We may receive a commission when you use our links. Monkey Miles has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Monkey Miles and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities. We appreciate you using our links!!!
Updated 50k offer showing 09/12/2020
One of the best ways to amp up your Amex point balance is to refer friends and family members and get referral bonuses ( 55k per card, per year ). Since we’re all friends here, I thought I’d bring it to your attention that I’ve been seeing increased offers on the hard hitting new Amex Green card. What are they? Referrals were consistently 35k, but they’ve recently popped to 45k – up from the 30k public offer.
Personally, I added the American Express Green card to my wallet to offset my Clear Membership, and also the ability to add 55k referral points per year. That is worth $150 easy without the other benefits…to me.
Here’s how it works with our site:
Referrals help me make upwards of 500k points a year, but it’s also how I can help you out. Since I’m constantly trying to use points on my travel for the site, I cycle through my referrals first, and usually very quickly I max out. I then work my friends and family through the site, and finally, I start adding your links that you leave below. I leave them up for a few weeks and then cycle in another one. My Amex Gold card referral gets hit pretty hard every month so you should also leave links on that post as well.
Each approved referral will receive the offer above, and the referrer will receive the following referral bonus
Here’s a full video explanation of why we picked up the card, and how each offer is populating + a quick tour a cool Curio Collection Hotel in London.
American Express Green Card Bullet Point Benefits
- 50k Membership Rewards Welcome Offer after $2k Spend in 6 months
- 3x on Travel, transit, and dining
- $100 annual Clear credit
- $100 annual Loungebuddy credit
- $150 annual fee
- Limited Time offer
- $10 per month mobile phone credit until end of year.
3x on travel and dining – no nonsense categories as well.
The Amex Green card has a much more open and liberal interpretation of travel than does other Amex cards. Amex Green will earn you 3x points on every dollar you spend at the following:
- Rideshares like uber and lyft
- Subways and Metros
- AND ALL Dining worldwide.
160k points your first year if you max out referrals
That is a staggering amount of points that opens the door to an amazing list of premium cabins accessible via their transfer partners. How am I figuring that?
50k with this offer and then if you max out your 55k referrals for 2020 – that’s 100k. THEN you’ll be earning another 55k in referrals again in 2020. That is just ridiculous.
You could fly roundtrip in Lufthansa First Class if you transfer them to Aeroplan and redeem, like we did, for 70k points.
You could even transfer to Aeroplan and fly for more than 24 hours in Etihad Apartments to Australia
Overall – leave your links
Amex has really come to compete. After this Amex Green card, I’ll have 6 American Express cards in my wallet, and while I’ll certainly reassess each card come 2020, right now, they all fill a position in my wallet with good reason, and create an earning structure that keeps me flying flat, and reporting all that good good for your ( and my ) pleasure 🙂
If you want more information on how I make over 500k points a year, plus leave your links on the video too, check out this step by step walk through we published on YouTube.
Monkey Miles has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Monkey Miles and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers
A Monkey Miles favorite for beginners and point pros alike because it earns 3-5x on select categories + Enjoy 5x on groceries up to $12k a year + $200/20k welcome bonus and no annual fee!
♥ Earn 20k Bonus Points or $200 after $500 Spend in 3 months
♥5x on travel booked with Chase Travel, 5x on rotating quarterly categories ( capped at $1500 per quarter )
♥5x on grocery stores, up to $12k ( no Target/WalMart) on your first 12 months of cardmembership
♥3x on all dining and qualifying delivery apps
♥0% interest on new purchases for 15 months