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The Platinum Card® from American Express (learn more about this card)

The Platinum Card® from American Express

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Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards points using your new card to make $5,000 in purchases within three months of being approved.

Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That’s a potential $200 in annual Uber savings!

Earn 5X Membership Rewards points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.

Earn 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.

$100 Global Entry credit every four years.

Get up to $200 in airline fee statement credit each calendar year! Select an airline of your choice and receive credit for charges such as onboard food and beverage, baggage, and certain other purchases.

Complimentary gold status with two hotel brands: Marriott and Hilton.

Receive complimentary Delta Sky Club admission when flying Delta Air Lines.

Enjoy complimentary admission Centurion Lounge airport club access for you and up to two guests.

Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.

Amex gives you free Priority Pass Select membership — good for admission at participating airport lounges worldwide. You and up to two guests can enjoy this great perk!

Receive complimentary benefits such as daily breakfast for two, resort or spa credit, upgrades when available and more with Fine Hotels & Resorts.

Like shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue? You’ll love the $100 annual statement credit for Saks purchases (enrollment required).

$550 annual fee. But that can easily be offset by taking advantage of all these perks. Plus, active military personnel and military spouses may be eligible to have American Express annual fees waived.

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American Express® Gold Card (learn more about this card)

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Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $2,000 on eligible purchases within the first three months of being approved.

Eat up these benefits!

  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards points dining at restaurants worldwide.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
  • Earn up to a total of $10 monthly statement credits paying with the Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Boxed, and participating Shake Shack locations. That alone equals a potential $120 annual savings.

Flight-wise, earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com. Plus, enjoy up to $100 in airline fee statement credit each calendar year! Select an airline of your choice and receive credit for charges such as onboard food and beverage, baggage, and certain other purchases.

Shop internationally with no foreign transaction fees.

Annual Fee is $250. The airline credit ($100) and select restaurant credit ($120) almost recoup the entire annual fee!

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The Business Platinum Card from American Express (learn more now about this card)

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Check out this great Welcome Offer: Earn up to 75,000 Membership Rewards points!

Don’t stop there! Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $10,000 and an extra 25,000 points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on qualifying purchases within your first three months of Card Membership.

Get 5X Membership Rewards points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com.

Get 50% more Membership Rewards points. That’s 1.5 points per dollar, on each eligible purchase of $5,000 or more. You can get up to 1 million additional points per year.

Here’s one of my personal favorite perks — and pretty much the reason I hold this card:

Use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points for all or part of a flight with your selected qualifying airline, and you can get 35% of the points back, up to 500,000 bonus points per calendar year.

Enroll to get up to $200 in statement credits annually ($100 semi-annually) for U.S. purchases with Dell. Remember, Dell sells more than computers!

$100 Global Entry credit every four years. Global Entry includes TSA PreCheck!

Get up to $200 in airline fee statement credit each calendar year! Select an airline of your choice and receive credit for charges such as onboard food and beverage, baggage, and certain other purchases.

Complimentary gold status with two hotel brands: Marriott and Hilton.

Receive complimentary Delta Sky Club admission when flying Delta Air Lines.

Enjoy complimentary admission Centurion Lounge airport club access for you and up to two guests.

Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.

Amex gives you free Priority Pass Select membership — good for admission at participating airport lounges worldwide. You and up to two guests can enjoy this great perk!

Receive complimentary benefits such as daily breakfast for two, resort or spa credit, upgrades when available and more with Fine Hotels & Resorts.

Get one year of Platinum Global Access from WeWork With this membership, you can access 300+ premium, inspiring workspaces in 75+ cities. To get this exclusive offer, enroll between 2/15/2019 and 12/31/2019.

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American Express Business Gold Card (learn more about this card)

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Enjoy 35,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $5,000 on eligible purchases within the first three months of card membership.!

Check this out: Get 4X Membership Rewards points on the two select categories where your business spent the most each month. (The 4X points apply to the first $150,000 in combined purchases from these two categories each calendar year.)

