Points are the great equalizer. Whether you’re someone who regularly buys first class tickets or has never even imagined first class, points make the dream of free first class come together for all. There are some amazing ways to use your Amex points, in fact there are endless ways, but we figured it would be fun to highlight a few of the best,Β of the “bucket list” variety…

This is inspiration to get you excited about your Amex points. Be sure to research each option and confirm availability before actually transferring your points to a travel partner…

“Hack” Your Way Into $$$$ Five Star Hotels That Don’t Usually Take Points…

Preferred Hotels and Resorts are a group of legendary, mainly five star hotels around the world, many of which fetch over $650 a night! You can’t traditionally use points for these hotels, but you can hack your way around it by transferring your Amex Points to Choice Hotels. The Choice Hotels program allows you to book any of these “non” points hotels using points, even offering cash and points rates for exceptional deals!

Starting At: Just 25,000 Points For A Free Night Or 10,000 + Cash…

Flying In A Private Suite, Which You Can Even Share With A Partner…

One of Amex’s best transfer partners is the perennial “best of” award winner,Β Singapore Airlines. On their A380 they feature fully enclosed suites, and the middle two suites can be combined into one massive private double bed in the sky. It’s hard to think of a cooler way to celebrate, whatever the occasion.

Starting At: 57,500 Points Per Person One way…

 

 

Flying Around The World In Economy, Business Or First At Amazing Rates…

There’s something epic about the idea of an around the world trip, crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans while taking in as many cities on as many continents as possible. One of the last airlines (and Amex partners) to allow proper around the world trips using miles is ANA. If you’ve been looking to tick everything off your bucket list, this is a great option with tons of flexibility…

Starting At: 100,000 in economy, 140,000 for business, 220,000 for first..