Update: reader Miles reports the Mercedes-Benz annual fee is now up to $550. I hope some of you were able to get the card for 60,000 and $475.
Amex is punctual and operates on US Eastern time.
Earlier I wrote Should You Toss Up an Amex Platinum Ameriprise/Charles Schwab/Mercedes-Benz/Morgan Stanley Application Before Midnight? Much of the country has not reached midnight and already the results are in.
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The following cards are now all 60,000 bonus points:
- Charles Schwab Platinum, annual fee now $550
- Mercedes-Benz Platinum, annual fee still $475 (if this fee stays down and 75k offer returns, this will be great!) (see update above, annual fee now $550)
- Morgan Stanley Platinum, annual fee now $550 (reader Ted Fung points out this requires a brokerage account with Morgan Stanley which sounds less trivial than getting one with Charles Schwab)
The Ameriprise Platinum still waives first year annual fee and still has no sign-up bonus.