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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 #1900 on: March 26, 2014, 08:07:57 PM »
Should be, just got the plat upgrade a second time.
You mind elaboration?
What was your exact route of the 2 upgrades? Gold>Plat>Green>plat...
Was it the same account? How long between upgrades? Same bonus?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1901 on: March 26, 2014, 09:05:01 PM »
You mind elaboration?
What was your exact route of the 2 upgrades? Gold>Plat>Green>plat...
Was it the same account? How long between upgrades? Same bonus?
Gold>Plat>Green>Plat.

Same account. The whole thing was around 6 months don't remember exact times.

First one was 25k after first purchase, second was 30k after 10k.


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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1902 on: March 26, 2014, 09:37:47 PM »
Gold>Plat>Green>Plat.

Same account. The whole thing was around 6 months don't remember exact times.

First one was 25k after first purchase, second was 30k after 10k.
Thanks for the info

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1903 on: March 28, 2014, 08:35:07 AM »
Thanks for the info

I just noticed that I have the 30k off available to me right now.  About 6 months ago I did:

Gold -> Platinum (25k Bonus) -> Gold (where I am now)

If I go for the 30k for $10k spend will it post?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1904 on: March 28, 2014, 08:54:13 AM »
Gold>Plat>Green>Plat.

Same account. The whole thing was around 6 months don't remember exact times.

First one was 25k after first purchase, second was 30k after 10k.

did you ever pay the AF? doesn't Green also have an AF

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1905 on: March 31, 2014, 01:12:48 PM »
Is there a link to upgrade to Platinum requiring less than 10k spending? 10k a bit too much for now

also is the offer to upgrade to platinum for business card only or also for consumer

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1906 on: March 31, 2014, 03:29:44 PM »
I just noticed that I have the 30k off available to me right now.  About 6 months ago I did:

Gold -> Platinum (25k Bonus) -> Gold (where I am now)

If I go for the 30k for $10k spend will it post?
According to previous posters, Yes

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1907 on: March 31, 2014, 03:34:20 PM »
Is there a link to upgrade to Platinum requiring less than 10k spending? 10k a bit too much for now

also is the offer to upgrade to platinum for business card only or also for consumer
this offer is for biz only u may be able to upgrade per after having the card open for 12 month

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1908 on: March 31, 2014, 04:15:20 PM »
this offer is for biz only u may be able to upgrade per after having the card open for 12 month

10k is a bit too much for me any other link/offer for less spend?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1909 on: April 13, 2014, 12:40:32 AM »
1) I haven't seen this addressed here - I just downgraded from Gold to Green, planning to wait for the 5K to post and then upgrade to Platinum and shoot for the 30K.  If I were to keep the Green for 1-2 months but upgrade to Platinum before 60 days are up, and then close the Platinum within 60 days of the upgrade, would I get away without paying any annual fee since I would not have had either for 60 days?  Or would they do some kind of prorating of one or the other of the fees?

2) Anyone incur an F/R yet meeting the $10K minimum spending requirement?  I've read through the F/R thread but haven't seen anything related, just wondering if anyone has had trouble because of that yet.

Thanks!

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1910 on: April 27, 2014, 08:12:39 AM »
if u reported large income u should be fine also it depends of how much u spend on all amex cards u have and YMMV

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1911 on: April 28, 2014, 01:43:47 AM »
Anybody do this today I tried on a couple biz gold cards and it did not work

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1912 on: April 28, 2014, 10:12:04 AM »
I did
Online it didn't work so I upgraded over the phone

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1913 on: April 28, 2014, 10:13:19 AM »
Anybody do this today I tried on a couple biz gold cards and it did not work
Same problem yesterday.

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1914 on: April 28, 2014, 12:23:59 PM »
same problem yesterday and today
« Last Edit: April 28, 2014, 01:23:10 PM by mawmaw »

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1915 on: April 28, 2014, 01:25:15 PM »
is there any working link

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1916 on: April 29, 2014, 06:15:48 AM »
WIKI should be updated this upgrade id dead

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1917 on: April 29, 2014, 09:46:48 AM »
WIKI should be updated this upgrade id dead

Are you saying that based on something a representative told you, or just based on the fact that you couldn't find a link?

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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1918 on: April 29, 2014, 09:51:34 AM »
i cant find a working link and reps cant find the offer like it used to be
and when using the link u will get this message   We are unable to process your request for a product change at this time. Please call the number on the back of your card.Thank you for your continued interest in American Express Card Membership
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Re: Upgrade From AMEX Business Gold To Business Platinum And Get 25K MR!
« Reply #1919 on: April 29, 2014, 10:03:33 AM »
didnt work for me either