# American Express Platinum and Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits and chaining

Well, if you are lucky (woohoo!), you have gotten yourself a Chase Sapphire Reserve and also got an American Express Platinum Business card. Now in the rewards game, things are pretty exciting if complicated, here's a short list and you can see how when you start with one program, you often get a cascade. That is, if you have United 1K then you get Marriott Gold, so you get SPG Gold so you get China Eastern Elite. You get the picture. Here's a list of some of the chains:

## American Express Platinum

Don't just get the card, you have to spend 30 minutes or so hitting the enrollment sites to get all the benefits which include:

• Boingo membership (for those pesky airports that limit you like Boston)
• 10 Gogo inflight wifi vouchers
• Priority Pass Select. You actually have to fax this in, but that's pretty easy, fill out the for and use a free fax service
• Hilton Gold status. You have to call for this and it isn't listed as a benefit, but it is there
• $100 credit for random charges from a specific airline • Access to the Centurion Lounges and to Delta lounges if you are flying them • 5x points for air travel. Hard to beat that! That's nearly 10% back. • National Emerald Executive Club ## Chase Sapphire Reserve • Priority Pass Select •$200 travel credit on any travel related expenses
• 3x for travel broadly defined, so use for all your other travel
• National Emerald Executive Club (really for Visa Infinite holders)