Tag Archive: American Express (AmEx)

AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card Review (Formerly AmEx SPG) (Discontinued)

Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card (Formerly The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express) Review 2019.2 Update: AmEx SPG is now discontinued, and is rebranded as AmEx Marriott Bonvoy for current card holders (it does not accept new applications). Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. If you are lucky to have this legacy credit card, you can still…
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AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Review (2019.2 Update: First Year AF Not Waived! 60k Sign-up Bonus Now)

Platinum Card from American Express for Ameriprise Financial Review 02-06-19 Update: The card does not offer first year AF waiver anymore. Instead, it now comes with the standard sign-up bonus: 60k MR points after $5000 spending in 3 months. BTW, the Ameriprise Gold card is discontinued today. Application Link AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Benefits Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards (MR)…
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Amex Business Platinum Card Review (2019.2 Update: Dell Credit & WeWork Benefits Are Now Available)

The Business Platinum Card from American Express Review 2019.2 Update: The new benefits ($200 Dell credit & WeWork membership) are available now. The annual fee becomes $595 now ($450 previously). 2018.8 Update: The 100k offer is expired. Now there’s only 75k offer. Application Link AmEx Business Platinum 75k Offer, earn 50,000 MR after spending $10,000 in the first 3 months,…
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AmEx Amazon Business Prime Credit Card (2018.11 Update: $150 Offer)

Amazon Business Prime American Express Card Review 2018.11 Update: The new offer is $150. HT: DoC. Application Link AmEx Amazon Business Prime Benefits $150 offer: earn $150 Amazon gift card after approval, no spending requirement. (The offer is $100 for non-Prime members) Earn 5% cashback at Amazon, Whole Foods, Amazon Business, and AWS if you are an Amazon Prime member (3% if not),…
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Avianca LifeMiles just became an Amex transfer partner!

Yesterday we noticed that American Express has just added Avianca LifeMiles as one of the Membership Rewards transfer partners. The transfer rate is currently 1:1. The partnership between Amex and LifeMiles undoubtedly boosted the value of Membership Rewards points, especially in terms of redeeming Star Alliance flights. Now Amex has four SA partners: Avianca LifeMiles, ANA Mileage Club, Air Canada…
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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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AmEx Hilton Aspire Credit Card Review (2018.9 Update: 150k Best Ever Offer!)

The Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card Review 2018.9 Update: There’s a 150k offer now, it’s the best ever offer on this card! Application Link AmEx Hilton Aspire Benefits 150k offer: earn 150,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $4,000 within the first 3 months. This is the recent best offer, so get it now if you need this card….
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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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AmEx Hilton Business Credit Card Review (2018.8 Update: 125k+$100 Offer via Dummy Booking)

The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card Review 2018.8 Update: It’s possible to see a 125k+$100 offer via Dummy Booking. (You need to first click the ad for AmEx Hilton personal card, and then click “Business” in the window popped up.) HT: DoC. Application Link AmEx Hilton Business 125k It’s possible to see a 125k+$100 offer via Dummy Booking Benefits 125k offer:…
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AmEx Schwab Investor Credit Card Review (2018.8 Update: $200 Offer Is Expired)

Schwab Investor Card from American Express Review 2018.8 Update: The $200 offer is expired. Now there’s only $100 offer. 2018.7 Update: The offer has increased to $200, and will expire on 2018.08.15. Application Link AmEx Schwab Investor Benefits $100 offer: earn $100 after spending $1,000 in first 3 months. Earn 1.5% cash back on all purchases. With this credit card, you…
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AmEx Platinum Card Review (2018.10 Update: 75k Offer)

Platinum Card from American Express Review 2018.7.24 Update: I just received an email offer to upgrade a Premier Rewards Gold card to an AmEx Platinum under a promotion to receive 25,000 MR after spending $2,000 in 90 days. The upgrade offer isn’t great considering the $550 annual fee, but the spend requirement is quite easy to meet. Subject line of the…
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AmEx EveryDay Preferred (EDP) Credit Card Review (2019.2 Update: 30k Offer)

The AmEx EveryDay Preferred Credit Card (EDP) Review 2019.1 Update: It’s possible to see 30k offer again now. 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…
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Amex Business Gold Card Review (2018.12 Update: 4x New Benefits, AF Raised to $295)

American Express Business Gold Card Review 2018.12 Update: New benefits arrived. Previous card holders will not get these new benefits automatically. Application Link Amex Business Gold 50k Offer, earn 50,000 MR after spending $5,000 in the first 3 months. Amex Business Gold 75k Targeted Offer, earn 75,000 MR after spending $10,000 in the first 3 months. No direct link, you need to call AmEx…
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