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Two Hilton credit cards are now offering boosted welcome bonuses (Free Night Rewards now...

American Express has increased the welcome offers on the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Credit Card and the Hilton Honors American Express Card and while the bonus points on offer haven't changed much, the inclusion of a Free Night Reward in both new welcome offers makes them valuable and makes now a very good time to consider if one of these cards would work well in your wallet.
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Earn 5x Marriott free night certificates with the new welcome bonus on this card

Just a few years ago, the Marriott Bonvoy Business® American Express® Card was just another co-branded business credit card that offered a good earning rate at Marriott properties and a few good benefits too. Then, in late March 2020, came a small but key policy change that made the Marriott Bonvoy Business® American Express® Card an invaluable tool for anyone seeking easy Marriott Bonvoy status.
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Amex brings back limited-edition Boeing 747 Delta credit cards

Amex has brought back the opportunity for successful new applicants and current holders of two of its Delta co-branded cards to order a special design of their card that not only boasts a unique Boeing 747 design but that that is also made, in part, from two 747s that once flew in Delta's livery.
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The ideal 4 card American Express Membership Rewards team [Updated]

In this article, I've narrowed down Amex's card portfolio to the 4 cards which I think make up the best "team" for anyone looking to maximize their Membership Rewards points earnings, and while I'm not one to suggest that someone should choose just one card ecosystem on which to concentrate, if I absolutely had to choose one ecosystem to recommend it would be Amex Membership Rewards.
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Comparing the five Marriott Bonvoy consumer credit cards (2024)

Since Amex and Chase both launched new mid-tier Marriott Bonvoy credit cards back in 2022, the number of Bonvoy consumer cards open to new applicants has stood at five. This article compares the annual fees, the earning rates, and the key benefits that these five cards offer in what is an easily digestible format to make it easier to see which Bonvoy card (if any) will work best for you.
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6 of the best credit cards for dining, takeout & delivery services

A wide variety of cards offer bonuses or cash back for spending on dining, takeouts, and food delivery services, so I've pulled together a selection of five cards that I think offer some of the best returns available on dining expenditure. With no-annual-fee cards sharing this list with ultra-Premium cards, there should be a card that fits most people's wallets in this selection.
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The Hilton Honors American Express Card review (2024)

The entry-level Hilton Honors American Express Card doesn't get a lot of attention because it's a simple card that doesn't offer any amazing or eye-catching benefits. That, however, doesn't mean this is a card you should ignore. With a good welcome offer and no annual fee, this can be a great starter card for anyone new to the miles and points game or a great backup card for infrequent visitors to Hilton properties worldwide.
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Amex Membership Rewards transfer partners & transfer times [2024 Edition]

American Express Membership Rewards offers Amex cardholders the opportunity to earn one of the four big transferable currencies in the miles & points world – Membership Rewards Points – and these points can be transferred to a variety of other loyalty programs affiliated with major airlines and hotel chains.
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Which credit cards are best for overseas everyday spending?

There are increasingly more and more credit cards that don't charge foreign transaction fees when you use them abroad, and that's a trend that has been very good for those of us who like to travel. But when it comes to general everyday spending when you're outside of the US, most of these cards don't offer a great return. So which cards do?
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QUICK: Excellent targeted offer for select Amex business card holders (earn up to 75,000...

If you hold the Blue Business® Plus Credit Card from American Express, now would be a good time to check your targeted offers because you may be sitting on an offer that could earn you a significant number of bonus Membership Rewards points across the next 6 months. The catch is that you have to trigger the offer by February 2nd (although you have 6 months in which to meet the terms of the offer).
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Make sure you’re earning easy Amex points through Rakuten

Cash back can be great, but in the miles and points world it's the versatile transferable currencies that rule and that's why Rakuten's partnership with American Express can be a key tool to use in your day-to-day miles and points strategy. If you haven't used Rakuten before or if you haven't set your account up to earn Membership Rewards points, you should probably read on.
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The Blue Business® Plus Credit Card from American Express Review (2024) – A “must...

