Go get your new Platinum Amex free money!


March 22nd marked the first day that your Amex Platinum card no longer gets you into the AA Admirals Club and U.S. Airways clubs. That being said, that day was also the first day when the additional airline credits American …

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American Express Platinum increases sign up bonus to 40,000 points!


American Express has increased its current sign up bonus to 40,000 Membership Reward points for spending $3,000 within the first 3 months of card membership. While this card is losing a bit of its punch in the next couple of …

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Centurion Lounge Dallas


Finally after a few failed attempts, I had the pleasure of visiting the American Express Centurion Lounge in Dallas! Twice already since its opening I was re-directed around DFW due to delays. I was able to visit it twice during …

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Bad News Bears – Delta raises Sky Club annual membership and will eliminate Amex Platinum cardholder free guest access


Hat tip to one of our readers for forwarding us an email he just received from Delta with bad news. Effective immediately, Sky Club membership for those with no status has been raised to $695 per year. Delta is introducing …

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Don’t forget to register your airline selection with your Platinum Amex

It’s a brand new calendar year, which means that if you have the Amex Platinum card, you can now again select a new (or the same) airline for your annual $200 airline credit. There is a list of almost 20 …

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American Express available credit card referrals


Add the American Express Platinum card to the SPG Amex as another card that is available for you to refer friends and family who would like to obtain the card. The American Express Platinum card will now give you 7,500 …

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Only a few days left to transfer Membership Reward points to Avios with a 20% bonus


As the year comes to an end, the 20% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Avios is also ending on December 31st, 2013. While I’m sitting this one out hoping for a larger bonus, it is a good …

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Bad news. Amex Platinum no longer good for AA and U.S. Airways lounges effective 3/22/14

Not good news from the Amex front. American Airlines is terminating its Admirals Club relationship with Amex effective 3/22/14, so as of that date, you will no longer be able to use your Platinum Amex to access American OR U.S. …

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Amex SPG referrals are back!


After a couple of years without showing face, I received a pleasant email from Amex a couple of days ago saying that referrals are now available for the SPG Amex personal and business cards. The SPG Amex is one of …

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Get $25 Amex statement credit after spending $75 in Amazon


Another great offer from American Express when you sync your eligible card. From now until December 31, 2013, you can get a $25 statement credit when you spend $75 at Amazon. That’s 33% return on your money! Amazon e-gift cards …

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