More Places to Enjoy Free Perks – AMEX Adds ~280 Hotels to Luxury Program

More Places to Enjoy Free Perks – AMEX Adds ~280 Hotels to Luxury Program

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Good news!  You now have more options (281 to be exact!) for luxury hotels around the world when booking with American Express Travel.

American Express recently announced they’ve expanded their Fine Hotels & Resorts and The Hotel Collection programs.

More Places To Enjoy Free Perks AMEX Adds 280 New Hotels To Luxury Program
American Express Travel Has Added 281 Luxury Hotels, Like the Eden Rock St Barths, to Its Fine Hotels & Resorts Program

Let’s see what they’ve added!

AMEX Travel Program Adds More Luxury Hotels Around the World

American Express Travel has added 281 new hotels to its Fine Hotels & Resorts and The Hotel Collection programs.

Only AMEX Platinum (personal, Mercedes-Benz personal, and business) cardholders can access Fine Hotels & Resorts.  But The Hotel Collection is available to AMEX Platinum, AMEX Premier Rewards Gold, and AMEX Business Gold Rewards cardholders.

You can now book stays through the American Express Travel portal at boutique hotels like Eden Rock, St Barths, Zero George Street in Charleston, South Carolina, and the Miami Beach EDITION hotel.

About American Express Travel

When you book through American Express Travel you get:

  • 2X AMEX Membership Rewards points when you pay with your enrolled AMEX card
  • Discounted travel when paying with your AMEX Membership Rewards points
  • Lowest Hotel Rates Guarantee on pre-paid hotels
  • Eligible cardmembers get complimentary benefits at Fine Hotels & Resorts (Platinum cardholders only) or The Hotel Collection hotels (like late checkout, upgrades, free breakfast, early check-in, etc.)

Check out my posts on all the perks you’ll get with Fine Hotels & Resorts and The Hotel Collection!

More Ways to Earn AMEX Membership Rewards Points

There’s a limited-time 75,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points offer for The Platinum Card® from American Express Exclusively for Mercedes-Benz card.  You can read my review of the card to see if it’s right for you.

Or consider the regular The Platinum Card® from American ExpressPremier Rewards Gold Card from American Express or The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN card.

You’ll get access to American Express Travel and The Hotel Collection with all of these cards.  But the Fine Hotels and Resorts program is only available to Platinum cardholders, along with some of the added benefits I mentioned above, like early check-in, suite upgrades, and free breakfast!

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  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® named a 'Best Travel Credit Card' by MONEY® Magazine, 2016-2017
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel.
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards

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