Canadian American Express Cards will lose non-lounge benefits from their Priority Pass Memberships May 29th

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Canadian American Express Cards will lose non-lounge benefits from their Priority Pass MembershipsIf you happen to read any non-Canadian based points and miles blogs you may have seen the news yesterday that Loyalty Lobby broke about changes to Priority Pass memberships issued via American Express in Hong Kong. Fast forward a couple of hours and Gary at View From The Wing had confirmation the same was happening to U.S. based American Express cards. I immediately reached out to American Express Canada to see if the same thing was happening here. And unfortunately the answer is yes. American Express’ Priority Pass benefit is being limited to lounge visits only come August 1st. It almost seems that this a global change for American Express. Here is what American Express Canada told us:Confirming changes will apply to Canadian Cards as well. As our lounge access benefits are intended to provide Cardmembers with a premium lounge spaces to relax and unwind in while traveling the globe, starting August 1, 2019, the Priority Pass Membership benefit offered on American Express Platinum and Centurion Consumer and Business Cards will no longer include complimentary access to non-lounge airport experiences…

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