You can earn 75,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $5,000 on purchases on your new card in your first 6 months of card membership. After qualifying, please allow 8 - 12 weeks for bonus points to post to your account.
You will earn up to $200 airline fee credit per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline. You will get up to $100 in statement credits annually for eligible purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®.
Rewards on Purchases
You will earn 5 Membership Rewards® points for each dollar on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel. You will also earn 5 Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
This credit card has an annual fee of $550. It has no foreign transaction fees. It is a friendly feature for international travelers who may use the credit card abroad. Most credit cards typically charge a transaction fee 3% on your purchases in foreign countries. If you may travel abroad, it is always a good idea to carry a credit card such as The Platinum Card® from American Express so that you can avoid the 3% surcharge on your purchases.
Required Credit Rating
The Platinum Card® from American Express is for people with good or excellent credit scores. If you have a FICO score of 700 or more, you may qualify for the credit card.