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Improved Priority Pass already rolling out with Amex Platinum

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In the excitement disappointment over the new Amex Platinum card benefits, one new key benefit has slipped in with little fanfare: an improvement in the Amex Platinum Priority Pass offering. Priority Pass covers a network of airport lounges around the world — currently more than 1,000 lounges in 500 cities across 130 countries. Many of the lounges in the network are independent, but some airline-specific lounges accept Priority Pass (like Alaska Boardroom locations and the Virgin America…

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Amex drives in wrong direction with Uber (Amex Platinum to increase annual fee by $100 in exchange for Uber discounts)

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Last fall, when Amex unveiled enhancements to their Platinum cards (5X airfare rewards on personal Platinum cards, and game-changing enhancements to their Business Platinum Card) they stated that these changes were just the beginning.  I took that to be a promise of more good things to come, but maybe I should have taken it as a warning… Early yesterday morning, news broke about upcoming changes to the Amex Platinum personal cards.  Full details can be…

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