Amex Gold Card


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Amex Gold Card

Welcome Offer

Earn 35,000 points after you spend $2,000 in purchases on the Card within your first 3 months of Card Membership.

Bonus Value

Approximately $525

Annual Fee

$250

Application Tips

  • Fair credit is ok.
  • You can only get approved for two Amex cards in 90 days.
  • Amex usually pulls your Experian credit report.
  • If declined you can call 1-800-567-1083 to be reconsidered.

Card Details And Benefits 

  • 4 points on every dollar spent at US supermarkets (up to $25,000 spent annually)
  • 4 points at restaurants worldwide
  • 3 points on flights booked directly with the airline or with Amex Travel
  • 1 point everywhere else
  • No foreign transaction fee
  • $100 annual airline incidental credit
  • Get a $10 statement credit monthly for purchases at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Shake Shack (not all locations) and Boxed. 
  • Car rental collision damage waiver
  • Travel accident insurance
  • Baggage insurance
  • Roadside assistance
  • Global assist hotline
  • Purchase protection
  • Extended warranty protection
  • Return protection

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