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Try calling amex, many people have been offered 50k for $10k spend when upgrading

50k https://www262.americanexpress.com/business-card-application/upgrade/pa/business-platinum-charge-card/login/44926-9-1-WOC0000416
25K bonus sign up link
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Alternative 30K bonus sign up link DEAD
(Go Incognito if the link does not work for you.) Sometimes you have to go thru the entering cc info route, bec. the user id route doesn't work sometimes.

New link - https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openplatinum/benefit.do?benefitTemplate=template_a&benefitId=open.platinumupdates

Q: It's been a few days since I applied and the changes haven't taken effect yet , should I worry?
A: No. That's perfectly normal.


Q: I'm in my first year of my gold card, will I be charged the AF when I downgrade back?
A:
Yes you will


The cheshbon is that you upgrade, get the points, buy the AA GC's do the Platinum Guy's Great Mehalech, then downgrade back or close and get the Annual Fee of the Plat reimbursed. If cancelled within 60 days you get it all back; if more than 60 days it is prorated.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1095 on: July 23, 2013, 11:46:20 PM »
From the fine print in the 25k upgrade:
(1) To be eligible to receive 25,000 Membership RewardsŪ points you must apply for this offer by 07/31/13

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1096 on: July 23, 2013, 11:48:30 PM »
From the fine print in the 25k upgrade:
(1) To be eligible to receive 25,000 Membership RewardsŪ points you must apply for this offer by 07/31/13
It has always had a deadline that has been extended since I made the OP.
We'll see though.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1097 on: July 24, 2013, 12:01:11 AM »
It has always had a deadline that has been extended since I made the OP.
We'll see though.
Thanks, I was freaking out that I have to do all the BRG spend very quick, get the 75k, and then upgrade in 1 week.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1098 on: July 24, 2013, 12:02:38 AM »
To be clear I'm not guaranteeing that it will be extended.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1099 on: July 24, 2013, 01:06:17 AM »
thnx dan our MR account is growing. Can anyone explain why the fee for the card is only 375 and the AU a gold card is 37.50 (seems prorated but why)? Why are they charging for the gold card (was still in 1st year). Another thing, a different card that used to be a green card came as a green card, but is showing online as a plat (maybe because that on had same name as basic card holder) can it get the Plat benefits (i dont think there is a AF on that one)?
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1100 on: July 24, 2013, 01:39:47 AM »
the upgrade page is down now.. Would each AU get the credits? What about if after upgrade the AU remained a gold card, can i now upgrade that to Plat?
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1101 on: July 24, 2013, 03:15:09 AM »
Thanks, I was freaking out that I have to do all the BRG spend very quick, get the 75k, and then upgrade in 1 week.
How are you getting 75k before the upgrade these days?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1102 on: July 24, 2013, 09:51:26 AM »
How are you getting 75k before the upgrade these days?
from the 75k offer 3 months ago  :-[

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1103 on: July 24, 2013, 10:24:49 AM »
the upgrade link is down since yesterday ? is there any other way I can do the upgrade or is the deal over ?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1104 on: July 24, 2013, 10:47:22 AM »
the upgrade link is down since yesterday ? is there any other way I can do the upgrade or is the deal over ?

Works fine for me. Try a different browser.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1105 on: July 24, 2013, 11:04:07 AM »
I didn't see a clear answer for this in the forum; When downgrading to the green (from plat) is there an AF? Then what about when upgrading back to the gold (still in first year)?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1106 on: July 24, 2013, 11:04:51 AM »
I keep getting this We're sorry. We are experiencing temporary system outage. Please try again later or call the toll-free number on the back of your Card.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1107 on: July 24, 2013, 11:06:57 AM »
I keep getting this We're sorry. We are experiencing temporary system outage. Please try again later or call the toll-free number on the back of your Card.
Are you trying to log into your account to upgrade?
Enter your card info on the right side.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1108 on: July 24, 2013, 12:05:42 PM »
I keep getting this We're sorry. We are experiencing temporary system outage. Please try again later or call the toll-free number on the back of your Card.
Why don't you just call?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1109 on: July 24, 2013, 12:09:08 PM »
Are you trying to log into your account to upgrade?
Enter your card info on the right side.
That.
And/or browse incognito.
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