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Now you can sign-up for free and start earning points at certain stores. What I like about this program is it’s easy to double and triple-dip to save money!
I’ll show you how it works!
Link: Plenti FAQ Page
With Plenti you’ll earn points when you shop at:
- Direct Energy
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Enterprise, National, and Alamo)
- Rite Aid
How you earn and redeem your points varies with each store. So be sure to check out the list of exclusions.
And although this is an American Express loyalty program, you do NOT have to use an AMEX card. You can pay with cash, debit, or credit card.
To earn the points, present your Plenti Rewards card, digital card (through the app), or phone number and PIN at check out.
5 Ways to Earn Plenti Points
When you make purchases with your Plenti rewards card or your PIN and phone number on your account, you’ll earn points. The points you earn can be redeemed at ~1 cent per point at any participating store.
Plenti points expire after 2 years.
How many points you earn varies depending on your purchase.
1. Partner Offers
You’ll find partner offers in your online account. Some are automatically available and others you need to activate.
2. Household Offers
By linking certain grocery store rewards cards, you’ll also earn Plenti points when you purchase household products.
Enter your zip code online to see which supermarkets in your area qualify.
3. Shopping Portal
Plenti also has its own shopping portal where you can earn points for online purchases.
However, I’d rather use a shopping portal like the Chase Ultimate Rewards Mall where I can earn points for Big Travel.
4. Transfer Membership Rewards Points
If you need more Plenti points, you can transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points. But you’ll get more value from your AMEX Membership Rewards points by transferring to airline and hotel partners. That’s because Plenti points are only worth ~1 cent each.
5. AMEX Plenti Credit Card
There’s also the new Plenti Credit Card from Amex
This is NOT a good card for folks looking for Big Travel. There are much better AMEX cards. You can find my favorite AMEX credit cards on the Hot Deals page.
I like the Plenti points program, but I’ll skip their credit card!
How Can You Redeem Plenti Points?
Plenti points are good for discounts at member stores for ~1 cent per point. But there may be special promotions where you can get more value for your points.
Redemptions start at 200 Plenti points (~$2).
Currently, you can only use the points you earn to save on purchases at:
- Rite Aid
So the points aren’t that flexible. Plus, certain items are excluded.
If you have 500 Plenti points you can use them to save ~$5 on gas at Exxon by showing your card (or phone number and PIN) at check-out and following the instructions.
You can usually redeem any number of points (200 points or more) towards your purchase. However, at Exxon and Mobil you may be required to use all the points in your account for each transaction.
I like that you can use ANY credit card to make a purchase and earn Plenti points in addition to your card’s bonus points! So you’ll earn Plenti points on items you’d be buying anyway.
Double and Triple-Dip!
You can double-dip by using a credit card that earns bonus points on your purchase.
For instance, at Exxon or Mobil you can earn 3X Citi ThankYou points when you pay with the Citi ThankYou Premier card, plus you’ll earn Plenti points!
Another easy way to double-dip is to use your Chase Ink Plus or Chase Ink Business Cash Credit Card to pay your AT&T phone bill. Because those cards earn 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on cell phone services. And you’ll earn Plenti points with AT&T!
Say you spend $200 on AT&T bills. You’d earn 1,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points ($200 X 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points) with the Chase Ink Plus or Chase Ink Cash. That’s worth $10 as a statement credit or much more when transferred to partner airlines or hotels!
And you’d earn 200 Plenti points worth $2 at participating Plenti retailers such as Exxon and Mobil. So cell phone bills you’d be paying anyway earn you Chase Ultimate Rewards points for Big Travel and $2 off our next fill-up.
Triple-dipping is when you can save in 3 different ways. For example, if you make a purchase at Macy’s you can:
1. Earn Plenti points for a discount on a future purchase.
2. Pay with a card that earns bonus points or cash back at department stores, like the US Bank Cash+ (5% cash back if you select department stores as 1 of your categories for the quarter).
3. Use a coupon you find online or in your local paper.
And starting tomorrow, May 5, 2015, you can earn Plenti points at Macys.com. So you should be able to quadruple-dip by also earning points through shopping portal deals you find on evreward.
You can now create a free account with the American Express Plenti Rewards program. You do NOT need to pay with an American Express card to earn Plenti points.
So you can use any credit card to pay for your purchase to earn credit card bonus points along with Plenti points.
The points you earn will save money on gas, clothing, and more.
Plenti points are worth ~1 cent per point. So 200 Plenti points will save you ~$2 on a future purchase at a participating store.
But I do NOT recommend the Plenti American Express card! And I will NOT transfer American Express Membership Rewards points into the Plenti points program!