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American Express Platinum Card® Offer: New Cardmembers Could Earn £300 In Gift Vouchers Plus A £200 Travel Credit

April 12, 2023


Platinum Cardmembers to be rewarded with 60,000 Membership Rewards® points when they spend £6,000 in the first six months of Cardmembership – equivalent to £300 in gift cards and double the normal sign up bonus

New Cardmembers also earn a bonus £200 travel credit to spend with Amex Travel Online

New Cardmembers referred by a friend can receive 65,000 points and the £200 credit

American Express has launched a limited time offer on The Platinum Card, offering boosted Membership Rewards points and a £200 travel credit.

Until 13 June 2023, new Platinum Cardmembers will be able to earn up to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, double the usual 30,000 points, when they sign up for the Card and spend £6,000 in their first six months. Cardmembers will also earn a bonus £200 travel credit to spend with Amex Travel Online.

Cardmembers can use Membership Rewards points to shop online with a host of high street retailers. For example, 60,000 points could get Cardmembers up to £300 of gift vouchers to spend at popular retailers including Airbnb and Currys. A full list can be seen here.

New Platinum Cardmembers that meet the spend requirement will also be eligible for a £200 Travel Credit to spend with Amex Travel Online to put towards flights, hotels and car rental at destinations across the world.

Those Cardmembers who are referred by a friend can receive an enhanced bonus of 65,000 Membership Rewards points plus the £200 travel credit (when they spend £6,000 in six months), while the friend who refers them will receive 18,000 points, up from the usual 12,000, once they are approved.

Platinum benefits

The Platinum Card offers Cardmembers exclusive travel benefits and hotel rewards, including complimentary room upgrades (subject to availability) and late check-outs. Platinum Cardmembers can make the most of airport lounge access at 1,400 airports across 140 countries and can also receive Worldwide Travel Insurance* for the whole family.

Platinum Cardmembers also receive up to £150 each year to spend in selected UK restaurants, plus a further £150 to spend abroad, at over 1,400 restaurants globally. They receive up to £50 in Harvey Nichols statement credits every six months (as they spend at the store) and earn 1 Membership Rewards point on every £1 they spend, and 2 points on every £1 spent with Amex Travel.

Full terms and conditions apply. 18+. Subject to status. For more information please visit https://www.americanexpress.com/uk/credit-cards/platinum-card/

The Platinum Card has an annual fee of £575 and an APR of 462.4% 


This new Cardmember offer is only available if you have not held a personal Membership Rewards enrolled American Express® Card within the previous 24 months. If you have held a personal Membership Rewards enrolled American Express Card within the previous 24 months, you will be entitled to all other Card benefits, excluding the welcome offer.

*Terms and Conditions apply


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