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American Express Membership Rewards Cards

 

The Platinum Card® from American Express (learn more about this card)

The Platinum Card® from American Express

Learn how to apply for this card!

Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards points using your new card to make $5,000 in purchases within three months of being approved.

Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That’s a potential $200 in annual Uber savings!

Earn 5X Membership Rewards points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.

Earn 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.

$100 Global Entry credit every four years.

Get up to $200 in airline fee statement credit each calendar year! Select an airline of your choice and receive credit for charges such as onboard food and beverage, baggage, and certain other purchases.

Complimentary gold status with two hotel brands: Marriott and Hilton.

Receive complimentary Delta Sky Club admission when flying Delta Air Lines.

Enjoy complimentary admission Centurion Lounge airport club access for you and up to two guests.

Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.

Amex gives you free Priority Pass Select membership — good for admission at participating airport lounges worldwide. You and up to two guests can enjoy this great perk!

Receive complimentary benefits such as daily breakfast for two, resort or spa credit, upgrades when available and more with Fine Hotels & Resorts.

Like shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue? You’ll love the $100 annual statement credit for Saks purchases (enrollment required).

$550 annual fee. But that can easily be offset by taking advantage of all these perks. Plus, active military personnel and military spouses may be eligible to have American Express annual fees waived.

Learn more now about this card, check out other American Express cards, or learn about other travel rewards cards!

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American Express® Gold Card (learn more about this card)

American Express Gold Card

 

Learn how to apply for this card!

Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $2,000 on eligible purchases within the first three months of being approved.

Eat up these benefits!

  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards points dining at restaurants worldwide.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
  • Earn up to a total of $10 monthly statement credits paying with the Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Boxed, and participating Shake Shack locations. That alone equals a potential $120 annual savings.

Flight-wise, earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com. Plus, enjoy up to $100 in airline fee statement credit each calendar year! Select an airline of your choice and receive credit for charges such as onboard food and beverage, baggage, and certain other purchases.

Shop internationally with no foreign transaction fees.

Annual Fee is $250. The airline credit ($100) and select restaurant credit ($120) almost recoup the entire annual fee!

Learn more now about this card, check out other American Express cards, or learn about other travel rewards cards!

 

 

The Business Platinum Card from American Express (learn more now about this card)

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Learn more about this card!

Check out this great Welcome Offer: Earn up to 125,000 Membership Rewards points! 

Earn 50,000 bonus Membership Rewards points after you spend $10,000 within the first three months of being approved for the card. You’ll receive another 50,000 bonus MRs after spending an additional $15,000 on eligible purchases within those same three months.

So if you spend $25,000 within three months of being approved, you’ll earn 125,000 Membership Rewards ($25,000 on spend = 25,000 Membership Rewards points. Then receive the 100,000 bonus points).

Get 5X Membership Rewards points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com.

Get 50% more Membership Rewards points. That’s 1.5 points per dollar, on each eligible purchase of $5,000 or more. You can get up to 1 million additional points per year.

Here’s one of my personal favorite perks — and pretty much the reason I hold this card:

Use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points for all or part of a flight with your selected qualifying airline, and you can get 35% of the points back, up to 500,000 bonus points per calendar year.

Enroll to get up to $200 in statement credits annually ($100 semi-annually) for U.S. purchases with Dell. Remember, Dell sells more than computers!

$100 Global Entry credit every four years. Global Entry includes TSA PreCheck!

Get up to $200 in airline fee statement credit each calendar year! Select an airline of your choice and receive credit for charges such as onboard food and beverage, baggage, and certain other purchases.

Complimentary gold status with two hotel brands: Marriott and Hilton.

Receive complimentary Delta Sky Club admission when flying Delta Air Lines.

Enjoy complimentary admission Centurion Lounge airport club access for you and up to two guests.

Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.

Amex gives you free Priority Pass Select membership — good for admission at participating airport lounges worldwide. You and up to two guests can enjoy this great perk!

Receive complimentary benefits such as daily breakfast for two, resort or spa credit, upgrades when available and more with Fine Hotels & Resorts.

Get one year of Platinum Global Access from WeWork With this membership, you can access 300+ premium, inspiring workspaces in 75+ cities. To get this exclusive offer, enroll between 2/15/2019 and 12/31/2019.

(Offer expires 12/31/2019. Terms apply.)

Learn more now about this card, check out other American Express cards, or learn about other business cards!

