American Express Travel has done an exceptional job at creating a card that enhances each and every aspect of frequent travelers’ lives. You can choose to pay in full or over time, but no matter what the customer has access to the best features available on the market today.
American Express Travel was initially created as a travel service company in 1850 by Mr. Henry Wells, Mr. William Fargo, and Mr. John Warren Butterfield. They were able to convince enough investors who wanted this new venture to succeed so they could offer their services all over America. The first travel booklet was released only a year later and featured a lot of travel advice as well as a list of the prominent hotels and other establishments that could be found in New York City at the time. An American Express card is more than just a convenient way to pay for goods and services. It also provides many travel-related rewards which can help you on your next holiday or business trip. Here are some features and benefits of owning one of these premium cards when you travel.
Enhances travel experience
The first feature of American Express's Travel service is the ability to create virtual travel profiles. This makes it easy for cardholders to book and manage all their travel needs without having to open several different accounts and applications – they can do it all from one place. For example, if you want to plan a trip but don't know where you want to go, simply enter your destination in the Where You Want To Go box and then choose your timeframe (e.g., within 3 months) and refine my interest (from leisure activities such as enjoy local flavors at food festivals; romantic; adventure; etc). The system will return suggestions based on the criteria you selected. An impressive feature of the Amex travel platform is that it includes a concierge service that helps you plan your holiday. There are even more benefits for eligible corporate travelers who earn rewards through their work. The travel platform can be accessed through your personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. Enrolling in this program is easy and it only takes a few minutes to create an account. You must have at least one eligible American Express Card that will automatically link up with your account when you sign up.
Enhances every business trip
This is if not the most important feature of owning an American Express credit card when you travel – peace of mind. There are countless stories of people losing their baggage both at home and abroad. With Baggage Insurance Plan, this problem can be turned into one less thing that members have to worry about when they pack their bags in preparation for their trip. It covers any baggage or personal items which are damaged or lost while traveling by air, rail, or sea. This includes appliances such as laptops, cell phones, handbags, and clothing. All these small features add up to make an Amex card the most versatile travel accessory.
Enhances travelling with your favourite luggage
The Discover Dining Network is an additional feature that many new members are not aware of, but it can come in very handy when you are on a holiday or business trip. You may notice that some establishments offer exclusive discounts and special deals to holders of certain credit cards, including American Express Travel. However, the places they give these perks to will be different so it's important to check before ordering food or booking accommodation. Collecting points for dining out is another benefit that passengers who fly regularly enjoy. They accumulate points every time they dine at restaurants across five continents – more than any other credit card available today. If you are worried that your dining preferences might not match your location, no need to worry – it's possible to search for restaurants by cuisine type.
If you are travelling with your partner
It is common for frequent travelers to be on the go year-round and this can make planning a vacation with their family all the more difficult. However, American Express Travel makes it far easier with an online travel planner that lets users create personalized trips by combining any of thousands of unique activities at over three hundred locations across six continents (and counting). Using multi-destination tools members can even design their own itineraries, save them and share them with others like they would plan an email message.
Enhances a trip to the airport
Travelling can often be stressful and that is why it's important to have the best accessories when you are on the go. With a Premium Global Assist Service, American Express Travel cardholders don't need to worry about how they will get in touch with customer care agents if something goes wrong while they are abroad – their problems will be handled for them and they will always receive priority service.
American Express Travel has done an exceptional job at creating a card that enhances each and every aspect of frequent travelers’ lives. You can choose to pay in full or over time, but no matter what the customer has access to the best features available on the market today. Just imagine how much easier it would be to handle all your credit card transactions around the world knowing you are getting VIP treatment everywhere you go!
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