Yes, the American Express Platinum card does have a referral bonus. You can receive an American Express referral bonus if someone gets approved for an Amex credit card using your referral link.
Here’s more info about the American Express Platinum card referral bonus:
To refer someone for American Express Platinum card, log in to your online account from the Amex referral page, select the American Express Platinum card from the credit card referral menu, and click the “Refer Now” link. Then, enter the e-mail address for the person you want to refer so Amex can send them a referral e-mail. Or, if you prefer, you can choose a referral link to customize and share via e-mail, text or social media.
The bonus amount you’ll get depends on each specific card or offer. Amex offers the possibility for your friends to apply to other credit cards as well, and you’ll still get the referral bonus. After your friends access the referral link, they will be able to see all the cards that have a referral offer. If you have a co-branded card, your friends must apply for the same card you have in order for you to receive the bonus.
Your friends will also be eligible to earn a welcome offer when they apply through the referral link and they are approved.
You can refer as many people as you like, but you can only earn up to $550 per calendar year.
The American Express Platinum card referral bonus points should appear on your statement within 8 to 12 weeks of approval.
For more information and bonus amount on each specific card, check your referral offer terms. Exclusions and limits might also apply. Some cards that no longer accept applications may not be eligible. Moreover, additional and employee card members are not eligible to refer their friends.
You can get an American Express referral bonus by logging in to your online account on Amex’s Refer a Friend page and then choosing the Amex card you want to use to create a referral link. You can choose whether to send an Amex referral link by email, create a personalized link to share anywhere, or make a post directly on Facebook or Twitter.… read full answer
Someone you refer must then submit a credit card application using your referral link and be approved. For each person approved, you will receive a referral bonus on your American Express card within 8 to 12 weeks. Bonuses vary by card and have yearly maximums.
More info about the American Express referral bonus:
One unusual feature of the American Express referral process is that the person you refer does not need to apply for the same credit card you have. They can actually apply for any Amex card. When a person clicks your link, it will send them to the page for the card you chose at the beginning of the referral process. But they can click “View all Cards with a Referral Offer” to choose a different card.
You can get an Amex Gold card referral bonus if someone applies for an Amex card by using your referral link and if they get approved. The referral bonus varies by card.
On the other hand, if you apply for the Amex Gold card using a referral link, you may get a higher initial bonus offer than someone who applies without a referral link. So it can work out for both the referrer and the referee.… read full answer
Here’s how you can find your Amex Gold card referral link:
Click the “Refer Now” tab and select the Amex Gold card from the menu.
You’ll be able to see the bonus you’ll get when someone you refer is approved (the offer changes often).
It is also worth mentioning that the person you refer does not need to apply for the Amex Gold card. They can actually apply for any Amex card (limits and exclusions apply). When a person clicks your link, it will send them to the page for the card you chose at the beginning of the referral process. But they can click “View all Cards with a Referral Offer” to choose a different card.
No, The Platinum Card® from American Express does not offer a bonus of 150k points at the moment. American Express Platinum card offers an initial bonus of 100,000 points instead. If approved, new cardholders will need to spend $6,000 in the first 6 months to earn any initial bonus from American Express Platinum card. Only new customers are eligible for an American Express Platinum card initial bonus.… read full answer
With the American Express Platinum card you can also earn 5 points per $1 on flights booked with airlines or with American Express Travel (up to $500,000 spent per year), 5 points per $1 spent on prepaid hotels booked through Amex, and 1 point per $1 on all other purchases.
Alternative Bonus Offer for Small Business Owners
While there are no American Express Platinum card 150k bonus offers available right now, American Express offers 120,000 bonus points for The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, which is pretty close. The spending requirement of $15,000 in the first 3 months is higher than for the personal card, though.
American Express occasionally supplements its initial bonus rewards with targeted flash offers, so if you’re a small business owner, it’s definitely worth checking out American Express Business Platinum card’s terms from time to time.
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