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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 #1800 on: January 13, 2014, 11:13:28 AM »
Yes

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1802 on: January 13, 2014, 04:59:21 PM »
planning to downgrade the Biz Plat card to a Biz Green.

As far as I remember some posted earlier in this long thread, you can get 5,000 pts after 1st purchase on the Green card. The chat rep provided me two options: Business Green Card ($75.00) without MR and Business Green Rewards Card ($95.00) with MR. I assume I should go to the latter one? Anyone has the experience, please confirm it.

Thanks a lot!

Ok. Got the answer here
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/30037

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1803 on: January 14, 2014, 12:37:49 AM »
Ok. Got the answer here
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/30037
There have been many who reported not getting the bonus for the Green. It's YMMV. (Once on the topic, IIRC i was the first to report about the "Green stopover" yet i received no credit for it on the main site. Dan, i'll see you in small claims court :P )

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1804 on: January 14, 2014, 01:30:48 PM »
There have been many who reported not getting the bonus for the Green. It's YMMV. (Once on the topic, IIRC i was the first to report about the "Green stopover" yet i received no credit for it on the main site. Dan, i'll see you in small claims court :P )

Thanks! We will see. At least I have two months to go (I assume 60-day rule applies here for annual fee refund).

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1805 on: January 14, 2014, 02:40:19 PM »
Thanks! We will see. At least I have two months to go (I assume 60-day rule applies here for annual fee refund).
Yup.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1806 on: January 15, 2014, 04:40:58 AM »
I applied for the gold business card last Jan got 75k then upgraded to platinum around September time then downgraded to the green card . If I were to upgrade again to platinum would I receive the bonus again using the 30k link in the wiki?
Thanx for ur help!

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1807 on: January 15, 2014, 05:32:38 PM »
I have 115k points on my Amex Gold. I would like to close the card. Where should I credit the points to? Or can I leave them in my account?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1808 on: January 15, 2014, 06:56:23 PM »
I have 115k points on my Amex Gold. I would like to close the card. Where should I credit the points to? Or can I leave them in my account?
If you have a Amex blue card, can just park them there.
But you loose the option to transfer points, so you won't be able to take them out untill you get another Plat/Gold

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1809 on: January 15, 2014, 07:41:02 PM »
If you have a Amex blue card, can just park them there.
But you loose the option to transfer points, so you won't be able to take them out untill you get another Plat/Gold

I dont have amex blue. I have a united account or BA. Whats the best to transfer them to?

Lastly, should I wait for a transfer bonus?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1810 on: January 15, 2014, 08:10:15 PM »
I dont have amex blue. I have a united account or BA. Whats the best to transfer them to?
amex only transfer to ba not united.
I dont have amex blue. I have a united account or BA. Whats the best to transfer them to?

Lastly, should I wait for a transfer bonus?
if u r not in a rush to cancel, why not wait?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1811 on: January 15, 2014, 08:21:01 PM »
amex only transfer to ba not united.if u r not in a rush to cancel, why not wait?

I have another 6 months till the fee but I want to be able to apply for the card again in 12 months. Do I have any reason not to just transfer to BA?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1812 on: January 15, 2014, 09:59:52 PM »
Just received a email from amex with the 30k offer to upgrade after I just upgraded to the gold (from the green from the platinum from the gold)
should I risk it for 30k?
Or I won't get the points for a second time upgrade?
Thanks

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1813 on: January 20, 2014, 09:43:35 AM »
I had a plat card for a month and cancelled 6 months ago. I got approved for the 30k upgrade. Is there any way they'll still give me the 30k points?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1814 on: January 20, 2014, 03:51:20 PM »
Thanks! We will see. At least I have two months to go (I assume 60-day rule applies here for annual fee refund).

Data points.

Downgraded to Green ($95 fee version) from Biz Plat. 1st purchase posted on Jan 16. 5k bonus pts posted on Jan 18.