AMEX Platinum Card: earn 5x points on Airfare!

American Express was one of the first banks (if not the first) to introduce a premium travel card years ago with many benefits and a high annual fee. The AMEX Platinum Card has been widely regarded as one of the best travel cards in the past.. however recently, other banks (such as Chase and Citi) have been attracting customers to their new(er) premium travel cards. We… Read More

AMEX Centurion Lounge in Houston is now open!

American Express has been innovating the airport lounge experience in the United States with their Centurion Lounge. These lounges feature a comfortable, quiet atmosphere, “real” food, premium alcoholic beverages, relaxing areas, professional member services, and much more. Without a doubt, the U.S. airlines’ lounges just suck – they don’t offer a high-quality experience and yet the airlines sell memberships to these “clubs”, that represent nothing of… Read More

American Express The Centurion Lounge Dallas

Breakfast and a Massage in Dallas – Introduction The American Express Centurion Lounges are considered one of the best lounges throughout the United States. American Express is amazing at innovation and has truly created gorgeous and relaxing lounges at various airports in America. Current AMEX Centurion Lounges in the United States include: American Express The Centurion Lounge Las Vegas American Express The Centurion Lounge New… Read More

American Express The Centurion Studio Seattle

A Visit (to the) HOM (House of Miles) – Introduction note: I am currently experimenting with different types of image galleries for my airline, lounge, hotel, etc. reviews. I would appreciate it if you guys wrote your feedback about which “style” of images you like the best that way I can use the same format for the future, thanks for reading! I’ve reviewed the American Express Centurion… Read More

AMEX Platinum Card: get one each year!

note: this information is current upon publishing this post, I am not responsible for changes in the future The American Express Platinum card is one of the best travel cards in the world. Some key benefits include access to the AMEX Centurion Lounges, Priority Pass Membership, $200 USD airline incidental fee credit, generous sign-up bonus, no foreign transaction fees, AMEX Fine Hotels & Resorts, etc. I have my… Read More

American Express The Centurion Studio Seattle

24+ Hours in Los Angeles – Introduction American Express has the best lounges in the United States from all of the lounges of the U.S.-based carriers (such as United, American, Delta, etc). What sets the AMEX Centurion Lounges apart is that they offer real, warm food, complimentary alcohol, amazing AMEX-quality customer service, a gorgeous design, and more. American Express has been expanding their lounge network and they… Read More

AMEX Centurion Studio in Seattle now open!

American Express announced last year that they would be creating a new lounge concept, “The Centurion Studio”, which will be a smaller version of the regular AMEX Centurion Lounge. Last November, AMEX announced the first Studio will open at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. As of early last week, the AMEX Centurion Studio in Seattle is now open. Unfortunately I am in Europe until early September and… Read More

American Express The Centurion Club Mexico City

A Weekend in la Ciudad de México – Introduction There are three AMEX Centurion Clubs at Mexico City airport… and they all suck, a lot. Most of the food and drinks you have to pay for and the whole concept of the ‘club’ just plain sucks. There are two clubs in Terminal 1, this one (landside) and another one, airside. There is also a club in terminal… Read More

Enrolling in $100 AMEX Premier Rewards Gold Card Airline Credit

The American Express Premier Rewards Gold card received a bunch of new benefits today – along with an annual fee increase. However the fee increase is very small compared to the new array of benefits added to the card: $100 USD statement credit for airline incidental charges (like baggage fees, lounge access, food, etc.) No Foreign Transaction Fees New annual fee – $195 USD 2x… Read More