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Airport Club Access Program with Priority Pass Select

  • The Platinum Card has two complimentary airport lounge programs: Priority Pass™ Select2 and the Airport Club Access Program.1 These programs give you access to over 600 domestic and international lounges including the Delta Sky Club® and The CenturionSM Lounges48 (You must enroll to participate in the Priority Pass Select Program).
  • Card Members also have complimentary access to Airspace lounges in Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and John F. Kennedy International (JFK) Airport.3

$200 Airline Fee Credit

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  • You can receive up to $200 a year in credits for incidental fees charged by the airline to your Platinum Card Account*
  • Includes eligible charges from the airline such as checked bags, in-flight refreshments, flight-change fees, oversize baggage fees, airport lounge day-passes, pet-kennel fees, and phone reservation fees.
  • Enroll and select a qualifying airline
Enroll * See details

American Express relies on accurate airline transaction data to identify incidental fee purchases. If you do not see a credit for a qualifying incidental purchase on your enrolled Card after 4 weeks, simply call the number on the back of your Card. See terms & conditions for more details.

No Foreign Transaction Fees

  • Use your Card globally without incurring the foreign transaction fees
  • No need to enroll or apply

Fine Hotels & Resorts

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  • Enjoy access to complimentary benefits and competitive rates with each FINE HOTELS & RESORTS booking at over 750 extraordinary properties worldwide.
  • To book your stay, visit americanexpress.com/fhr or call Platinum Travel Service at 1-800-525-3355.

International Airline Program

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  • Anytime you purchase a qualifying Business or First Class ticket for international air travel with your eligible American Express Card on over 25 participating airlines*, you can enjoy savings on a ticket for a companion**
  • Purchase a qualifying Business or First Class ticket and your travel companion pays only applicable taxes, fees and surcharges on the same ticketed itinerary.
  • Enjoy newly available lower fares on many qualifying flights
Learn More * See details

*Subject to availability. See terms and conditions for details.
**Airline-imposed fuel and security surcharges and fees and government taxes and fees on international air transportation, as well as applicable service ticketing fees, are the responsibility of the Card Member. Non-refundable American Express service fee of $39 (per ticket) applies to each purchase and itinerary change for Platinum Card Members. See below for details.

Global Entry and TSA Pre-check

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  • Bypass arrival lines at most major U.S. airports when returning from international travel
  • Use your Card to apply and we’ll credit the $100 application fee*
  • Card Members can receive one $100 credit every 5 years for an application fee charged to each eligible Card.
  • PLUS Global Entry members can use TSA Pre✓™8, an expedited security screening program for select travelers who are flying in the U.S. and select international destinations on participating airlines from specific airports. Selection for expedited screening is made on a per flight basis and is not guaranteed. Learn more
Apply for Global Entry * See details

Additional Cards tied to Centurion and Platinum Cards are also eligible for the $100 statement credit. To receive the credit, the application must be charged on the Additional Card.

Platinum Travel Service

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  • Rely on our team of travel counselors to help create custom itineraries
  • 24/7 assistance to help you every step of the way
  • Book by calling Platinum Travel Service at 1-800-525-3355

Premium Car Rental Program

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  • Enroll with Avis®, Hertz®, and National Car Rental® *
  • Bypass lines and enjoy available upgrades and savings
  • Receive special amenities with some reservations throughout the year
Enroll * See details

Please note that the Car Rental Privileges program available to Platinum Card members is a separate program from the Premium Car Rental Protection insurance product offered by American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. and underwritten AMEX Assurance Company

Car Rental Loss & Damage Insurance

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  • As a Card Member, you can be covered if your eligible rental car is damaged or stolen when you use your eligible Card to reserve and pay for the entire eligible auto rental and decline the collision damage waiver at the rental car counter. Please read important exclusions and restrictions. Not all vehicle types or rentals are covered. Coverage is not available for vehicles rented in Australia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, and New Zealand. This product provides secondary coverage and does not include liability coverage.

Premium Global Assist Hotline

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  • When you travel more than 100 miles from home, you have 24/7 medical, legal, financial or other select emergency coordination and assistance services, including medical and legal referrals, passport replacement, cash wires and more. Card Members may be responsible for the costs charged by third-party service providers.

