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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 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.

How a couple can earn 201,666 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 Burgess36 comments

American Express / Laithwaites 30% cashback deal ends soon

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, there is an opportunity at the moment to buy branded drinks from Laithwaites at a good discount. Many American Express cards feature an offer from wine .....

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, there is an opportunity at the moment to buy branded drinks from .....

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Save £200 at selected Four Seasons hotels with American Express

For the first time ever, as far as I know, the ultra-luxurious Four Seasons hotel chain has launched a cashback offer with American Express. The offer appeared on Wednesday evening but apparently .....

For the first time ever, as far as I know, the ultra-luxurious Four Seasons hotel chain has launched a .....

by Rob Burgess35 comments

Get £50 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 cards on the statement page. You .....

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

by Rob Burgess32 comments

American Express refusing to pay £45 cashback for Economist promotion

Last week we covered a new offer from Avios and The Economist magazine, which allowed you to earn up to 18,000 Avios for taking out a subscription. We assumed that this offer would double-up with the .....

Last week we covered a new offer from Avios and The Economist magazine, which allowed you to earn up to 18,000 .....

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Save £20 with American Express when you spend £120 on Regent Street

American Express has launched a different style of cashback offer, driven by a street and not a particular brand. It is offering £20 cashback when you spend £120 on Regent Street in London. The .....

American Express has launched a different style of cashback offer, driven by a street and not a particular .....

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Save £100 on a £300 spend at Small Luxury Hotels – and earn Hyatt points

Small Luxury Hotels of the World has launched a new cashback offer with American Express. I have it on my British Airways Premium Plus American Express but not my Platinum card. My wife has it on her .....

Small Luxury Hotels of the World has launched a new cashback offer with American Express. I have it on my .....

by Rob Burgess15 comments

Very cheap Bollinger champagne with a new Amex / Laithwaites offer

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, an interesting offer was flagged up in the comments section yesterday by babyg. Many American Express cards currently feature a new offer from wine .....

If you are looking to stock up on champagne, an interesting offer was flagged up in the comments section .....

by Rob Burgess3 comments

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