[EXPIRED] Amex increases Platinum card offer to 40K

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American Express usually offers 25,000 Membership Rewards points for signing up for their  Platinum card, but today they’ve increased the public offer to 40,000 points.  $450 annual fee is not waived. Terms and conditions apply.

In my opinion, the $475 Mercedes Benz Platinum card is still a slightly better offer if you don’t think you’ll keep the card for more than one year: 50,000 points and $475 annual fee.  Watch your mailbox, though, as Amex has been known to target people with even better offers through the mail.

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Do 40k Amex points > $450 annual fee? How could this be worth it?

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Yes for transferring to airline miles. Can also get $200 airline fee credit twice before next annual fee comes due