?

Neither are that difficult to get, but I'd agree with the others in that the Delta revolver would be slightly harder. If you have a FICO of ~680, a decent income, at least 1-2 other reporting TLs and no major derogs, you should be fine.

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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?


CreditScholar wrote:

Neither are that difficult to get, but I'd agree with the others in that the Delta revolver would be slightly harder. If you have a FICO of ~680, a decent income, at least 1-2 other reporting TLs and no major derogs, you should be fine.


Thanks for the advice guys! I'll let you know the results on Sunday. Is $20,000 enough income?

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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?


Objectivist wrote:

CreditScholar wrote:

Neither are that difficult to get, but I'd agree with the others in that the Delta revolver would be slightly harder. If you have a FICO of ~680, a decent income, at least 1-2 other reporting TLs and no major derogs, you should be fine.


Thanks for the advice guys! I'll let you know the results on Sunday. Is $20,000 enough income?


Maybe others can chime in here, but I have a feeling that's extremely iffy. Do you fly Delta a lot? If you do, I can see that you might want the card for the perks (baggage fees, etc.).

 

I wouldn't apply for the PRG with only 20k income though. You simply won't be able to spend enough to realistically offset the $175 AF.

 

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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?

I wouldn't apply for the PRG with only 20k income though. You simply won't be able to spend enough to realistically offset the $175 AF.

 

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Re: What's harder to apply? AMEX PRG or AMEX Delta Gold?

It's strictly for the bonuses right now. I'll have a much higher income after graduation.

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