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The Amex Mercedes-Benz Plat has been discontinued. All former MP Plat card have been converted into regular Amex Platinums.

The Amex Mercedes-Benz Plat has all the same benefits as the Amex Plat.

Differences:
Annual fee is $495 $475 instead of $450
$100 Worthless gift certificate for in dealership overpriced tchotchkas from Mercedes-Benz
Link (You cannot use the Certificate online)
(Edit from ae123: Overpriced yes, but not worthless....watches, travel mugs, ice bags, caps, etc.)
You can get a $200 reimbursement for some airline spends, once every calender year.
Global Entry $100 Fee Credit - Global Entry is the US government’s expedited immigration program for frequent travelers. It costs $100 and is good for 5 years.

Working link 5/4/2016 (75k) https://www.americanexpress.com/us/credit-cards/personal-card-application/mercedes-benz-platinum-card/16580-10-0?intlink=us-ccsg-mercedesdual-platinum-apply-top
Working link 10/25/13 (don't erase, you never know when it will be revived) https://www304.americanexpress.com/personal-card-application/mercedes-benz-platinum-card/16597-10-0

« Last edited by S209 on January 22, 2019, 02:12:12 PM »

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #660 on: October 09, 2013, 04:00:03 PM »
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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #661 on: October 11, 2013, 05:52:42 AM »
I have the 50k bonus pending and was charged the $450 af + $175 au (1st statement just closed)
Is there any way for me to get points expedited b4 paying balance?
I've heard chatter about Amex chat but that does not seem to exist

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #662 on: October 11, 2013, 06:39:24 AM »
I have the 50k bonus pending and was charged the $450 af + $175 au (1st statement just closed)
Is there any way for me to get points expedited b4 paying balance?
I've heard chatter about Amex chat but that does not seem to exist
Click the link to take you to SM and it should pop up there.
You may need to pay off your balance before they can expedite it.

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #663 on: October 12, 2013, 04:26:06 PM »
I have the 50k bonus pending and was charged the $450 af + $175 au (1st statement just closed)
Is there any way for me to get points expedited b4 paying balance?
I've heard chatter about Amex chat but that does not seem to exist

I paid off the balance but still got shot down via AMEX chat (claiming they can't accelerate promo points anymore, only spend points), so I'm curious how others fare.  Not sure if it is a matter of DACA (Disconnect And Chat Again)

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #664 on: October 12, 2013, 04:27:16 PM »
I did it twice in the last month...

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #665 on: October 12, 2013, 05:16:28 PM »
I did it twice in the last month...

Shot down twice in last 2 days.  Not sure it's just me but both said when they 'try' to do it the system won't allow it...

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #666 on: October 12, 2013, 10:18:22 PM »
Shot down twice in last 2 days.  Not sure it's just me but both said when they 'try' to do it the system won't allow it...
They wouldn't expedite the pending points by me either even though the bill was paid.
I really miss SM, chat is just so much worse.
Try calling Membership Rewards directly.

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #667 on: October 12, 2013, 10:21:56 PM »
Only Membership Rewards Department can expedite.

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #668 on: October 12, 2013, 11:58:23 PM »
Only Membership Rewards Department can expedite.

Twice recently I lived chatted with regular reps and got promo points posted that were in pending still.

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #669 on: October 13, 2013, 12:22:03 AM »
Twice recently I lived chatted with regular reps and got promo points posted that were in pending still.

Chat could be like the SM department.

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #670 on: October 17, 2013, 06:37:50 PM »
Ok, after an exhausting hour-marathon poring over the Plat threads, it seems there are conflicting opinions as to whether one can get the signup bonus for the Plat consumer, Plat business and the Plat MB within 12 months of each other. Some say for sure yes ("THIS PRODUCT" in the T&C refers to each separately), some say for sure no (they are all collectively "this product") and some say the safe good old YMMV. Can anyone add a clear and bottom line to this (and maybe in the thread wikis)? Thank you in advance.

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #671 on: October 17, 2013, 06:57:50 PM »
AFAIK, the Plat MB is considered a personal Plat, and such cannot be for both.
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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #672 on: October 17, 2013, 09:48:38 PM »
Link in the wiki seems dead. Is there a current live link?

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #673 on: October 18, 2013, 02:36:34 AM »
I applied for mb platinum and prg planning to store the MR on gold so I can cancel platinum before the AF hit. I was approved for the platinum and declined for the PRG. What are my options to not lose the points if I cancel the platinum?  P.S. I have a BRG with a different MR#.

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Re: Amex for All Our Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts
« Reply #674 on: October 18, 2013, 07:58:29 AM »
Ok, after an exhausting hour-marathon poring over the Plat threads, it seems there are conflicting opinions as to whether one can get the signup bonus for the Plat consumer, Plat business and the Plat MB within 12 months of each other. Some say for sure yes ("THIS PRODUCT" in the T&C refers to each separately), some say for sure no (they are all collectively "this product") and some say the safe good old YMMV. Can anyone add a clear and bottom line to this (and maybe in the thread wikis)? Thank you in advance.

I too have done a lot of reading of the Plat threads and here's my conclusion: Yes, you can get the Plat personal (or MB, not both) and Plat Business bonuses within 12 months of each other, but you will not be able to apply for another Plat Business (or BGR card) until it's been closed for 12 months. You can get a bonus on a personal card (Plat, MB Plat, or PRG) after 90 days if it's in the same product family (Plat / MB Plat -> PRG or vice versa) or 12 months if it's the same product (Plat and MB Plat are the same product). If you want to churn the Amex cards and keep one card open to preserve your MR balance, as opposed to keeping one Plat open forever, you can alternate between the Business Plat/BGR and the Plat/MB Plat/PRG cards every 12-14 months (giving time for overlap, cancellation).

Someone please CMIIW.