Update, 11/27: After 1,000,000 card registrations, AMEX has closed this offer!
Don’t forget to take advantage of the offers on all of your registered cards!
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Update, 11/26: 971K people have already enrolled in the Amazon offer. This offer will fill up soon, so be sure to enroll all of your primary and secondary cards ASAP!
Originally posted on 11/16:
AMEX has an offer that seems to be valid on all primary and secondary cards (except Costco cards) for a $15 statement credit for spending a total of $60 on Amazon. The $60 can be spent across multiple transactions after saving the offer to your card. You must complete the spending by 12/31.
However you should save the offer to your cards ASAP as the offer can disappear at any time and will then only be available for those who already saved it.
Effectively you can lock in 25% off at Amazon this way!
-The easiest way to do that and lock in the savings is to buy a $60 gift card with free shipping. Amazon gift cards never expire.
-You can also buy an eGift card that is sent right away.
-Or you can load $60 directly onto your Amazon account here.
-Alternatively you can buy gift cards here from Amazon for lots of other stores as well. Sample gift cards include American Eagle, Express, Forever 21, Hollister, Nordstrom, Southwest, Staples, Starbucks, and Whole Foods
-You can also get a free wallet/card holder or a free teddy bear when you buy Amazon gift cards.
-See other free gifts you can get with gift cards here.
-Lock in savings on future years of Amazon Prime
-Be sure to check if you are targeted for a bonus $10 when buying Amazon gift cards.
I’ve already been credited for all of my gift card purchases.
Just login to your AMEX account, click on any of your cards to go the activity page, and then click on “AMEX Offers For You”.
If you also have multiple cards with the offer don’t rush to save the offer to your account! Open up the Offers page for each card in a separate tab in the same browser and scroll down the the offer. Then go between the tabs to save the offer to each of your targeted cards. Otherwise once you save the offer to one card it disappears from your other cards.
Some people are reporting having issues using the multi-tab method in the new interface. It worked for me, but you can also still access the old interface here where it may be easier to use the multi-tab method.
You can also register your secondary cards for their own AMEX login (or on your primary login if they’re in your name) and see if they are targeted for the offer as well.
Note that you only have to worry about an offer disappearing from other cards when they are registered to the same account. Saving an offer won’t affect cards that have their own login.
If you mess up and don’t save the offer to a card you can always remove a card from one login and make a dedicated login for it to register it. Alternatively you can remove the card that has an offer saved to it and the offer will reappear for the rest of the cards registered to that account. Once you properly save the offer to all cards on that account you can reregister the deleted card back to the same account.
While nearly all primary and secondary cards are targeted for this offer, some cards, like the Costco AMEX, were not. However you can click this link to save this offer to cards that weren’t targeted. Just make the non-targeted card the default card in your account by clicking on “my cards” and then clicking the star to make it your default card. Then open the link again to save the offer to that card.
Note that if you already saved the offer in that AMEX login you won’t be able to save it to other cards. You’ll either have to remove the cards with the offer from the login here for the offer appear on the other cards (you can add it back right afterward) or you can remove the cards without the offer and setup a new login for them and then save the offer to those cards. And don’t forget to use the multi-tab method to save the offer to all the cards on your account at the same time so that you don’t need to remove them.
And don’t forget to check what other goodies are hiding in your account for you. Some of those offers and other Twitter offers can be found in this post.a free trial of Amazon Prime. A prime trial is also free with Amazon Family (which also gets you up to 20% off diapers among other benefits) or Amazon Student. EBT/Medicaid Cardholders can save on Prime Membership here.