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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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You can always downgrade within 60 days.

But then I assume that the annual fee for whatever charge card they switch me to will hit imm. Currently, I'm fee free till July.
All things being equal, I think l'll try it now, and hope that another 25k+ offer replaces the 15k offer currently out there.

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i just upgraded to the business platinum and the 25k points show already in my account, how soon can i downgrade the card to business gold that i shouldn't loose the 25k points?
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i just upgraded to the business platinum and the 25k points show already in my account, how soon can i downgrade the card to business gold that i shouldn't loose the 25k points?
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right away, but you should get the gift cards first while youre at it
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i just upgraded to the business platinum and the 25k points show already in my account, how soon can i downgrade the card to business gold that i shouldn't loose the 25k points?
thanks
There's no reason to believe you'll lose the points after you downgrade. BTW, it seems like you didn't have to spend a dollar before you got the points, am i correct?
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There's no reason to believe you'll lose the points after you downgrade. BTW, it seems like you didn't have to spend a dollar before you got the points, am i correct?
after one time using the card

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I get the $25k screen, but it won't let me log in.
how long have u had the biz gold card?

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how long have u had the biz gold card?
Six months.

I just tried it again, it shows the offer but still gives me the error.

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Six months.

I just tried it again, it shows the offer but still gives me the error.
that because you can't upgrade during the first year it's a legal thing

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i did this for my dad a few months ago- and he got the 25k points...

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Just a data point . My friend a doctor got a targeted 100 K upgrade bonus for Plat a month ago

I told him take it and cancel within 60 days. Lots of different targeted offers I guess .
He has had Biz card For years

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Just a data point . My friend a doctor got a targeted 100 K upgrade bonus for Plat a month ago

I told him take it and cancel within 60 days. Lots of different targeted offers I guess .
He has had Biz card For years

Why not just downgrade?
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Can anyone confirm if there is a hard pull this way? When I login to my account i see an option to upgrade from my delta options to delta platinum and get some 15000 miles, i might do it if no pull.

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I logged into my AMEX this morning and saw them offering me the upgrade to Business Plat 25k MR after first purchase.

Is there a hard pull?

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@compddd:
Same here got a email yesterday, froze EX and got approved instantly without a pull, 

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This is stupid, I can see the link to the 25k upgrade offer on my Amex homepage when I login, but I get this when I click the upgrade now button:

We're sorry. The system is currently not responding. Your application is important to us. Please try again later. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Six months.

I just tried it again, it shows the offer but still gives me the error.
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that because you can't upgrade during the first year it's a legal thing
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 I also have the error msg - for 6 mos. already, i don't think tech dept. will help, anyways if you figure it out please post. btw, how do you quote 2 people in 1 post?
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got that years ago. amex gold biz for 25k a few months later i got an offer to upgrade to plat for 20k

do they ever do that for personal cards?


yes thy do this for personal to i just got it 25 k

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yes thy do this for personal to i just got it 25 k
Sorry, I don't fully understand.
You received an offer to upgrade your personal card into a Platinum card for a 25k bonus?
Did you do it, and if so, was their a hard pull?