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The Platinum Card®

Experience an array of exclusive privileges with the distinguished American Express® Platinum Card.

It's not a card. It's a lifestyle.

The Platinum card brings you exclusive travel privileges like airline upgrades and special offers at luxury hotels. While the elite Platinum Services assits you with booking flights, hotels, cars and more. Add to this access to over 900 airport lounges and comprehensive tavel insurance. 


Benefits of the Platinum Card

  • Complimentary Priority Pass enrolment to over 900 Airport Lounges across the world
  • 24/7 Travel and Lifestyle Services
  • Complimentary Airport Lounge Access across the region
  • Complimentary enrolment into the global award-winning Membership Rewards® programme
    Airline privileges, hotel loyalty programmes, complimentary night stays and special and special rates on car hire
  • Online Fraud Protection Guarantee
  • Online Account Access, Services and e-Statement Alerts
  • Travel Accident Insurance of up to US$ 1 million
  • Travel Inconvenience Insurance of up to US$ 2,000
  • Retail Protection Insurance of up to US$ 2,000 per occurrence and US$ 50,000 in any 12-month period against theft and accidental damage for up to 90 days
  • Annual Travel Voucher: $300 travel voucher can be redeemed once every card anniversary year. Cardmembers must enroll and book at least US $3000 of airline and/or the vacation collection hotel bookings first to be eligible for the voucher.
  • BOINGO American Express Preferred Plan: Platinum Cardmember enjoy unlimited complimentary access to WI-FI at more than 1 million hotspots worldwide.
  • Priority Pass: Basic and supplementary Platinum charge cardmembers eligible for priority pass membership and this needs to fill out the priority pass form and submit it to Platinum services.
  • The Hotel Collection: Basic and Supplementary Platinum cardmembers can get more out of their hotel stay with exclusive Platinum privileges available all year round at over 500 hotels around the world by contacting their Platinum travel services to book.
  • Shangri-La Golden Circle Programme: Platinum Cardmembers can enroll in the complimentary membership of Shangri-La golden circle, Jade Benefits, by contacting the Platinum Travel Services.
  • Melia-Rewards Programme: Platinum basic and supplementary cardmembers can enroll in complimentary membership of Melia Rewards Gold Tier, the loyalty programme for Melia hotels chain.
  • American Express Invites Programme: American Express invites handpicks sought-after events for basic and supplementary Platinum cardmembers and invites them to experience them for over 600 specially selected restaurants around the world and also to exclusive experiences with top brands and sought-after designers.
  • Purchase Return Protection Insurance: Platinum Basic and Supplementary Platinum Cardmembers are eligible if a retailer won’t take back an eligible item purchased with the Platinum card within 90 days, American Express will refund the item price up to $550
  • Travel Car Rental Insurance: When traveling Basic and Supplementary Platinum Cardmembers need to rent a car, they are covered for up to $30,000 for collision damage waiver.


Lounge Access

Access to airport lounges across the Middle East.
Present your Platinum Card and you and one guest get complimentary access to the following airport lounges across the region:
Abu Dhabi, Amman, Manama, Cairo, Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat, Beirut* and Doha*

For the latest list of Airport Lounges, please visit

Guest admission will be subject to the admission fees and policies of each airport lounge.

*As per the lounge policy in Beirut and Doha, guests will not be allowed access.


Membership Rewards® Programme
Expand Your World

Get one Membership Rewards point for virtually every dollar spent, redeemable at the finest names in travel, shopping, dining, entertainment and lots more. 

  • Points don’t expire, and there’s no limit to how many points you can earn
  • 12 airline partners and 3 hotel groups
  • Vast variety of local and global shopping partners with hundreds of rewards to choose from

The more you use your Card, the faster your points balance accelerates, and the greater your rewards.

  • Click here to download the key fact statement

This Card is issued by AMEX (Middle East) B.S.C. (c) pursuant to a license from American Express.
American Express is a registered trademark of American Express.
AMEX (Middle East) B.S.C. (c) is regulated and licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a Financing Company.

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