Amex BUSINESS Platinum metal card?

Old Aug 6, 17, 5:56 am
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Amex BUSINESS Platinum metal card?

I heard about the Biz Platinum getting a metal card design like the Personal card. Anyone received it yet ?
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Old Aug 6, 17, 8:16 am
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Originally Posted by steve4 View Post
I heard...
Where?
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Old Aug 6, 17, 9:24 am
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TPG claimed that he contacted Amex a few months ago and they stated sometime "later this year". The metal better not cost another $100/year. Lol. If it does, I'll let the whole thing slide if they throw in 5x earnings for airfare and hotels (both direct) and a free PP guest like the personal card does.

https://thepointsguy.com/2017/04/ame...latinum-metal/
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Old Aug 6, 17, 11:34 am
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Originally Posted by s2kdriver80 View Post
and a free PP guest like the personal card
I had understood that the Business Platinum also offers 2 guests for Priority Pass lounges. Is that not the case?
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Old Aug 6, 17, 11:44 am
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Originally Posted by moe8555 View Post
I had understood that the Business Platinum also offers 2 guests for Priority Pass lounges. Is that not the case?
The adamant comments from this page suggest that it doesn't.

http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea....priority-pass/
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Old Aug 6, 17, 11:46 am
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Though if I could choose, I'd much rather have a free guest perk for Delta Sky Clubs.

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Old Aug 6, 17, 12:55 pm
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Originally Posted by moe8555 View Post
...Business Platinum also offers 2 guests for Priority Pass lounges.
Correct. Email from American Express date March 30, 2017:

Sometimes, there's no substitute for being there. A face to face meeting to seal the deal. A first hand look at a possible location. A meeting with a vendor half a world away. Travel can be the lifeblood of new opportunities for your business.

That's why Business Platinum is offering new and enhanced travel rewards – 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com, plus enhancements to the American Express Global Lounge CollectionSM.
...
The Global Lounge Collection unlocks access to more than 1,000 airport lounges across 120 countries and counting, with new locations of The Centurion® Lounge opening in Hong Kong and Philadelphia later this year.2

NEW: When you enroll in Priority Pass™ Select and visit a lounge, you can bring two accompanying guests for no charge.

Plus, now you can find a lounge on the go with the latest version of Amex® Mobile app.
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Old Aug 6, 17, 1:14 pm
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Originally Posted by mia View Post
Correct. Email from American Express date March 30, 2017:
Cool awesome.

All they have to do now is add a free guest for Delta Sky Clubs.

And the 5x for airfare and hotels direct.

I'll be nice... they can keep the Uber benefit.
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Old Aug 6, 17, 1:29 pm
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Originally Posted by s2kdriver80 View Post

...a free guest for Delta Sky Clubs.
Improbable, they are mirroring Delta's policy.

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Old Aug 6, 17, 11:04 pm
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Happened to be on the phone with Amex Plat on a different issue, and the agent proactively mentioned that business cards are supposed to convert to metal "later this year."
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Old Sep 5, 17, 11:43 am
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Just saw this article that the website is now showing the metal design, has anyone had success getting the new card?
https://www.doctorofcredit.com/ameri...-metal-design/
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Old Sep 12, 17, 11:48 am
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Just a DP here: I applied and was approved for Business Platinum on 9/10. Received it on 9/12 and it's still plastic despite the image online being the new metal finish.
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Old Sep 16, 17, 12:06 am
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The metal card for Business Platinum is planned to launch on September 21. However I'm told there is a possibility that Amex may slightly delay this due to Hurricane Irma.
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Old Sep 17, 17, 2:30 pm
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As a footnote, we Canuck's don't get the metal Platinum card for either category yet. The platinum desk said they've been getting a lot of requests for it, but they keep saying that they have no info on it yet (odd), or if it will even happen at all. We're still stuck with plastic.

Ahhhhhh............#firstworldproblems
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Old Sep 17, 17, 9:49 pm
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Originally Posted by KDS777 View Post
As a footnote, we Canuck's don't get the metal Platinum card for either category yet. The platinum desk said they've been getting a lot of requests for it, but they keep saying that they have no info on it yet (odd), or if it will even happen at all. We're still stuck with plastic.

Ahhhhhh............#firstworldproblems
I am not certain I want a metal card. I though the metal cards did not work with tap to pay. It is quite a bit faster than inserting the card and entering your pin.
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