Beginning this week, American Categorical India has extra choices for us to redeem Amex membership reward factors that would get us increased level worth than we used to take pleasure in earlier than, higher than Gold collection or Marriott Bonvoy redemptions for that matter.
We are able to now redeem MR factors for curated luxurious experiences below varied classes like keep(bundle)/eating/sports activities. These particular redemption choices are made in partnership with the posh tour company Dreamsetgo.
Redemptions are already reside on Amex membership rewards portal. Right here’s every part it is advisable know together with pattern choices to select from,
Whereas above offers a tough concept of what to anticipate, right here’s the detailed data of all options along with t&c. It seems just like the redemptions are easy, voucher based mostly.
I did a fast have a look at the t&c, most are tremendous and we are able to definitely anticipate Amex grade of service and help as nicely. Observe that some redemptions are seasonal.
I want Amex makes it less complicated to have a fast look by mentioning # of individuals it’s meant for, location, and so forth upfront as fast data as an alternative of constructing us dig the t&c pdf written in small letters to seek out the smae.
Which is finest?
I really feel postcard redemptions are good no doubt and I’m positive that’s what most would go for, esp the Goa one amongst others.
And the Abu Dhabi sports activities expertise is an excellent one too. Infact I wished to try this for someday and was trying to find that on Accor Actions however glad to see right here.
Maybe they may contemplate including the Dubai sky-dive expertise to the record someday in future.
What’s the worth?
If we go along with the listed income charges, for instance with postcard lodge stays, then we might get a price of 1 INR per 1 MR level and even increased.
However on condition that postcard accommodations are often overpriced, I wouldn’t recommend you to do the common math and begin assuming that we’re getting a lot increased level worth, as a result of that’s the perceived worth and never the true market worth.
Anyway, it nonetheless makes a variety of distinction with present Amex requirements the place the purpose worth is just 50ps or so.
Appears like American Categorical began off 2024 with a willpower to deliver again its identify and fame within the trade after being silent for someday.
I see this as a significant occasion for Amex cardholders as we are able to now get 2X worth from Amex factors (1 INR, up from 0.50 INR per level). Furthermore, as these are curated experiences over typical stays, this won’t solely give higher worth but additionally make cardmembers completely satisfied of holding Amex. Nice work!
Additionally, this has come on the proper time as anyway Marriott Bonvoy level worth is getting worser each passing month, now even in India.
So in case you had been resisting to go for the profitable upgrade offer of 135K AmEx MR points on Amex Platinum Charge Card, now could be the right time to seize one since you not solely get all of the shiny steel card advantages but additionally have an choice to redeem the factors for an exciting drive in an Italian sports activities automotive (or) benefit from the 2 evening keep at postcard accommodations not as soon as however twice with the welcome profit.
Not solely Amex Plat Cost, even Amex Platinum Travel Card can assist with these redemptions, due to the milestone advantages on the cardboard.
Which among the many above new redemption choices sounds higher to you? Be at liberty to share within the feedback beneath.