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Another 100,000 point bonus will be disappearing soon. The American Express Business Platinum card is currently offering 100,000 Membership Rewards Points when you sign up. This is one of the highest offers available right now, and it expires on Wednesday, January 25th! In addition to the big bonus, this card has a lot of great benefits. Find out why you should grab it now, before the bonus drops.
American Express Business Platinum Benefits
This card carries a $450 annual fee that IS NOT waived. We carry this card, and in my opinion, the following benefits FAR outweigh the fee.
Sign up Bonus – 100,000 Points
When you sign up for this card, you will get 50,000 points for spending $5,000 and an additional 50,000 points for spending another $10,000. The spending threshold may seem high, but you can use some manufactured spending techniques to reach this goal. Be sure to mix in some regular spending as well.
50% Point Rebate on Flights
If you are an American Express Business Platinum card holder, you will get a 50% point rebate when you book a flight using points though the Membership Rewards portal. Membership Rewards usually have a value of 1-cent per point, and this effectively doubles their value! 100,000 points = $2,000 in value! Be sure to select your preferred airline before booking with points.
$200 Annual Airline Fee Credit
You will receive statement credits for charges on your preferred airline. This can generally be used for things like in-flight drinks or baggage fees. Additionally, you can buy gift cards for airlines like American Airlines ($100 increments), Delta ($50 increments), or Southwest ($50 increments) to trigger the credit.
Global Entry/TSA Precheck
When you use your American Express Business Platinum card to pay the application fee for TSA recheck ($85) or Global Entry ($100), you will receive a statement credit for that amount.
Priority Pass and Centurion Lounge Access
You will receive complementary access to Priority Pass lounges worldwide. Additionally, you and a guest will have access to the very swanky American Express Centurion Lounges.
Starwood/Marriott and Hilton Gold Status
Complementary VIP status with two major hotel chains. Hilton Gold status is particularly valuable, because you will get free breakfast at most Hilton properties worldwide.
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Access to Amex Offers
Amex offers help you save money on purchases that you would have likely made anyway. Some can even be pretty significant money makers!
But I Don’t Own a Business
You can still be approved for this card without an “official” business. If you’ve ever sold something online, given piano lessons, or mowed someone’s lawn, you’re technically a business owner. Instead of using a Tax ID Number, use your Social Security Number on the application. It’s that simple.
This 100,000 point bonus is a slam dunk! The minimum spend may be a bit high, but I think it’s well worth it. You will earn $2,000 in value toward flights, $200 in fee credits, free Global Entry, worldwide lounge access, VIP status with Starwood and Hilton, and more! You can find the application link for this card through our Top Offers –> Business Cards in the main menu. Cheers!
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