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Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express See Rates & Fees , Terms Apply

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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
$250 $250 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months
Reward Rates
6% 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%)
6% 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions
3% 3% Cash Back on transit including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more
3% 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations
1% 1% Cash Back on other purchases
Balance Transfers Intro APR
0% on balance transfers for 12 months
Purchases Intro APR
0% on purchases for 12 months
Regular APR
14.99%-25.99% Variable
Annual Fee
$95

Great for:

U.S. supermarkets. Great for the large family, this card's unbeatable cash back at U.S. supermarkets is closely followed by superior rewards at U.S. gas stations. The welcome bonus is greater than the Blue Cash Everyday, although there's an annual fee of $95.

Compare this to other top cash back credit cards.

Highlights

  • Earn a $250 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • New 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions.
  • New 3% Cash Back on transit including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more.
  • 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%). 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations. 1% Cash Back on other purchases.
  • You spoke, we listened. Over 1.6 million more places in the U.S. started accepting American Express® Cards in 2018.
  • Low intro APR: 0% for 12 months on purchases and balance transfers, then a variable rate, currently 14.99% to 25.99%
  • $95 annual fee.
  • Terms Apply.

Features

  • 0% Introductory APR
    0% Introductory APR
  • Auto Rental Insurance
    Auto Rental Insurance
  • Balance Transfer
    Balance Transfer
  • Cash Back
    Cash Back
  • EMV
    EMV
  • Excellent Credit
    Excellent Credit
  • Extended Warranty Program
    Extended Warranty Program
  • Free Credit Score
    Free Credit Score
  • Gas
    Gas
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement
    Lost Luggage Reimbursement
  • Mobile Pay Ready
    Mobile Pay Ready
  • Popular
    Popular
  • Presale Tickets
    Presale Tickets
  • Purchase Protection
    Purchase Protection
  • Rewards
    Rewards
  • Roadside Assistance
    Roadside Assistance
  • Travel Accident Insurance
    Travel Accident Insurance
  • Travel Assistance
    Travel Assistance
  • Unsecured credit card
    Unsecured credit card
  • Zero Fraud Liability
    Zero Fraud Liability

Staff Review

 

Editor's Rating:

4.2-star review

4.2 out of 5

Our take: The Blue Cash Preferred card from American Express, a CreditCards.com partner, is one of the most rewarding cash back cards for getting top cash back on gas and groceries.

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