How to Earn Delta Diamond Medallion Without Spending $15,000 on Delta

Achieving top-tier elite status with Delta requires a lot of butt-in-seat miles, creative use of partner airlines, or a significant amount of credit card spend. Unfortunately, Delta doesn’t allow you to make use of the status challenge path to reach Diamond Medallion, only Silver, Gold, and Platinum. We’ve outlined a few ways to get to Diamond without spending $15,000 on Delta, however.