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American Express Platinum Lounge Access Overview

Airport lounge access for American Express Platinum Cardholders is on the top benefits of the Platinum Card from American Express. Lounge privileges include American Express Centurion Lounges, Priority Pass Lounges, Delta SkyClubs, and more. In addition to lounge access, Amex Platinum benefits are numerous ranging from elite status, airline fee credits, uber credits and more. The American Express…

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American Express Platinum House New York City

American Express is launching a pop-up Platinum House in New York City the last weekend of November for American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders. This is the first time the credit card issuer is doing something like this, and it happens to fall over Small Business Saturday. Where: 5 East 17th Street,  New York City…

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What’s the Cheapest Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts Property?

One of the best perks of both the American Express Platinum Card and The Business Platinum Card® from American Expressis access to Fine Hotels and Resorts program. We decided to take a look at several dates the rest of the year to see what the lowest priced hotel we could book was through here. After much digging,…

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American Express 30% Transfer Bonus to Marriott Bonvoy

American Express is offering a 30% transfer bonus to Marriott Bonvoy now through October 31, 2019. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,300 Marriott Bonvoy Points per 1,000 Membership Rewards points. You must be logged into your Membership Rewards account to view this offers. Marriott Bonvoy is one of the newer hotel transfer parters of American…

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Earn 500 Membership Rewards Points with Resy

Earlier this year American Express acquired the restaurant reservation company Resy, as they look to add new benefits for their members. Overall, I think this is a great partnership as I could see preferred dining times offered for Amex Platinum and Centurion cardholders, bonus Membership Rewards points at Resy restaurants and more. To kick things…

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Lucrative Amex Platinum Retention Offer

I’ve long been a cardholder of the American Express Platinum Card, however I’ve been debating whether to keep the card or to close it. There’s a lengthy American Express retention offers Flyertalk thread that talks about all sort of retention offers cardholders are getting. I decided to call up American Express’s retention department at 800-452-3945 where…

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Complimentary WeWork Access for Business Platinum Cardholders

Cardholders of the American Express Business Platinum Card now have a cool new benefit they can take advantage of with WeWork. You’ll get access to over 300 workspaces around the world with one year of complimentary WeWork Platinum Global Access. You must enroll by 12/31/2019 to get this offer which is valued at $2,700. Who…

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Amex Centurion Lounge Las Vegas Closed for Maintenance Issues

For those traveling out of Las Vegas today, the American Express Centurion Lounge Las Vegas is closed due to maintenance issues. This lounge was one of the lounges recently closed for a minor entrance renovation however that has since been completed, so it’s unclear why exactly this lounge was closed to. I reached out to American…

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American Express Issuing 1099’s on Referral Bonuses

We recently shared the American Express Refer a Friend Enhancements. With these changes, your friend can now sign up for any American Express card using your link, and you’ll still earn the referral bonus. In the past, in order to receive a referral bonus, you’d have to have the same product that you wanted to refer. However, we…

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American Express Centurion Lounge Hong Kong Review

The American Express Centurion Hong Kong is located in Terminal 1 just before Gate 60, which is where U.S. bound departures leave from. It’s located on Level 7, which is easily accessible via the escalators. The lounge is open daily from 5:30am – 12:30am. Both cardholders of the Platinum Card® from American Express, and The Business Platinum Card® from…

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American Express Platinum Card Benefits Including Lounge Access

Amex Platinum benefits are numerous ranging from elite status, airline fee credits, uber credits, lounge access and more. When it comes to lounge access, both the Platinum Card from American Express, and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, offer a variety of benefits, however the top perk of these cards is airport lounge access. Theres include…

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American Express Platinum Benefits Overview

The Platinum Card® from American Express includes numerous benefits that far outweigh it’s cost. Depending on your lifestyle and travel plans, these perks and benefits can provide a significant value. A quick sum of the yearly credits shows that you can get back $500 if you use Uber monthly, make a couple of purchases at Saks…

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Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts Bookings Earn 5x Membership Rewards

American Express has made a positive change to their Fine Hotels & Resorts program for cardholders of The Platinum Card® from American Express or The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN. You’ll now earn 5x points on Fine Hotels & Resorts through amextravel.com. Previously cardholders only earned 5x points on airfare, so it’s great to see that Fine Hotels & Resorts…

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American Express Membership Rewards Pay with Points

In certain instances, you may find it beneficial to use the American Express Membership Reward’s Pay with Points feature when booking air travel. This program allows passengers to earn frequent flier credit and book flights that otherwise don’t have award space available. To use this feature of your American Express card, first login to your…

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Transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Hotel Partners

American Express Membership Rewards (MR) points can be a fantastic value when transferred to affiliated hotels and redeemed for free nights. Currently AMEX has three hotel loyalty program transfer partners that represent over 50 brands of hotels across the world. The first step is to make sure you have a loyalty account with the hotel…

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Transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Airline Partners

American Express Membership Rewards (MR) points can be a fantastic value when transferred to affiliated airlines and redeemed for award flights. Currently AMEX has 17 airline transfer partners across the 3 major alliances and several other smaller partnerships that provide access to flights on dozens of airlines. The first step is to make sure you…

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Transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Starwood Preferred Guest/Marriott

American Express Membership Rewards points now transfer to Starwood Preferred Guest at a 1:1 ratio, the same way that Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer to Marriott rewards at a 1:1 ratio, however for both of these options, neither is a great deal, and should only be used if needed to top off your account. Previously the…

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