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Upgrade Amex Green to Amex Gold
I’d recently written about a targeted Amex Platinum upgrade offer. It was 25k Membership Rewards after $2k spend in 3 months + 10x on US Gas and US Supermarkets ( as a point of comparison some people are getting 75k upgrade offers). It hit both my Amex Green and Amex Gold. Now…I have another upgrade offer that specifically hit my Amex Green: Upgrade to Amex Gold and receive 15k Membership Rewards after spending $1k in 3 months. Let’s break those offers down, and why I may take them both.
Amex Gold is one of my favorite cards and I highly recommend it…this would allow me to keep it while streamlining my wallet via double upgrades.
My Amex Green account has this listed in its Amex Offers
Upgrade Amex Green to Amex Gold and earn 15k Membership Rewards after $1k spend in 3 months
Is this the best ever?
It appears some people have received 40k Membership Rewards to upgrade to Amex Gold after spending $2k in 3 months in the past.
Where my head is at with it all
- Upgrade to Platinum received 25k Membership Rewards after $2k spend + 10x categories
- Upgrade to Gold receive 15K after $1k spend
I currently hold the following personal cards: Amex Green, Amex Gold, and Amex Platinum. My Platinum was originally the Mercedes Benz version of the card that ultimately converted into a standard Amex Platinum a few years back. As a result, I’ve never been able to refer off of that card, and even though I’ve tried to resolve this many times with Amex it just never works.
I’m now presented with the option of upgrading both cards, spending $3k in 3 months, earning 40k Membership Rewards and cancelling my existing Amex Platinum. I’d not only earn 40k Membership Rewards, but I’d earn 10x on US Gas and Supermarkets for the next 6 months up to $15k. That is amazing earning potential.
This would open up a spot in my wallet – I could either re-add an Amex Green without a bonus, but with the ability to refer and earn 55k points a year, or throw in an Everyday Preferred card which would be great to have and also earn referral bonuses. I could also add in something from Marriott or Hilton. Honestly, the options are quite intriguing and I’m leaning towards pulling the trigger
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♥ Earn 80k Bonus Points after $4k Spend in 3 months + $50 grocery credit
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♥2x on travel
♥2x on dining
♥1x on all purchases