Get 25% points back after you use points for all or part of an eligible flight booked with Amex Travel, up to 250,000 points back per calendar year!

Receive up to one year free on subscriptions to both G Suite Basic (for up to three users) and ZipRecruiter Standard, a combined value up to $3,200. That alone is a huge savings!

This card also offers a flexible payment option to help manage cash flow on purchases of $100 or more.

Plus, make accounting easier! Connect to Quickbooks, access SpendManager, receive a Year-End Summary, and more.

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The Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express (learn more)

The Blue Business Plus Card from American ExpressLearn more about this card!

Check this out: a no annual fee card that earns Membership Rewards points!

Earn 2X points — with no category restrictions — on the first $50,000 in purchases each year. After that, you’ll earn 1X points on purchases thereafter.

It doesn’t come with the bells and whistles of, say, the Platinum Card from American Express (learn more) and Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN (learn more). Nor does it offer the Membership Rewards earning power of the American Express Gold Card (learn more) or American Express Business Gold Card (learn more).

It also doesn’t offer a welcome bonus.

However, a small business whose budget is rather low might enjoy this card.

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Business Green Rewards Card from American Express (learn more)

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Earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points after your first purchase within three months of being approved for the Business Green Rewards Card from American Express (learn more)!

Earn 2X points on eligible purchases through Amex Travel.

Earn 1X points on everything else.

The $95 annual fee is waived the first year.

This, like The Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express (learn more), is more of a starter business American Express card. If travel figures into your company’s plans, consider the Platinum Card from American Express (learn more) or Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN (learn more) — which earn 5X points through Amex Travel, come with airport lounge access, and give cardholders complimentary Gold status with Marriott and Hilton.

The Membership Rewards earning (1X on everything else) doesn’t come close to the American Express Gold Card (learn more) or American Express Business Gold Card (learn more). But, again, this is definitely an attractive option for those looking to dip their pinky toes into the credit card water.

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Delta Air Lines Sky Miles Credit Cards from American Express

 

Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express (learn more about this card)

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Earn 5,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) and 75,000 bonus SkyMiles after you spend $5,000 in purchases on your new card within the first three months.

You’ll earn 2 miles for every dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta. And one mile for every eligible dollar you spend on purchases.

Plus, achieve or boost your Delta Elite Medallion status with 15,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) and 15,000 bonus miles after you spend $30,000 in eligible purchases on your card in the calendar year. Spend another $30,000 on the card within the same calendar year and you’ll receive another 15,000 MQM bonus and 15,000 SkyMiles bonus.

Enjoy one domestic First Class/Delta One, Delta Comfort+® or Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your card.

Don’t pay for snacks or drinks in airports. Seriously. Stop. Enjoy complimentary Delta Sky Club admission and bring up to two guests for $29 per person per visit.

Purchases onboard Delta flights (think premium snacks, adult beverages, headphones) will receive a 20% statement credit.

Main Cabin 2 who? Main Cabin 3 what? Don’t worry. You’ll receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding whenever you’re booked into the Main Cabin.

Stop paying for most — or all — of your checked luggage on Delta flights! Your first checked bag — and those of up to eight other passengers on the same itinerary/PNR — are free.

The annual fee is $450. In our opinion, the Sky Club access and First Class BOGOF can easily offset that cost.

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Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card (learn more about this card)

Delta Reserve for Business Credit Card

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Earn 40,000 bonus SkyMiles and 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new card in your first three months.

Plus, achieve or boost your Delta Elite Medallion status with 15,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) and 15,000 bonus miles after you spend $30,000 in eligible purchases on your card in the calendar year. Spend another $30,000 on the card within the same calendar year and you’ll receive another 15,000 MQM bonus and 15,000 SkyMiles bonus.

You’ll earn 2 miles for every dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta. And one mile for every eligible dollar you spend on purchases.

Enjoy one domestic First Class/Delta One, Delta Comfort+® or Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your card. Give yourself and a guest a vacation!

