100,000 points AMEX Business Platinum card offer or this trick still works!

Posted on December 16, 2014 by in Credit Card Deals

William has pointed out that the old trick to ask for a targeted offer at AMEX is still yielding results.

Up until 2013, AMEX would match any bonus offers to your current application – e.g. if you applied for a card with a 25,000 point bonus and 'heard from a friend' about a better offer, AMEX would make it right and add 75,000 extra points to your account. This worked for all cards and I'm sure this trick can still be used for any card.

Call 1-800-971-6736
Choose option 1, "apply for a new card"
You'll be redirected to a customer service representative.
You: "Hello, I'd like to apply for the American Express platinum business card. A few months ago I received an offer but it has since expired, I'm wondering if it's possible to still get this bonus" Them: "Do you remember what your RSVP code is?" You: "No, but I do remember the offer was for 100,000 membership rewards" Them: "Ok, I'm able to extend this offer to you as a one time courtesy. You will earn 100,000 membership rewards points when you spend $10,000 within three months"

It's been quite some time my last AMEX Platinum Business card – I will certainly try to get the offer for myself.

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