Or, consider other cards for 50,000 or more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$750 for air / hotel / car bookings. Or transfer points to United, Southwest, Hyatt, and more.
No annual fee.
American Express will soon eliminate foreign transaction fees from its premium Platinum charge card. These fees were often a nasty surprise when you returned from trips to Europe, Mexico, Asia, or even Canada with fees as high as 3% on all foreign purchases. When you travel abroad you won’t see a separate transaction fee for each purchase starting sometime in the 1st quarter of 2011.
It joins the Citi ThankYou Premier and Chase Priority Club, Hyatt, and British Airways Visa cards in recently opting to go without the fees. Capital One has long not carried the fees on its cards.
We recommend the American Express Platinum Card if you plan to frequently use the airport lounges of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, or US Airways as your card includes complimentary access to each. It also offers a $200 annual credit towards change, baggage, or meal charges on an airline of your choosing as well as room upgrades and free dining benefits at many luxury hotels.
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