We’re all doing more online shopping today. Restocking supplies through Amazon has become part of the weekly routine. Why not earn some bonus points on what’s in your cart?
American Express has added a new targeted offer to earn a bonus 5x points on all Amazon purchases. With the standard 1x you’d earn on your Amex card, that means you’re earning 6x points by shopping through Amazon.
This offer caps at 2,000 bonus points, so it works on up to $400 of Amazon purchases. And while it’s targeted, this offer first reported by GC Galore seems to be widely available. So log into your Amex account now to see if you’re eligible.
This offer expires July 22. But we often see American Express pull offers early and this one is sure to be popular, so it doesn’t pay to wait. There’s no harm in adding the offer to your card now and racking up whatever bonus points you can on Amazon purchases.
Membership Rewards points are what you earn from cards like the Platinum Card from American Express and the American Express Gold Card. That means you need one of these cards or another that earns Membership Rewards points to be eligible for this targeted offer – a Delta American Express card won’t cut it.
Thrifty Tip: Stack this offer with a 20% Amazon discount by applying just 1 Membership Rewards point to your order.
Where to Find Amex Offers
If you haven’t used Amex Offers before, simply log into your American Express account and scroll down near the bottom of the screen and there should be a box called “Amex Offers & Benefits.” This is available through the Amex mobile app as well.
If you see an offer you like, simply add the offer to the card and make a qualifying purchase at that business with your card. You should receive a statement credit for the offer within a few days of making a purchase.
Thrifty Tip: Not familiar with Amex Offers? See our complete guide to using Amex Offers.
Amex offers are great because they’re basically free money – or points – for spending you’re going to do anyhow. It’s just another way to justify the cost of a credit card annual fee.
Make sure to check your various American Express credit cards because each one can have different offers. It looks like this Amazon offer is pretty widely available. And it’s among the most lucrative offers we’ve ever seen for Amazon purchases.