Advertiser Disclosure

Amazon Amex Promo

Get Up to $75 Off Amazon Purchases by Using Amex Points!

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date; however, some of the offers mentioned may have expired. For more information check out our Advertising Disclosure.
Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers. Enrollment may be required for select American Express benefits and offers. Visit americanexpress.com to learn more.

Saving on Amazon purchases doesn't get much easier than this: Some American Express cardholders can easily save $10, $30, or even up to $75 on their purchases from Amazon with this latest promo.

Amazon and American Express regularly team up for these promos that unlock huge savings when using Amex Membership Rewards points toward your purchase, and it's back just in time for Amazon Prime Day! Best of all, you only need to use 1 Amex point to trigger the savings.

This is yet another big promo push from Amazon and Amex, but exactly what savings you get will vary:

  • A few lucky cardholders will be eligible for the best offer: Saving 50% on a purchase for up to $75 off by using 1 Amex point
  • Others can save 40% for up to $60 off by using 1 Amex point
  • Others will see smaller savings, like getting 30% off a purchase for up to $30 in savings, again using just 1 Amex point to get the discount
  • Some will see a discount for 15% off a purchase for up to $15 in savings, again using just 1 Amex point to get the discount
  • There's a smaller offer still: 10% off for a discount of up to $10, again using just 1 Amex point to get the discount
  • And still others may not be targeted for this promo at all – especially if you've regularly used these offers before


Amex Amazon promotion 

No matter what, this is an easy way to save on an upcoming Amazon purchase so check to see if you're eligible!

All you need to do is link your Amex Membership Reward-earning credit card to your Amazon account. Then just activate the discount through the promotional page, add items shipped and sold by Amazon to your cart, then apply a single Membership Rewards point to your purchase to unlock these savings. This promo is targeted, so not everyone is eligible. If you get a blank screen on the promo page, you aren't eligible.

But hurry! This promotion is set to expire July 31 … or when 10,000 customers have redeemed the offer – whichever comes first. 

Here’s how it works…


How to Save Up to $75 On Your Amazon Order

  1. First things first, you need an American Express card that earns Membership Rewards points, like *amex platinum* or the *amex gold*. Co-branded Delta cards from Amex or hotel chains won’t do the trick.
  2. You’ll need to link your Membership Rewards account with Amazon, which you can do by clicking here.
  3. The most important step: See if you’re eligible by heading to the promo page! 
  4. Add your purchases to your Amazon cart. These items must be sold and shipped by Amazon to qualify for the discount. Check on the item page or in your cart – here’s what to look for:


amazon amex promo 

While Amazon gift cards won’t qualify for this discount, other third-party gift cards will. For example, you could buy Airbnb, Southwest Airlines, Starbucks, or Uber gift cards and get the discount of up to $75.

  • When you’re ready to check out, choose your American Express card as payment and pay for at least a portion of your order with Membership Rewards points. For the best value, just type in “.01” under “Apply American Express Membership Rewards Points.” This will put a single point and unlock your discount.
  • Finish your purchase and save up to $75!


amazon cart applying amex points 

Consider yourself warned: Make sure to check your payment method after you take advantage of this deal and before making a future purchase.

A few members of the Thrifty Traveler team have used this promo and the next time they tried making a purchase on Amazon, the payment method defaults to paying entirely with Membership Rewards. 


Bottom Line

These promos are an easy way to save up to $75 if you have shopping to do at Amazon. And we all know you've got a cart full of Amazon goodies waiting to be purchased.

Check to see if you’re eligible for one of these discounts! And read more on all the other Amex Platinum benefits and Amex Gold perks!


Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

20 Responses

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get Free Flight Alerts

Cheap international and domestic flight deal email alerts

Get Cheap Flight Alerts