With Priority Pass you can simply relax along with your supplementary Platinum Credit Cardmember in a Priority Pass lounge. There are more than 1 200 lounges to choose from in 400 cities.
Bidvest Premier Lounge
As a Platinum Credit Cardmember you receive unlimited access to any Bidvest Premier airport lounge locally. Simply produce your American Express Platinum Credit 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 Credit Cardmembers. For more details about the lounge and for information on upcoming lounge locations, visit www.thecenturionlounge.com.
The Global Lounge Collection
With the American Express Global Lounge CollectionSM, enjoy access to 1,400+ airport lounges across 650 cities around the world.
Upgrade your airport experience with Fastrack VIP meet and greet services available at select airports worldwide. Receive a 20% discount on Fastrack VIP Airport Meet and Greet services using your American Express Platinum Credit Card.
International Airline Programme
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 your Platinum Service for additional information or to make a booking.
Etihad Airways would like to invite all American Express Platinum members to receive a complimentary upgrade to our award-winning First Class when booking in Business Class. As our guest, you will enjoy the highest levels of comfort and service in the sky, from our In-flight Chef preparing an exclusive dining experience for you to a comfortable fully-flat bed dressed in all-natural bed linen. For availability and bookings, please contact American Express Travel and Lifestyle Services.
Qatar Airways is proud to be one of the youngest global airlines to serve all six continents, and thanks to our customers’ response to our offerings, we are also the world’s fastest-growing airline. We connect more than 140 destinations on the map every day, with a fleet of the latest-generation aircraft, and an unrivalled level of service from our home and hub, the five-star airport, Hamad International Airport in Doha, the State of Qatar. Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry. Qatar Airways was recently announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2021 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat’, ‘World’s Best Business Class onboard Catering’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’. The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry having won the main prize for an unprecedented sixth time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021). Enjoy up to 20% discounts in First Class, Business and Economy class.
Southern Sun hotels
Unlock even more with an instant complimentary frequentGuest Platinum status upgrade (exclusive to American Express Platinum Cardmembers), when you join the Southern Sun frequentGuest rewards programme. frequentGuest Platinum status requires 3,000 frequentGuest status points, which are earned on qualifying revenue spend. This exclusive tier will give you access to great benefits such as saving 15% when dining and exclusive accommodation rates at Southern Sun hotels. In partnership with American Express, Southern Sun looks forward to welcoming you to their hotels and resorts in South Africa, Africa, the Seychelles, and the Middle East.
To access this benefit please contact 0800 004 244 or 010 217 4735. This benefit is valid until June 2023
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 1000 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.
The Vacation Collection
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 price. 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.
When you are comfortable travelling again or taking a weekend away, you can explore hotels closer to home or at your preferred destination. As it becomes safe to do so, book that dream vacation you’ve been eyeing all year and get the most out of your travel with Booking.com. American Express Platimum Cardmembers can save up to 12% on select hotel bookings made at Booking.com through the Amex Benefits platform when using your Platinum Card. Terms apply.
Hilton Honors Gold Elite Status
Hilton Honors, the guest-loyalty program of Hilton’s hotel brands, provides members with benefits and privileges that make their travel experience easier and more rewarding. With Hilton Honors Points and year-round Bonus offers, members enjoy exclusive access to once-in-lifetime travel, culinary, sports, music and entertainment experiences. Hilton Honors Gold status offers you a world of privileges and benefits when you book direct with Hilton.
Radisson Rewards Gold Status
As a Platinum Credit Cardmember, you may enrol directly into Gold status of Radisson Rewards, bypassing the annual 35 nights or 20 stays usually required to earn this privilege.Gold status within Radisson Rewards offers you complimentary room upgrades, 15% discount on food and drink, early check-in and late check-out as available, free award nights, a welcome gift and more.
MeliáRewards Gold Status
MeliáRewards Gold is a loyalty scheme that rewards our guests at more than 350 hotels and 7 hotel brands worldwide with exclusive benefits including 4PM late check-out at city hotels and 2pm late check-out at resort hotels (except in the event of 100% occupancy), complimentary Wi-Fi in all hotels, 2,000 welcome points when first enrolling, complimentary breakfast for one companion, 3 discount vouchers for 20% off stays - redeemable in 1 calendar year, and earning 13 points for every Euro or US$ on your booking.
Enhanced Car Hire
As an American Express Platinum Credit Cardmember, you get to 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 President's Club benefits: Priority service at the counter. Additional platinum benefits: Up to 25% off published rates. One car class upgrade subject to availability. In order to redeem your benefits: Enroll into Avis President's Club. 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.
Ride in style with complimentary SIXT rent a car benefit. Get complimentary access to the SIXT rent a car loyalty program with exclusive benefits, discounts, and upgrades.
Get up to 10% off on a car rental booking at RentalCars.com with promo code: promoamex10. Rentalcars.com is an online car rental booking service with cars available at over 60 000 locations worldwide. Rentalcars.com is the simple and smart choice, helping you save money on every ride. Rentalcars.com will arrange car rentals on your behalf and use its buying power to find the best price.