Baggage Insurance Plan

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  • Travel more comfortably knowing you can be covered by the Baggage Insurance Plan14 when you purchase the entire fare for a Common Carrier ticket (e.g. plane, train, ship, helicopter, or bus) on an eligible Card. Coverage can be provided for up to $2,000 for checked baggage and up to a combined maximum of $3,000 for checked and carry-on baggage. For New York State residents, there is a $10,000 aggregate maximum limit for all Covered Persons per Covered Trip. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

Starwood Preferred Guest Program

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  • Receive Gold Preferred Membership without meeting frequent-stay minimums
  • Benefits include an enhanced room at check-in when available*, 4 p.m. late checkouts**, and the opportunity to earn free nights and award flights
  • To enroll, call 1-800-525-3355. Use your SPG number when booking at Starwood properties.
* See details

*Subject to availability at check-in for the length of the stay, provided the room was not booked through a pre-paid third-party channel. Preferred Rooms do not include suites. This benefit is not offered at Aloft and Element properties

**Subject to availability at resort and conference center hotels.

Travel Accident Insurance

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  • Worry less about the unthinkable happening to you on your Covered Trip. If an accident causes your Death, membership can provide added financial security to your beneficiaries. Travel Accident Insurance16 can cover travel by plane, train, ship, bus, or helicopter when you purchase the entire fare** on your eligible Card. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

Cruise Privileges Program

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  • Platinum Card Members receive exclusive benefits with participating cruise lines

2X Points When Booking Travel Online

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  • You can earn 2X Membership Rewards® points on each dollar of eligible purchases made when you book using a Membership Rewards program-enrolled American Express Card on the American Express Travel website.
  • Receive the lowest rates guaranteed* on hotels, and special rates on other travel deals
Book Now * See details

If you book a qualifying prepaid hotel rate on amextravel.com and then find the same room, in the same hotel, for the same dates, the same number of children and adults, at a lower price online, before taxes and fees, we'll refund you the difference. The "Lowest Rate Guaranteed" policy applies only to online rates available to the general public and excludes (1) rates or discounts that are not available to the general public, including, but not limited to, corporate, group, charter, meeting/convention, AAA, government/military, and senior citizen rates/discounts; or (2) hotel rooms booked through or in combination with frequent stay, loyalty, points, coupon promotions, rooms won through contests or sweepstakes or transferred, or rooms booked on opaque websites that do not allow you to see the name of the hotel until your reservation is complete Details

Roadside Assistance Anywhere

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  • Whether you need a tow or a jumpstart, we’ll send help your way 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Emergency services like towing up to 10 miles, changing a flat, or jumpstarting a battery are a phone call away—even if you’re in your driveway—and we will pay for included services up to four times a year. There are some vehicle exclusions and other important restrictions.

Platinum Villas

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  • Platinum Card Members receive benefits valued at up to $500 per booking when you use your American Express Card.

Gold Hotel Collection

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  • Receive up to a $75 hotel credit on qualifying charges and room upgrade at check-in, if available, with each booking when you stay a minimum of two consecutive nights and use your American Express® Card.

Premium Private Jet Program

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  • Receive benefits including up to $300 total per flight towards limousine transfer services, in flight catering amenities and a best price assurance when you book with the Premium Private Jet Program
  • Choose from charter and pre-paid membership options
  • Call Platinum Travel Service at 1-800-525-3355 to book your private jet

The Limousine Program

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  • Make car travel more convenient and enjoyable with chauffeured transportation, and earn two extra Membership Rewards® points on each dollar you spend when you make your limousine reservation with Carey or Empire CLS by calling Platinum Travel Service.

Platinum Destination Vacation

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  • Get up to 25,000 Membership Rewards® points.
  • Book a qualifying independent or escorted vacation package and receive 5,000, 10,000 or 25,000 Membership Rewards® points (depending on price of the booking) with your eligible American Express® Card.

Shopping

Membership Rewards Program

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  • Get one point for each dollar of eligible purchases
  • Choose rewards from over 500 leading brands in travel, gift cards, merchandise or entertainment

Platinum Card Concierge

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  • Receive assistance 24/7 with most personal or business needs
  • Let our team of professionals remind you of important dates and help find gifts for all occasions
  • Plan with our highly experienced professionals and receive suggestions, information, and event access
  • Call 1-800-525-3355 and press 2 for Concierge

Purchase Protection

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  • Shop with added confidence and Purchase Protection28, which can help protect eligible purchases made with the Platinum Card in the event they are accidentally damaged, stolen, or lost for up to 90 days from the date of purchase. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

Extended Warranty

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  • Why is it that as soon as a manufacturer’s warranty runs out, something always seems to happen? When you use your American Express Card for eligible purchases, you can get up to one extra year added to the original manufacturer’s warranty. Applies to warranties of 5 years or less. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

Return Protection

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  • If you try to return an eligible item within 90 days from the date of purchase and the merchant won't take it back, American Express® may refund the full purchase price (excluding shipping and handling), up to $300 per item, up to a maximum of $1,000 annually per Card account, if you purchased it entirely with your eligible American Express Card. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

Incircle Program

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  • Earn InCircle and Membership Rewards® points when you enroll in the InCircle program and use your Platinum Card at Neiman Marcus or Bergdorf Goodman
  • Automatically receive a $100 Neiman Marcus gift card every time you reach 10,000 points — giving you even more purchase power to shop
  • Call 1-888-462-4725 to enroll

Sony Cierge

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  • Enjoy a personal shopper for inquiries about or purchase of any Sony-branded products or services. Receive a home theater consultation, technical support and premier in-home delivery.
  • To join, simply call Sony at 1-877-295-7669.