There aren't many credit cards that I consider to be "must-have" cards for any serious miles and points fan, but the Blue Business® Plus Credit Card from American Express is definitely one of them. This card comes with no annual fee and is one of the more rewarding cards you'll find for spending in non-bonused categories.
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Reminder: Holders of Amex Platinum cards should select their airline for fee credits

Selecting the airline on which to use the airline fee credit is usually one of the first things that a lot of people do when they get their Platinum card in the mail, but what a lot of people often forget is that you can change the airline on which you use this credit once per year.
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The Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express review (2024)

With no annual fee, good cash back on key spending categories, and a nice welcome offer that should be easy for most to max out, the card_name is a card that looks tempting right now. Cash back may not be the coolest of rewards that you can get from a credit card, but it's as reliable a reward as you'll find, and when prices of so many things still appear to be rising, reliable is often preferable to cool.
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Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express reviewed (2024)

To get the most out of a miles or points balance takes work and often quite a bit of effort. People with busy lives and families to look after generally don't have the time or energy to deal with all of that and this a big reason why cash back credit cards are so incredibly popular and why the Blue Cash Preferred Card is a card that would work well in most wallets.
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American Express® Gold Card review (2024)

The American Express® Gold Card is a key card in the Amex Membership Rewards ecosystem as it offers the best earning rates out of any American Express card in select major spending categories. It's a card that offers valuable benefits that help cardholders offset the annual fee and as it earns a currency that's transferable to an impressive variety of airline and hotel loyalty programs, it's a card that can help cardholders make significant savings on aspirational travel bookings.
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Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card review (2024)

The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card has long been one of the better co-branded hotel cards on the market thanks to the valuable mid-tier hotel status that it offers alongside a suite of other useful benefits, and for a keen Hilton fan, this is a card that's relatively simple to justify holding.
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An Amex upgrade offer I was surprised to see in my account

I tend not to apply for a lot of credit cards every year so without the regular influx of points from juicy welcome offers, I'm always looking for other ways to boost my various account balances. Chase and Citi don't really make things very easy, but American Express has come to my aid on quite a few occasions by offering me a bonus to upgrade one of my cards.
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This excellent cash back card continues to charge a $0 annual fee in the...

When it comes to spending at US supermarkets and spending with the major streaming services, the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express offers the best rate of cash back out of any card on the market. Add to that the good cash back rates for spending on transit and at US gas stations and you have one of the best cash back cards around. Ordinarily, this card costs $95/year to hold, but right now you can try it out without having to pay an annual fee in your first year.
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Interesting: Amex removes Frontier as a Platinum Card airline credit option

A number of American Express Platinum Cards offer cardholders an airline fee credit as a way of helping them offset part of their card's annual fee (or, as a way of helping them justify their card's annual fee) but at some point in the past few days, this benefit became a little weaker.
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Check if you’ll be approved for an Amex card without it impacting your credit...

American Express has confirmed that it's piloting a new "experience" for consumers, which will allow select applicants to find out if they'll be approved for their preferred Amex card without having their credit score affected (i.e. Without a hard pull on their credit file).
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The Platinum Card® from American Express just got improved (slightly)

Quietly and without any fanfare, two slight improvements to two of the benefits offered by the Platinum Card® from American Express have been made. Considering how much publicity Amex normally throws behind "improvements" that don't actually improve the card, it's surprising that more hasn't been made of these changes but, nevertheless, this is genuinely a little bit of good news.
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Amex launches the Marriott Bonvoy Bevy™ American Express® Card (why?)

