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Which is the best Amex Platinum card in 2020?

Over the past few years Amex has made huge changes to their Platinum card line up.  They’ve changed perks, increased annual fees, and eliminated a few co-branded options. Given all of this, it’s time to take a new look at which Platinum card is best.  This post has been updated for the year 2020. American Express has several varieties of their premium Platinum cards.  And, while they’re expensive, they’re loaded with great perks.  Which is…

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Amex Platinum Complete Guide

Amex Platinum for Less

Amex Platinum cards come loaded with high end perks: up to $500 per year in various credit reimbursements, access to multiple types of airport lounges, hotel and car elite status, and much more.  All of this goodness comes at a steep price: More than $500 per year. There are multiple versions of the consumer Amex Platinum card.  In addition to the regular card, there are Platinum cards branded by Morgan Stanley and Schwab.  Even though these Platinum cards are strikingly similar, they are considered separate products.  There’s no reason you can’t get the welcome bonus for each one. There is also a business Platinum card, but it is different in a number of ways.  It offers different point earning bonuses and some different perks.

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Ultra-Premium Credit Card Travel Insurance

This page compares the travel insurance benefits provided automatically by various ultra-premium travel cards such as Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige, Amex Platinum, and US Bank Altitude Reserve. For full details about each card’s coverage, please consult each card’s benefit’s guide: Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefit Guide (see also: Sapphire Reserve Travel Insurance) Chase Ritz-Carlton Citi Prestige Benefits Guide Amex Platinum Benefit Directory (see also: American Express Adding & Removing Benefits From Select Cards Jan 1…

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National One Two Free Preregistration emails being sent

Update: Registration for this is now live. Those who preregistered should have been automatically registered yesterday and the promo landing page is now live for those who were not preregistered — see the landing page here. H/T: Miles to Memories National Emerald Club, the loyalty scheme of National Rental Car, is sending out a targeted one-click email link to preregister for this fall’s One Two Free promotion. The email doesn’t say exactly when the new One Two…

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Las Vegas easy wins

This past weekend, I was in Las Vegas. While Las Vegas is a love-it-or-leave-it destination for many, the undeniable fact is that it draws millions of visitors each year. When I took my first trip to Vegas almost 20 years ago, I had $258 to my name. I needed to find the various hacks to enjoy Vegas on a budget — and so I did the research to know where to get a 3/4lb hot…

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(EXPIRED) Uber Eats: Save 13% With Promo Code RANDYFTW (Expires April 9 At 8pm PT)

Uber Eats Promo Code RANDYFTW

Uber Eats is offering 13% off when using promo code RANDYFTW. The code has to be applied today (April 9), but can be used within the next 7 days to discount your order. The Deal Save 13% on your next Uber Eats order when using promo code RANDYFTW. Key Terms Must apply code by April 9, 2019 at 8pm PT. Must redeem promo code within 7 days. Maximum savings of $25. Quick Thoughts This promo…

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Your Platinum card arrived. Here’s what to do next…

Amex Platinum cards have fantastic benefits, but they’re not worth much if you don’t use them. This posts lists all of the major to-dos for getting the most value from your Platinum card. Even experienced Platinum cardholders will likely find a few juicy details that they didn’t know about. Take a look…

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American Express Platinum Personal Card To Add Saks Fifth Avenue Benefit

Saks Fifth Avenue American Express

American Express has announced that a new benefit will be added to the personal Platinum card from July 1, 2018 – a $100 credit each year for Saks Fifth Avenue. You’ll get $50 to spend from January to June each year and then a further $50 from July to December. That makes the benefit slightly more complicated to keep track of, but it’s a nice little addition. Similar to the monthly Uber credit, the Saks…

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New Platinum benefit: Access more Lufthansa lounges

Last year, a new lounge access benefit was added to the Amex Platinum cards (including both the personal and Business Platinum cards): lounge access to some Lufthansa lounges at Munich airport. That benefit has now been expanded to a number of lounges at Frankfurt airport. Specifically, when flying with Lufthansa, Swiss, or Austrian, Platinum cardholders will now have complimentary access to: Lufthansa Business Lounges (regardless of class of service) and Lufthansa Senator Lounges (when flying business…

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