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  • ENJOY THE JOURNEYAS MUCH AS THE DESTINATION

    • Complimentary access to over 1,000 airport lounges
    • $200 Airline Fee Credit
    • NOW WITH ENHANCED PREMIUM BENEFITS
    • 50% more points on business purchases and 50% Airline Bonus

Welcome Offer
Earn up to75,000 Membership Rewards® points
Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $10,000 and an extra 25,000 points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on qualifying purchases on the Business Platinum Card within your first 3 months of Card Membership.

$450 Annual fee

THE BUSINESS PLATINUM CARD® (1612)

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Charge Card

  • No interest charges because you pay your balance in full each month

Membership Rewards® Points

  • 1X Points for each dollar you spend on eligible purchases
  • 1.5X Points per dollar on qualifying purchases of $5,000 or more (that's an extra half point per dollar) with the Business Platinum Card®
    Up to 1 million additional points per year
  • 2X Points for each dollar of eligible purchases made when you book on the American Express Travel website

Annual Fee

$450

Includes:
  • 50% Airline Bonus
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit
  • Global Airport Lounge Access Program
  • Concierge Service
  • Gogo® & Boingo Internet
  • No foreign transaction fees
Welcome Offer

Earn up to 75,000 Membership Rewards® points
Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $10,000 and an extra 25,000 points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on qualifying purchases on the Business Platinum Card within your first 3 months of Card Membership.

Good For

  • Frequent Travelers

    Enhancing your business travel, so you can make the most of your time.

  • Global Airport Lounge Access Program

    Enjoy complimentary access to over 1,000+ airport lounges with your Business Platinum Card®

  • Concierge Services

    From planning a business lunch to purchasing tickets for client entertaining, Concierge is a complimentary service available 24/7.

  • 50% Airline Bonus

    Use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points for all or part of an eligible fare and get 50% of those points back.
    Eligible fares include First and Business Class tickets with all airlines available with American Express Travel.

  • Enhanced Benefits and Premium Rewards

    GENESIS PARTNERS
    KARIM HUTSON
    MEMBER SINCE 94

    ENHANCED BENEFITS AND PREMIUM REWARDS

    NOW GET
    MORE POINTS

    FOR LARGE BUSINESS PURCHASES.

    Get 50% more points on large business qualifying purchases of $5,000 or more. Up to 1 million additional Membership Rewards® points per year. That’s 1.5 points per dollar.

    FLYING USING POINTS

    JUST GOT MORE
    REWARDING.

    Use Membership Rewards Pay with Points for all or part of an eligible fare and get 50% of those points back.

    There are two types of eligible fares:

    • First and Business Class tickets with all airlines available with American Express Travel.
    • Any class ticket with your selected qualifying airline.
  • Premium Travel Benefits

    Global Lounge Collection

    When travel calls, we answer. The American Express Global Lounge Collection unlocks access to more than 1,000 airport lounges across 120 countries and counting. Our unmatched worldwide coverage is made possible through our own networks, The Centurion® Lounge and The International American Express lounges, as well as our partner networks, Delta Sky Club® and Priority PassTM Select lounges.
    Based on comparison with other U.S. credit card programs, as of 11/2016.

    $200 Airline Fee Credit

    Select a qualifying airline and then receive up to $200 a year in statement credits when incidental fees, such as checked bags and in-flight refreshments, are charged by the airline to your Business Platinum Card Account.*

    *American Express relies on accurate airline transaction data to identify incidental fee purchases. If you do not see a credit for a qualifying incidental purchase on your eligible Card after 4 weeks, simply call the number on the back of your Card. See terms & conditions for more details.

    50% Airline Bonus

    Flying using points just got more rewarding. Use Membership Rewards ® Pay with Points for all or part of an eligible fare and get 50% of those points back.

    There are two types of eligible fares:

    • First and Business Class tickets with all airlines available with American Express Travel.
    • Any fare class with your selected qualifying airline.

    No Foreign Transaction Fees

    No matter where you're traveling, when you use your Business Platinum Card there are no Foreign Transaction Fees from American Express.

    Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✔TM

    Receive a statement credit every 4 years after you apply for Global Entry ($100) or TSA Pre✔® ($85) with an eligible Card. If approved, you can get expedited screening at select airports. If approved for Global Entry, at no additional charge, you will receive access to TSA Pre✔®. Each Additional Card on eligible Card accounts is also eligible for one statement credit every 4 years for an application fee. To receive the statement credit, the application fee must be charged on the eligible Additional Card. To read the full terms and conditions, visit www.americanexpress.com/expeditedtravel.

    Gogo® and Boingo Internet

    Enjoy complimentary internet access. Enroll your Card with Gogo and Boingo and get 10 Gogo inflight internet passes annually and unlimited Wi-Fi at Boingo hotspots. Learn more.

    Fine Hotels & Resorts

    When you book through FINE HOTELS & RESORTS, receive complimentary benefits including noon check-in when available, a room upgrade upon arrival when available 1, daily breakfast for two people, complimentary Wi-Fi, guaranteed 4pm late checkout, and an additional special amenity unique to each property, such as a $100 food and beverage credit or a one-way private sedan transfer 2. See program terms and conditions for additional details.