American Express has just announced the release of the Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express® Card which, as was strongly rumored, will sit between the cheaper consumer Bonvoy cards issued by Chase and the considerably more expensive Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card. Read on to see what the new card has to offer.
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Amex UK improves its British Airways Companion Voucher (2-4-1)

It looks like American Express is starting to feel the pressure from the recently introduced UK Barclaycard Avios cards because it has just announced an unexpected improvement to the Companion Vouchers offered by its British Airways co-branded cards in the UK.
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Amex is offering a 40% bonus for transfers to Avios [Targeted]

American Express is now offering targeted cardholders the opportunity to transfer Membership Rewards points into one of two Avios programs while locking in a 40% transfer bonus. The bonus is valid for transfers to the British Airways Executive Club and Aer Lingus Aer Club (but not Iberia Plus) and will be available for the next six weeks.
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An excellent upgrade offer for select holders of the Amex EveryDay Card

In the hubbub of the miles & points world, it can be easy to forget that credit card welcome bonuses aren't the only good way to give your points balances a sudden and often much-needed boost. Upgrade offers can be incredibly useful too, and right now, American Express is targeting select holders of the Amex EveryDay® Card for a valuable upgrade offer that's going to be hard to pass up.
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Reminder: Uber Eats Pass benefit ending on Amex Cards

Back in October 2020, Amex expanded its partnership with Uber to give holders of the Platinum Card® from American Express, the American Express® Gold Card, and the American Express® Green Card a free Uber Eats Pass membership as a limited-time benefit. Well, at the end of this month that limited time is up so eligible cardholders have just a few weeks in which to lock in a free 12-month Uber Eats Pass before the opportunity goes away.
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Targeted: Fantastic welcome offer for the Blue Business Plus Credit Card

The Blue Business® Plus Credit Card from American Express is a card that I have, is a card that I hold in high regard and is a card that I think a lot of miles and points fans should be using, and if you don't already hold the Blue Business Plus card in your wallet, a targeted offer that Amex is currently running may be enough to persuade you to add it to your collection.
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Select holders of the Platinum Card® from American Express can earn another easy 20,000...

For most of this year, American Express has been offering select holders of its consumer Platinum Card up to 20,000 points when they sign up for its 'Pay Over Time' option. Now, with that option still open, Amex is back with another 20,000 point offer for any Platinum cardholders that are fortunate enough to be targeted.
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Amex Boosts The Points Bonus Offer For Pay Over Time (For Some)

Earlier this month American Express started targeting more cardholders for a promotion in which it offers bonus points in exchange for a cardholder signing up for its Pay Over Time Option. Now, even more cardholders are being targeted and some are seeing their original bonus offers improved considerably.
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Amex Targeting More Cardholders For Easy Bonus Points (Pay Over Time)

American Express is back with another set of offers targeted at cardholders who have yet to sign up for its Pay Over Time option. As far as I can tell there are at least two different offers in the wild (one for 10,000 and one for 20,000 points) and as even I've been targeted for an offer this time around, it looks as if the targeting may be quite broad.
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NEW BENEFIT: Amex adds cell phone protection to key premium cards

American Express has announced that it has enhanced the value offered by a number of its premium cards by adding cell phone protection to the list of benefits that the cards offer. The new benefit is now live and comes with a nice little bonus that most other cell phone protection benefits (those provided by other card issuers) don't offer.
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A Small Signal From Amex That Things Are Slowly Going Back Towards “Normal”

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How To Transfer Amex Membership Rewards Points To Airlines

Here's a simple step-by-step guide showing how to transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points to Amex's numerous transfer partners like Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Delta (amongst others).
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My unexpected but excellent Amex retention offer

American Express has probably done more than any of the other major card issuers to try to keep its cards relevant while the world around us changed beyond recognition, and it has done this by introducing new benefits and new spending offers to help cardholders justify their annual fees. Today, as if that wasn't enough, Amex gave me another reason to hold on to my Platinum Card for another year.
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LAST CHANCE: Select a carrier for your Amex airline fee credit

Three American Express cards offer cardholders airline fee credits that can go a long way to canceling out the annual fees that these cards charge, but with only two days of January left, time is running out for cardholders to actively choose the airline whose fees they'd like to have rebated.
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American Express Gold Cards Are Offering Improved Targeted Welcome Offers

I'm always checking to see if American Express has targeted me for any special welcome offers or special deals to upgrade (it's how I got a 150,000 point bonus when I upgraded to the Hilton Honors Surpass credit card) and, as things stand, there appear to be improved offers available on the American Express Gold Card and the Business Gold Card for anyone fortunate enough to have been targeted.
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Caution: You May Not Be Searching For American Express FHR Properties Correctly

