As Basic member, you are entitled to a Priority PassTM membership (valued at US$99*) and two complimentary visits annually (valued at US$32 each*). So sit back, relax, and enjoy in one of the more than 1,300 Priority PassTM lounges worldwide.‡
*Values as of January 2020. Prices subject to change without prior notice.
The Travel Inconvenience Insurance Plan provides benefits in the event of: Missed Departures and Missed Connections; Delay, Cancellation or Overbooked Flights; and Luggage delay when the Covered Trip is purchased and charged to your account.*
Up to US$150 per covered person for personal and necessary expenses.Up to US$500 if your baggage is delayed after four hours for purchasing of essential clothing.
*Terms, conditions, exclusions, and limitations apply. Please see full term
We understand that added peace of mind is key when you travel. With your Gold Card, you have access to Baggage Assistance, which can provide services in the case of a loss of checked baggage while on an eligible trip.
*Benefit limits apply. Please read important exclusions, restrictions and Terms and Conditions (americanexpress.com/content/dam/amex/idc/benefits/pdf/IDC_NAC_Gold_2022.pdf).
No Pre-Set Spending Limit
If on your trip you need to spend more than planned, you can do so with peace of mind because with your American Express Card you have no pre-set spending limit.* Your charges are approved based on a variety of factors, giving you greater financial flexibility.‡
*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.
Car Rental Loss and Damage
When you use your eligible Card to reserve and pay for the entire rental and decline the Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) at the Rental Company counter, you can be covered for Damage to or Theft of a Rental Vehicle for up to US$50,000 in a Covered Territory up to 30 days.♦
*Terms, conditions, exclusions, and limitations apply. Please see full terms. Not all vehicle types or rentals are covered. Coverage is not available for vehicles rented in Australia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica Italy, and New Zealand. This product provides excess coverage and does not include liability coverage.