The Business Platinum from American Express OPEN offers the best in benefits and rewards for your small business. Most business owners, simply enjoy the flexibility of not having a pre-set limit for the times when additional capital for business expenses is required. There is an annual $450 membership fee, but this fee is easily off-set by the benefits and rewards that you are able to enjoy from enrolling in this program.
Such benefits and rewards include:
Bonus Purchase Points
The bonus points program gives you the ability to earn bonus reward points each month. You earn 5,000 bonus points for every $10,000 that you spend each month. You also have the option of ordering additional cards for your employees. Their purchases will also accumulate bonus points. (**This program is available to Business Platinum members through February 2011.)
Airport Club Access
Airport Club Access gives you uninhibited and complimentary access to partnering airport clubs. You and two guest, or you and your family, will have entrance to clubs such as US Airways, Delta Sky Clubs, Northwest Airlines WorldClubs, and American Airlines Admirals Clubs.
Premium Car Rental
The best part about this complimentary service is that you get membership into the best car rental programs in the country. Access into this program allows you the privilege to forgo paperwork and waiting in long lines at: Avis, National Car Rental, and Hertz. (At Hertz, you save $60 in fees and can get an upgrade on all full-size rentals. Avis allows discounts of up to 20% discount on one-level upgrades.)
Need a last-minute dinner reservation to a five-star restaurant? How about reservations to a top-notch golf course? You get all this and more with complimentary Business Platinum Concierge service. Professional consultants are available to assist you 24/7 for professional and personal support.
Free Upgrades on Luxury Hotels
You get free room upgrades upon arrival to some of the best luxury hotels. You also get complimentary continental breakfast for two, extended check-outs until 4 pm. Lastly, you get to enjoy an additional free amenity that is unique to each property along with your stay. For a two-night stay, these complimentary gifts are valued at approximately $550.Â
Business Lounges with Wi-Fi Access
While traveling on business, if you are in need of full-service business lounge offices, then this benefit is for you. You get access to more than 1,000 business lounges across the country, which includes high-speed Wi-Fi service. This benefit comes with special pricing for administrative services and daily, monthly, or yearly office rentals.
Purchase Protection offers you insurance on eligible purchases against theft, loss, and accidental damage. This insurance policy is in place for up to 90 days from the date of purchase. This includes coverages of up to $10,000 per occurrence and up to $50,000 per card member.