For years, The Platinum Card® from American Express was the gold standard of premium credit cards. The card had a $450 annual fee, but amassed a huge following thanks to the huge perks it offered. The perks have changed over the years, and at the moment the card offers the following benefits, among other things:
-- $200 annual airline fee credit
-- Access to Boingo hotspots
-- Access to American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts
-- Access to Delta SkyClubs
-- Priority Pass Select membership
-- Access to the American Express Centurion Lounges in Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, etc.
Chase Sapphire Reserve vs American Express Platinum vs Citi Prestige - they are all "premium" credit cards with $450 annual fees. Which of these cards is the best?
Last week I wrote about how a new calendar year meant a new year of fee reimbursements on the American Express Platinum card. Given that the annual fee on the card is $450 and you can squeeze two $200 airline fee credits out of the ...
One of the cool perks of American Express' high end Platinum-line of cards is the $200 annual airline fee credit benefit they come with. While card annual fees are based on membership years (aka when you opened your card account), t...
Earlier this week I argued that the American Express Black Card was really just a very expensive Platinum card. The Platinum card gives you most of the perks of Centurion for a $450 annual fee versus a $7500 initiation fee and $2500...