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Discover more
with Platinum

And enjoy a welcome bonus of 20,000 Membership Rewards® points when you upgrade1 to The Platinum Card®, and spend £4,000 in your first three months.



To Upgrade to The Platinum Card, please contact customer support on 0800 032 7404.

Please refer to the Important Information section of this page before beginning your application. 


Platinum Charge Card

Explore the world of Platinum

When you Upgrade from the American Express® Gold Charge Card or the American Express Green Charge Card.


From the moment you book to the moment you return, you’ll experience outstanding travel benefits to smooth your way. And with over 100 years’ experience, our global expertise means you’re in safe hands.

Enjoy more of the Membership Rewards programme².

Get off to a great start when you upgrade to Platinum with a welcome bonus of 20,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend £4,000 on your Card in your first three months of Cardmembership. Terms apply.1



Donation to provide educational supplies for one child



Selfridges £25 gift voucher



Return flights to Rome from London3

Terms, taxes and fees apply



Return ticket for two on Eurostar Ski Train

Redeemed with Eurostar Frequent Traveller programme. Subject to availability.


Enjoy peace of mind with our comprehensive travel cover for you and your family. Your partner, children and five additional Cardmembers will be insured for trips of up to 80 days, and your kids under 25 on a ‘gap year’ up to 365 days.4


Additional Cards

As a Platinum Cardholder you can enjoy access to up to five complimentary additional Cards:

- One complimentary Platinum Additional Card

- Four complimentary Green or Gold Additional Cards


Any additional Cards beyond this allowance will hold an additional charge (please see Important Information for further details). Plus, receive a 5,000 MR bonus for the first additional Card added to the Account⁶.

Global Lounge Collection

Put your feet up before you take off with a choice of over 1,200 airport lounges across more than 130 countries worldwide, including the American Express lounges.

Hotel benefits

From the style and sophistication of our Fine Hotels & Resorts programme to the superior value and prime locations of The Hotel Collection, you’ll access an even wider range of exclusive privileges and competitive rates.

Platinum travel

Platinum Cardmembership means you’ll also enjoy all the benefits and privileges that come with access to the higher tiers of our travel partners’ loyalty programmes including Hilton, Melia and Hertz car rental.

Access all areas

Enjoy curated invites, exclusive events and concierge service worldwide. We’re here 24/7 to take care of your plans and help you come up with new ones. So whether it’s organising a perfect anniversary gift or help booking a last minute dinner, Platinum service is your perfect companion.


Your dedicated Platinum Concierge service can take care of your travel and lifestyle plans such as your next travel adventure, dinner reservations and tickets to sold out shows.


Make your next night out a memorable one with American Express Experiences, enjoy access to some of the most in-demand music, film and theatre events in town.


We hold reserved tables for Platinum Cardmembers at some of the best restaurants on the planet. Now you can book direct from your Amex App, perfect for spontaneous dining decisions, as well as carefully planned occasions. 14

Important Information (please read before beginning your application)

  • Applicants must be over 18 years old and approval is subject to status.
  • Please find your new Card Agreement documentation here. Please read and save a copy.
  • The insurance coverage you will receive will change when you Upgrade. Please read and download the insurance information before continuing. 
  • If you prefer a Card without any rewards, other features or a Cardmember fee, an alternative Card is available - The Basic Card.  
  • Need help completing your application? Click here for more information. If you are visually impaired, our online applications are accessibility software compatible. 
  • To read our Frequently Asked Questions, click here.
  • To speak to someone about Upgrading to the Platinum Card, please call 0800 032 7404

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