Enjoy complimentary Delta Sky Club admission; the free snacks and beverages can take the sting out of a business trip. And if you’re feeling generous, bring up to two guests for $29 per person per visit.

Receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding. Even if your boss forced you to book Basic Economy.

No foreign transaction fees when you spend overseas.

This card’s annual fee is $450. In our opinion, the Sky Club access and First Class BOGOF can easily offset that cost.

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Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express (learn more about this card)

 


Learn more about the Delta Platinum Card from American Express at https://renespoints.boardingarea.com/dlplat

Earn 50,000 bonus SkyMiles after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within three months of being approved.

Plus, receive a $100 statement credit when you make a purchase directly through Delta Air Lines within the first three months of card membership!

You’ll earn 2 miles for every dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta. And one mile for every eligible dollar you spend on purchases.

Starting the second year you hold the card, you’ll receive an annual buy-one, get-one free (BOGOF) companion certificate for one roundtrip on designated coach fares. Find a fare that costs $196 or more and you come out ahead!

Purchases onboard Delta flights (think premium snacks, adult beverages, headphones) will receive a 20% statement credit.

Stop paying for most — or all — of your checked luggage on Delta flights! Your first checked bag — and those of up to eight other passengers on the same itinerary/PNR — are free.

Strike “Main Cabin 2” and “Main Cabin 3” from your vocabulary. You’ll receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding whenever you’re booked into the Main Cabin.

The annual fee is $195.

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Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express (learn more about this card)

Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American ExpressLearn more about this card!

Earn 35,000 bonus SkyMiles and 5000 MQMs after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within three months of being approved.

Plus, achieve or boost your Delta Elite Medallion status with 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) and 10,000 bonus miles after you spend $25,000 in eligible purchases on your card in the calendar year. Spend another $25,000 on the card within the same calendar year and you’ll receive another 10,000 MQM bonus and 10,000 SkyMiles bonus.

Purchases onboard Delta flights (think premium snacks, adult beverages, headphones) receive a 20% statement credit.

Starting the second year you hold the card, you’ll receive an annual buy-one, get-one free (BOGOF) companion certificate for one roundtrip on designated coach fares. Use it on a fare that costs $196 or more and you come out ahead!

You’ll earn 2 miles for every dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta. And one mile for every eligible dollar you spend on purchases.

Receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding. Even if your boss forced you to book Basic Economy.

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Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express (learn more about this card)

Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express
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Earn 30,000 bonus SkyMiles after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within three months of being approved.

Plus, receive a $50 statement credit when you a make a purchase directly with Delta airlines within the first three months of card membership.

You’ll earn 2 miles for every dollar spent on eligible purchases made directly with Delta. And one mile for every eligible dollar you spend on purchases.

Stop paying for most — or all — of your checked luggage on Delta flights! Your first checked bag — and those of up to eight other passengers on the same itinerary/PNR — are free.

Never let the words “Main Cabin 2” or “Main Cabin 3” trouble you again. You’ll receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding whenever you’re booked into the Main Cabin.

Enjoy a $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95 starting in year two.

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Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express (learn more about this card)

Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American ExpressLearn more about this card!

Earn 30,000 bonus SkyMiles after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within three months of being approved.

Plus, receive a $50 statement credit when you a make a purchase directly with Delta airlines within the first three months of card membership.

Stop paying for most — or all — of your checked luggage on Delta flights! Your first checked bag — and those of up to eight other passengers on the same itinerary/PNR — are free.

Never let the words “Main Cabin 2” or “Main Cabin 3” trouble you again. You’ll receive Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding whenever you’re booked into the Main Cabin.

Enjoy a $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95 starting in year two.