 

American Express Business Gold Card (learn more about this card)

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Learn more about this card!

Check this out: Get 4X Membership Rewards points on the two select categories where your business spent the most each month. (The 4X points apply to the first $150,000 in combined purchases from these two categories each calendar year.)

Get 25% points back after you use points for all or part of an eligible flight booked with Amex Travel, up to 250,000 points back per calendar year!

Receive up to one year free on subscriptions to both G Suite Basic (for up to three users) and ZipRecruiter Standard, a combined value up to $3,200. That alone is a huge savings!

This card also offers a flexible payment option to help manage cash flow on purchases of $100 or more.

Plus, make accounting easier! Connect to Quickbooks, access SpendManager, receive a Year-End Summary, and more.

Learn more now about this card, check out other American Express cards, or learn about other business cards!

 

The Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express (learn more)

The Blue Business Plus Card from American ExpressLearn more about this card!

Check this out: a no annual fee card that earns Membership Rewards points!

Earn 2X points — with no category restrictions — on the first $50,000 in purchases each year. After that, you’ll earn 1X points on purchases thereafter.

It doesn’t come with the bells and whistles of, say, the Platinum Card from American Express (learn more) and Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN (learn more). Nor does it offer the Membership Rewards earning power of the American Express Gold Card (learn more) or American Express Business Gold Card (learn more).

It also doesn’t offer a welcome bonus.

However, a small business whose budget is rather low might enjoy this card.

Learn more now about this card, check out other American Express cards, or learn about other business cards!

 

Business Green Rewards Card from American Express (learn more)

American Express Business Green CardLearn more about this card!

 

Earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points after your first purchase within three months of being approved for the Business Green Rewards Card from American Express (learn more)!

Earn 2X points on eligible purchases through Amex Travel.

Earn 1X points on everything else.

The $95 annual fee is waived the first year.

This, like The Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express (learn more), is more of a starter business American Express card. If travel figures into your company’s plans, consider the Platinum Card from American Express (learn more) or Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN (learn more) — which earn 5X points through Amex Travel, come with airport lounge access, and give cardholders complimentary Gold status with Marriott and Hilton.

The Membership Rewards earning (1X on everything else) doesn’t come close to the American Express Gold Card (learn more) or American Express Business Gold Card (learn more). But, again, this is definitely an attractive option for those looking to dip their pinky toes into the credit card water.

Learn more now about this card, check out other American Express cards, or learn about other business cards!

 


Delta Air Lines Sky Miles Credit Cards from American Express

Consumer/Personal Delta Amex Cards

Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card (learn how to apply)

The Delta Reserve Card from American ExpressLearn how to apply for this card!Welcome Offer (Expires January 29, 2020)

Receive 75,000 bonus SkyMiles and 10,000 bonus MQM after spending $5,000 in eligible purchases on the Card within the first three months of approval. Given our SkyMiles valuation, 75,000 SkyMiles equals at least $750 worth of Delta travel.

Points Earnings (Through January 29, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Points Earnings (Effective January 30, 2020)

  • 3X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Bonus MQM (Through December 31, 2019)

Enjoy 15,000 bonus MQM and 15,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if you spend $30,000 on your new card before December 31, 2019. Earn an additional 15,000 bonus MQM and 15,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if rack up another $30,000 on the card before December 31.

Status Boost (Beginning January 30, 2020)

Enjoy 15,000 bonus MQM each time you spend $30,000 during a calendar year. The most Status Boost MQM you can receive with this card is 60,000 MQM ($120,000 spend during a calendar year).

Delta Sky Club Access

Enjoy complimentary access to Delta Sky Clubs when traveling on a same-day Delta Air Lines flight. (Read our reviews of Delta Sky Clubs.)

Plus — effective January 30, 2020 — receive two guest passes each year to Delta Sky Clubs. A nice perk if you’re traveling with people who don’t have Delta Sky Club access through their own Reserve card or the American Express Platinum cards.

American Express Centurion Lounge Access (Effective January 30, 2020)

You’ll have free admission (provided the club isn’t closed to overcrowding) to American Express Centurion Lounges before a same-day Delta Air Lines-operated or -marketed flight. (Read our reviews of American Express Centurion Lounges.)

Upgrade Priority for Medallion Members

Holding a Delta Reserve card serves as tie-breaker for complimentary Medallion upgrades.

