American Express Business Platinum Adding a 30% Rebate Benefit When You Pay With Points

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    On July 1 American Express is ending the ‘20% rebate on points when you redeem using the Pay With Points benefit’ on the American Express Business Platinum card. (The personal Platinum card lost this in 2012.) I really didn’t care, because Pay With Points is not a valuable feature of this card for most. Sure, the rebate meant you could get 1.25 cents per point in value purchasing paid travel with your points (that earn miles and count towards status) instead of one cent. And 1.25 is better than 1. But: It’s not nearly the value you can get transferring points to miles. If you’re getting only a 1.25% rebate towards paid travel, you should be using a different card (Barclaycard Arrival+ for instance gives you 2.2% towards travel, and other cards have valuable category… Continue reading American Express Business Platinum Adding a 30% Rebate Benefit When You Pay With Points...

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