I'm in the process of trying to plan a trip to a Ritz-Carlton on the Spanish island of Tenerife and, as part of my research into the best way to book the property, I decided to check what offers I could find for the property on the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts site. Annoyingly, the property wasn't there.
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Rakuten Is Offering New Members 3,000 Membership Rewards Points As A Welcome Bonus

Rakuten is a portal I write about reasonably frequently because it offers miles & points fans a very easy way to collect bonus American Express Membership Rewards points when they shop at a large variety of well-known online retailers. Right now, and for a limited time, Rakuten is offering new members a very easy path to 3,000 bonus Membership Rewards points.
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How I’m Using The New Platinum Card Statement Credits

At the beginning of May, American Express confirmed that holders of its Platinum Card would be given two new ways to earn monthly statement credits as the card issuer looked for ways to help cardholders get value out a card whose primary benefits all center around travel. For most people, this was very good news. For me, it presented a challenge.
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Save A Miniumum of $120 At Dell With These Amex Offers [Targeted]

American Express is currently targeting cardholders for two good deals for spending at Dell. One offer is good for a $120 statement credit while the second offer is for a substantial number of Membership Rewards points which I value at significantly more than $120.
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A Bit Of Fun: How Many Membership Rewards Points Can I Earn Through Amex...

Over the weekend I was stuck on hold waiting for a customer services representative at a utility company to take my call and I found myself browsing through my American Express account to stave off the boredom. As I scrolled through my Amex Offers hoping to find a deal I could turn into easy points, I was struck by how many bonus points some of the retailers were offering, and I started to wonder how many points I could pick up if I triggered every fixed-points offer I had been targeted for and how much it would cost...so I checked!
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Amex Confirms Good News – New Benefits & Earning Rates On Multiple Cards

It's a busy day in the credit card world! A little earlier I wrote about how the majority of Marriott Bonvoy credit cards issued by Chase and American Express will earn 6 points/dollar on grocery spending, that was followed by a post detailing how Chase is offering bonus points for grocery spending on a further 21 of its credit cards, and now American Express has announced that it is improving benefits and earning rates on cards across its portfolio.
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Amex Is Offering 20,000 Points For Platinum Card Referrals [Targeted]

If you currently hold a Platinum Card from American Express you may have been targeted for an improved referral offer which is doing the rounds. The referral offer is showing up in my account and a number of other cardholder accounts that I have seen so the targeting may not be particularly narrow.
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Amex Is Adding New Offers To Its Cards To Help Cardholders

We've been hearing quite a bit from various airlines and hoteliers detailing what measures they're taking to help out their guests but we have been hearing comparatively little from the credit card industry. Up until now, the only really major announcement we've had has been from American Express when it revealed that it has increased the period given to cardholders in which they can earn the welcome bonuses that their credit cards offer. The other major credit card companies have been mostly silent.
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Amex Offer: Earn Up To 10,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points At Tumi

A new Amex offer has recently dropped into my account which may be of interest to anyone shopping for some new luggage - there are up to 10,000 bonus Membership Rewards Points on offer for shopping made at Tumi stores throughout the US and at Tumi.com.
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Los Angeles Amex Centurion Lounge to open on Monday (9 March 2020)

The long wait for a Centurion Lounge is finally over for those of us who pass through LAX on a frequent basis as Amex has now revealed that its Los Angeles Centurion lounge will open on Monday 9 March 2020.
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Amex Is Offering A Hilton Transfer Bonus Of Up To 50% [Targeted]

American Express has launched a new bonus of up to 50% for transfers between Membership Rewards and Hilton Honors made by 14 April 2020. Historically such transfer bonuses have been targeted and have ranged between 10% and 50% so you'll have to log in to your online account to see what bonus Amex has chosen to offer you.
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Amex Is Offering A 20% Transfer Bonus To Qantas Frequent Flyer [Possibly Targeted]

