what will happen to my northwest world perks credit card?

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what will happen to my northwest world perks credit card?

Postby KC95 » Fri Apr 17, 2009 2:42 am

now that delta and northwest have merged what will happen to my northwest worldperks visa that is issued by chase? they sent me a letter warning that it would convert to a generic rewards card and that i should sign up for the american express delta card instead. i have had this airline card over a decade and am finding this process confusing because it looks like a tug of war. u.s. bancorp is issuing me a travel card and amex is trying to warn me it is a generic card and i should switch to theirs instead. what do i do?

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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:33 pm

I looked into this with Delta and here are a few things which will definitely happen:

* On August 22nd 2009 your Northwest credit card will stop earning miles. The ones you've accumulated will be safe but it will not earn any more from that date forward.

* Your card will not automatically be converted to the American Express Delta Skymiles card.You will have to apply if you'd like one.

* Your World Perks miles will transfer over to your Delta Skymiles account. If you don't have a frequent flyer mile account with them you can sign up one for free through Delta's website.
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