This is my favorite overall card for lounge access and for airline purchases.
Brad's Deals Editor Mark,
Earn 75,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Platinum Card® from American Express to make $5,000 in purchases in your first three months. Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the US up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December, for a total of $200 a year. Earn 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel, which we value at 2 cents per point. That's like 10% back! Earn 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com. Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world. Receive complimentary benefits like free breakfast, late checkout, and upgrades with Fine Hotels and Resorts. Get a $200 Airline Fee Credit, which is up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline. Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. Enrollment required. $550 annual fee. Rates and Fees.