American Express added Qantas Frequent Flyer as a transfer partner for the Membership Rewards program back in June last year and we’ve seen it offer a few transfer bonuses in the intervening months…and now we have another one.
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Amex offer: Earn 4 bonus points per dollar spent at Amazon [Targeted]

Just in time for Black Friday/Cyber Monday American Express is targetting cardholders for bonus Membership Rewards points on Amazon purchases through the end of the year. The number of bonus points you can earn is capped but this should still be a very nice effective rebate on top of whatever deals Amazon is offering.
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GREAT DEAL: Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards Points With Air Canada [Targeted]

Following on from its great offers on Air France and ANA flights American Express is back with another big offer a little closer to home with targeted cardholders able to earn 20,000 Membership Rewards Points for bookings made with Air Canada.
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American Express Is Adding Benefits To Its Corporate Cards

American Express has announced that starting today and going forward, it will be adding new benefits to all three of its Corporate Cards as it brings some cards into closer alignment with their personal and business counterparts and as it incorporates new partnerships with Uber and CLEAR. 
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Refer Friends & Family For Amex Cards With No Lifetime Language

American Express has long allowed cardholders to refer family, friends, and acquaintances for one or more cards that they hold, but now some of these referral offers have been enhanced...and enhanced in a good way. Some American Express referral offers now omit the terms and conditions that usually exclude former cardholders from making the most of whatever welcome bonus is on offer.
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Earn Up To $50 In Statement Credits On Dining With Hilton American Express Cards...

I don't log into my Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card online account very often so I've only just seen a dining offer for $10 back on $200 of spending at US restaurants (can be used up to 5 times) for which my card appears to have been targeted.
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AMEX Will Open A Bigger Lounge In Sydney This Month

The better known American Express airport lounges are the Centurion Lounges that are primarily found in the US as well in a limited number of international airport locations, but these aren't the only AMEX airport lounges around. 
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Five More AMEX Offers You Shouldn’t Miss [Targeted]

I've been highlighting a number of various AMEX offers of late (some of the great hotel deals are still available and there are a lot of Membership Rewards Points on offer at MGM properties right now) and now I've noticed 5 more offers that look like they'll be great value.
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Earn Up To 15,000 Membership Rewards Points At MGM Properties [Targeted]

American Express is back with another set of offers which should offer an easy path to a lot of Membership Rewards Points for anyone considering booking one or more stays at MGM properties in the US (primarily Las Vegas).
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AMEX Is Now Offering A 15% Bonus On Transfers To Avianca LifeMiles

AMEX is currently running a transfer bonus to various Avios loyalty programs (ending today), it's running a transfer to Marriott Bonvoy and now the card issuer has launched a 15% bonus on points transfers between Membership Rewards and Avianca's LifeMiles.
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Last Day To Convert AMEX Points To Avios With A 40% Bonus

American Express has been offering a 40% bonus on Membership Rewards Points transfers to the British Airways Executive Club, Iberia Plus and Aer Lingus' Aer Club since the beginning of August, but today is the last day to take advantage of this offer.
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10 AMEX Hotel Offers You Shouldn’t Miss [Targeted]

I'm always writing about the various AMEX offers that I see turning up in my online American Express accounts but I have to confess that sometimes some of the offers slip my mind and I forget that I've loaded them to my card(s).
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AMEX Benefits Shake-Up – Big Changes Coming In 2020

From 1 January 2020 American Express cardholders will see a number of protection benefits being added and removed from the cards they hold and whule the net effect of these changes is almost certainly positive, there are some definite negative moves too. 
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Get Bonus AMEX Points For Meeting Spending Targets [Targeted]

We've seen quite a few good specific AMEX offers appearing in members' accounts in the past few weeks with great deals with the likes of Air France, AMEX travel, AT&T Business and Cathay Pacific (just to name a few), but now we're seeing American Express offer some cardholders bonus Membership Rewards points for hitting various spending targets.
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A New AMEX Deal Is Offering Savings On Delta Bookings & Add-Ons [Targeted]

