The American Express Experience - LinkedIn Campaign

Jun 01, 2012, 01:00 ET from American Express

NEW DELHI, India, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

If you have a LinkedIn account, a new promotion by American Express India is sure to pique your interest. The new promotion is available to LinkedIn members who either have or do not own an American Express India credit card. Through the LinkedIn referral page on the American Express India website, you can refer your LinkedIn contacts to the Gold Card or the Platinum Reserve Card and earn Membership Reward points and other exciting gifts for every approval. The people you refer get special offers on selected cards. You can also apply for a card and get special promotional joining offers on them.

Learn more about the promotion below.

American Express Gold Card Perks

People who are referred to the American Express India Gold Card through LinkedIn members enjoy free membership for the first year upon approval. With a minimum of four transactions totalling at least INR 250 each, new cardholders will also receive 1,000 additional Membership Reward points. For every INR 50 that is spent on the card, an additional point is earned. Eligibility requirements for this card are moderate, so you can safely refer as many people as you would like.

American Express Platinum Reserve Card Perks

Every LinkedIn contact that you refer to the American Express India Platinum Reserve Card will receive a 20-percent discount on the usual Lifetime Foundation fee. The fee usually costs INR 50,000, which is equal to about $950 USD. With the 20-percent discount, the fee is INR 40,000 or approximately $770 USD. This is a one-time-only fee. Once it is paid, there are no additional annual fees. The initial fee for cards with annual fees is INR 10,000, which equals about $190 USD. Those who choose to pay the Lifetime Foundation fee will receive 10 vouchers for the American Express lounges at the Delhi and Mumbai airports. Those who choose to pay the annual fee will receive two vouchers for those lounges. Upon approval, those who opt to pay the Lifetime Foundation fee will receive 65,000 Membership Reward points while those who pay the annual fee will receive 22,000 bonus points. As a Referrer you go on earning Membership Reward Points or plethora of exciting gifts.

Perks for Referrers

By referring your LinkedIn contacts to the American Express India card, you will enjoy a few nice perks too. For every approved application, you will receive 10,000 Membership Reward points. You are eligible to receive bonus points for up to 15 referrals per year. LinkedIn members who do not own an American Express Card also enjoy other perks like premium LinkedIn accounts, Branded Folders and more.

Start Now

The American Express India promotion through LinkedIn is available from April 16, 2012 through July 30, 2012. If you have a LinkedIn account, you just need to sign in to your LinkedIn account here. From there, the process is quick and easy. You  can apply for a card at special offers under this promotion and additionally the people you refer can make you earn up to 150,000 total bonus points, so get started right now.

SOURCE American Express