    1 Certain room categories are not eligible for upgrade; call Business Platinum Travel Service for details.
    2 Special amenity varies by property; call Business Platinum Travel Service for details.

    To book your stay, visit americanexpress.com/fhr or call Business Platinum Travel Service at 1-800-553-9497

    Starwood Preferred Guest® Program

    As a Business Platinum Card Member, you can upgrade to Gold status in the Starwood Preferred Guest® program without meeting any stay requirements. Terms and limitations apply.

    Business Platinum Travel Service

    Look forward to rich travel experiences.
    Platinum travel counselors specialize in providing custom itineraries and tailored recommendations to help you make the most of your travels.

  • Card Membership Benefits

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    Business Platinum Card Concierge

    Concierge is available day or night, ready to assist you. Whether you need to make arrangements for a client dinner, or you need to find the perfect gift for an associate, you can count on our Concierge to take care of your requests, large and small.

    Purchase Protection

    When an American Express® Card Member charges a covered purchase with their Business Platinum Card® account, Purchase Protection can help protect them for up to 90 days from the date of purchase if the item is stolen, accidentally damaged or lost. The coverage is limited up to $10,000 per occurrence, up to $50,000 per Card Member account per calendar year. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

    Premium Roadside Assistance

    Whether you need a tow or a jumpstart, we'll send help your way 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Emergency services like towing up to 10 miles, changing a flat, or jumpstarting a battery are a phone call away—even if you're in your driveway—and we will pay for included services up to four times a year. There are some vehicle exclusions and other important restrictions.

    Baggage Insurance Plan

    Travel more comfortably knowing you can be covered by the Baggage Insurance Plan for eligible lost, damaged, or stolen baggage when you purchase the entire fare for a Common Carrier ticket (e.g. plane, train, ship, or bus) on an eligible Card. Coverage can be provided for up to $2,000 for checked baggage and up to a combined maximum of $3,000 for checked and carry-on baggage. For New York State residents, there is a $10,000 aggregate maximum limit for all Covered Persons per Covered Trip. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

    Travel Accident Insurance

    Travel Accident Insurance can provide up to $500,000 in accidental death and dismemberment coverage while traveling on a Common Carrier (e.g. plane, train, ship, or bus) when the entire fare** has been charged to the eligible Card. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

    Departures Magazine

    DEPARTURES Magazine is published seven times a year for Business Platinum Card® Members and Platinum Card® Members. Featuring the latest in luxury, DEPARTURES focuses on travel, style, culture, shopping, dining, and the interesting, inspiring, and unexpected.

    No Pre-set Spending Limit*

    The Business Platinum Card has no pre-set spending limit, which gives you purchasing power that can adjust with your use of the Card and other factors.

    *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.

    Extended Warranty

    When an American Express® Card Member charges an eligible product with his or her Card account, Extended Warranty can provide up to one extra year added to the original U.S. manufacturer’s warranty. Applies to warranties of 5 years or less. Coverage is up to the actual amount charged to your Card for the item up to a maximum of $10,000; not to exceed $50,000 per Card Member account per calendar year. Please read important exclusions and restrictions.

  • Rewards

    Membership Rewards® Points

    Earning Membership Rewards ® points is easy, and points can be used toward business expenses. Employee Cards can earn rewards on purchases in the same way your own Card can. Use points for over a million rewards from many of your favorite brands, restaurants, and retailers at membershiprewards.com.

    Preferred Seating Program

    With Preferred Seating, you will have access to premium seats for select cultural and sporting events, based on availability.

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  • Benefits with Every Business Card from American Express OPEN

    ReceiptMatchSM

    ReceiptMatch is a feature available with your Business Card to help you manage your Card expenses by allowing you to add receipts, tags and notes to your transactions either via desktop or your mobile device.

    OPEN Savings®

    Your Business Card comes fully equipped with the OPEN Savings® benefit to give you extra value when you make eligible business purchases.

    Dispute Resolution

    If there is a fraudulent or incorrect charge on your statement, American Express will work with you to help resolve the issue.

    Account Alerts

    Set up Alerts so you can avoid late payments, be notified of irregular activity, or monitor Employee Card spending and more.

    Account Manager

    Assign a trusted employee or business partner to be an Account Manager on your Business Card account. They can handle tasks like reviewing statements, making payments, and disputing charges on your Business Cards, so you're free to focus on other aspects of your business.

    Online Statements

    View your purchase history, prepare reports, and budget your expenses.

    American Express Open benefits

    Mobile and Tablet Apps

    Pay your bill, check your balance, view your benefits, and more from your mobile phone and tablet. Our apps can make it easier to manage your Card account whenever it's convenient for you.

    OPEN Forum®

    You have ideas. OPEN Forum has articles and information to help you push them forward. Get tools and advice for growing your business from industry experts and other business owners.

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