In comparison to some of the pretty impressive AMEX offers we've been seeing lately this latest offer aimed at cardholders booking Delta flights is a little tame...but it's still nice to get free cash back for doing not very much at all! 
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Earn 6,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points With GoPro [Targeted]

American Express has been launching a number of lucrative offers of late and the latest one to drop into my online account is an offer that offers a 6,000 Membership Rewards points bonus when shopping online at GoPro.com.
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Why American Express Has Become My Favorite Card Issuer

Chase has a fantastic selection of miles & points cards for customers to select from and if you're a frequent flyer with Southwest or United or if you're a frequent guest at Hyatt, IHG or Marriott, their co-branded cards should still form an integral part of your credit card portfolio...but I'm now pretty clear in my mind that AMEX offers the better transferrable currency and that's a big part of why I find myself liking American Express more than ever.
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AMEX OFFER: Get $300 Back On Cathay Pacific Bookings [Targeted]

We've seen a number of very good deals from American Express of late and on top of the fantastic offer for Air France/KLM bookings and the great offer on AT&T Business purchases (both of which are still available to cardholders who have been targeted) we now have a very nice discount available on bookings made with Cathay Pacific.
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Avoid This “Deal” – AMEX Is Offering A 30% Bonus On Transfers To Marriott...

American Express Membership Rewards offers transfers to just three hotel loyalty programs and one of these is Marriott Bonvoy. Right now AMEX is offering a 30% bonus on all Membership Rewards points transferred over to Marriott by 31 October 2019 but this is a "deal" that almost everyone should be ignoring.
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GREAT DEAL: Earn 20,000 AMEX Membership Rewards Points With AT&T Business [Targeted]

With all the recent offers we've been seeing it's a good time to be an American Express cardholder and now AMEX has come out and targeted me (and presumably a whole lot of other cardholders) for another great offer which can help rake in a LOT of Membership Rewards points - up to 20,000 Membership Rewards points to be precise.
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Save Up To 20% At Select Waldorf Astoria & Conrad Properties [Targeted]

Hot on the heels of a truly fantastic offer for travel on Air France American Express is now targeting some of its cardholders for a very nice deal at select Waldorf Astoria and Conrad properties around the world.
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Be Aware – New AMEX Membership Rewards Rules Are Now In Force

Back in June American Express announced a number of changes to its card offerings and Membership rewards which were to be phased in over a number of months. The key change to the Gold Card from American Express kicked in on 6 June but the main changes to Membership Rewards only came into effect over the weekend and a further change is coming at the end of the month - here's what you need to know.
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New Targeted Welcome Bonus On The AMEX Business Gold Card (No Lifetime Exclusions)

I’m not sure why, but American Express appears to be very keen for me to apply for one of its Business Cards right now. A few weeks after targeting me for a special offer on its Platinum Business Card the card issuer has now targeted me for a special offer on its Business Gold card (the Platinum Card offer is still showing in my account). More importantly, the offer doesn’t appear to restrict past cardholders from applying or earning the welcome bonus.
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Ending Tomorrow: Earn Cashback & Bonus Miles With Delta AMEX Credit Cards

American Express has been offering a cashback + bonus miles sign-up deal on two of its co-branded Delta credit cards over the past few weeks and, with under 48 hours to go before the offer expires, I thought I’d highlight the options that are currently available for anyone who may not have seen them.
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Seven Good AMEX Offers To Boost Your Membership Rewards Balance [Targeted]

Over the past few days and weeks American Express has been targeting a significant number of its cardholders for some really great offers (like the 16,000 Membership Rewards points offer with Fine Hotels and Resorts that I wrote about a couple of weeks ago), so I thought I’d highlight seven offers which can all be a great way to boost a Membership Rewards balance.
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AMEX Offer: $100 Or 10,000 Membership Rewards Points At Peninsula Hotels [Targeted]

Right now AMEX is offering targeted cardholders two very good deals when they book a stay with Peninsula Hotels by the end of November 2019.
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AMEX Offering 40% – 50% Transfer Bonuses To Avios (And There’s Something Odd Too)

