The American Express Platinum Card UK

Benefits & AMEX Points Calculator
Review the benefits of the American Express Platinum Card UK, and calculate the cash value of the card and how many points you can earn based on spend.
Last Updated 2022-06-24

The Platinum Card® by American Express UK is a premium rewards card that offers a ton of elite travel benefits including access to more than 1,200 airport lounge worldwide, complimentary elite status across several hotel programs, car rental benefits, and much more. It's one of the best UK credit cards to have if you frequently travel.

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AMEX Platinum UK earning rates

2X AMEX Travel

The AMEX Platinum Card UK earns 2 Membership Rewards points per ÂŁ1 spent on flights, hotels, car hires, and experiences booked through American Express Travel.

1X Everything Else

All other purchases made with the AMEX Platinum Card UK earns 1 Membership Rewards point per ÂŁ1 spent.

AMEX Platinum UK benefits

American Express Global Lounge Collection

The AMEX Platinum UK Card offers access to over 1,400 airport lounge across 300 countries. As a cardholder, you will be able to access:

  • Priority Pass Lounges
  • Plaza Premium Airport Lounges
  • Delta SkyClub Lounges (when flying Delta)
  • American Express Lounges (including Centurion Lounges)
  • Eurostar Business Premier Lounges

Fine Hotels & Resorts

As an AMEX Platinum UK cardholder, you and all additional Platinum cardmembers on the account will be able to book hotel stays through Fine Hotels & Resorts.

Benefits of booking through Fine Hotels & Resorts include room upgrades (if available), daily breakfast for two, in-room Wi-Fi, noon check-in (when available), guaranteed 4pm late check-out, and a special amenity such as a US$100 food and beverage credit.

The Vacation Collection

As an AMEX Platinum UK cardholder, yourself will be able to book stays through The Vacation Collection. Benefits include complimentary room upgrade (if available) and early check-in and late check-out, plus extra benefits on bookings of 2+ nights.

Complimentary Hotel Status

As an AMEX Platinum UK cardholder, yourself and all additional Platinum cardmembers will be able to enroll in complimentary status for several hotel brands. This includes:

  • Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite Status
  • Hilton Honors Gold Status
  • MeliáRewards Gold
  • Radisson Rewards Gold Status

Complimentary Supplementary Cards

You can extend the benefits to those around you and earn points for their purchases with up to five complimentary Supplementary Cards. This includes one Platinum Card and a combination of four Gold or Green Cards.

A complimentary Platinum Card is a fantastic deal that offers a lot of value to anyone who can make use of the benefits.

ÂŁ200 onefinestay Credit

Every year, you can book a stay in private homes with onefinestay and receive a ÂŁ200 statement credit when you use your AMEX Platinum UK card to pay. The stay must be booked through onefinestay.

ÂŁ100 Harvey Nichols Lifestyle Credit

After you enroll your AMEX Platinum UK card, you'll receive ÂŁ100 in statement credits per year with Harvey Nichols when you spend in-store and online with your card. That's ÂŁ50 to use between January and June and another ÂŁ50 to use between July and December.

International Airline Program

As an AMEX Platinum UK Card member, you'll be able to save on base airfare when buying select first class, business class, and premium economy tickets with participating airlines through American Express Travel.

Addison Lee Benefit

Receive up to ÂŁ10 of statement credits every month for trips booked with Addison Lee and Tristar car services in the UK with your AMEX Platinum UK Card.

Other AMEX Platinum UK Benefits

  • Metal Card
  • Platinum Concierge
  • The Global Dining Collection
  • American Express Experiences
  • AMEX Offers
  • Car Rental Benefits with Hertz and Avis
  • No Pre-set Spending Limit

Travel and Shopping Insurance

  • Medical Assistance and Expenses
  • Canceling, Postponing and Abandoning Your Trip
  • Personal Belongings, Money, and Travel Documents
  • Car Rental Benefits - Theft, Damage, and Liability
  • Travel Inconvenience
  • Personal Accident Whilst On A Trip
  • Legal Assistance and Compensation
  • Purchase Protection
  • Refund Protection

AMEX Platinum UK points value

Redemption option Redemption value
Transferring points to airline partners for premium, First, and Business class redemptions 1p - 2p+
Transferring points to airline partners for economy class redemptions 0.5p - 1.3p
Transferring points to hotel and other partners 0.5p - 1p
Redeeming points for gift cards 0.5p
Shop with points redemptions 0.45p
Using points to cover card charges 0.4p

AMEX points earned with the AMEX Platinum UK card have the best value when transferred to AMEX's airline and hotel partners.

AMEX Platinum UK points transfer

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AMEX Platinum UK points calculator

Input your monthly and yearly business expenses to see how many AMEX points you can earn with the AMEX Platinum Card UK. Compare the results side by side up to two credit cards to find out which cards are best for you.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

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