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Tag: American Express

With hundreds of posts about American Express Credit Cards, it can be hard to know where to begin! This Complete Guide offers a good summary of information about American Express Membership Rewards, and our Best Credit Card Offers page has an American Express section to feature their best credit card offers.

Here’s what you’ll find in the Complete Guide:

In my opinion, transferable points programs, are the most valuable points to accumulate.  These points can often be used at better than 1 cent per point value to book travel.  Even better, points can be strategically transferred to airline and hotel programs when valuable awards are available.  If you’re at all interested in free travel or luxury travel with points & miles, then you need to understand the basics of each of these programs, including Amex Membership Rewards.

If you’d like to dive deeper, the posts below investigate the nuances of earning, managing, and transferring these Membership Rewards points more deeply.

Greg’s Top Picks for September: Blockbuster Offers Continue

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Earlier this summer, I cheered on the many 100K offers available from various cards.  Now, that excitement seems almost quaint.  Beyond any doubt, the...

The Rumored Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Card. Is it worth $650?

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Recently, news broke about potential upcoming changes to the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card.  The Points Guy published details from an American Express survey that...

Amex apology emails promising points

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American Express starting sending out emails yesterday on many Delta and Marriott credit cards apologizing for some sort of mistake made that deprived people...

My $895 plus 75,000 points retention call

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Last week, annual fees appeared on two of my Amex cards: $595 for my Business Platinum card and $95 for my Everyday Preferred card. ...

The Hotel Collection Mini Guide: Prepaid rates earn hotel points/perks, and more surprising finds

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Recently Amex Platinum cards added a new benefit: Earn back up to $200 per year on Fine Hotels & Resorts (FHR) or The Hotel...

Centurion and Escape lounge improvements

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Many have reported that American Express is making some changes to its lounge network. The biggest change is that guests will no longer be...

Your Platinum card has new perks. Here’s what to do next…

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Thanks to the almost unbelievably good welcome bonuses that have been available in recent times for consumer Platinum cards and business Platinum cards, I...
Shop Small Amex Offers

Here’s How To Find Hidden Shop Small Amex Offers

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With Amex now offering up to 15x rewards for shopping small, you might be more interested than before in Amex Offers for small businesses. ...

How to meet minimum spend requirements with Amex cards

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Amex has been on a tear lately with huge new welcome bonuses, bonuses for expanding your membership, bonuses for adding authorized users, and more. ...
Shop Small $10 Amex Offer

Amex Shop Small Returning June 29-August 22

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American Express has announced that Shop Small will be returning this year from June 29. Shop Small will run for almost two months as it's...

Possible big targeted offers for adding employee cards

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A reader reached out today to let us know that he was on the phone with Amex and the rep extended an amazing offer...
More Points & Miles

20K Membership Rewards bonus with new authorized user and $2K spend [targeted]

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Amex has newly targeted some cardholders with a bonus of 20,000 Membership Rewards points when adding a single authorized user and spending $2,000 on eligible...

Caution: AT&T might not be working for Amex wireless credits

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Update: Reader Goosh reports that a payment made through the AT&T app worked. They also report that AT&T was able to refund the original charge. If...

Bypass Amex’s lifetime rule when you “expand your membership”

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Update: I found a link for the 150K Business Platinum "expand your membership" offer! My wife was approved instantly and I was approved after...

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