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Saturday, September 19, 2020

The Platinum Card®

► 2020 Review, Application & Rates

"The Platinum Card® is notoriously found in the wallets of well-traveled, high-earners. I prefer the comparable Chase Sapphire Reserve® card for its greater rewards flexibility that appeals to consumers who want more than flight and hotel rewards."
- Toby Sembower,
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BEST OVERALL RATING

★★★★★

4.8

OVERALL RATING

4.8/5.0
  • Earn 5X Membership Rewards® points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel
  • Earn 5X Membership Rewards® points on prepaid hotels (booked and paid in advance) on amextravel.com, earn 1X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months
  • Select one qualifying airline and then receive up to $200 in statement credits per calendar year when incidental fees, such as checked bags and in-flight refreshments, are charged by the airline to your Platinum Card® Account
  • $100 hotel credit to spend on qualifying dining, spa, and resort activities. Qualifying activities vary by property.
  • Access to The Global Lounge Collection® including 1,200 airport lounges across 130 countries and counting
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®
  • $550 annual fee
Intro (Purchases)
Intro (Transfers)
Regular APR
Annual Fee
Credit Needed
N/A
N/A
N/A (Charge Card)
$550
Excellent

Interest Rate

Annual Fee

Credit Needed

Ratings By Category

Air Miles
(Ranked #4 out of 21)
★★★★★
4.8
Best Overall
(Ranked #11 out of 100)
★★★★★
4.8
Excellent Credit
(Ranked #12 out of 33)
★★★★★
4.8
Points & Gifts
(Ranked #9 out of 26)
★★★★★
4.8

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