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The Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card gets you 6 point at Marriott hotels and 4 points at restaurants, gas stations, and wireless telephone services. You will get a Free night award after every card anniversary. Plus, get a second Free Night certificate after you spend $60,000 in purchases on your card in a calendar year.
- Credit: Good credit needed
- Step by step guide how on to apply without an LLC or C-Corp
- Amex 90-day rule: In a time span of 90 days, you can only get approved for 2 Amex cards.
- Max cards: You can only get approved for up to - and including- 5 Amex credit cards (including personal and business), but this rule isn’t always enforced (please note the total of 5 credit cards excludes some Amex cards that are No Preset Spending Limit* cards like the Amex Platinum, Amex Gold, etc)
- Apply for two cards: If you apply for one Amex card and get approved, it is recommended to apply for a second card since Amex is very good about approving for two cards, even within the same day
- Double dipping: if you received the bonus with the SPG Business version then you cannot receive the bonus again. The welcome offer is not available if you got a welcome bonus on any Chase consumer Marriott card within the past 24 months. You will also not receive the bonus if you got approved for a Chase Marriott Business card within the last 90 days (even if you did not receive the bonus).
- Credit bureau: Amex will usually pull your Experian credit report
- Combining same-day credit inquiries: Credit inquiries for same-day applications will be combined, as long as they are both approved for on the same day. Note, for some existing Amex credit cardholders, Amex will not do a hard credit pull when applying for a new credit card at any time
- Check application status: You can check your application status here or call 1 800 567 1083
- Reconsideration: If declined you can call 1 800 567 1083 to be reconsidered
Quickest way to get my card: Amex will sometimes give you an instant credit card number after approval, but not always. Amex physical credit cards cannot be expedited (except for the platinum cards) and will arrive after 5-7 business days
Approval Monitor (submitted by HelpMeBuildCredit users)
Credit limit range $3,000-$20,000
Avg. Credit limit$13,250
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– 6 points at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels
– 4 points at restaurants, US gas stations, wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers, and on U.S. purchases for shipping
– 2 points on all other eligible purchases
No foreign transaction fee.
Get complimentary upgraded to Marriott Gold Elite status.
Plus, get 15 Elite night credits per calendar year to make it easier for you to reach higher elite status.
Receive a 7% discount off regular guest rooms rates.
Get a free 1-night award certificate every year after your card renewal month.
Plus, get an additional Free Night certificate after you spend $60,000 in purchases on your card in a calendar year, at participating hotels. (Free nights can be used at a redemption level of up to 35,000 points per night).
Secondary worldwide coverage on rentals up to 30 days (excluding Australia, Italy, and New Zealand). Max $50,000. You can purchase a premium plan from Amex that will offer primary coverage up to 42 days. Max $100,000.
Get covered for lost or damaged luggage up to $500 per person for checked baggage and up to $1,250 per person for carry-on baggage. Max $10,000 per trip for NY residents.
Get one additional year to your original manufacturer's warranty time. (Will only cover if the original warranty is for 5 years or less). Max $10,000 per claim, $50,000 per year.
Get refunded if your purchase is damaged or stolen, up to 90 days from the date of purchase. Max $1,000 per claim, $50,000 per year.