Yes, the American Express Platinum card does offer cardholders special access to exclusive events through its Experiences website. It allows American Express Platinum card cardholders a chance to purchase pre-sale tickets for sporting events, concerts and more. There are also opportunities to attend dinners with celebrity chefs and get backstage tours at concerts. From the Experiences website, click either the “Card Member Early Access,” or “Card Member Access,” or “By Invitation Only” link for details on each scheduled event.
The American Express Platinum card concierge can also help with event planning. In addition to booking tickets to live events for you, the service can provide assistance with dinner reservations and other accommodations. Call (800) 525-3355 to access this service, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You can get American Express presale tickets right from the Amex Entertainment page. Just search by artist, event, or city to find what you want to attend. Click “find tickets,” and log into your Amex account. American Express will help you search for seats, and you’ll be able to purchase the tickets right away with your Amex card or points.… read full answer
Alternatively, you can also book American Express presale tickets on the Ticketmaster website using your Amex card or rewards points. American Express presale tickets allow Amex cardholders to secure access to events before tickets go on sale to the general public.
Here’s how to get American Express presale tickets through Ticketmaster:
Click “Ticket Type” at the top of the page where seating options are listed.
Select “American Express Card Member Presale.”
Choose your tickets and check out. You’ll need a Ticketmaster account to log in and pay.
Pay with your Amex card, Amex points (redeemable in 2,000-point increments), or a combination of the two.
If you’re a diehard fan of an artist or show, American Express presale tickets can help guarantee you a seat (and even a good one). Amex sells these tickets through a partnership with Ticketmaster. Plus, the best part is that this benefit is open to all American Express cardholders.
No, there aren’t any official American Express Platinum card income requirements. Because American Express doesn’t publicly disclose this information. But an income is a must in order to get this card. And you need to demonstrate the ability to pay the card’s $695 annual fee and the entire balance in full, when applicable.… read full answer
Having said that, it is also worth noting that you need at least good credit for approval. And apart from your credit score and income, Amex will also take various other factors into consideration, like your credit history and any debts you might have.
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