American Express Brings Exclusive Platinum Card Benefits to The Hamptons This Summer

Credit: Clay Williams
Earlier this month, American Express announced a refreshed U.S. Platinum Card® featuring additional and expanded travel and everyday benefits and services across dining, wellness, retail and entertainment. The suite of benefits now offers Card Members access to more than $1,400 in value each year. To celebrate the launch  American Express is hosting a number of exclusive experiences for Card Members throughout the summer. In collaboration with Equinox, Saks Fifth Avenue and Resy, these events will bring to life Platinum Card benefits and showcase the unique value that comes with Membership. American Express is introducing a number of exclusive events and experiences for Card Members this summer in the Hamptons and beyond.
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American Express Platinum x Equinox: Camp Platinum
Beginning in July, Platinum Card Members can enjoy a curated 8-week program that reimagines the traditional summer camp experience through the Equinox lens of high performance. The program will be in-person at Equinox x Hamptons and Equinox’s full-service outdoor clubs (Equinox In the Wild Century City and Equinox In the Wild New York), and virtual on Equinox+, the on-demand fitness app. Card Members will have access to immersive fitness concepts (breath-work seminars, scenic running tours, sunrise yoga, celebrity-instructor-led classes), exclusive dinners, artist collaborations and more. Full programming to be announced in the coming days and tickets for special events will be available here. Terms apply.
American Express Platinum x Saks: Star Island Summer
| AUGUST 6-8, 13-15 & 20-22 | HAMPTONS (MONTAUK, NY) |
American Express and Saks Fifth Avenue are bringing an unexpected retreat to Montauk over three weekends in August (August 6-8, 13-15 & 20-22). The experience offers Card Members exclusive access to a retail destination and summer activities featuring al fresco dining, live DJ music, mini-golf sculpture park, playful programming and more. Card Members can reserve an afternoon in a private picnic pocket and enjoy marina views and a keepsake basket with curated treats from local businesses. Cocktails by L’Avenue at Saks will be available to purchase alongside a curated menu by Gurney’s Star Island.  To kick off the event on opening night, Saturday, August 7, guests will enjoy an intimate performance by GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist and R&B superstar, Kehlani. Tickets are on sale now, and Card Members can visit for more details and to purchase.
American Express Platinum x Global Dining Access by Resy: Supper Club
To celebrate the launch of Global Dining Access by Resy, a new benefit available to U.S. Platinum Card Members, American Express and Resy have created a number of exclusive experiences. Global Dining Access Members are invited to the first Supper Club, a new dinner party series kicking off at Nova’s Ark Project in Water Mill, the Hamptons, August 14-15. Supper Club will also pop up in Malibu in October and bring diners together with top culinary talent in beautiful environments (full details to be announced in the coming weeks).
Supper Club Hamptons features award-winning New York City chefs and restaurants:
  • Saturday, August 14: Shukette and Shuka’s Ayesha Nurdjaja in collaboration with Momofuku Ko’s Esther Ha

  • Sunday, August 15: COTE’s David Shim in collaboration with Olmsted’s Greg Baxtrom

The “Towers” scultpure is by Nova and the stand on the grounds Nova’s Ark project in Bridgehampton.

The chef-pairs will cook under the stars at Nova’s Ark Project where guests will be seated in the sculpture park’s rolling fields. Four-course menus, with paired beverages to match, will bring together the chefs’ signature styles.Supper Club Hamptons tickets are $250 per person and go on sale Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 10 a.m. EDT exclusively for Global Dining Access Members. To purchase a ticket, Resy users must link an eligible Card to a Resy account.

American Express Platinum x Global Dining Access by Resy: Platinum Coast |SEPTEMBER 17-21 | NEW YORK| 

For five days in September (17-21), Global Dining Access Members will have the chance to dine “at sea” without leaving NYC, when Platinum Coast – a 225-foot floating, pop-up restaurant – docks on Manhattan’s East River at 30th Street. Top chefs will headline the multi-day culinary experience. Full details will be announced on August 4.

By Lucie Lott