American Express® Gold Card

American Express® Gold Card

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American Express® Gold Card

American Express® Gold Card
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Good to Excellent Credit Recommended (670-850) ? CreditCards.com credit ranges are a variation of FICO® Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.
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Intro Bonus
Intro Bonus
35,000 points Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
Reward Rates
4x Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. restaurants.
4x Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
3x Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
Balance Transfers Intro APR
N/A
Purchases Intro APR
N/A
Regular APR
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Annual Fee
$250

Great for:

U.S. restaurants. Ideal for the avid foodie, this card allows you to earn sizable Membership Rewards points at U.S. restaurants, as well as at U.S. supermarkets. If you are a frequent traveler who often chooses a different airline, there are also strong ongoing rewards for flights booked directly with airlines or amextravel.com.

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Highlights

  • Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. restaurants. Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
  • Earn up to $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with The Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, and Ruth's Chris Steak House. This is an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
  • $100 Airline Fee Credit: up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year for incidental fees at one selected qualifying airline.
  • Choose to carry a balance with interest on eligible charges of $100 or more.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • Annual Fee is $250.
  • Terms apply.

Features

  • Annual Travel Credit
    Annual Travel Credit
  • Auto Rental Insurance
    Auto Rental Insurance
  • EMV
    EMV
  • Extended Warranty Program
    Extended Warranty Program
  • Free Credit Score
    Free Credit Score
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement
    Lost Luggage Reimbursement
  • Mobile Pay Ready
    Mobile Pay Ready
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
    No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • Presale Tickets
    Presale Tickets
  • Purchase Protection
    Purchase Protection
  • Roadside Assistance
    Roadside Assistance
  • Travel Accident Insurance
    Travel Accident Insurance
  • Travel Assistance
    Travel Assistance
  • Zero Fraud Liability
    Zero Fraud Liability

Staff Review

 

Editor's Rating:

4.2-star review

4.2 out of 5

Our take: The American Express Gold Card is very rewarding for travel, restaurant and supermarket purchases, and comes with a bevy of luxury travel and dining perks to boot.

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