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American Express is launching a new loyalty program, Plenti, that lets you earn points using cash or ANY credit or debit card. This is great news because it means you could triple-dip!
Let’s take a closer look.
Plenti is a new free loyalty program from American Express that lets you earn points at participating shops:
- Direct Energy
- Rite Aid
when you pay with cash, debit, or credit card. And you do NOT have to use an American Express card!
Note: The program is new, so full details aren’t available. And you can’t sign-up yet, but I’ll let you know when you can!
How Plenti Will Work
You’ll earn Plenti points shopping at partners (in-store and online). And you can earn more Plenti points from special promotions, the Plenti online offer center, and the Plenti online mall.
View From the Wing reports you can earn:
- 1 point per $1 spent on your AT&T phone bill and wireless services
- 200 points after your 1st gas purchase at a participating Exxon or Mobil gas stations
- 100 points after spending $80 on purchases at Macy’s
- 400 points when you buy two bottles of vitamins at Rite Aid
Plenti points can be redeemed for 1 cent each ($2 minimum redemption) at other shops. So 1,000 Plenti points gets you $10 to spend.
For example, you can use the Plenti points you earn getting gas to buy clothes at Macy’s.
You can use any form of payment to earn Plenti points. So there are lots of double-dip opportunities.
For example, you can pay your AT&T bills with your Chase Ink Bold, Chase Ink Cash, or Chase Ink Plus card and earn Plenti points. AND you’ll get the usual 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points you get when paying for cellular phone services.
Or you can fill your tank at US Exxon or Mobil stations and earn Plenti points and 3% cash back when you use your American Express SimplyCash card. (If you’ve chosen US gas stations as your 3% cash back category.)
And you can triple-dip! That’s because you can also earn Plenti points shopping at online partners like Macy’s.com.
So you can use your Chase Freedom or Discover It card when department stores are a 5X bonus category, go through the Shop With Chase Mall (sign-in required) or the Discover Mall (sign-in required) to pick up additional bonus points, and also earn Plenti points!
For instance, you currently earn 4 additional Chase Ultimate Rewards points per $1 spent at macys.com when you click through the Shop With Chase Mall.
Using this same idea, you can triple-dip at Staples.com with your Chase Ink Plus, Chase Ink Cash, and Chase Ink Bold by purchasing through the Shop With Chase Mall.
That’s because those cards give you 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points for office supply store purchases. And you currently get 3 more Chase Ultimate Rewards points at Staples.com at the Shop With Chase Mall (sign-in required).
Soon you’ll be able to earn points with American Express’ new free loyalty program, Plenti, on purchases at participating shops like AT&T, Exxon, and Macy’s. And you do NOT have to pay with an American Express card!
You can use Plenti points for discounts at any partner in the program. You can use 1,000 Plenti points to save $10 off your purchase.
Because you can use any credit card you can double-dip to earn Plenti points and 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points when you pay your AT&T bill with your Chase Ink Plus.
And you can triple-dip when department stores are a 5X bonus category when you go through the Shop With Chase Mall and pay with your Chase Freedom card.
This is a new program so not all the details have been released. But I’ll keep you posted and let you know when you can sign-up!
What do you think about Plenti?