The Platinum Card® from American Express Review | CompareCredit

The Platinum Card® from American Express

(37 reviews)

  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel. 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection & an annual $200 Airline Fee Credit
  • $550
  • Good, Excellent
  • AMEX
  • Click "APPLY NOW" to apply online
  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Enjoy VIP status and up to $200 in Uber savings on rides or eats orders in the US annually. Uber Cash and Uber VIP status available to Basic Card Member only.
  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.
  • Receive complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550 with Fine Hotels & Resorts® program at over 1,000 properties. Learn More.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 in statement credits per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
  • Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. That's up to $50 in statement credits semi-annually. Enrollment required.
  • $550 annual fee.
  • Terms Apply.

Our Expert Review

Why We Like It


Offer Rating

5/ 5

By Our Editorial Team

Key Benefit

This card comes with an insane amount of perks and rewards – the points are just the beginning!

Editor

Packed to the brim with perks and rewards, the The Platinum Card® from American Express is top tier travel credit card that lives up to its reputation. The The Platinum Card® from American Express comes with an annual fee of $550, but as you start to unpack the long list of benefits it's easy to see how carrying this card can be worth it. To start off, new cardholders receive a generous welcome offer: Earn60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.

For ongoing rewards, you earn 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel. 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com. Since there is no limit on the amount of rewards you can earn, that generous rewards rate can bring in a lot of points for frequent travelers. Cardholders will also love the $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline. Those perks along could cover the cost of the annual fee each year!

But it doesn't stop there – another recently added perk is that cardholders will enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That can be up to $200 in annual Uber savings. Plus, you get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. And the list goes on!

Community Discussion

Disclosure: These responses are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Customers Also Viewed

(107 reviews)

Chase Sapphire Reserve®

(195 reviews)

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

(334 reviews)

Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

(10 reviews)

American Express® Gold Card