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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
DEAD
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 #2670 on: December 09, 2016, 11:17:46 AM »
Pay it they charge for upgrading when statement close on biz cards. Personal ime is after 45 days
I just want to make sure wont get hit twice...

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2671 on: December 12, 2016, 04:56:09 PM »
i upgraded gold to plat and have not received bonus (rep said i cant since i already received on another plat?!)

Any suggestions?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2672 on: December 17, 2016, 03:23:35 PM »
Pay it they charge for upgrading when statement close on biz cards. Personal ime is after 45 days
got a $76 check in the mail because they charged my biz card less then 45 days after upgrading

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2673 on: December 18, 2016, 11:20:11 AM »
Both, although I think the second part [having upgraded the card in the past] is more important.

Has this been confirmed with real-world data points?  i.e. upgrade card to Biz Plat for first time and get bonus, downgrade same card, then utilize another targeted upgrade offer to Biz Plat on same card again = no bonus? 

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2674 on: December 19, 2016, 02:38:32 PM »
Have a quick question. If I upgrade my current Gold card, do I have to wait for the Platinum card to arrive in mail to use it (airline credit, meeting spend?). I have a couple big purchases to make in the next 2-3 days and was wondering if the account number stays same, I could just use the Gold plastic.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2675 on: December 19, 2016, 03:30:12 PM »
Have a quick question. If I upgrade my current Gold card, do I have to wait for the Platinum card to arrive in mail to use it (airline credit, meeting spend?). I have a couple big purchases to make in the next 2-3 days and was wondering if the account number stays same, I could just use the Gold plastic.
use your old card, just wait untill your account shows up online as a plat

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2676 on: December 19, 2016, 03:34:59 PM »
use your old card, just wait untill your account shows up online as a plat
So new card has same security code and expiration etc?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2677 on: December 19, 2016, 03:41:22 PM »
So new card has same security code and expiration etc?
no
but the old card will work for your new account until you activate the new card

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2678 on: December 19, 2016, 03:47:55 PM »
no
but the old card will work for your new account until you activate the new card

Thanks for the info! So I can start meeting spend and also use up the 2016 airline credit once online account shows it as plat.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2679 on: December 19, 2016, 04:01:35 PM »
is United MPX app still working for airline credit.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2680 on: December 19, 2016, 04:17:55 PM »
is United MPX app still working for airline credit.
No

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2681 on: December 20, 2016, 08:05:59 PM »
Thanks for the info! So I can start meeting spend and also use up the 2016 airline credit once online account shows it as plat.
Yes
is United MPX app still working for airline credit.
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2682 on: December 22, 2016, 02:38:28 PM »
Can i upgrade my card after i did spend but before i get my sign up  bonus ?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2683 on: December 26, 2016, 08:56:57 PM »
Got a targeted 50k- 10k offer.
Just making sure this is even I already had product in the past?
Right?
And it's not a hard pull right?
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #2684 on: December 26, 2016, 09:19:53 PM »
Got a targeted 50k- 10k offer.
Just making sure this is even I already had product in the past?
Right?
And it's not a hard pull right?
Correct.
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