Special feature by American Express

How to plan ahead for your year-end break.

Taking a break this December? Here are some of the ways you can make your well- deserved timeout better than ever with The Platinum Card® by American Express.

The year-end period is a time for festivities and joyous gatherings. It is also time for a much-needed breather and plenty of pampering for you and your loved ones. With a little planning ahead, you can make the most of this break and come away feeling rejuvenated and recharged.

Pair your planning with The Platinum Card® by American Express, so every experience is just that much better. Here is how The Platinum Card will help elevate every moment.

Enjoy a relaxing staycation or vacation

There’s nothing quite like setting your out-of-office message and logging off from work and heading to a staycation or jetting overseas. Even better if you have a luxurious stay complete with indulgent meals and spa treatments waiting for you.

With The Platinum Card, you are entitled to S$860 of Platinum Membership Pack Vouchers, comprising dining and spa vouchers you can use at other restaurants and spa partners as well as a complimentary hotel stay at luxury hotels around the region. Think The Fullerton Hotel Singapore and The St Regis Singapore, as well as the Mandarin Oriental and Banyan Tree properties. Explore the full list of participating properties at go.amex/platstay.

Indulge in well-deserved me-time

Book a deeply relaxing aromatherapy massage or unwind with that book you’ve been meaning to read all year over a glass of wine specially curated by experienced sommeliers and wine specialists. The Platinum Card partners lifestyle brands like Adeva Spa, Spa Rael, and Grand Cru Wine Concierge, so members get up to S$400 in statement credits per calendar year, with minimum spending of S$600 in a single transaction*.

And here’s a bonus: The Platinum Card Members also enjoy up to 30% off and other privileges at spa partners, such as Adeva Spa, Spa Rael, The Ultimate, and The Spa by The Ultimate.

*Enrolment is required.

Spend time with loved ones over dinner and drinks

Make time for long drawn-out memorable dinners over meandering conversations. At fine-dining restaurants like Zén, every meal is a showcase of culinary precision worthy of a special occasion. The Platinum Card’s S$200 local dining credit* can be used here at other well-loved establishments in Singapore. Dining overseas? Use the S$200 worldwide dining credit* at over 2,000 restaurants across the globe.

*Enrolment is required.

For The Platinum Card Members, every catch-up with friends gets even better with up to 50% off food bills with Love Dining by Platinum, which offers generous discounts and benefits all year round at popular restaurants like Peach Garden, Lawry’s The Prime Rib, and La Nonna; and complimentary drinks, from bespoke cocktails to fine whiskey, at a selection of contemporary bars in Singapore with Chillax by Platinum.

*Find out more about the Love Dining by Platinum at go.amex/lovedining and Chillax by Platinum at go.amex/chillax.

Catch up on content

What is me-time if not for catching up on your books or binge- watching shows you’ve added to your ever-growing list all year? The Platinum Card gives you up to S$17 in statement credits per calendar month* to spend at over 10 entertainment brands, so you can get up to speed with the latest in pop culture. Find out more about participating brands here.

*Enrolment is required.

Refresh your wardrobe ahead of meet-ups

Get ready for year-end festivities with a wardrobe update – and a little treat with The Platinum Card, which offers a S$150 fashion credit* at NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER. With a brand-new outfit, you are all set for any upcoming events.

For a more exclusive setting for your gatherings, complimentary access to the members-only Tower Club Singapore, including its F&B establishments Atlantic, Ba Xian, and Straits Bar provides a stunning backdrop for private meetings and networking. If you prefer doing your catching up on the greens, the Regional Golf Programme sets the stage with complimentary green fees (with a paying companion on weekdays and two paying companions on weekends) at over 40 regional golf partners.

*Enrolment is required.

With The Platinum Card, there is no shortage of perks, worth more than S$8,000, that can help upgrade every occasion Other privileges include a fast track to Elite Tier status for programs such as Comoclub C5 and Marina Bay Sands’ LifeStyle Prestige memberships, so you bypassing usual spending requirement. Enjoy access to invitation-only events and shopping and dining privileges; complimentary parking at Great World City from Fridays to Sundays; and extended warranty or protection for items purchased on your Platinum Card.

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Receive up to 135,000 Membership Rewards® points (equivalent to 84,250 miles) with Annual Fee payment and when you spend additional $6,000 within 2 months of Card approval. Valid until 28 February 2024. T&Cs apply.


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