Travel Benefits

Travel forward with Platinum

There’s no going back to travel as usual. Enjoy benefits that elevate more of life’s moments.

5X points for flights

Per dollar spent on flights purchased directly from airlines or American Express Travel on up to $500,000 per calendar year.

5X points for prepaid hotels

Per dollar spent on prepaid hotel purchases, booked, and paid in advance, online at

1X points on everything else. Per dollar spent on all other eligible purchases.

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Enjoy Platinum benefits for every part of the journey

$200 Airline Fee Credit

Get up to $200 in statement credits per calendar year when incidental fees, such as checked bags and in-flight refreshments, are charged by one selected airline to your Platinum Card Account. Airline selection required.

International Airline Program

As a Platinum Card® Member, you can get exclusive access to lower fares for you and your travel companions when you book select First, Business, or Premium Economy class tickets on International itineraries with the International Airline Program through American Express Travel®.

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$200 Hotel Credit

Get $200 back in statement credits each year on prepaid Fine Hotels + Resorts® or The Hotel Collection* bookings through American Express Travel when you pay with your Platinum Card®.

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Fine Hotels & Resorts

When you're ready to relax and need an escape, enjoy an unforgettable experience with Fine Hotels + Resorts®. When you book through American Express Travel, you’ll receive a suite of benefits with an average total value of $600* in perks, like daily breakfast for two, 4pm check-out, and more. Plus, book on and you can earn 5X Membership Rewards® points, or use Pay with Points, on prepaid stays.

Complimentary 3rd Night at Select Hotels

Platinum 40th Anniversary Offer

Celebrate your membership and 40 years of the Platinum Card® with access to a complimentary 3rd night at 200+ Fine Hotels + Resorts® and The Hotel Collection properties booked through American Express Travel®. Travel dates and terms apply.

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Explore Cruises and Custom Vacations with American Express Travel

Platinum Destinations® Vacations

Craft the adventure of a lifetime with American Express Travel®. From safaris on the Serengeti to sailing in Santorini, savor the wonders of the world with custom itineraries and personalized service, and earn 2X Membership Rewards® points on eligible bookings made through American Express Travel®. With Platinum Destinations® Vacations, each trip you take gets you closer to the next.

Cruise Privileges Program

Platinum Card® Members receive valuable benefits on eligible sailings of 5 nights or more with participating cruise lines when booking through American Express Travel or Up to $300 onboard credit per stateroom to use toward dining, spa and more. One unique amenity per stateroom. Earn 2X Membership Rewards® points per booking through American Express Travel. Available only for Platinum Card and Centurion Members.

Custom Travel Planning

Enjoy personalized itineraries, world-class service, and get one extra Membership Rewards® point for every eligible dollar you spend on a qualifying vacation package.

Travel Inspired

Plan, book, and travel your way

From exploring new destinations to booking them, do it all in one place with American Express Travel.

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