There is a new targeted Amex Offer out this morning good for Amazon.com. My account was targeted for an offer of 1,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $200 or more, though Doctor of Credit reports that some people are seeing an offer for the same number of points but requiring $500 in spend.
- A new targeted Amex Offer is out that’s good for 1,000 bonus Membership Rewards points after spending either $200 or $500 at Amazon.com (YMMV). This offer can be used up to 3 times
- Expires 7/15/21
- Must first enroll, then use your enrolled card
- Valid only on purchases made at Amazon.com, via the AMazon mobile app or with Amazon Web Services at aws.amazon.com
- Excludes corporate gift card and custom-designed gift card purchases
- See offer for full terms
This may not be appealing to you if you ordinarily buy Amazon gift cards from a store with a good bonus category on one of your credit cards. I’ve been buying some Amazon gift cards when I go to the grocery store, so I do have a handful of cards lying around that earned a greater return.
On the other hand, I don’t always like to use gift cards on purchases where extended warranty or purchase protection might matter. For example, I bought a projector last fall and it started to glitch on me a bit over the holidays. I ended up being able to return for a replacement, but I intentionally used a credit card rather than a gift card to pay for that since I knew it was possible that I’d need purchase protection. Given my positive experience with Amex purchase protection last fall, I’d be inclined to use an Amex again for the right type of purchase.
In my case, I found this offer on the Business Platinum card. Getting a total of 6x on a $200 purchase (1x for the purchase plus the 1,000 bonus points) is a nice return on spend, so I’ll be happy to put this one to use before it expires. It’s also great that it can be used up to 3 times – I’m sure I’ll likely max that out.
We have updated our Current Amex Offers database with this and all the other latest offers.