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The Business Platinum Card® from American Express

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Designed for the established business owner and frequent traveler, the esteemed Business Platinum Card from American Express comes with a plethora of travel perks and benefits. From enrollment into Marriott Bonvoy and Hilton Honors Gold statuses to an annual airline fee credit and quality-of-life improvements while traveling, there are many ways to make the $595 annual fee less intimidating.

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(Rates & Fees)

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Min. credit level: Good
Annual Fee: $595
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The Business Platinum Card® from American Express

Our rating
Good Min. credit level
$595 Annual Fee
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Highlights & Features

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Rewards

  • 5X Membership Rewards points per dollar spent on flights and prepaid hotels on the American Express Travel website
  • 1.5X Membership Rewards points per dollar spent on eligible purchases of $5,000 or more (an extra .5 points per dollar, up to 1 million extra points per year)
  • 1X Membership Rewards point per dollar spent on all other purchases

INTRODUCTORY BONUS

75,000 bonus points for spending $15,000 in the first 3 months

Balance Transfers

A balance transfer is a way to move credit card debt from one credit card to another with the goal of saving money on interest.

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Fees

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Late Fee $39 or 2.99% of any past due Pay in Full amount, whichever is greater.
Returned Payment Fee $39
Additional Cards Annual Fee N/A
Foreign Transaction Fee None
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Cash Advances

Borrowing cash on your credit card is a cash advance. Cash advances usually come with very high fees. Even worse, cash advances can signal to lenders that you’re being irresponsible with money.

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Card Benefits

PERKS
  • Concierge Service
SHOPPING
  • Discount Portal
TRAVEL
  • No Foreign Transaction Fee
  • Auto Rental Insurance
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement
The Business Platinum Card® from American Express

Highlights

(Rates & Fees)
  • Earn 75,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $15,000 on qualifying purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Get 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com.
  • Get 50% more Membership Rewards® points. That’s an extra half point per dollar, on each eligible purchase of $5,000 or more. You can get up to 1 million additional points per year.
  • Enroll to get up to $200 in statement credits annually by getting up to $100 semi-annually for U.S. purchases with Dell. Terms apply.
  • 35% Airline Bonus: Use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points for all or part of a flight with your selected qualifying airline, and you can get 35% of the points back, up to 500,000 bonus points per calendar year when you book on amextravel.com.
  • Terms Apply
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ABOUT THE ISSUER

American Express Business

American Express Business has several card types depending on your needs.

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Due to the impact of COVID-19, for eligible card accounts approved from 12/1/19 through 5/31/20, the period to make eligible purchases to earn the welcome bonus will be extended for an additional three months.

The Business Platinum Card® from American Express carries a lot of prestige and is known as much for its generous rewards as it is for its hefty $595 annual fee (Rates & Fees).

It has an attractive introductory offer, as well as a bevy of other benefits that are sure to make frequent fliers smile, such as bonus points for flights and hotels and complimentary airport lounge access. But with such a large annual fee and rewards aimed mostly at travelers, this card is not for every business owner.

This card is best for established businesses with a positive cash flow, a strong credit history and two or more years in business.