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August 24, 2018

AmEx and Marriott roll out new SPG American Express Luxury card

American Express (AmEx) and Marriott International have launched a new SPG American Express Luxury card.

The card focusses on a variety of benefits for loyal customers.

The new card targets SPG, Marriott Rewards and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards loyalists.

AmEx and Marriott designed the card to provide members with benefits on eligible purchases. The perks are available at more than 6,700 participating SPG and Marriott Rewards hotels.

In addition, cardholders will get complimentary Gold Elite Status. Users will have the opportunity to earn Platinum Elite Status, membership for Priority Pass Select, Global Entry or TSA PreCheck fee credit.

The new SPG American Express Luxury card comes with $450 annual fee. Furthermore, 6x reward points on SPG and Marriott Rewards hotel spends, 3x points at US restaurants and direct flights bookings, and 2x points on all other eligible transactions.

American Express executive vice-president of Global Cobrand Partnerships Eva Reda said: “No matter where life or business may take our card members, our SPG card products are meant to support them throughout every step of their travel journey.

“The value and perks of these cards develope in response to their feedback. We love that we are able to meet their travel needs directly.”

AmEx and Marriott originally unveiled the SPG American Express Luxury Card in April this year.

Furthermore, the partners updated the SPG American Express Consumer and SPG American Express Business Credit Cards with new benefits.

Some of the added benefits include automatic Silver Elite Status and an annual free night award. Moreover, this comes along with a refreshed structure for earning rewards.

In addition, the Business Credit Card allows earning of 4x points on eligible purchases at restaurants, gas stations and wireless telephone services in the US.

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