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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 #2640 on: November 21, 2016, 08:22:26 PM »
didn't go at similar situation when i tried to double dip an personal plat upgrade offer (was in same year)
was it the same offer? I upgraded a few months ago for 25k after first purchase got a email now to upgrade for 25k after 2k spend

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2641 on: November 21, 2016, 08:24:25 PM »
was it the same offer? I upgraded a few months ago for 25k after first purchase got a email now to upgrade for 25k after 2k spend
New offer won't matter, only the language will.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2642 on: November 21, 2016, 08:40:39 PM »
was it the same offer? I upgraded a few months ago for 25k after first purchase got a email now to upgrade for 25k after 2k spend
was same offer

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2643 on: November 21, 2016, 09:00:22 PM »
Will try it out. Don't think there is any language

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2644 on: November 21, 2016, 10:44:13 PM »
So I got the offer for 50k after 10k spend, but the language says it is only for first time upgrades. I did this about 4 years ago, how would I know if I qualify?

If Amex tells me by phone that I qualify is that reliable?

So the exact language is

Offer is available for first-time upgrades to the new Business Platinum Card only

What is the 'new' card? Same card with 50% refunded points? This I didnt have.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2645 on: November 21, 2016, 10:49:35 PM »
So the exact language is

Offer is available for first-time upgrades to the new Business Platinum Card only

What is the 'new' card? Same card with 50% refunded points? This I didnt have.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2646 on: November 23, 2016, 12:26:38 PM »
when you upgrade a card does it count towards the once in a lifetime signup bonus on that card?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2647 on: November 23, 2016, 12:44:16 PM »
when you upgrade a card does it count towards the once in a lifetime signup bonus on that card?
Yes.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2648 on: December 04, 2016, 10:26:06 AM »
Got the offer to upgrade to platinum, 50k points after 10k spend, I just cancelled a platinum card a month ago will I still get the bonus ?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2649 on: December 04, 2016, 10:31:15 AM »
Got the offer to upgrade to platinum, 50k points after 10k spend, I just cancelled a platinum card a month ago will I still get the bonus ?
If there's no language in the upgrade offer.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2650 on: December 04, 2016, 11:12:29 AM »
If there's no language in the upgrade offer.
What language should I look for, regarding having had a platinum card in the past or about having upgraded in the past ?

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Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2651 on: December 04, 2016, 11:13:23 AM »
What language should I look for, regarding having had a platinum card in the past or about having upgraded in the past ?
Both, although I think the second part is more important.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2652 on: December 04, 2016, 12:43:14 PM »
It doesn't make a difference if you had the card before. Ita an upgrade bonus. If the last BP you had was also upgraded you might have an issue getting bonus . Officially it's only once

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2654 on: December 04, 2016, 02:24:05 PM »
Both, although I think the second part is more important.

It doesn't make a difference if you had the card before. Ita an upgrade bonus. If the last BP you had was also upgraded you might have an issue getting bonus . Officially it's only once
Conflicting advice, any of you have done an upgrade and got the points after closing a card