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Hotel Credit Cards

 

Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (learn more)

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The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (learn more) offers its cardholders several benefits:

  • Complimentarily Hilton Honors Gold status (upgrade to Diamond after spending $40,000 on the Surpass Card during a calendar year.) Some of the Gold status perks include:
    • Complimentary breakfast at all hotels
    • Space-available upgrades to Executive rooms
  • Earn a Weekend Night Reward after spending $15,000 in a calendar year.
  • 10 free visits each year at Priority Pass airport lounges
  • Late check-out
  • 5th standard reward night free
  • Two bottles of water
  • Elite tier rollover nights
  • 80% Elite tier bonus points

Cardholders receive the following bonus Hilton Honors points for select purchases:

  • 12X on eligible purchases at a participating Hilton portfolio hotel or resort
  • 6X at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations
  • 3X on all other eligible purchases.

The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (learn more about this card) carries a $95 annual fee that is not waived the first year. But the fee can be offset fairly easily for a while thanks to the free breakfasts and annual Priority Pass visits.

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Hilton Honors American Express Card (learn more)

The Hilton Honors American Express Card.

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The basic, no annual fee Hilton Honors American Express Card (learn more) gives cardholders complimentary Silver status (and can earn Gold after spending $20,000 in a calendar year).

Silver status benefits include:

  • Late check-out
  • 5th standard reward night free
  • Two bottles of water
  • Elite tier rollover nights
  • 20% Elite tier bonus points

The Hilton Honors American Express Card (learn more) offers the following Hilton Honors point bonuses.

  • 7X on eligible purchases at a participating Hilton portfolio hotel or resort
  • 5X at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations
  • 3X on all other eligible purchases.

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Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card (learn more about this card)

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Earn 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of being approved!

Enjoy a free anniversary night valid for stays under 35,000 points beginning the second year you hold the card. Plus, earn another free anniversary night when you spend $60,000 on your card within a calendar year.

Receive complimentary Silver status just for being a cardholder! Silver members enjoy benefits such as:

  • Priority late checkout
  • 10% bonus points on stays

Plus, cardmembers receive a complimentary upgrade to Gold status when spending $35,000 on the card during a calendar year. Remember, though, the Platinum Card from American Express (learn more) and Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN (learn more) give cardholders complimentary Gold status.

Bonus categories for using your card:

  • 6X points at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels
  • 4X points at U.S. restaurants
  • 4X points at U.S. gas stations
  • 4X points on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers
  • 4X points on U.S. purchases for shipping
  • 2x points on all other eligible purchases

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Cashback Cards from American Express

 

Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express (learn more)

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Cha-ching! Earn a $250 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first three months of being a Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express member! (learn more)

Look at all these cash back categories:

  • 6% cash back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions.
  • 3% Cash Back on transit including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more.
  • 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1% after that).
  • 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations.
  • 1% Cash Back on other purchases.

The $95 annual fee is something you can easily earn back in your sleep.

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Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express (learn more)

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This no annual fee Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express (learn more) rewards you a $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within three months of being approved.

Earn bonus cash back in the following categories:

  • 3% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $6,000 per year in purchases, then 1%).
  • 2% cash back at U.S. gas stations
  • 2% cash back at select U.S. department stores
  • 1% back on other purchases.

Cash back is dispersed as Reward Dollars — which can be easily redeemed for statement credits, gift cards, and merchandise!

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Blue Business Cash Card from American Express (learn more)

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This might appeal to business owners looking to earn back a little money without forking over an annual fee (which this card doesn’t have!)

The Amex SimplyCash Plus is now the Blue Business Cash Card from American Express (learn more about this card).

Cardmembers earn 2% cashback on all eligible purchases on up to $50,000 each calendar year. When you meet the $50,000 threshold, earnings drop to 1%. So if you can spend 50 grand a year, you’ll get a thousand back before dropping to the 1% mark.

There’s currently no welcome bonus available for the Blue Business Cash Card from American Express (learn more about this card).

Don’t confuse this card with the consumer Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express (learn more about this card) or Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express (learn more).

This card’s earnings don’t impress me much. If you’re absolutely against an annual fee, you might like this card. But I think you’re better off with something like the Chase Ink Business Preferred Card — which does come with an annual fee but offers a nice welcome bonus.

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