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Family will fly free for life after $170M purchase on American Express black card

When Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian decided to spend $170 million to buy the painting by Modigliani, earlier this month he told the auction house to just put it on his credit card. Which raises the question: What does one do with tens of millions of reward points? (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

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Magazine for $995 24K Gold Mastercard Holders Offers Experiential Travel Ideas

The Summer issue of the magazine for Luxury Card users features tours of experiential travel destinations – from the latest wellness trends in Hawaii and spiritual guides in Sedona – to how to rediscover the pristine coasts of Europe. The Luxury Card offers a 24K-gold-plated/carbon MasterCard Gold card with a $995 annual fee. The card … Continue reading Magazine for $995 24K Gold Mastercard Holders Offers Experiential Travel Ideas

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What it’s like to have an American Express Black Card

That $659,635.62 charge may seem like a lot (and it is!), but there’s a reason I’m spending that much, which is what I want to explain here: That explanation begins with what American Express calls its Centurion Card but is more popularly known as the “Black Card.”

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11 Travel Hacks The Tourism Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

Vacations are supposed to be about relaxing, but even experienced travelers know that planning a trip also comes with its own set of stresses. From figuring out how you’re going to pay for it (so many costs!), to fitting everything into your carry-on (because, checked-bag fees…), to simply trying to get your bearings a new place, it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Most Exclusive Credit Card in the World

The American Express Centurion Card, also known as the “black card,” is the most prestigious and exclusive credit card in the world. It’s so exclusive, in fact, that you can’t even apply for it, and we don’t know exactly what benefits cardholders can get. However, there are a few things we do know about the elusive black card that might surprise you.

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Forget the Amex Black Card — Here Are 3 Better Credit Card Deals

When it comes to exclusivity, prestige, and over-the-top benefits for cardholders, you’re not going to find a credit card that beats the American Express Centurion, better known as the Amex black card. However, not everyone needs the benefits of the Centurion — at least not enough to justify its massive cost. Fortunately, there are some high-end credit cards that provide excellent benefits at a fraction of the cost of the Centurion.

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American Express to open Centurion lounge in Hong Kong

American Express has announced plans to open its first Centurion lounge in Asia later this year. Located in Terminal 1 of Hong Kong International airport, the new lounge will have a complimentary restaurant and bar served by a private chef, sommeliers and mixologists, plus shower suites, flat screen TVs in the lounge area and “noise-buffering” work stations. As … Continue reading American Express to open Centurion lounge in Hong Kong

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Boosted By Partnerships With Porsche And American Express, Delta Private Jets Wants To Keep Climbing

By virtually all measures from service to operational dependability and profits, Delta Air Lines, Inc. has established itself as the shiny leader among commercial carriers in North America, not necessary something where there is a very high bar. It’s now hoping to bring some of the same magic to Delta Private Jets (DPJ), its subsidiary, … Continue reading Boosted By Partnerships With Porsche And American Express, Delta Private Jets Wants To Keep Climbing

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Travel Secrets of the World’s Most Exclusive Credit Card

by Brian Kelly American Express Black card Alison Czinkota The invitation-only card costs $10,000 and doesn’t even come with a sign-up bonus. In On Points, Brian Kelly, founder of The Points Guy, shares his strategies for getting the most out of your points and miles. Can a $10,000 credit card possibly be worth it? Play … Continue reading Travel Secrets of the World’s Most Exclusive Credit Card

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How to get the American Express Centurion Black Card

When you think of the once-mythical American Express black card, you may conjure images of the most fabulously wealthy people in the world plunking one down on the counter to pay for items that cost more than most Americans earn in a year – or possibly even in a decade.

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