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American Express Travel Benefits

American Express Travel Benefits

If you're a U.S. American Express® Platinum or Centurion cardholder, you can book with us to get our exclusive offers on select cruise lines, and combine them with additional special benefits when you pay in full with a qualifying American Express® Card!

Co-branded cards do not qualify, nor do certain cruise line fares and promotions. Please contact us if you'd like to verify whether or not you will qualify. Additional restrictions apply1.

Participating Cruise Lines:

Cruise Line Cardholder Benefits
AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways17

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises (excluding Africa cruises):

  • $300 per stateroom onboard credit
  • $100 spa voucher per stateroom
Azamara Club Cruises
Azamara Club Cruises13

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • $300 per stateroom onboard credit
  • Behind-the-scenes ship tour
  • One bottle of premium champagne delivered to stateroom once per cruise
Crystal Cruises
Crystal Cruises7

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises (including Crystal's Ocean, River and Yacht cruises):

  • $300 per stateroom onboard credit
  • Crystal Adventures® shore excursion credit (maximum value $200 per stateroom)

Centurion members get the following benefits instead:

♦ $500 per stateroom onboard credit
♦ Crystal Adventures® shore excursion credit (maximum value $150 per stateroom)
Cunard Line
Cunard Line2

Receive the following benefits when booking a category C stateroom or higher, on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • $300 per stateroom onboard credit (for oceanview staterooms: category ED or higher on Queen Mary 2; category FA or higher on Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth
  • Priority check-in and embarkation
  • One bottle of wine, once per cruise
Holland America Line
Holland America Line6

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • Up to $300 in Onboard Credit per stateroom ($100 per interior, oceanview or Lanai; $200 per balcony; $300 per suite)
  • One plate of dipped strawberries delivered to stateroom once per cruise
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line16

Receive the following benefits when booking select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • Up to $300 in Onboard Credit per stateroom ($100 per interior or oceanview; $200 per balcony or mini-suite; $300 per suite)
  • Complimentary dinner for two at Le Bistro Restaurant
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Oceania Cruises14

Receive the following benefits when booking a category C stateroom or higher, on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • $300 per stateroom onboard credit
  • Premium Wine Tasting Event for two
  • One bottle of wine from the Wine Tasting Event menu
Princess Cruises
Princess Cruises11

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • Up to $300 in Onboard Credit per stateroom ($100 per interior or oceanview; $200 per balcony or mini-suite; $300 per suite)
  • Assorted canapes delivered to stateroom one night of the cruise
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises3

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • $300 per suite onboard credit
  • Private galley tour and brunch: Guests will be escorted to the Galley and welcomed with champagne & hors d'oeuvres. The tour includes a small buffet with local specialties and a full course lunch with wine & dessert. If the ship is unable to provide the Galley Tour for security reasons then the Private Provision Tour will be offered. The Private Provision Tour includes a tour of the various store rooms with an explanation of how items are purchased and delivered to the vessel as well as a review on how inventory works. The tour includes wine & cheese tasting.

Centurion members also receive:

♦ An additional $200 per suite onboard credit
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Royal Caribbean15

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • Up to $300 in Onboard Credit per stateroom ($100 per interior or oceanview; $200 per balcony or mini-suite; $300 per suite)
  • One bottle of champagne delivered to stateroom once per cruise
Seabourn Cruise Line
Seabourn Cruise Line4

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • $300 Onboard Credit per stateroom
  • "Suite Dreams" turn down service (once per cruise)
  • One bottle of premium wine delivered to stateroom once per cruise

Centurion members also receive:

♦ An additional $200 per stateroom onboard credit
Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises5

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • $300 Onboard Credit per stateroom
  • A single bottle of Dom Perignon (or similarly valued champagne) per suite; with the exception of Silversea Expeditions (Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Discoverer)
  • Tour of the Galley (except on Silver Expeditions: Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Discoverer)

Centurion members also get the following benefits:

♦ Additional $200 per stateroom onboard credit
Uniworld River Cruises
Uniworld River Cruises12

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises (excluding Classic China cruises):

  • $300 Onboard Credit per stateroom
  • One bottle of premium champagne and chocolates delivered to the stateroom upon embarkation
Windstar Cruises
Windstar Cruises8

Receive the following benefits on select 5-night or longer cruises:

  • $300 Onboard Credit per stateroom
  • "Romance Under Sail" package: one bottle of premium champagne, hors d'oeuvres with caviar
1. Valid for new bookings of voyages of at least five nights. May not be combined with other offers unless indicated. Blackout dates, category and fare restrictions may apply. All payments must be made with an American Express Card in U.S. Platinum Card Member or Centurion® Member's name. Co-branded American Express® Cards are not eligible. Card Member must travel on itinerary booked. It is the client's responsibility to notify us when they think they should qualify for these benefits, as they will not automatically be applied. Once we have verified that a client qualifies, they will receive a confirmation stating so. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Benefits listed require double occupancy and are non-transferable. If you are a resident of Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands, Program benefits may not be available in your home market. Card Members receive $100 USD onboard credit for inside and outside staterooms; $200 USD onboard credit for balcony, verandah, and mini-suite staterooms; and $300 USD onboard credit for suites on Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Card Members receive $300 USD onboard credit for all staterooms category C or higher on Cunard Line. Card Members receive $300 USD onboard credit for all stateroom categories on Oceania, Paul Gauguin, Regent, Azamara, Seabourn, Crystal, Silversea, Uniworld, and Windstar. Centurion Members receive an additional $200 ($500 total) USD onboard credit on Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seabourn, and Silversea. Centurion members receive up to $500 USD onboard credit and will be credited to the guest stateroom folio upon checkout. Credits cannot be used for casino charges and gratuities. Unused portion of credit is non-refundable and is not redeemable for cash. Other restrictions may apply, see onboard cashier for details. Onboard credit values are based on double occupancy, meaning that single occupancy passengers will get half of the value listed (unless noted otherwise). Limit one benefit package per stateroom; three-stateroom limit per Card Member, per sailing. Amenities apply to only one segment when booking back-to-back or multi-segment cruises. Additional restrictions may apply. May not be combinable with group reservations. Participating providers and benefits subject to change. Travel agency ability to offer these benefits in no way represents any particular affiliation or sponsorship by American Express. Regarding American Express artwork, logos and properties: © American Express Company.

2. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities, except in the case of onboard credit: that will be prorated, based on the single supplement fare. Combinable with past guest program, nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, past guest programs/discounts, regional and other discounts, cruise tour programs and groups. Not combinable with FLASH, Swat, ERP, Travel Agent, Interline, World Cruise or Grand Voyage departures and/or any other Ship Board Credit offers. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Full amenities will be provided by Cunard on each individual segment booked by the Card Member. Benefits apply to one segment only on back-to-back and multi-segment itineraries. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Other restrictions may apply.

3. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities, except in the case of onboard credit: that will be prorated, based on the single supplement fare. Combinable with publicly available offer, nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, senior, regional and other discounts, and cruise tour programs. Not combinable with other public or onboard credit offers. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Full amenities will be provided by Regent on each individual segment booked by the Card Member. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Other restrictions may apply.

4. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities except in the case of onboard credit that will be prorated based on the single supplement fare. Combinable with groups. Combinable with nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, regional and other discounts, and cruise tour programs. Not combinable with Travel Agent, Interline, and/or any other Onboard Credit offers except for Carnival Shareholders and Seabourn Referral programs. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Bookings must be made in the United States. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Full amenities will be provided by Seabourn on each individual segment booked by the Card Member. Other restrictions may apply.

5. Single passengers will be entitled to full Cruise Privileges amenities except in the case of shipboard credit that will be prorated based on the single supplement fare. Single occupancy suites will instead receive a $250 sbc for Centurion Members and a $150 sbc for Platinum Card Members at the time of booking. In the event a Platinum Card Member/Centurion Member books a single occupancy suite and pays at least 150% of the cruise fare, Silversea will adjust the shipboard credit accordingly based on the single supplement paid, provided no later than two weeks prior to the guests departure date, Travel Agency must receive a written notification from customer via e-mail advising that the guests are eligible for a pro-rated shipboard credit based on their single supplement. Combinable with public offers, nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, regional and other discounts, and cruise tour programs. Not combinable with Venetian Value Club or net rates. Not combinable with the other American Express Card offers. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Full amenities will be provided by Silversea on each individual segment booked by the Card Member. Applicable for bookings made on or after January 1, 2013 and travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Other restrictions may apply.

6. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities, except in the case of shipboard credit: that will be prorated, based on the single supplement fare. Combinable with past guest program, nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, past guest programs/discounts, regional and other discounts, cruise tour programs and groups. Not combinable with FLASH, Swat, ERP, Travel Agent, Interline, World Cruise or Grand Voyage departures and/or any other Onboard Credit offers. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Other restrictions may apply.