Complimentary Upgrades for Non-Medallion Members (Effective January 30, 2020)

Non-elites who hold the Delta Reserve card will eligible for complimentary domestic upgrades (US 50) to Delta One, first class, and Comfort Plus — space providing, after Medallion members and their companions have been upgraded.

MQD Waiver

Spend $25,000 on this — or across any of your Delta Amexes, provided you hold a Platinum or Reserve card — and don’t worry about the MQD requirements for Silver, Gold, or Platinum Medallion.

Companion Certificate

Beginning the second year of holding the card, you’ll receive upon renewal a certificate for a free (except for taxes and fees) companion first class or coach qualifying fares on Delta. Read our Companion Certificate FAQ.

Global Entry/TSA PreCheck Fee Credit (effective January 30, 2020)

Receive a statement credit for your Global Entry application fee every four years or TSA PreCheck application fee every 4.5 years when paying with your Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card.

Delta Travel Perks

  • Free first checked bag for you and up to eight others on your itinerary/PNR
  • 20% statement credit on purchases made aboard Delta Air Lines flights (premium food, beverages, headsets, etc)
  • Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding
  • Pay with Miles eligibility

Annual Fee

$450 the first year. Then $550 beginning the second year you hold the card.

Who Should Have This Card?

Frequent Delta travelers who want lounge access — and can spend their way to status.

Learn more now about the Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card.

 

Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card (learn how to apply)

The Platinum Delta SkyMiles Card from American Express.Learn how to apply for this card!

Welcome Offer – Expires January 29, 2020!

Receive 75,000 bonus SkyMiles and 5,000 bonus MQM after spending $3,000 in eligible purchases on the Card within the first three months of approval. Given our SkyMiles valuation, 75,000 SkyMiles equals at least $750 worth of Delta travel.

Enjoy a $100 statement credit after using the Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card on a
Delta purchase during the first three months of card membership.

Points Earnings (Through January 29, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Points Earnings (Effective January 30, 2020)

  • 3X SkyMiles at hotels
  • 3X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 2X SkyMiles at restaurants worldwide
  • 2X SkyMiles at US supermarkets
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Bonus MQM (Through December 31, 2019)

Enjoy 10,000 bonus MQM and 10,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if you spend $25,000 on your new card before December 31, 2019. Earn an additional 10,000 bonus MQM and 10,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if you somehow spend another $25,000 before December 31.

Status Boost (Beginning January 30, 2020)

Enjoy 10,000 bonus MQM when you spend $25,000 on your card during a calendar year. Earn one additional 10,000 bonus MQM if you spend another $25,000 during the same calendar year.

Companion Certificate

Beginning the second year of holding the card, you’ll receive upon renewal a certificate for a free (except for taxes and fees) companion coach fare on eligible Delta flights. Read our Companion Certificate FAQ.

Delta Sky Club Access

Visit Delta Sky Clubs (when traveling on same-day Delta itinerary) for $29 through January 2020. Effective January 30, 2020, the price increases to $39.

Global Entry/TSA PreCheck Fee Credit (effective January 30, 2020)

Receive a statement credit for your Global Entry application fee every four years or TSA PreCheck application fee every 4.5 years when paying with your Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card.

Delta Travel Perks

  • Free first checked bag for you and up to eight others on your itinerary/PNR
  • 20% statement credit on purchases made aboard Delta Air Lines flights (premium food, beverages, headsets, etc)
  • Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding
  • Pay with Miles eligibility

MQD Waiver

Spend $25,000 on this — or across any of your Delta Amexes, provided you hold a Platinum or Reserve card — and don’t worry about the MQD requirements for Silver, Gold, or Platinum Medallion.

Annual Fee

$195 the first year. Then $250 each year, beginning the second year you hold the card.

Who Should Have This Card?

Frequent-ish Delta travelers who want to achieve or maintain Medallion status. Plus, it’s good for saving money on Delta incidental purchases.

Learn more now about the Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card.

Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card (learn how to apply)

Delta Gold American Express Card

Learn how to apply for this card!Welcome offer expires January 29, 2020!

Receive 30,000 bonus SkyMiles after spending $1,000 in eligible purchases on the Card within the first three months of approval. We value SkyMiles at about a cent each. So we peg 30,000 SkyMiles equal to at least $300 in Delta travel.

Enjoy a $50 statement credit after using the Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card on a
Delta purchase during the first three months of card membership. (Remember, the statement credit can be triggered by something as cheap as the $2 headphones on board Delta flights!)

