Amex Platinum offers special access to exclusive events for cardholders through its Experiences website. It allows Platinum 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 Tickets” or “By Invitation Only” link for details on each scheduled event.
The Amex Platinum 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 1 (800) 525-3355 to access this service, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
American Express presale tickets allow Amex cardholders to secure access to events before tickets go on sale to the general public. There’s also a “preferred seating” option to help you buy some of the best seats in the house. Amex sells these tickets through a partnership with Ticketmaster.
You can easily purchase American Express presale tickets on the Ticketmaster website using your Amex card or rewards points. If you have a Platinum or Centurion card, you can purchase tickets directly through the Amex site. … read full answer
Here’s how to get American Express presale tickets:
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.
Platinum and Centurion cardholders can book right from the Amex Experiences 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.
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). And the best part is that this benefit is open to all American Express cardholders.
American Express Platinum card income requirements aren’t public knowledge, but applicants with an annual income of $100,000 and above tend to have the best odds of approval, according to anecdotal evidence. Some forums, however, report people getting the Platinum card with an annual salary of $40,000-$50,000.
Officially, Amex just requires that applicants demonstrate an ability to afford the card’s $550 annual fee and pay the entire balance in full, when applicable. Generally, the higher one’s annual income and the lower one’s debt, the better the chance of being approved. But in addition to the Amex Platinum card income requirements, American Express considers factors such as your credit score, payment history and debt-to-credit ratio, among others.… read full answer
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