Amex Platinum Card Losing Boingo Wi-Fi Perk

American Express has announced that it is ending the free Boingo Wi-Fi benefit for the Amex Platinum. The good news for current cardholders is that it is still possible to keep the benefit through the end of 2019 by taking action before May 1, 2019.

Changes to Amex Platinum Starting March 30, 2017

American Express is making several changes to The Platinum Card® from American Express. This includes some additional perks, but also an increased annual fee of $550, which is higher than its competition from the Chase Sapphire Reserve® or the Citi Prestige® Card, each at $450/year.