The Platinum Card® from American Express eligible hotels comprise of more than 1,000 properties that belong to the 69 brands in Amex’s “Fine Hotels & Resorts” collection. Four Seasons, Hyatt, Ritz-Carlton and Waldorf Astoria are just a few of the available options.
This card’s hotels give cardholders perks ranging from room upgrades to meal credits at no extra cost. You just need to book reservations through American Express using your card to benefit.
The Platinum Card® from American Express hotel benefits:
A free room upgrade, if available. (You still pay taxes/fees). The hotel will check for an upgrade when you arrive.
- Breakfast for two people each day.
Check-in from noon onward, if available. This varies by location.
- Guaranteed late check-out until 4pm.
- Free Wi-Fi.
One “unique amenity” ($100 minimum value). It varies by hotel but could be, for example, a credit for food and beverages or spa services.
To book your Fine Hotels & Resorts stay, just log into your American Express account. Then, you can search for a hotel by the brand or destination. You can check for open rooms for the dates you want to travel. Once you complete your search, you’ll be able to see the cost and any special offers that are available (e.g. a complimentary fourth night stay). Once you book using your card or rewards points, you’re all set.
It’s also useful to note that you can book pretty much any hotel with this card. You’re not limited to booking Fine Hotels & Resorts. They just have added benefits.