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American Express Platinum card

The Platinum Card is the most premium card American Express offers openly to the general public in the UK.

It comes with a number of benefits including travel and car insurance, hotel status with chains such as Hilton, Marriott, Radisson and Melia, airport lounge access with Priority Pass, £300 of restaurant credit each year, £100 of Harvey Nichols credit each year and much more.

This article looks at whether the American Express Platinum Card is worth the £575 annual fee.

You can read our full review of The Platinum Card by American Express here.  You can apply for the card here.

Which energy suppliers let you pay your bill with an American Express card?

Gas and electricity is a substantial monthly outlay for most people, but it is rare that you find a way of putting the cost of gas and electricity onto an American Express card. This is unfortunate, .....

Gas and electricity is a substantial monthly outlay for most people, but it is rare that you find a way of .....

by Rhys Jones102 comments

What are the most valuable UK credit card sign-up bonuses?

It’s time for our annual rank of the best UK travel credit card sign-up bonuses in terms of cold hard cash. How do we value my miles and points? The biggest question mark is over the value of .....

It’s time for our annual rank of the best UK travel credit card sign-up bonuses in terms of cold hard .....

by Rob Burgess38 comments

Get 120,000 points with American Express Business Platinum – full card review

As we announced yesterday American Express has launched the biggest sign-up bonuses ever seen on a UK payment card. These are, genuinely, on a scale unlike anything we have seen before. If you or .....

As we announced yesterday American Express has launched the biggest sign-up bonuses ever seen on a UK payment .....

by Rob Burgess

NEW, HUGE, BONUSES: Get 60,000 or 120,000 points with Amex Business Gold or Platinum

Today sets a new record. American Express has launched the biggest sign-up bonus ever seen in the UK for a payment card. It is the culmination of three years of hugely generous offers on its small .....

Today sets a new record. American Express has launched the biggest sign-up bonus ever seen in the UK for a .....

by Rob Burgess

Get £75 cashback with a new IHG and American Express hotel promotion

IHG has launched a new hotel cashback deal with American Express. If you targetted, you will see this deal under the ‘Offers’ tab for one or more of your Amex cards on the statement page. .....

IHG has launched a new hotel cashback deal with American Express. If you targetted, you will see this deal .....

by Rob Burgess

New American Express Platinum Dining maps to help spend your £300 credit

A hugely interesting benefit added to American Express Platinum cards last year was £300 per year of dining credit. You receive: There is no minimum spend – free really means free. If you spend .....

A hugely interesting benefit added to American Express Platinum cards last year was £300 per year of dining .....

by Rob Burgess

What are the benefits of American Express Platinum (The Platinum Card) in the UK?

Why should you get the The Platinum Card from American Express? Today I want to look at the top 10 card benefits you receive as an American Express Platinum credit cardholder. Here is the legal .....

Why should you get the The Platinum Card from American Express? Today I want to look at the top 10 card .....

by Rob Burgess

What is the difference between American Express Gold and American Express Platinum?

We often get asked about the differences between American Express Preferred Rewards Gold and The Platinum Card from American Express. In truth, virtually the only thing that Amex Gold and Amex .....

We often get asked about the differences between American Express Preferred Rewards Gold and The Platinum Card .....

by Rob Burgess

What is the best Star Alliance credit card?

What credit card should you get if you want to redeem for flights with a Star Alliance airline? Let’s find out. Who are the members of Star Alliance? The bulk of major global airlines have .....

What credit card should you get if you want to redeem for flights with a Star Alliance airline? Let’s .....

by Rob Burgess

What are American Express Centurion airport lounges, and where are they?

One of the perks of holding premium credit cards, and particularly American Express cards, is that they often come bundled with airport lounge access. Historically Amex has contracted with airlines to .....

One of the perks of holding premium credit cards, and particularly American Express cards, is that they often .....

by Rob Burgess

New American Express Platinum Dining maps to help spend your £300 credit

A hugely interesting benefit added to American Express Platinum cards last year was £300 per year of dining credit. You receive: You can find out more about the benefits of American Express Platinum .....

A hugely interesting benefit added to American Express Platinum cards last year was £300 per year of dining .....

by Rob Burgess

How a couple can earn 186,875 Avios if they are new to Amex

There are complex rules around American Express sign-up bonuses.  Getting some cards blocks you from getting a bonus on some other cards, but not all cards block you from all other cards! There .....

There are complex rules around American Express sign-up bonuses.  Getting some cards blocks you from .....

by Rob Burgess

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