The American Express Platinum Card now comes in metal, with a serve of 80,000 bonus points and a tasty new benefit

Boasting an array of travel and lifestyle perks, the American Express Platinum Card offers benefits that are arguably unmatched by any other publicly available product available in New Zealand today.

Now, Amex has re-launched the Platinum Card in an all-metal format, offering a brand new dining benefit and a generous sign on bonus for new card members.

80,000 Bonus Points

First up, there’s a sign-on bonus of 80,000 Membership Rewards points. This offer is available when you apply online, are approved and spend $1,500 on your new Card within the first 3 months. New Card Members only. T&Cs apply.

80,000 Bonus Points can be redeemed for $400 worth of retail gift cards or $600 worth of Travel with Amex Online, to experience more of NZ. To apply for the American Express Platinum Card, visit the secure American Express website. To find out more about the benefits on offer, read our comprehensive Card overview here.

Brand new dining perk

American Express has also unveiled tasty new dining benefit, designed to help card members get even more value from the Platinum Card.

Each year, card members receive $150 back when spending $150 or more, in one transaction, at a participating ‘Dining Collection’ restaurant. There are many participating restaurants across Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown and Hawkes Bay. The full list of participating restaurants can be found here on the American Express website.

This benefit is valid up to 2 times a year, that’s up to $300 back each year, per Platinum Card Account. Exclusions and T&Cs apply.

Plus, enjoy travel lifestyle and money-saving perks

In addition, the American Express Platinum Card continues to offer a sizeable suite of benefits designed to help card members extract maximum value from the the $1,250 annual fee. The key perks on offer include:

  • No pre-set spending limit
  • $200 Travel Credit each membership year
  • Two complimentary Priority Pass memberships (worth $858 USD)
  • Complimentary Accor Plus membership
  • Access to American Express Fine Hotels + Resorts perks & discounts with a total average value worth $750 NZD
  • Complimentary Gold elite status with hotel loyalty programs including Marriott Bonvoy, Hilton Honors and Radisson Rewards

To apply for the American Express Platinum Card, visit the secure American Express website. To find out more about the benefits on offer, read our comprehensive Card overview here.

American Express offers a range of card products in New Zealand. Discover more here.

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