Points Earnings (Through January 29, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Points Earnings (Effective January 30, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles at restaurants worldwide
  • 2X SkyMiles at US supermarkets
  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Other Spend Benefits (Effective January 30, 2020)

Receive a $100 Delta flight credit for future travel after you spend $10,000 on the card during a calendar year.

Delta Travel Perks

  • Free first checked bag for you and up to eight others on your itinerary/PNR
  • Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding
  • Pay with Miles eligibility

Annual Fee

Waived the first year! Then $95 each year, beginning the second year you hold the card.

Who Should Have This Card?

Infrequent leisure travelers who want to save money on checked baggage.

Learn more now about the Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card.

 

Business Delta Amex Cards

Delta SkyMiles Reserve for Business American Express Card (learn how to apply)

Delta Reserve Business Card from American Express.

Learn how to apply for this card!

Receive 40,000 bonus SkyMiles and 10,000 bonus MQM after spending $3,000 in eligible purchases on the Card within the first three months of approval. Given our SkyMiles valuation, 40,000 SkyMiles equals at least $400 worth of Delta travel.

Points Earnings (Through January 29, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Points Earnings (Effective January 30, 2020)

  • 3X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1.5X SkyMiles on purchases after you spend $150,000 on the card during a calendar year
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Bonus MQM (Through December 31, 2019)

Enjoy 15,000 bonus MQM and 15,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if you spend $30,000 on your new card before December 31, 2019. Earn an additional 15,000 bonus MQM and 15,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if rack up another $30,000 on the card before December 31.

Status Boost (Beginning January 30, 2020)

Enjoy 15,000 bonus MQM each time you spend $30,000 during a calendar year. The most Status Boost MQM you can receive with this card is 60,000 MQM ($120,000 spend during a calendar year).

Delta Sky Club Access

Enjoy complimentary access to Delta Sky Clubs when traveling on a same-day Delta Air Lines flight. (Read our reviews of Delta Sky Clubs.)

Plus — effective January 30, 2020 — receive two guest passes each year to Delta Sky Clubs. A nice perk if you’re traveling with people who don’t have Delta Sky Club access through their own Reserve card or the American Express Platinum cards.

American Express Centurion Lounge Access (Effective January 30, 2020)

You’ll have free admission (provided the club isn’t closed to overcrowding) to American Express Centurion Lounges before a same-day Delta Air Lines-operated or -marketed flight. (Read our reviews of American Express Centurion Lounges.)

Upgrade Priority for Medallion Members

Holding a Delta Reserve card serves as tie-breaker for complimentary Medallion upgrades.

Complimentary Upgrades for Non-Medallion Members (Effective January 30, 2020)

Non-elites who hold the Delta Reserve card will eligible for complimentary domestic upgrades (US 50) to Delta One, first class, and Comfort Plus — space providing, after Medallion members and their companions have been upgraded.

MQD Waiver

Spend $25,000 on this — or across any of your Delta Amexes, provided you hold a Platinum or Reserve card — and don’t worry about the MQD requirements for Silver, Gold, or Platinum Medallion.

Companion Certificate

Beginning the second year of holding the card, you’ll receive upon renewal a certificate for a free (except for taxes and fees) companion first class or coach qualifying fares on Delta. Read our Companion Certificate FAQ.

Global Entry/TSA PreCheck Fee Credit (effective January 30, 2020)

Receive a statement credit for your Global Entry application fee every four years or TSA PreCheck application fee every 4.5 years when paying with your Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card.

Delta Travel Perks

  • Free first checked bag for you and up to eight others on your itinerary/PNR
  • 20% statement credit on purchases made aboard Delta Air Lines flights (premium food, beverages, headsets, etc)
  • Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding
  • Pay with Miles eligibility

Annual Fee

$450 the first year. Then $550 beginning the second year you hold the card.

Who Should Have This Card?

Business owners/independent contractors who are frequent Delta travelers and lounge access. Plus, if you can spend a lot of money on this card, you’ll love the Status Boosts.

Learn more now about the Delta SkyMiles Reserve for Business American Express Card.

 

Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business American Express Card (learn how to apply)

Learn how to apply for this card!

Receive 35,000 bonus SkyMiles and 5,000 bonus MQM after spending just $1,000 in eligible purchases on the Card within the first three months of approval. Given our SkyMiles valuation, 35,000 SkyMiles equals at least $350 worth of Delta travel.

