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A card offering great American Express® Membership Rewards® earnings just launched what many say is its best-ever welcome offer.
The card_name features this beauty: bonus_miles_full. (card_name.) Most of us would love that $200 back — and could earn it very quickly! Learn here how to apply for this offer.
But something I really like about this card is its points-earning structure:
- 3X on travel
- including airfare, hotels, cruises, tours, car rentals, campgrounds, travel purchases on third-party travel websites, and travel purchases on amextravel.com.
- 3X on transit
- including trains, taxicabs, rideshare services, ferries, tolls, parking, buses, and subways
- 3X at restaurants worldwide
- 1X on other eligible purchases
It’s really the only Membership Rewards card that broadly rewards general travel and dining spending. (I don’t have this card for one reason and one reason only: I already hold six Amex cards! I’ve caught my limit and can’t get approved for any more unless I start canceling some of them. Otherwise, I’d be all over this.)
The card_name awards 4X at restaurants worldwide and 3X for flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com. (card_name.) it doesn’t give you anything higher than 1X for cruises, hotel stays, rideshare, parking, etc. (But it’s still a good card loaded with features.)
The card_name packs a nice punch with its two 5X categories: flights booked directly with airlines or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 per calendar year) and on eligible prepaid hotels booked at amextravel.com, including The Hotel Collection. (card_name.). Once again, everything else earns 1X — but that card is also loaded with luxury travel features (airport lounge access opportunities, etc.), statement credit opportunities, and much more.
The card’s annual fee is annual_fees. (card_name.) And it’s simple to earn that back.
- card_name members can earn up to $189 each year in CLEAR statement credit. If you travel frequently through major airports with CLEAR kiosks, that alone covers the annual_fees annual fee. (Enrollment required. card_name.)
- Plus, you can take advantage of certain airport club lounges with an annual $100 LoungeBuddy credit (Enrollment required. card_name.).
We’re not sure how long this offer will stick around. Amex hasn’t really done much promotion around the card_name in a while, so it’s intriguing to see them put some oompf back into it. Learn here how to apply for this offer.
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