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Platinum Edge Review: A Great Card For Home

Jan 17, 2018 · 3 min read
  • Redeem your points with 8+ airlines, at 2:1 transfer
  • Earn 3x points per $1 at major supermarkets
  • Earn 2x points per $1 on overseas transactions
  • Earn 1x point per $1 everywhere else, (excluding utilities and gov)
  • Earn 0.5 points per $1 for ATO
  • No points earning cap
  • $195 fee, offset by a travel credit

1 — Earning Ascent Points

The Edge earns Ascent points, which can be converted to a handful of airlines at a 2:1 ratio.

  • Emirates (Skywards)
  • Etihad (Etihad Guest)
  • Virgin Atlantic (VA Flying Club)
  • Singapore Airlines (KrisFlyer)
  • Air New Zealand (Airpoints)
  • THAI Airways (Royal Orchid Plus)
  • Malaysia Airlines (Enrich)
  • Cathay Pacific (Asia Miles)
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Redeem AMEX points across 8 different airlines programs

2 — Bonus Categories

Have you ever felt like you’re spending more and more on fuel and groceries each year? As Major supermarkets expand their product line, and fuel prices continue to rise — this card has a unique edge to reward you for all that heavy spending.

  • NEW Earn 2x points per $1 on overseas transactions.

3 — Travel Credit

Your card comes with a $200 travel credit, to offset the annual $195 fee. This credit can be used to book travel through the online American Express Travel website.



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