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If you’ve been spending at lot with Amazon this deal is for you. You can save up to 20% off your order (with savings up to $50) when you pay with at least one Amex Membership Rewards point. If you’ve qualified for this offer in the past it’s worth checking because recently some accounts have been targeted again.
To qualify for this deal, you’ll need to have a card that earns Amex Membership Rewards points, like The Platinum Card® from American Express, the American Express® Green Card or other’s from our list of the best Amex cards, linked to your Amazon account. And although they’re targeted, I was able to sign up easily (even though I qualified for this promo in the past), so it’s worth checking your account.
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Save at Amazon with Amex Membership Rewards
This deal officially ends on April 20, 2020, but Amazon could end the promotion at any time or extend it further, which it has done frequently in the past. The offer is as follows:
- Save 20% off, up to a max of $50 savings when you redeem one Amex Membership Rewards point at checkout.
To earn the discount you must:
- Click the “Click to activate” button found here (you’ll need to be signed in to your Amazon account)
- Spend on eligible products (sold and shipped by Amazon)
- Use at least one Amex Membership Rewards point from an eligible linked card to pay for the purchase
You will see the savings applied at checkout and remember that normally paying for Amazon purchases with Amex Membership Rewards points is a bad deal. Amex points are more valuable when you transfer them to travel partners, but in this case, using a single point to save up to 20% is a no-brainer. We value Amex points at two cents apiece, but with this deal you could be getting a value of $50 per point.
Just note, this discount doesn’t apply to digital content and the discount may not be used for Amazon gift cards. That said, in the past it was possible to get it to work for other third-party gift cards, although that doesn’t appear be the case this time around. I tried to get the discount to apply to several different types of gift cards and was unable to get it to work.
Also, be sure to check out our guide to Amex Membership Rewards points to learn more about Amex points, which you can earn with these cards:
|Card||Welcome bonus & minimum spending requirements|
|The Business Platinum Card® from American Express||Earn 75,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $15,000 on qualifying purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership.
|American Express®️ Green Card||Earn 30,000 Amex Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in your first three months of account opening. Terms Apply.|
|The Blue Business® Plus Credit Card from American Express||No welcome bonus|
|The Platinum Card® from American Express||60,000 Amex Membership Rewards® points after spending $5,000 on purchases within the first three months of opening your account. Terms Apply.|
|American Express® Gold Card||35,000 Amex Membership Rewards® points after spending $4,000 in purchases in the first three months of account opening. Terms Apply.|
|American Express® Business Gold Card||Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $5,000 on eligible purchases with the Business Gold Card within the first three months of Card Membership. Terms Apply.|
|Business Green Rewards Card from American Express||15,000 Amex Membership Rewards® points after spending $3,000 in eligible purchases within the first three months of opening your account. Terms Apply.|
|Amex EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card from American Express||15,000 Amex Membership Rewards® points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first three months of opening your account. Terms Apply.|
|Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express||10,000 Amex Membership Rewards® points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first three months of opening your account. Terms Apply.