7. Effective starting with Crystal Symphony's March 9, 2015 and Crystal Serenity's March 13, 2015 sailings, guests can convert these shipboard credits into the form of non-cashable slot vouchers or special table game chips in the onboard casinos. Combinable with nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, regional and other discounts, and cruise tour programs. Not combinable with groups. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities, except in the case of onboard credit: that will be prorated, based on the single supplement fare. Not combinable with the following Amex offers: American Express Card offers and Amex groups. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Other restrictions may apply.

8. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities, except in the case of onboard credit: that will be prorated, based on the single supplement fare. Offer is combinable with past guest program, nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, past guest programs/discounts, regional and other discounts, cruise tour programs and groups. Not combinable with FLASH, Swat, ERP, Travel Agent, Interline, One Week Sale or Private Sale rates. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Full amenities will be provided by Windstar on each individual segment booked by the Card Member. Other restrictions may apply.

11. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities, except in the case of onboard credit: that will be prorated, based on the single supplement fare. Combinable with Launch pricing, group pricing, group amenities, early booking discounts, past passenger programs/discounts, past passenger fares except any past passenger recipient only (U** type) fare promotions, and cruise tour programs. Not combinable with World Cruises, including segments. Not combinable with public Value Add offers, Regional, FLASH, Travel Agent, Interline fares. Not combinable with other Amex card card offers. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2017. Other restrictions may apply.

12. Single passengers will be entitled to full amenities, except in the case of onboard credit: that will be prorated, based on the single supplement fare. Valid on all departures, except Classic China. Offer is combinable with past guest program, nationally available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, past guest programs/discounts, regional and other discounts, cruise tour programs and groups. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Other restrictions may apply.

13. Combinable with discounted promotional fares, onboard booking program, back to back program and loyalty program. Single passengers who pay the single passenger supplement are entitled to the full amenity. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers: American Express Card offers and Amex groups. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Other restrictions may apply.

14. Single passengers who pay the single passenger supplement are entitled to the full amenity. Offer is combinable with public offered fares, early booking discounts, past passenger programs/discounts, and regional offers. Not combinable with groups or National Account promotions. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Full amenities will be provided by Oceania on each individual segment booked by the Card Member. Travel must end on or before December 31, 2018. Other restrictions may apply.

15. Single passengers who pay the single passenger supplement are entitled to the full amenity. Combinable with past passenger programs, Onboard Booking Bonus, National Account Tactical Offers, and restricted fares (Seniors, Residents, Military). Combinable with Destination Family (SCN6). Not combinable with Interline, Travel Agent, Sales Event Pricing and Net Rates, Crown & Anchor Discounts or Shareholder Benefits. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Full amenities will be provided by Royal Caribbean on each individual segment booked by the Card Member. Benefits apply to one segment only on back-to-back and multi-segment itineraries. Travel must be completed on or before December 31, 2018. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Other restrictions may apply.

16. Single passengers who pay the single passenger supplement are entitled to the full amenity. Shipboard credit can be used for onboard spend and shore excursion (except service charges) and cannot be utilized toward gratuties. Should a Card Member chose to utilize their shipboard credit towards pre-reserved shore excursions, NCL requires pre-payment of the shore excursions and the charges are reversed by the OBC onboard. A voucher will not be issued for the complimentary dinner, as a shipboard credit will be applied once the dining reservation is made onboard. Should the Card Member choose to pre-reserve their dining, the dining must be pre-paid and a credit will be applied once onboard. Cruise Privileges is combinable with nationally PLATINUM (new bookings only), available tactical offers, discounted promotional fares, early booking discounts, past passenger programs/discounts, regional and other discounts, cruise tour programs, and Amex groups. Not combinable with other American Express Card offers. Applicable for new bookings made on or after November 1, 2014 for travel beginning January 1, 2015 and end on through December 31, 2018. Existing PLATINUM promotion bookings are not eligible to be moved into this promotion. Not combinable with X (IX, OX, BX & MX) categories "SAILAWAY" rate. Full Cruise Privileges amenities will be provided by Norwegian Cruise Line once on back-to-back and multi-segment itineraries sold as one. Bookings must be made in the United States. Offer is subject to cruise line availability.

17. Not available on Africa departures. Shipboard credit can be used onboard toward gratuities, except on AmaVida (Portugal). Applicable for new bookings made on or after November 18, 2015 for travel beginning January 1, 2016 and end on through December 31, 2018. Offer is subject to cruise line availability. Other restrictions may apply.