AmEx Business Platinum Getting Upgrades, Higher Annual Fee

The Business Platinum Card from American Express in 2019 will add business and travel perks, but the card's annual fee is also rising by $145.
Gregory KarpDec 3, 2018
AmEx Business Platinum Getting Upgrades, Higher Annual Fee

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American Express in 2019 will add business and travel perks to its premium credit card for small businesses,. But it will also hike the annual fee for new and existing cardholders.

Upgrades are aimed at helping business owners stay productive on the go, said Courtney Kelso, head of U.S. commercial card products at American Express.

already comes with . Primary new ones in 2019 are:

Terms apply.

The annual fee rose to , from $450. The fee increase will start on the next renewal date on or after the February 2019 billing cycle, AmEx said.

If your business is able to use the Dell credit every year, for example, that more than makes up for the fee increase.

The upgrade and fee hike arrive on the heels of AmEx its .

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