Tag Archive: American Express (AmEx)

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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Delta SkyMiles® Blue Card from American Express Review (2020.4 Update: 10k Offer)

Delta SkyMiles® Blue Card from American Express Review 2020.4 Update: The new offer is 10k. 2020.1 Update: The welcome offer is 15k now. This card is also revamped, the changes are: Earn 2x on restaurants now (previously 1x); No foreign transaction fee now. Application Link AmEx Blue Delta SkyMiles Benefits 10k offer: earn 10,000 Miles after spending $500 in first…
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AmEx Business Green Card Review (2019.11 Update: 25k Best Ever Offer!)

AmEx Business Green Rewards from American Express Review [2019.11 Update2] – We just realized that there’s a 25k better offer for this card in incognito mode. [2019.11 Update] – A 15k MR offer is now available after spending $3k in 90 days. This represents the all-time best signup bonus on this card. This bonus is still not very attractive unless you…
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AmEx Hilton Aspire Credit Card Review (2022.6 Update: 150k Offer)

The Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card Review [/su_spoiler] 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. We value Hilton Honors Points at 0.4 cents/point (Hotel Points Value), click here to see how many points are…
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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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AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card Review (2019.8 Update: Still Available via Product Change)

Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card (Formerly The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express) Review 2019.8 Update: This card is still available via product change. 2019.2 Update: AmEx SPG is rebranded as AmEx Marriott Bonvoy for current card holders (it does not accept new applications). Application Link This card is no longer available to apply, but you can get it by…
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AmEx Platinum Card for Ameriprise Review (Discontinued)

Platinum Card from American Express for Ameriprise Financial Review 2019.10 Update: It seems this card is discontinued. The previous application link shows this offer is no longer available; and the Ameriprise website now only shows two Visa cards. R.I.P. 2019.2 Update: The card does not offer first year AF waiver anymore. Instead, it now comes with the standard sign-up bonus: 60k MR…
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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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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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AmEx Platinum Card for Mercedes-Benz Review (Discontinued)

Platinum Card from American Express Exclusively for Mercedes-Benz Review 2019.1 Update: This card will be automatically converted to the regular AmEx Platinum card, see here for official FAQs. 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)…
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