The U.S. American Express Business Platinum Card® Is Now More Powerful than Ever with Enhanced Business and Travel Benefits
Card Members can receive more than $1,400 in value each year
with new flexible benefits and rewards
Today, American Express (NYSE: AXP) launched a new American
Express Business Platinum Card® in the U.S. that delivers new
benefits in top business spending categories, differentiated
services, travel perks, and the powerful backing of American
Express. The new offerings provide Card Members the opportunity to
access more than $1,400 in value each year to help keep their
businesses growing and thriving.
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“We are continuing to see strong demand and spending on our
Business Card products as our Card Members invest in areas like
technology, recruitment, and software to adapt and grow their
businesses,” said Anna Marrs, Group President, American Express.
“Our new Business Platinum Card is built to help fuel their success
with benefits across categories where they are engaging the most,
in addition to the best-in-class rewards, travel benefits and
premium servicing they enjoy.”
American Express is the #1 card issuer for small businesses in
the U.S.1, with a comprehensive suite of products that offer small
and mid-size businesses differentiated value on B2B purchases, as
well as top travel benefits and flexible payment options that help
them grow and manage their businesses. As customers’ needs evolve,
American Express continues to add new benefits and features to its
Cards to meet those changing needs.
New B2B Rewards Where Businesses Are Spending
From July 2020 through June 2021, nearly 90% of U.S. Business
Platinum Card Members used their Card to spend on key business
services like wireless, technology, software, shipping, and
recruitment. Card Members can now get even more value on these
categories with enhanced rewards points and through unlocking over
$1,000 each year in statement credits2. This includes:
- New 1.5x Membership Rewards® points earned on purchases
for up to $2 million per calendar year across new categories that
- Electronic goods retailers and software and cloud system
- Construction materials and hardware supplies
- Shipping providers
- All in addition to 1.5x points earned on large purchases over
- Dell Technologies: Up to $400 annual statement credit on
all Dell purchases, up to $200 semi-annually. This is a $200
increase from the existing Dell benefit for Business Platinum Card
- Indeed: Up to $360 annual statement credit on all Indeed
hiring and recruiting products and services to post open positions
and find quality talent, up to $90 per quarter.
- Adobe: $150 annual statement credit on select purchases,
including Adobe Creative Cloud, the world’s best collection of
creative apps and services, and Acrobat Pro DC with e-sign, which
makes it easy to send, track and collect trusted e-signatures.
- Wireless Credit: Up to $120 annual statement credits for
purchases made directly from US wireless telephone providers, up to
$10 per month.
Enhanced Premium Travel & Dining Benefits
In addition to the new business spending perks, American Express
also recently added even more travel benefits for U.S. Business
Platinum Card Members, including:
- Expedited Security Screening: An annual $179 statement
credit for a CLEAR membership.
- Premium Airport Lounge Access in More Cities:
Complimentary access to the recently expanded American Express
Global Lounge Collection®, which offers access to more lounge
location options than any other credit card on the market 3, with
more than 1,300 airport lounges across 140 countries and counting.
Card Members planning future international travels will now also be
able to visit the brand new Centurion Lounge at London Heathrow
Airport, the third Centurion Lounge to open this year, and
first-ever in Europe. For more information, visit here.
- Premium Private Jet Program: Access to a 20% discount on
Wheels Up Connect and a 40% discount on Wheels Up Core memberships.
Plus, a $500 or $2,000 credit added to Wheels Up account to use
toward an initial flight within the first year depending on
selected Wheels Up membership. For more information, visit here.
- Global Dining Access by Resy: The new Global Dining
Access program by Resy gives Business Platinum Card Members
exclusive reservations at some of the world’s top restaurants,
access to premium events, and other perks like priority notify and
VIP status. For more information, visit here.
Continue to Enjoy Existing Platinum Benefits
U.S. Business Platinum Card Members can continue to enjoy these
existing benefits and more:
- 5X points on flights and pre-paid hotels booked in
advance through AmexTravel.com
- $200 Airline Fee Credit annually for up to $200 back in
statement credits each year on incidental fees at one Card
Member-selected qualifying airline.
- 35% points back when Card Members pay with points to
purchase all or part of an airline fare (up to 500,000 points back
per calendar year).
- Cell Phone Protection for repair or replacement costs
following damage or theft up to $800 per claim, with a limit of two
approved claims per 12 month period, when the cell phone line is
listed on a wireless bill and the prior month’s wireless bill was
paid by an Eligible Card Account. A $50 deductible will apply to
each approved claim.
- Up to $100 credit on a Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®
- Payment flexibility with features like Pay Over Time,
giving business owners the option to either carry a balance with
interest on eligible purchases of $100 or more, or to pay the
balance in full each month. Through April 13, 2022, new Business
Platinum Card Members can receive an introductory APR of 0% for 12
The new and enhanced U.S. Business Platinum Card has an annual
fee of $695 starting on or after January 13, 2022 for both new and
existing Card Members
Terms and limitations apply. For more information about the
Business Platinum Card, visit
1 Nilson Report for non-American Express purchase volume in
2020; American Express based on internal data. 2 Enrollment in each
benefit required. 3 As of August 2021.
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