American Express Adds 63 Luxury Hotels

American Express has announced enhancements to its Fine Hotels & Resorts program, including the addition of 63 luxury hotels and the ability to receive program benefits when booking online.

The Fine Hotels & Resorts program, available exclusively to American Express Platinum card members, offers more than $450 in complimentary benefits with every stay at 674 of the world’s finest hotels and resorts that participate in the program.

With every stay, card members receive complimentary continental breakfast for two daily, room upgrade (when available), guaranteed 4 p.m. late check-out, and a unique property amenity, such as a spa credit, food and beverage credit or a complimentary lunch or dinner for two, American Express reports.

Newly-added hotels and resorts span the globe from Africa to Europe, to the Caribbean and South America, to closer to home destinations in the U.S.

New properties include:

*    The Breakers Palm Beach
*    Four Seasons Hotel New York
*    Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
*    Hotel Fasano, Rio De Janeiro
*    La Mamounia Marrakech
*    The Resort at Pelican Hill
Platinum Card members can now also book their stay at hotels online with the launch of a new online booking capability, American Express says. Card members can explore details about each property, find competitive rates, view exclusive offers, book their stay and receive their program benefits at