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Every month certain Amex cards have credits that expire. October is no exception; however, don’t forget that we are past the half way point of the year back in July. Why is that a big deal? Well, certain Amex cards have semi-annual credits that refresh on July 1st, and since 2020 has been a hectic year, you may have forgotten. Let’s take a look at how you can recoup large portions of your annual fee by doing this every month/6 months.
American Express Platinum
Every month Amex has an Uber credit of $15 ( $35 in December ) and these can be used for Uber Eats as well. However…Amex Platinum also comes with an annual $100 Saks 5th Avenue credit that is broken into two $50 credits. One is from January to June, the other from July to December ( that just refreshed ). Additionally, Amex Platinum is offering a $20 monthly mobile phone credit and streaming credit through the end of the year.
- $15 Uber Credit expiring at the end of the month
- $50 Saks 5th Credit refreshed and will expire at the end of December
- $20 Mobile Phone Credit
- $20 Streaming Credit
American Express Business Platinum
Amex Business Platinum is offering two, $200 Dell credits this year. One expired at the end of June, the other at the end of December which means you hav a fresh $200 Dell credit. Make sure you’re utilizing these credits, and if you’re unsure on what to buy – check out how we use it. Amex Business Platinum is also offering a $20 per month mobile phone credit, and $20 per month shipping credit through December.
- $200 Dell credit has refreshed an can be used until the end of December
- $20 Mobile Phone credit
- $20 shipping credit
American Express Green
American Express Green joined in on the monthly mobile credits until year end by giving cardmembers $10 a month through December.
- $10 mobile phone credit
American Express Aspire
This is one heavy hitting co-brand from Amex and comes with a $250 resort credit. Since many aren’t able to travel to resorts, and many resorts are closed, Amex has improved the benefit. Starting this month, you can use this $250 credit for restaurant…so not ending, but rather started in June and ends at the end of August.
- $250 resort credit can now be used at restaurants through August
Every single month Amex Gold has a dining credit of $10, this month is no different. I’ve had success in the past buying gift cards to use in the future, but the only catch is using them at valid places: Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Boxed, and participating Shake Shack locations
- $10 at restaurants listed above
Don’t forget about our Amex referrals
The following posts are dedicated to Amex referrals. I’d highly recommend reading them so you understand how our program works so you have the best shot at maxing out. Additionally, you’re welcome to leave links on this post, but honestly you’ll get a lot more traffic on the ones listed below – also correlate your links to the featured card.
- American Express Platinum
- American Express Gold
- American Express Green
- American Express Business Platinum
- American Express Blue Business
- American Express Blue Business Plus
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