American Express Membership Rewards has launched a great targeted transfer offer for cardholders looking to boost their Avios balances in the British Airways Executive Club, Aer Lingus Aer Club, and Iberia Plus...and something which may be a glitch (or a nice new option) looks very interesting too.
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AMEX Takes More Steps To Stop You From Earning Easy Points

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DEAL: Earn 16,000 Membership Rewards Points With AMEX Fine Hotels & Resorts [Targeted]

Right now AMEX is offering targeted cardholders a fantastic deal in which they can earn a LOT of Membership Rewards points when making a single booking through the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts service.
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AMEX Is Offering Bonuses Of Up To 50% On Transfers To Hilton Honors [Targeted]

AMEX Transfer bonuses to the likes of British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and JetBlue are not uncommon, and now we're seeing a range of transfer bonuses on offer to the Hilton Honors loyalty program.
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Another Three AMEX Hotel Offers You Shouldn’t Miss [Targeted]

While we haven't really seen very many AMEX offers for airlines this year there certainly hasn't been a shortage of offers to choose from if you've been looking to book a few hotel stays. With a number of older hotel offers still very much alive (check here, here and here), AMEX has now added a further three offers that may be of use.
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LAST DAY: 30% Bonus On Amex Transfers To Virgin Atlantic

American Express has been offering a 30% bonus on transfers between Membership Rewards and the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club for a little under 2 months but the deal is set to expire tonight - if you need to top up your Flying Club account or want to book a great premium cabin ANA award now may be a good time to transfer some points.
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6 Days Left To Use The Amex Platinum Saks Rebate

When American Express was scrambling around to try to find some benefits to add to its Platinum Card in an attempt to justify the $550 annual fee it chose to add, amongst other things, $100 of statement credits for purchases made at Saks 5th Avenue.
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Three AMEX Hotel Offers You Shouldn’t Miss [Targeted]

There have been a few worthwhile Amex offers doing the rounds of late with Hilton featuring heavily in the US, a rare offer on Hilton properties in Europe, a fantastic deal for anyone looking to buy some Rimowa luggage and, just recently, deals for fans of Marriott and MGM Resorts. All these deals have had their own posts here on Traveling for Miles but there are three other deals that I haven't yet written about and I'd like to put that right here and now.
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3 Amex Offers: Save At Marriott & Earn 16,000 Membership Rewards Points On Vegas...

American Express has targeted a selection of its cardholders for a rebate which can be used at most Marriott brands in the US (and US territories) and there are two further Amex offers which, as far as I can tell, should stack together to offer users 16,000 Membership Rewards Points for a booking in Las Vegas.
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AMEX Is Offering A 40% Bonus On Points Transfers To British Airways [Targeted]

American Express is currently on a bit of a roll with multiple transfer bonuses to Membership Rewards partners running right now. Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, JetBlue True Blue and Qantas all currently have Amex transfer bonuses available and now, if you're fortunate, you can add British Airways to that list.
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Amex Offer: Save Up To 20% On Hilton In Europe [Targeted]

Out of all the hotel chains Hilton definitely features the most when it comes to the Amex offers I see in my accounts and there have been a number of offers running since the beginning of March. Now there's a new rebate appearing in targeted Amex accounts which offers up to 20% back on bookings made at Hilton properties in Europe.
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Amex Adds ‘Boxed’ As A Gold Card Partner & Brings Back The Rose Gold...

Last week Amex announced a significant improvement to one of the benefits that come with its $250/year Gold Card when it confirmed that the 4 points/dollar that the card earns on restaurant purchases in the US will be extended to restaurants worldwide. Alongside that announcement Amex quietly made a couple of other changes that some readers may find interesting.
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40% Bonus When You Transfer Amex Points To JetBlue [Targeted]

American Express has launched a 40% bonus for transfers between Membership Rewards and JetBlue's True Blue program but no one should be rushing over to the American Express website to see if they've been targeted for this promotion without reading one very important warning first.
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Qantas Is Now An Amex Transfer Partner & There’s A 20% Conversion Bonus On...

