American Express Enhances the U.S. Platinum Card® with New Suite of Travel and Everyday Benefits
The new Platinum Card® builds on the brand’s travel legacy while delivering on everyday premium benefits across dining, wellness, retail and entertainment
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American Express Enhances the
“Platinum has set the bar for premium cards for nearly 40 years, and it remains unmatched,” said
Even More Travel Benefits
According to the Amex Trendex* consumers surveyed estimate spending an average of
As Card Members begin to book their trips and travel again, the Platinum Card can elevate their travel journeys with new benefits including:
$200 Hotel Credit: An annual statement credit for prepaid bookings at Fine Hotels+ Resorts® or The Hotel Collectionproperties made through American Express Travel.
$179CLEAR Credit: An annual statement credit for a CLEAR membership, which offers expedited security screening at select airports and stadiums across the U.S.
More Lounges in More Places:
American Expressoffers access to more airport lounges compared to any other U.S.credit card program1, with over 1,300 airport lounges in 500+ airports and 140 countries around the world. This includes the recently expanded The Centurion® Network, with over 40 lounge locations worldwide, offering a premium airport lounge experience.
Jet Program: Access to a 20% discount on Wheels Up Connect and a 40% discount on Wheels Up Core memberships. Plus, get a $500or $2,000credit added to your Wheels Up account to use toward your initial flight within your first year depending on your selected Wheels Upmembership. For more information, visit here.
New Everyday Benefits
In addition to new travel perks, Platinum Card Members now have access to a range of new everyday benefits, services and experiences:
$240Digital Entertainment Credit: Limited-time statement credits on streaming services in 2020 have been one of the most popular Platinum Card offers, with 78% of Platinum Card Members having received credits. Now, the Platinum Card is offering up to $240in annual statement credits ( $20/month) on eligible purchases or subscriptions with Peacock, Audible, SiriusXMand The New York Times.
$300Equinox Credit: An annual statement credit ( $25/month) on purchases of select Equinox Fitness Clubmonthly memberships or a digital subscription to Equinox+ (the on-demand fitness app).
- Global Dining Access by Resy: Access to the new Global Dining Access program by Resy that gives Platinum Card Members exclusive reservations at some of the world’s top restaurants, access to premium events and other perks like priority notify and VIP status. Dining continues to be a top spending category, and nearly half of consumers surveyed* say that they’re willing to spend more on unique dining experiences than they were before the pandemic.
From travel rewards, dining perks and unforgettable experiences to no additional charge benefits and more, Platinum Card Members can count on
5X Membership Rewards® Points on flights and prepaid hotels booked through AmexTravel.com and 5X points on flights purchased directly from airlines on up to
$500,000on these purchases per calendar year.
$200Airline Fee Creditfor up to $200back in statement credits each yearon incidental fees at one Card Member-selected qualifying airline.
$200Uber Cash annually( $15/month, plus a bonus $20in December) toward Uber Rides or Uber Eatsorders in the U.S.
$100Credit on a Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® application fee.
$100Saks Fifth Avenue Credit on purchases in-store or online at saks.com, for up to $50in statement credits from January through June and up to $50in statement credits from July through December, once enrolled.
Complimentary Suite of Benefits That Offer an Average Total Value of
$5502at over 1,100 properties worldwide when booking with Fine Hotels+ Resorts®.
- Payment Flexibility3 with features like Pay It Plan It® and Pay Over Time, so Card Members can choose to create monthly payment plans with a fixed fee, carry a balance with interest or pay in full each month. To learn more about these features and for terms, visit here.
Purchase Protection4can help protect Covered Purchases made on your Eligible Card when they're accidentally damaged, stolen, or lost. Up to 90 days and
$10,000per occurrence, $50,000per calendar year.
Cell Phone Protection5 for repair or replacement costs following damage or theft up to
$800per claim, with a limit of 2 approved claims per 12 month period, when the cell phone line is listed on a wireless bill and the prior month’s wireless bill was paid by an Eligible Card Account. A $50deductible will apply to each approved claim.
With everything it has to offer, the Platinum Card now has an annual fee of
Terms and limitations apply. For more information about the Consumer Platinum Card, visit americanexpress.com/Platinum. And for more information about the Business Platinum Card, visit americanexpress.com/BusinessPlatinumCard.
Learn more about the updates to The Centurion® Network and The Global Lounge Collection here.
For more information about Global Dining Access by Resy, visit here.
Amex Trendex Methodology
This Morning Consult poll was conducted between
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3The Platinum Card® Rates and Fees
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