Active Duty service members and their spouses can take advantage of this fantastic offer from American Express! The American Express Platinum card offers perks such as numerous discount offers, cash back, up to $200 in Uber savings annually, airport lounge access, and excessive rewards points with travel booked through American Express and other various everyday purchases.
Military Money Manual ~ “ The Amex Platinum military policy waives the $550 per year annual fee on the Amex Platinum card for active duty servicemembers and spouses. Amex waives the annual fees on all of their personal credit cards to comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and the Military Lending Act (MLA). If you or your spouse opens your Amex card while on active duty military service, you are eligible to have your account enrolled in Amex Military Lending Act benefits and pay no annual fees.
- Annual fee of $550 waived for US military
- 75,000 point welcome bonus when you spend $5000 in the first 6 months
- 5x points on flights booked directly with airline or on AmexTravel.com
- $200 annual Uber or Uber Eats Credit plus Uber VIP status
- $100 Saks Fifth Avenue annual credit
- Centurion and Priority Pass airport lounge access for free
- No foreign transaction fees
Amex is very generous in their interpretation of the MLA and SCRA laws, extending very generous annual fee waivers to active, guard, and reserve military servicemembers and their military spouses. If you are on active duty orders for at least 30 days, you can qualify for the Amex Military Lending Act (MLA) benefits.
I’ve been an American Express Card Member since 2007. Today, I directly experience Amex’s legendary support for the military with amazing customer service and credit card products. I have over a dozen Amex cards, all without ever paying an annual fee thanks to my military service.
My military spouse wife is also growing her AMEX collection without any annual fees. So far she has the Gold Card, the Platinum card, the Hilton Honors Aspire card, and the Delta Reserve card.
My first credit card in college was an American Express card. Since then, I’ve opened up dozens of accounts with Amex, including Hilton Hotels cards with FREE Diamond Status, several Platinum cards, Marriott cards with free nights annually, and the AMEX Gold Card.All the cards I carry from American Express come with an annual fee that is waived by the company exclusively for military SMs and spouses.
That’s means thousands of dollars saved every year.Currently I save over $5000 a year but still get all the benefits of a cardholder. This is a great deal that all military servicemembers need to take advantage of!” ~ Military Money Manual