Sync your Card

  • Discover savings recommended just for you. Get offers based on things you "Like" on Facebook when you sync your Platinum Card®
  • Check in with foursquare to unlock exclusive specials with your synced card around your specific location
  • Tweet exclusive offer #hashtags from your favorite brands and get those offers loaded directly onto your Platinum Card

Entertainment

Platinum Card Concierge

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  • Receive assistance 24/7 with most personal or business needs
  • Let our team of professionals remind you of important dates and help find gifts for all occasions
  • Plan with our highly experienced professionals and receive suggestions, information, and event access
  • Call 1-800-525-3355 and press 2 for Concierge

Platinum Dinning Program

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  • Receive assistance with all your dining requests – reservations, suggestions, personalized experiences, and more
  • Platinum Dining® Program holds a reservation at more than 1,000 of the most acclaimed restaurants in the US and abroad
  • Enjoy exclusive benefits at premium food and wine festivals and culinary events
  • Call Platinum Card® Concierge at 1-800-525-3355

Preferred Seating Program

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  • Gain exclusive access to choice seats for sports, entertainment, and live concert events at leading venues
  • Enjoy advance ticket sales for select events
  • Reserve your tickets by calling 1-800-525-3355

Departures Magazine

  • Exclusive content published 7 times a year to Platinum Card® Members
  • Get in-depth stories on the finest in travel, style, culture, and dining

By Invitation Only

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  • Gain access to once-in-a-lifetime events, just for being a Platinum Card® Member
  • Pursue your interests with exclusive events for food and wine, fashion, sports, music, and more
  • For information and reservations, call 1-800-321-RSVP (7787), 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST

Premium Access

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  • Enjoy unique Premium Access experiences, from special entry to food festivals to VIP packages at concerts

Entertainment Newsletter

  • Be among the first to know about exclusive events in your area, from Broadway to basketball
  • Get the weekly rundown of what's happening around you

Departures Dispatch

  • Subscribe to the Departures Dispatch e-newsletter for exclusive weekly updates on dining, travel, fashion, new technology, events, and more, delivered directly to your inbox
  • Download the Departures Ultimate City Guides iPhone® App and get top 10 lists of hotels, shops, lounges, museums and galleries, restaurants, and VIP events in 10 global cities

Service

Customer Service

  • From statement questions to lost Cards, a dedicated team is available 24/7 for your every need
  • For immediate assistance, call 1-800-525-3355

Manage Your Account

  • Pay bills, view statements, and check your available Membership Rewards® points25 online
  • Set Additional Card members, family members, accountants, or assistants as Account Managers so they can view spend activity, pay bills, add services, and more on your account41
  • Set up Account Alerts to manage your spend activity, notify you about irregular account activity, stay current with your balance, and more.

American Express Mobile Site

  • Locate the nearest airport lounges worldwide while on the go
  • Manage your Card account, pay your bill, and track spending
  • Download the American Express App for the iPhone®, iPad®, and Android

Year-End Summary

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  • Annual summary of spend categorized by type, like “dining” or “travel”
  • Organize charges by pie chart or bar graph and easily print in PDF or Excel formats
  • Access anywhere via Manage Your Card Account Online
  • Call Customer Service at 1-800-525-3355 for additional assistance

Additional Cards

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  • Add Additional Cards to your account, and continue earning Membership Rewards® points on all Additional Cards
  • $175 for the first 3 Additional Platinum Cards, then $175 for each Additional Platinum Card(s)
  • $45 for the first 5 Additional Gold Cards, then $45 for each Additional Gold Card(s)
  • Apply a limit to total purchase amounts each billing period with Custom Limits® 46

No Pre-Set Spending Limit

  • Your Platinum® Card has no pre-set spending limit, which gives you purchasing power that adjusts with your use of the Card and other factors. No pre-set spending limit does not mean unlimited spending. Purchasing power adjusts with your use of the Card, your payment history, credit record and financial resources known to us, and other factors.
  • Call 1-800-525-3355 to learn more