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Earn Additional $200 Statement Credits at Select Home Furnishing Stores via Amex Referral Links!

American Express is giving a lot these days. We’re seeing highest ever offer on Platinum card now, as well as extra benefits on many cards they announced at the beginning of 2021. Now they’re offering better signup bonus offers on many cards via referral links! As shown above, you can earn an extra $200 credits on eligible purchases at select…
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AmEx Clawed Back Airline Fee Credit from Some People!

AmEx and their Rewards Abuse Team (RAT) is trying their best these days to punish any abusive behavior. Today, a new development happened: some people got their airline fee credit clawed back! The airline fee credit is a benefit for several premium credit cards, for example: AmEx Hilton Aspire ($250), AmEx Platinum ($200), AmEx Gold ($100). It used to be…
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AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Credit Card Double Dip Opportunity!

With American Express continuing to target more and more users with an all time best offer to upgrade to the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Credit Card, I thought I would highlight something I found recently regarding the $300 Marriott Statement Credit. When I upgraded back in November 2018 I shortly after made some purchases totaling $251.52 that were quickly…
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“Stud Card”: How to See Increased Sign-up Bonuses from AmEx (via Incognito Mode) from Referral Links (2020.2 Update: No Longer A Valid Concept)

2020.2 Update: It seems the concept of “stud card” is no longer valid. All amex cards have the same effect now. 2019.5 Update: According to data points on reddit, AmEx Biz Gold and Biz Platinum now become “stud cards” as well. They have the highest referral bonuses, so if you have them, they are the best cards to generate referral…
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10k AmEx MR Per Account with Pay Over Time (Non-Unique Link + Offer Code)

  [2019/03/13 Update] – I just received another mailer for a Business Gold card with a new link to try if you have been unsuccessful enrolling thus far. AmEx is sending out physical mailers for a promotional offer where charge card holders can earn 10,000 MR points per account by enrolling in the  “Pay Over Time” feature. There are no additional…
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Now You May See Increased Sign-up Bonuses from AmEx (via Incognito Mode) from Referral Links!

2019.2 Update: See this post for a new update about the increased bonuses from referral link. You should already know that, when you apply for some AmEx credit cards, you may see some higher signup bonuses if you use incognito mode, or with a VPN to increase your chance. See this post for details. For example, AmEx Everyday usually has…
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Summary of Marriott & SPG Co-branded Credit Cards Bonus Limits

Starting from Aug 26, 2018, AmEx and Chase work together to limit the bonuses on their Marriott & SPG co-branded credit cards. Now AmEx SPG cards can affect the eligibility of Chase Marriott credit cards, and vice versa. Here’s a summary of the limits. Chase Co-branded Credit Cards Chase cards have their own limits: Chase 5/24 rule: Chase Marriott Premier…
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Comparing the Benefits of Different Flavors of AmEx Platinum Cards (2020.1 Update)

AmEx Platinum has several flavors. Their sign-up bonuses are independent, so you can get each one of them. The benefits are basically the same, but with a few differences. This post summarize the comparisons between all these flavors. Here are the links to the reviews of all these cards: AmEx Platinum regular version AmEx Platinum for Schwab AmEx Platinum for…
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$3,587 Saved In 15 Months with Amex Offers

Introduction From decreasing the cost of everyday purchases like groceries and cell phone bills to Hacking the Cost of an Engagement Ring, Amex Offers provide one of the most lucrative opportunities in the credit card churning game. The opportunity is so lucrative that earnings can rival signup bonuses as the best return on credit card spend. This post summarizes how I…
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Amex PRG-Platinum Upgrade/Downgrade? Get the Travel Credit Twice!

Introduction I recently received an offer for 60,000 Membership Rewards (MR) points after spending $5,000 by upgrading my Amex Premier Rewards Gold (PRG) to an Amex Platinum. The offer was received via email with the subject line “Congratulations [NAME], Get Exciting Benefits When You Upgrade to the Platinum Card!” Of course I accepted the offer. The best part amount Amex upgrade offers…
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Introduction to Amex Offers (2021.1 Update: Check your Platinum Amex Offers!)

2021.1 Update: We don’t typically post specific offers but the last round that went out to Platinum Card Holders who have had their accounts since before Nov 2020 are too lucrative to not mention. 2018.1 Update: Now AmEx stopped the option to add AmEx Offers via Twitter/Facebook, and in the future all AmEx Offers must be added via AmEx website….
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