With Priority Pass you can simply relax along with your supplementary Platinum Cardmember in a Priority Pass lounge. There are more than 1 200 lounges to choose from in 400 cities.
Bidvest Premier Lounge
Local airport lounge access for all Platinum Cardmembers. Simply produce your Platinum Card at any Bidvest Premier airport lounge.
The Centurion Lounge
We invite you to enjoy The Centurion Lounge, a travel lounge exclusively for American Express Platinum Cardmembers. For more details about the lounge and for information on upcoming lounge locations, visit www.thecenturionlounge.com.
International Airline Programme
Etihad Airways would like to invite all American Express Platinum Cardmembers to receive a complimentary upgrade to their award-winning First Class when booking in Business Class. You will enjoy the highest levels of comfort and service in the sky, from their in-flight chef preparing an exclusive dining experience to a comfortable fully-flat bed dressed in all-natural bed linen. For availability and bookings, please contact Platinum Card Services.
Travel the world with special fares on Emirates flights. Whether you are planning a weekend getaway to Dubai or an extended holiday, Platinum Cardmembers are eligible for special fares in first class and business class across Emirates’ network of over 140 destinations. Emirates’ premium cabins are designed to maximise your comfort. Wherever you choose to go, we will take care of all of the details. Contact Platinum Card Services for additional information or to make a booking.
South African Airways
As an American Express Platinum Cardmember you receive the following exclusive offers: Domestic flights: A discount of up to 16% on a business class ticket and up to 21% discount on an economy class ticket.* International flights: A discount of up to 16% on a first or business class ticket and up to 21% discount on an economy class ticket.
As an American Express Platinum Cardmember you receive a discount of up to 15% on upper, premium economy and economy class tickets.
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar. Flying travellers across more than 150 business and leisure destinations. The airline is adding a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network. It has recently launched flights to St. Petersburg, Russia and Chiang Mai, Thailand. Services to Canberra, Australia and Pattaya, Thailand, launched in early 2018, flying passengers on board Qatar Airways’ modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft. A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was recently named ‘Airline of the Year’ by Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge'.
The Vacation Collection - Premium Value
Take a break from your wallet with an All-Inclusive holiday. The hotels we recommend include your drinks, dining, entertainment and activities in your holiday price1. Each resort is hand-selected to provide the level of service we know you expect and appreciate, at a price you simply can’t ignore. All-Inclusive offerings vary per property and are available on request from your Platinum Travel service.
Fine Hotels & Resorts
Indulge even more at some of the world’s most luxurious hotels. Enjoy competitive rates and complimentary benefits that offer an average total value of $550* at over 1 000 extraordinary properties worldwide when you book Fine Hotels & Resorts through the Platinum Travel Service. Take advantage of noon check-in, when available, so you can get a head start. If an upgrade is also available when you arrive, it’s yours.** 16:00 late checkout is guaranteed – so you can savour your stay just a little longer. Each property will additionally offer you a unique amenity valued at $100, which may include anything from spa credit to a food and beverage credit.*** Breakfast for two is complimentary, and so is your Wi-Fi. There are over 1 000 worldclass properties for you to explore, all at our competitive rates. To reserve your next stay and receive your exclusive Fine Hotels & Resorts benefits, simply contact Platinum Card Services. To reserve your next stay and receive your exclusive benefits, simply contact your Platinum Card Services or visit www.americanexpress.com/southafrica/explorefhr.
*Average value based on Fine Hotels & Resorts bookings in 2018 for stays of two nights. Actual value will vary based on property, room rate, upgrade availability, and use of benefits.
**Certain room categories are not eligible for upgrade; call Platinum Card Services for details.
***Special amenity varies by property; call Platinum Card Services for details.
The Hotel Collection
Selected hotels, exceptional value. Get a $100 hotel credit on qualifying charges and a room upgrade if available when you book The Hotel Collection. To reserve your next stay, simply contact the Platinum Card Services.
Enhanced Car Hire
As a Platinum Cardmember, enjoy special benefits such as discounts, upgrades, and priority service when renting with Hertz or Avis. Call your Platinum Travel Service for more information.
Avis Preferred benefits: Priority service at the counter. Additional platinum benefits: Up to 15% off published rates. One car class upgrade subject to availability. In order to redeem your benefits: Enroll into Avis Preferred. Book directly with Avis or with your Platinum Travel Service. Ensure that your Avis Preferred number is used when booking.
Enjoy complimentary enrollment into Hertz Platinum Plus Rewards Five Star and receive additional platinum benefits. Hertz Platinum Plus Rewards Five Star benefits: Priority service at the counter. One car class upgrade subject to availability.
Additional platinum benefits: Up to 15% discount. 25% discount on Hertz Prestige Collection. Four hour return grace period. Free additional driver for spouse/civil partner. In order to redeem your benefits: Enroll into Hertz Platinum Plus Rewards Five Star contact Platinum Card Services. Book directly with Hertz or with your Platinum Travel Service. Ensure that your Hertz Platinum Plus Rewards Five Star membership number is used when booking.