American Express added Qantas as the 19th airline transfer partner for its Membership Rewards program late last week and we already have our first conversion bonus on offer which is valid for transfers made through 30 June 2019.
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Some Priority Pass Memberships Just Became A Lot Less Valuable

Most readers with Priority Pass membership will probably have that membership courtesy of a premium credit card which offers membership as one of its benefits and, for the past 12 - 18 months, there has been little to distinguish the Priority Pass memberships the various credit cards offer. That’s about to change.
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New From Amex: Upgrade Flights With Membership Rewards Points

American Express is launching a new offering for US Consumer, Business and Corporate Card Members enrolled in the Membership Rewards program today which will give them the option to use Membership Rewards points, or a combination of points and dollars, to place offers on airline seat upgrades in First Class, Business Class, or Premium Economy Class on over 20 participating airlines.
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Amex Has Launched A 30% Bonus For Transfers To Virgin Atlantic

Right now American Express is offering a 30% bonus when you transfer its currency (Membership Rewards) over to the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club through 1 July 2019 (no hurry!) and, if you know where to look, this can be a very good deal to jump on.
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EXTENDED: Marriott Bonvoy Amex Card Holders Can Register To Earn A 100k Bonus

What was once called the Starwood Preferred Guest Card from American Express is now called the Marriott Bonvoy Card from American Express and Amex is currently looking to incentivize card holders to use their cards more by offering them the chance to earn up to 100,000 bonus points.
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Is American Express About To Improve Its Green Card?

The Green Card was once (a log time ago) one of the iconic symbols of American Express but, as time has gone by, new cards have been brought to market which offer better benefits, better welcome bonuses and better earning rates so the Green Card has largely been forgotten.
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DEAL: Stack Amex Offer With Airline Portals For Up To 34% Off At Marriott...

Right now you can combine an offer from American Express with a portal offer from either American Airlines or United Airlines to get a very nice rebate on a future Marriott stay.
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Two Things I Learned From My Amex Platinum Retention Bonus

At the beginning of February I called up American Express to see if there were any offers available to ease the pain of the significant $550 annual fee that now comes with the American Express card.
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There Are 5 New Amex Offers For Hilton Brand Rebates [Targeted]

If you hold a credit card or charge card issued by American Express then you have access to one of my favorite benefits - Amex Offers. Amex Offers are a great way of boosting your Membership Rewards balance or saving cold hard cash with selected retailers, hotelier and airlines and I enjoy using them as a way of offsetting any annual fees I have to pay.
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Amex Offer: Save Up To 20% At Hilton Properties In Hawaii [Targeted]

Amex has just loaded a new offer for Hilton properties in Hawaii and it has been kind enough to load it on to my Hilton Honors credit card so I'll earn a bucketload of Hilton Honors points if I go ahead and make use of the offer.
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You Can Now Earn Amex Membership Rewards Through Ebates

Ebates is a very well known cashback site here in the US and, alongside TopCashback, forms an integral part of a lot of people's miles & points strategy - you can earn cashback though these sites while still earning miles and points for bookings with major airlines and hotel chains.  As useful as Ebates has always been the site has just become a whole lot more interesting thanks to a linkup with American Express Membership Rewards.
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I Called Amex To Cancel My SPG Card – This Is What Happened

I currently hold the legacy Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit card on which I have an offer from Chase to upgrade to the Marriott Rewards Premier Plus credit card in exchange for 50,000 bonus points (both these cards will soon be rebranded with Marriott Bonvoy names). The Marriott Rewards Premier Plus credit card offers pretty much exactly the same benefits as my SPG Amex and, as I don't often get to use the free night certificates that come with both cards, I didn't see the value in keeping both cards open.
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Here’s How My Platinum Card Retention Call To Amex Worked Out

I don't believe in paying any more for my credit card collection than I absolutely have to so, every time an annual fee becomes due on one of my cards, I go though a process of evaluating exactly what the card offers me, what I've got out of the card in the past year and what I see myself getting out of the card in the future.

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