The Platinum Card® from American Express

The Platinum Card® from American Express

Sign-Up Bonus

100,000 points after spending $3,000 within 3 months. (Targeted offers for the business version are often as high as 150,000 points). Morgan Stanley accountholders with over $1,000,000 in their accounts can get a free version of this card with only a 50,000 points sign up bonus and all of the same benefits.

Point Accrual


Ordinarily 1 point per $1 spent on the card, this card now offers 5 points per $1 spend directly on airlines. $550 annual fee. $200 annual airline credit can be used in twice in the first payment year for airline incidental fees (once in each of two successive calendar years).

Calculating Your Value

Your Annual Points

With our default spend profile, this card can produce 36,000 points annually.

We value these points as high as 2.25 cents per point.

So, you can receive up to $810.00 in value per year.

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Most Valuable Redemptions

Transfer points to:
  • British Airways at 1 Amex to 1 Avios.
  • Singapore Airlines where they have significant value if used as described in this article.
  • Delta Airlines where they are worth nothing.

Customer Reviews for The Platinum Card® from American Express

Have you found a great redemption from your use of this card that you would like to tell others about. Please share your experience below.


  • Geoff

    August 02, 2016

    Does anyone have a link to 100,000 offer? I see several offers and they are all much lower.


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