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Enter to win this week’s Thursday Giveaway — a $500 gift card from American Express. You can use this gift card like it’s cash at any vendor that accepts American Express cards  — you could put it towards one of those awesome British Airways business class deals we saw this week, or forget about the scorching temperatures outside and buy yourself a new wardrobe for fall.

Meet TPG at a reader meet-up at the American Express Centurion Lounge in Houston (IAH).

Remember that TPG will be hosting a reader meet-up event at the American Express Centurion Lounge in Houston (IAH) on Tuesday, August 2 from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Since you must hold the Amex Platinum or Centurion Card to enter for free, the event is only open to cardmembers.

Enter to win no later than 11:59pm ET on Monday, Aug 1. To enter this giveaway, tweet us, @thepointsguy, with your favorite Amex Centurion Lounge location. Be sure to use the hashtag #TPGAmex when you submit your entries! The winner will be notified via Twitter direct message next week.

Last week’s winners: Last week, we gave away a private dinner for two with Chef Eric Ripert at Le Bernardin. Stay tuned for more great giveaways on the blog, as well as on TPG’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat accounts.

Good luck with this week’s giveaway!

The Platinum Card® from American Express

While this premium card has one of the highest annual fees on the market, it has several valuable perks that could make it worthwhile, depending on your travel patterns. These include a $200 annual airline rebate, lounge access, free Hilton Gold status and free Starwood Preferred Guest Gold status.

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  • Earn 40,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • 5X points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 a year for baggage fees and more at one airline. Terms Apply.
  • As a Platinum Card Member, you can enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations worldwide. Terms Apply.
  • Enroll to enjoy the benefits of complimentary Hilton HHonors™ Gold Status with your Platinum Card.®
  • No interest charges because you pay your balance in full each month.
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