Enjoy a $100 statement credit after using the Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card on a
Delta purchase during the first three months of card membership.

Points Earnings (Through January 29, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Points Earnings (Effective January 30, 2020)

  • 3X SkyMiles at hotels
  • 3X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1.5 SkyMiles on all eligible purchases of $5,000 or more
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Bonus MQM (Through December 31, 2019)

Enjoy 10,000 bonus MQM and 10,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if you spend $25,000 on your new card before December 31, 2019. Earn an additional 10,000 bonus MQM and 10,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles if you somehow spend another $25,000 before December 31.

Status Boost (Beginning January 30, 2020)

Enjoy 10,000 bonus MQM and 10,000 bonus redeemable SkyMiles when you spend $25,000 on your card during a calendar year. Earn one additional 10,000 bonus MQM if you spend another $25,000 during the same calendar year.

Delta Sky Club Access

Visit Delta Sky Clubs (when traveling on same-day Delta itinerary) for $29 through January 2020. Effective January 30, 2020, the price increases to $39.

Companion Certificate

Beginning the second year of holding the card, you’ll receive upon renewal a certificate for a free (except for taxes and fees) companion coach fare on eligible Delta flights. Read our Companion Certificate FAQ.

Global Entry/TSA PreCheck Fee Credit (effective January 30, 2020)

Receive a statement credit for your Global Entry application fee every four years or TSA PreCheck application fee every 4.5 years when paying with your Delta SkyMiles Platinum American Express Card.

Delta Travel Perks

  • Free first checked bag for you and up to eight others on your itinerary/PNR
  • 20% statement credit on purchases made aboard Delta Air Lines flights (premium food, beverages, headsets, etc)
  • Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding
  • Pay with Miles eligibility

MQD Waiver

Spend $25,000 on this — or across any of your Delta Amexes, provided you hold a Platinum or Reserve card — and don’t worry about the MQD requirements for Silver, Gold, or Platinum Medallion.

Annual Fee

$195 the first year. Then $250 each year, beginning the second year you hold the card.

Who Should Have This Card?

Business owners who frequently travel on Delta and wish to to achieve or maintain Medallion status. Plus, it’s good for saving money on Delta incidental purchases.

Learn more now about the Delta SkyMiles Platinum Business American Express Card.

 

Delta SkyMiles Gold Business American Express Card (learn how to apply)

Learn how to apply for this card!Welcome Offer

Receive 30,000 bonus SkyMiles after spending only $1,000 in eligible purchases on the Card within the first three months of approval. We value SkyMiles at about a cent each. So we peg 70,000 SkyMiles equal to at least $300 in Delta travel.

Enjoy a $50 statement credit after using the Delta SkyMiles Gold American Express Card on a
Delta purchase during the first three months of card membership. (Remember, the statement credit can be triggered by something as cheap as the $2 headphones on board Delta flights!)

Points Earnings (Through January 29, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Points Earnings (Effective January 30, 2020)

  • 2X SkyMiles at restaurants worldwide
  • 2X SkyMiles on US shipping
  • 2X SkyMiles on US advertising in select media
  • 2X SkyMiles on Delta purchases
  • 1X SkyMiles on all other purchases

Other Spend Benefits (Effective January 30, 2020)

Receive a $100 Delta flight credit for future travel after you spend $10,000 on the card during a calendar year.

Delta Travel Perks

  • Free first checked bag for you and up to eight others on your itinerary/PNR
  • Main Cabin 1 Priority Boarding
  • Pay with Miles eligibility

Annual Fee

Waived the first year! Then $95 each year, beginning the second year you hold the card.

Who Should Have This Card?

Infrequent business travelers who want to save money on cards better spend bonuses but higher annual fees.

Learn more now about the Delta SkyMiles Gold Business American Express Card.

 

Hotel Credit Cards

 

Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (learn more)

Hilton Amex Surpass card

 

Learn more about this card!

The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (learn more) offers its cardholders several benefits:

  • Complimentarily Hilton Honors Gold status (upgrade to Diamond after spending $40,000 on the Surpass Card during a calendar year.) Some of the Gold status perks include:
    • Complimentary breakfast at all hotels
    • Space-available upgrades to Executive rooms
  • Earn a Weekend Night Reward after spending $15,000 in a calendar year.
  • 10 free visits each year at Priority Pass airport lounges
  • Late check-out
  • 5th standard reward night free
  • Two bottles of water
  • Elite tier rollover nights
  • 80% Elite tier bonus points

Cardholders receive the following bonus Hilton Honors points for select purchases:

  • 12X on eligible purchases at a participating Hilton portfolio hotel or resort
  • 6X at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations
  • 3X on all other eligible purchases.

