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Back in December of 2014 I wrote about an announcement from American Express that The Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN cardholders would receive 10 complimentary Gogo Inflight WiFi passes annually starting in 2015. These passes, which are now available, can be used to access internet on any Gogo-equipped flight segment, regardless of the flight length and whether it’s domestic or international. This is in addition to the fact that Platinum Card from American Express members can also receive complimentary, unlimited WiFi access from Boingo Wireless.

Gogo WiFi passes are available for Amex Business Platinum cardholders (10 per year)
Gogo WiFi passes are available for Amex Business Platinum cardholders (10 per year)

This benefit is now officially available, and you can activate your passes by following these instructions:

  • Enter your Business Platinum Card number here.
  • Follow the prompts to create/ sign into your Gogo account.
  • When you fly on a Gogo-equipped flight, simply log in to Gogo and choose to use an American Express internet pass.
Get 10 free Gogo passes with your Amex Business Platinum card. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
Get 10 free Gogo passes with your Amex Business Platinum card. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Gogo in-flight WiFi generally costs $16 for an all-day pass, so the 10 passes are worth $160 in total. Gogo otherwise charges $59.95 per month of unlimited use, and offers occasional discounts like $5 for one hour of use. I think this is a great benefit that Amex is offering, and I’m looking forward to using my passes on future flights.

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LIMITED TIME OFFER. Aside from the 100,000 points welcome bonus (available until 8/8/18), Amex recently made huge improvements to the Business Platinum Card, including the fact that you will now earn 50% more points on purchases of $5,000 or more, earn 5x on flights and eligible hotels at Amextravel.com and cardholders will receive a $200 airline fee credit each year.

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  • Limited Time Offer: Earn up to 100,000 Membership Rewards® Points.
  • Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $10,000 & an extra 50,000 points after you spend an additional $15,000 all on qualifying purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer ends 8/8/18.†
  • Get 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com.
  • Get 50% more Membership Rewards® points. That's 1.5 points per dollar, on each eligible purchase of $5,000 or more. You can get up to 1 million additional points per year.
  • 35% Airline Bonus: Use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points for all or part of a flight with your selected qualifying airline, and you can get 35% of the points back, up to 500,000 bonus points per calendar year.
  • You can also receive 35% points back on all First and Business class flights, with all airlines available through American Express Travel.
  • You can enjoy access to The American Express Global Lounge Collection℠ offering access to the most lounges across the globe, when compared with other U.S. credit card offerings. As of 11/2017
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