Tag Archive: American Express (AmEx)

Don’t Like the New Amex Account Design? Here’s The Link To A (Very) Old Design!

These days, banks are constantly changing their online account design. The intent is good of course: they want users to have better experiences. However, sometimes new designs are worse. Yesterday (2017.06.12), AmEx changed its design again. I feel that the new design is mainly for mobile users. If you visit on your computer/laptop, the information density is very low. Besides, it’s not…
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Churning the 100k Amex Hilton Upgrade Offer! [2017.5 Update: Third Upgrade Success!]

Update 2017.5.30: I just chatted with an Amex rep and my third upgrade round for 100,000 Hilton points is pending! Hopefully the points will post today so I can try to downgrade and upgrade one more time before the offer expires on May 31. If you haven’t upgraded yet and are eligible via the link below, now is the time! Introduction American Express…
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How to Use VPN to Get Increased Sign-up Bonuses from AmEx (via Incognito Mode) (2018.10 Update: Available via Referral Links As Well Now)

2018.10 Update: Previously you can only see this kind of incognito offers via public links, and the offers generated by referral links are fixed. But recently AmEx has changed their referral system, people find that we can see higher incognito offers via referral links as well! See this post for more details. 2017.4.25 Update: Recently there are a lot of data…
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Amex now offers a new kind of sign-up bonus: earn points for adding an authorized user!

Recently AmEx seems to make a lot of modifications to their system. For example, today some people can see the AmEx Platinum 100k pre-qualified offer even when they already have other Amex cards, this has never happened before. ThunderFat found another interesting new change: on the Amex official webpage, AmEx ED now offers a new kind of sign-up bonus: earn…
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How To Get the Best AmEx Welcome Offers (2017 Update)

American Express (AmEx), with its great service and benefits, as well as the incredible 3x Credit Limit Increase (CLI), is a very popular credit/charge card issuer in the United States. It is recommended to keep at least one AmEx credit card or charge card. However, AmEx has changed it policy in 2014 so that one can only get the welcome…
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Major changes to the AmEx Platinum cards, and why you should apply for the Schwab Platinum now (Update: You can request metal card now!)

Mar 30th Update: Changes should be in effect today. $15 Uber Credit is now available in your Uber account. And you can request the metal card now. Simply login in to your online account, click ‘Account Services’, then ‘Card Management’, and you should be able to see a card replacement option. Any newly issued or replacement card after Mar 30th will automatically…
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AMEX Centurion Lounge Seattle (SEA) – Review

As a resident of Seattle, I am happy to report that expansion of the AMEX Centurion Studio into a full Centurion Lounge at SeaTac International Airport is now complete (ahead of schedule!). The expansion, which includes a new full-service bar, additional seating, and a shower, adds approximately 1,400 square feet of much-needed space to the smallest of AMEX’s seven domestic Centurion Lounges. The expanded space has…
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AmEx Incognito Big Offers Now Have Direct Links! (Dead Now)

2016.11.23 22:00 PST Update: all the following links are dead now. The lifetime was 6 hours since the first discovery. Thanks to sirtheta on reddit, now we have direct links to AmEx incognito big offers! No more VPN and failed tries! Use incognito mode to open the following links. Please make screenshots before applying to prepare for possible troubles! BCE $250+$200…
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AmEx Gold Card for Ameriprise Review (Discontinued)

The Gold Card from American Express for Ameriprise Financial Review 2019.2 Update: This Ameriprise Gold card is discontinued along with the change of Ameriprise Platinum that first year annual fee is no longer waived. Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. Benefits Earn 25,000 Membership Rewards (MR) Points after spending $1000 in first 3 months! This credit card…
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AmEx Costco Credit Card Review (Discontinued)

True Earnings Card from Costco and American Express Review Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. See Citi Costco Credit Card for the new Costco co-brand card. Benefits Earn 3% cash back at US gas station (including Costco gas station); 2% cash back at US restaurant and eligible travel spendings; 1% cash back on other purchases. No annual fee…
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AmEx Gold Card Old Version Review (Discontinued)

American Express Gold Card Review Attention! This card is AmEx Gold Card Old Version which is already discontinued, the new AmEx Gold Card (formerly known as AmEx Premier Rewards Gold (PRG)) is here: AmEx Gold Card. Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. Benefits Earn 25,000 Membership Rewards (MR) Points after spending $1000 in first 3 months! This credit card…
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