The American Express card with the highest limit is The Platinum Card® from American Express because its purchasing power depends on the cardholders’ credit worthiness and ability to pay. So, cardholders with high income, low debt and good credit history could get a high spending power.
Instead of a traditional credit limit, the American Express Platinum card has a no preset spending limit, which means the amount a cardholder can spend changes over time.
Other high limit American Express cards with no preset spending limit:
Also known as the American Express Black Card, the Centurion® Card from American Express is an exclusive, invitation-only card that actually offers the potential for limits higher than the American Express Platinum card, but only for the select few who can meet the card’s strict income and spending requirements.
American Express does not disclose minimum credit limits for its credit cards. However, customers with traditional American Express cards have reported in public forums that they’ve received pretty high credit limits. In general, the better your credit and the higher your income, the higher your American Express credit limit will be. Yet even if you start with a low limit, you can generally request a credit limit increase, usually after at least six consecutive months of timely payments.
The most prestigious American Express card is the Centurion® Card from American Express. You need an invitation to get it, unfortunately. You can also request a Centurion® Card from American Express invitation online. While Amex doesn’t disclose the requirements, online reports say you have to spend at least $100,000 a year on an Amex card to merit consideration. The Centurion® Card from American Express also has a $10,000 initiation fee and a $5000 annual fee. Cardholders get access to Centurion Lounges, hotel benefits, a … read full answerpersonal concierge, and more. They also earn 1 point per $1 spent on all purchases.
The Platinum Card® from American Express is also among the most prestigious American Express cards. It offers new cardholders 100,000 points for spending $6,000 in the first 6 months. And it makes for a great travel companion that earns 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. Among its many perks, it also offers concierge service and access to a host of worldwide airport lounges. And it charges a $695 annual fee, which makes it significantly more affordable than the Centurion® Card from American Express.
Keep in mind that the best American Express cards aren’t necessarily the most prestigious ones. Amex has a range of offerings with rewards for various spending habits. If exclusivity isn’t a top priority, it’s best to pick a card that best fits your needs.
The American Express Black Card’s limit is determined on a month-to-month basis, and it depends on your spending and payment habits over time. That is because the Amex Black Card - or the Centurion® Card from American Express, formally - is a "no preset spending limit” (NPSL) card.
There is no way to know how high American Express credit limits are. You won’t know your American Express credit limit until you’re approved for an account. American Express does not disclose a minimum credit limit in their cards’ terms and conditions, unlike some other major issuers. All Amex says is that your credit limit depends on your credit history, debt level, income, and payment history on other American Express cards.… read full answer
One way to estimate what credit limit you might get on an American Express card is to read customer reviews of the card. People will often post what limit they received, sometimes with their credit score and income. But you should take any of these numbers with a grain of salt. Just because someone with a similar credit score or income got a certain limit, it doesn’t mean you will, too.
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