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American Express Platinum Benefits Overview

The Platinum Card® from American Express has an annal fee of $550, however it does include numerous benefits that far outweigh this price. Depending on your lifestyle and travel plans, these perks and benefits can provide a significant value. With an annual fee of $550, the card can appear like an extravagance. A quick sum…

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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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$100 Nordstrom Gift Card for Amex Cardholders (Targeted)

Last year, we shared how American Express Mailing Out Gifts of Appreciation, where we recieved two blowouts for the drybar valued at $90. It appears American Express is sending out similar gifts this year, we received a $100 Nordstrom Gift Card from them, which is great as there is no minimum spend requirement. $100 Nordstrom Gift Card…

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Amex Transfer Partner Fees and How to Avoid

American Express Membership Rewards are earned from a variety of American Express cards, and are a great currency to have since they can be transferred to many hotel and airline partners including Air Canada, Delta, British Airways, JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic, and Hilton to name a few. When transferring Membership Rewards points to U.S. airline frequent flyer…

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Best American Express Business Platinum Card Benefits

Both The Business Platinum® Card from American Express and The Platinum Card® from American Express offer phenomenal lounge access benefits, however you may be wondering why you should choose the business version of the card, so here’s a look at some of the top Amex Business Platinum Card benefits. Top Amex Business Platinum Benefits: American Express Global…

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Why You Should Get the Amex Business Platinum Card Now

Both The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN and The Platinum Card® from American Express offer phenomenal lounge access benefits, however you may be wondering why you should choose the business version of the card, so here’s a look at some of the top Amex Business Platinum Card benefits. Top Amex Business Platinum Benefits: American Express…

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Amex Platinum Lounge Access Overview for Cardholders

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 OPEN, offer a variety of benefits. Theres include access to the American Express Centurion Lounges, a Priority Pass Select…

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Top Amex Business Platinum Card Benefits

Both The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN and The Platinum Card® from American Express offer phenomenal lounge access benefits, however you may be wondering why you should choose the business version of the card, so here’s a look at some of the top Amex Business Platinum Card benefits. Top Amex Business Platinum Benefits: American Express…

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Top 5 Perks of Amex Business Platinum Card

Both The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN and The Platinum Card® from American Express offer phenomenal lounge access benefits, however you may be wondering why you should choose the business version of the card.   Let’s take a look at the Top 5 perks of this card: 1. American Express Global Lounge Collection: Through their…

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Lounge Access Privileges for Amex Platinum Cardholders

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 OPEN, offer a variety of benefits. Theres include access to the American Express Centurion Lounges, a Priority Pass Select…

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American Express to Hilton Transfers Improved for 2018

American Express has improved their transfer ratio from American Express Membership Rewards to Hilton HHonors points for 2018. With this change, Membership Rewards points now transfer at 1:2 ratio, meaning for every 1,000 points transferred you’d now receive 2,000 Hilton HHonors points. This change has already been updated on the Membership Rewards site, if you’re looking…

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Amex Platinum Benefits: 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 OPEN, offer a variety of perks including access to the American Express Centurion Lounges, a Priority Pass Select membership,…

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Why You’ll Want To Use Your Amex Airline Fee Credits Now

Be sure to use your Amex Airline Fee credits now as they reset at the year of the calendar year. This is one of my favorite benefits of both the Platinum Card from American Express, and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN, which offer a variety of perks including access to the American Express Centurion Lounges, a Priority Pass…

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Amex Centurion Lounge Giving Away Gifts for Holidays

On my recent visit to the American Express Centurion Lounge Las Vegas, I was pleased to learn that they were offering guests a complimentary gift for the Holidays. They had two options, a men’s and woman gift both from Birchbox, however note it’s only one per cardholder, meaning if you bring in guests you’ll have to choose…

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