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American Express has been on an absolute roll with incentivizing new members to join and current members to put more spend on their cards. I just received the following offer. Add an authorized user to your Platinum card and receive 20k Membership Rewards after they spend $2k in 6 months. I know at least 3 people that I’d happily add to my account, and the best part… I can add them any of them as Gold members and pay no additional fee. That’s an easy 20k points for just $2k spend over the next 6 months! Note…you only earn the 20k bonus on the first authorized user. Hattip to reader AS who pointed this out.
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Capital One lit the premium card market on fire when it dropped this card. It quickly was added to our wallet for the following reason!
♥ Earn 100k Bonus Points after $10k Spend in 6 months
♥$300 Annual Travel credit within Capital One Travel Portal
♥2x on every single purchase without limit
♥10x on hotels and car rentals purchased via Capital One Travel
♥5x on airfare purchased within Capital One Travel
♥Erase any travel purchase off your card at a penny a piece with Capital One Travel Eraser
- Access to the Capital One lounge network
- Priority Pass access ( including restaurants for you and two guests ) Authorized Users have access as well
♥ 10k Anniversary Miles every year you keep the card – worth $100 in Capital One Travel or transferred to partners
♥$395 Annual Fee
If you spend more than $400 a year on travel, you’ll quickly offset the annual fee with the $300 travel credit and 10k anniversary bonus. The rest is gravy. And you can add up to 4 Authorized Users fee free!