Tag Archive: American Express (AmEx)

AmEx EveryDay Preferred (EDP) Credit Card Review (2018.7 Update: Amazon Reload Now Resumes To Count Towards Number of Purchases)

The AmEx EveryDay Preferred Credit Card (EDP) Review 2018.7 Update: According to DoC’s data points, Amazon Reload and other small valued transactions now resumes to count towards number of purchases! 2018.6 Update: Previously people use Amazon Reload to meet the 50% bonus requirement. But according to our data points, Amazon Reload now no longer counts towards number of purchases. 2017.2 Update:…
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Amex Business Gold Rewards (BGR) Card Review (2018.5 Update: BGR to Biz Plat 50k Upgrade Offer)

The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN (BGR) Review 2018.7 Update: I just received an email offer to upgrade my AmEx Business Gold Reward to an AmEx Business Platinum card and receive 50,000 MR after spending $10,000 in 5 months. Subject line of the email is “[NAME],  take advantage of this special upgrade offer.” I am not sure if the link is…
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AmEx Platinum Card Review (2018.7 Update: $100 Saks Credit, Data Points Arrives)

Platinum Card from American Express Review 2018.7.2 Update: AmEx Platinum now has a new benefit: Saks credit. “Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue or saks.com on your Platinum Card. That’s up to $50 in statement credits from January through June and up to $50 in statement credits from July through December. No…
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AmEx Cash Magnet Credit Card Review (2018.7 Update: $150+$100 Offer)

AmEx Cash Magnet Credit Card Review 2018.7 Update: The bonus is dropped from 150+150 to 150+100. Application Link AmEx Cash Magnet Benefits $150+$100 offer: earn $150 statement credit after spending $1,000 in first 3 months. Earn another $100 after spending an additional $6,500 in the first 12 months. In total, it’s $250 bonus for $7,500 spending. Earn 1.5% cash back…
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AmEx Blue Cash Everyday (BCE) Credit Card Review (2018.5 Update: Cashback Redemption Policy Improved)

Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express (BCE) Review 2018.5 Update: Today AmEx updated their terms. Previously, you need to redeem reward dollars for statement credits in increments of $25; but now, you can redeem them at any amount that is greater of equal to $25! Application Link Blue Cash Everyday (BCE) $200 Offer Benefits $200 offer: earn $200 after spending…
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AmEx Blue Cash Preferred (BCP) Credit Card Review (2018.5 Update: Cashback Redemption Policy Improved)

Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express (BCP) Review 2018.5 Update: Today AmEx updated their terms. Previously, you need to redeem reward dollars for statement credits in increments of $25; but now, you can redeem them at any amount that is greater of equal to $25! Application Link Blue Cash Preferred (BCP) $250 Offer Benefits Earn $250 after spending $1,000 in first 3…
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AmEx Hilton Ascend Credit Card Review (2018.6 Update: 100k Offer)

The Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card Review 2018.6 Update: The previous offer is expired. Now the offer is 100k. 2018.5 Update: A new public offer is available now for this card: Earn 100k Hilton Honors points after $3000 spend within the first 3 months. And earn a weekend free night certificate after the first account anniversary. Offer ends 06/27….
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AmEx Hilton Credit Card Review (2018.6 Update: 75k Offer Is Expired)

The Hilton Honors American Express Card Review 2018.6 Update: 75k offer is expired. Now the highest offer is 65k. 2018.5 Update: 75k bonus points offer has returned. You need to spend $1000 within 3 months from account opening. Offer ends 06/27. You can easily see 75k+$50 offer via dummy booking. Application Link AmEx Hilton Benefits 65k Offer: earn 65,000 Honors Points…
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Amex Business Platinum Card Review (2018.5 Update: 100k Offer)

The Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN Review 2018.5 Update: There is new 100k offer, but the spending requirement is also higher. Therefore I put both 100k and 75k offers below, and you can choose according to your own situation. Application Link AmEx Business Platinum 100k Offer, earn 50,000 MR after spending $10,000 in the first 3 months, and earn…
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Comparing the Benefits of Different Flavors of AmEx Platinum Cards

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 Mercedes-Benz (Discontinued) AmEx Platinum…
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AmEx SPG Credit Card Review (2018.4 Update: Only $200 Offer Now…)

The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express Review 2018.4.19 Update: The sign-up bonus is only $200 now… 2018.4.16 Update: Today Marriott has announced its new program, and the info about the new credit cards are also released. After Aug 1st, the earning ability will be changed from 1x SPG (=3x Marriott) to 2x Marriott. Today DoC also got a…
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AmEx Platinum Card for Mercedes-Benz Review (Discontinued)

Platinum Card from American Express Exclusively for Mercedes-Benz Review Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. If you are lucky to have this legacy credit card, you can still enjoy its original benefits. Benefits Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards (MR) Points after spending $5,000 in first 3 months. The highest sign-up bonus is 75k. Because you can only get one…
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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 Platinum Card for Schwab Review (2018.6 Update: 60k Offer)

American Express Platinum Card for Schwab Review 2018.7.2 Update: AmEx Platinum now has a new benefit: Saks credit. “Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue or saks.com on your Platinum Card. That’s up to $50 in statement credits from January through June and up to $50 in statement credits from July through December….
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