No, Amex Gold card does not have roadside assistance anymore. American Express discontinued roadside assistance and the Amex Gold card’s travel accident insurance benefit, as of January 1, 2020.
While Amex Gold card roadside assistance and travel accident insurance are no longer available, American Express has replaced them with other benefits. And if roadside assistance is important to you, there are still a few good cards that offer it. They include the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Wells Fargo Active Cash.
Though the Amex Gold card does not have a traditional lounge access benefit, it’s also a lot cheaper than most cards that offer this benefit. The Amex Gold card’s annual fee is $250 while, for example, the American Express Platinum card’s is $695.… read full answer
That said, if you’re an extremely frequent traveler and use airport lounges on a regular basis, it’s worth getting a credit card with free Global Lounge Collection access. It would cost thousands of dollars to buy unlimited access to all of those lounge brands individually.
No, the American Express Platinum card doesn’t have roadside assistance anymore. American Express dropped roadside assistance and travel accident insurance from all of its cards, effective January 1, 2020.
The best credit card with free roadside assistance is the Chase Sapphire Reserve. The coverage includes towing, flat tires, dead batteries, lockouts, and empty gas tanks. You’re covered for up to $50 per service call, with a maximum of 4 events per year, for $200 in annual coverage.
The Chase Sapphire Reserve card’s annual fee is $550. Some of the additional perks helping to cover that cost include 60,000 bonus points for spending $4,000 in the first 3 months and a complimentary Priority Pass Select airport lounge membership.… read full answer
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