I assembled this series of pages from publicly available information with no involvement from American Express.
American Express is a US headquartered global issuer of charge and credit cards.
Account numbers start with 3.
The American Express mass-market premium card is the Platinum charge card.
Even for many younger people, American Express may be almost a synonym for charge card.
However, in addition to charge cards American Express also offers a selection of revolving credit products.
For non-cobranded cards, sign-up bonuses and reward types will be either Membership Rewards or Cashback.
American Express cards can be one of:
This website will focus on personal and small business cards.
If you have a corporate card, you may receive a discount on an annual fee for a personal or small business card.
Other than the statement above, corporate cards are out of scope for this website.
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|Small Business Cards|
|Maximum Number of Products|
|Member Since Date|
|Global Lounge Collection|
|Closing A Card|