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AmEx Business Platinum Boosts Potential Welcome Offer (Limited Time)

Sept. 5, 2019
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AmEx Business Platinum Boosts Potential Welcome Offer (Limited Time)
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The offer described in this article has expired. See our details page on the The Business Platinum Card® from American Express for the current offer.


Business owners who have been thinking about getting The Business Platinum Card® from American Express have a new reason. The high-end business travel card is offering new cardholders up to 100,000 bonus Membership Rewards points. Terms apply.

While the base bonus hasn’t changed, higher-spending business owners can reap even more reward points. The new offer:

Earn 75,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $15,000 on qualifying purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership. Terms apply.

Previously, the second tier of that bonus — the bonus for additional spending — offered just 25,000 extra points after you spent an additional $10,000 in the first three months.

NerdWallet values Membership Rewards points at about 1 cent each, so the bonus can return $1,000 worth of value, more than enough to offset the annual fee of $595.

Frequent business travelers who enjoy premium perks will find that The Business Platinum Card® from American Express delivers:

  • 5 points per $1 spent on flights and prepaid hotels on
  • 1.5 points per dollar on each eligible purchase of $5,000 or more.
  • 1 point per dollar on all other purchases.
  • $200 annual credit for incidental airline fees.
  • Access to more than 1,200 airport lounges worldwide through the Global Lounge Collection, including AmEx’s exclusive Centurion lounges.
  • Gold status in the Marriott Bonvoy and Hilton Honors hotel loyalty programs.
  • Statement credit every four years for the Global Entry application fee or every 4.5 years for TSA Precheck.
  • Terms apply.

» MORE: TSA Precheck vs. Global Entry: Which is right for you?

The enhanced welcome bonus is available only to new cardholders who have never had The Business Platinum Card® from American Express.

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