Amex Platinum Benefits$200 Airfare credit SPG Gold status Global Entry
National Executive status
Airport Lounge access
The easiest way to cancel any Amex card is by SM. You will receive a full refund of the annual fee if the card is cancelled within 60 days of opening the card. Some had success within 60 days of the annual fee posting date. YMMVWithout
--After 60 days, one can 1) get an exception, 2) downgrade to a lower-fee card or 3) apply for another card and then cancel Platinum to get fee prorated.With
--After 60 days, you can 1) the above first two options, and 2) get the fee prorated.
The refund will generally be posted to your account automatically upon closure. You can then click on "Dispute/Inquire about a charge" to have either A) a check mailed to you or B) the credit balance transferred to another card. Keep in mind that if you chose option B, the account you transfer the balance to will have its points reduced by the amount of the credit balance.