Explora Journeys Announces Partnership with American Express

Explora Journeys, the new luxury ocean travel brand of the MSC Group has announced its partnership with American Express Cruise Privileges Program (CPP). The partnership officially begins globally on May 23, 2024.

As the newest partner to join American Express’ Cruise Privileges Program, Explora Journeys is set to provide exclusive cruise program benefits for both Platinum and Centurion American Express cardholders on all journeys on reservations made through an American Express Travel Professional or an Independent Agency. This collaboration marks an exciting milestone in enhancing the travel experience for American Express card members.

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Explora Journeys will offer the following exclusive amenities for American Express cardholders as part of the CPP:

  • CPP Platinum Amenity*: 300 EUR ($325) Journey Experience Credit (JEC), One (1) extra Membership Reward® point ​per eligible dollar spent, and an exclusive welcome amenity in suite.
  • CPP Centurion Amenity**: 500 EUR ($543) Journey Experience Credit (JEC), One (1) extra Membership Reward® point ​per eligible dollar spent, and an exclusive welcome amenity in suite.

To celebrate Explora Journeys’ partnership with American Express, the brand is rolling out an exclusive promotion for cardholders from May 23 to July 31. During this time, cardholders will enjoy a special offer available in all participating markets, including a unique JEC component, which, when combined with American Express CPP benefits, guarantees even more rewards for our guests.

“We are excited to join forces with American Express and participate in the Cruise Privileges Program,” said Chris Austin, President, North America at Explora Journeys. “American Express has crafted an exceptional premium brand that closely resonates with the Explora Journeys clientele. Our goal is to offer unmatched experiences to our guests, and this collaboration enables us to offer even more benefits to cardholders.”

Explora Journeys is one of the few cruise lines participating in the American Express Cruise Privileges Program that offers amenities for both Platinum and Centurion card members. Currently, the program includes 15 cruise lines, with Explora Journeys being the latest addition. American Express global markets activated by this partnership include, Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States including its territories and possessions​.

To learn more about Explora Journeys, visit explorajourneys.com 

*Based on double occupancy. Single occupancy is €150 ($162) for Platinum and €250 ($271) for Centurion

**Applies only to Amex Call Center & Online Bookings Independent Agencies are NOT eligible for the extra point

John Shallo
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