The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (learn more about this card) carries a $95 annual fee that is not waived the first year. But the fee can be offset fairly easily for a while thanks to the free breakfasts and annual Priority Pass visits.

Learn more now about the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card, check out more American Express cards, or learn about other airline cards!

 

Hilton Honors American Express Card (learn more)

The Hilton Honors American Express Card.

Learn more about this card!

The basic, no annual fee Hilton Honors American Express Card (learn more) gives cardholders complimentary Silver status (and can earn Gold after spending $20,000 in a calendar year).

Silver status benefits include:

  • Late check-out
  • 5th standard reward night free
  • Two bottles of water
  • Elite tier rollover nights
  • 20% Elite tier bonus points

The Hilton Honors American Express Card (learn more) offers the following Hilton Honors point bonuses.

  • 7X on eligible purchases at a participating Hilton portfolio hotel or resort
  • 5X at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations
  • 3X on all other eligible purchases.

Learn more now about the Hilton Honors American Express Card, check out more American Express cards, or learn about other hotel cards!

 

 

Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card (learn more about this card)

Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express CardLearn more about this card!

Earn 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of being approved!

Enjoy a free anniversary night valid for stays under 35,000 points beginning the second year you hold the card. Plus, earn another free anniversary night when you spend $60,000 on your card within a calendar year.

Receive complimentary Silver status just for being a cardholder! Silver members enjoy benefits such as:

  • Priority late checkout
  • 10% bonus points on stays

Plus, cardmembers receive a complimentary upgrade to Gold status when spending $35,000 on the card during a calendar year. Remember, though, the Platinum Card from American Express (learn more) and Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN (learn more) give cardholders complimentary Gold status.

Bonus categories for using your card:

  • 6X points at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels
  • 4X points at U.S. restaurants
  • 4X points at U.S. gas stations
  • 4X points on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers
  • 4X points on U.S. purchases for shipping
  • 2x points on all other eligible purchases

Learn more now about the Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card, check out more American Express cards, or learn about other hotel cards!

 

 

Cashback Cards from American Express

 

Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express (learn more)

american express blue cash preferred card

Learn more about this card!

Cha-ching! Earn a $250 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first three months of being a Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express member! (learn more)

Look at all these cash back categories:

  • 6% cash back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions.
  • 3% Cash Back on transit including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more.
  • 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1% after that).
  • 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations.
  • 1% Cash Back on other purchases.

The $95 annual fee is something you can easily earn back in your sleep.

Learn more now about this card, check out more American Express cards, or learn about other cashback cards!

 

Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express (learn more)

American Express Blue Cash Everyday CardLearn more about this card!

This no annual fee Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express (learn more) rewards you a $150 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within three months of being approved.

Earn bonus cash back in the following categories:

  • 3% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $6,000 per year in purchases, then 1%).
  • 2% cash back at U.S. gas stations
  • 2% cash back at select U.S. department stores
  • 1% back on other purchases.

Cash back is dispersed as Reward Dollars — which can be easily redeemed for statement credits, gift cards, and merchandise!

Learn more now about this card, check out more American Express cards, or learn about other cashback cards!

 

Blue Business Cash Card from American Express (learn more)

American Express Blue Business Cash Card

Learn more about this card!

This might appeal to business owners looking to earn back a little money without forking over an annual fee (which this card doesn’t have!)

The Amex SimplyCash Plus is now the Blue Business Cash Card from American Express (learn more about this card).

Cardmembers earn 2% cashback on all eligible purchases on up to $50,000 each calendar year. When you meet the $50,000 threshold, earnings drop to 1%. So if you can spend 50 grand a year, you’ll get a thousand back before dropping to the 1% mark.

There’s currently no welcome bonus available for the Blue Business Cash Card from American Express (learn more about this card).

Don’t confuse this card with the consumer Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express (learn more about this card) or Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express (learn more).

This card’s earnings don’t impress me much. If you’re absolutely against an annual fee, you might like this card. But I think you’re better off with something like the Chase Ink Business Preferred Card — which does come with an annual fee but offers a nice welcome bonus.

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