To get the American Express Priority Pass benefit, register for a Priority Pass membership through your eligible Amex card’s online account, after which you will receive a Priority Pass membership card in the mail in 10-14 business days. You’ll then have unlimited access to more than 1,000 Priority Pass airport lounges worldwide.
The American Express Priority Pass membership is a free perk that comes with the Amex Platinum, Business Platinum, Centurion, Hilton Honors Aspire, Hilton Honors Surpass, Hilton Honors Amex Business and Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant cards. If your card is eligible for the Priority Pass perk, you can start using the benefit immediately after you get your membership card. Just present the membership card and a same-day boarding pass from any airline to enter a lounge. At each lounge, you’ll be able to enjoy amenities like comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, snacks and drinks, and more. You can view the locations of all Priority Pass lounges online.
Cardholders with the American Express Priority Pass benefit get the same perks as the top Priority Pass membership available for purchase – namely, unlimited free visits. The yearly value is well over $400, especially for those who plan on bringing guests. The Amex membership allows cardholders to bring in up to 2 guests for free, whereas it would cost $32 per guest with a membership bought separately.
You should also note that the Amex Platinum, Business Platinum and Centurion cards don’t just offer a Priority Pass membership. They also give you access to the Amex Global Lounge Collection, which is a network of 7 types of lounges including Priority Pass, Centurion, International American Express, Escape, Delta Sky Club, Plaza Premium and Airspace.
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