American Express has one of the most generous referral policies of all the major banks. If you have an AMEX card, you’re able to generate a referral link that’ll reward you with points, miles or cash, depending on the card, when someone is approved for a card . Where AMEX differs from other banks is that not only can you refer people for the same card that you have, but they can also sign up for any number of other cards and you’ll still get the referral bonus.
These are only some of the cards available with one of our AMEX referral links:
Today we received an email from American Express with a referral offer for the Everyday Preferred card. It’s a tempting offer for a card that normally doesn’t have that great of a signup bonus.
But there’s a catch to the offer, which I’ll get to in a second…
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American Express has been revamping each card in their charge card portfolio over the past several years. These changes have added new cardholder benefits, increased Membership Rewards point-earning opportunities and, unfortunately, higher annual fees. If you’re curious what are the differences between charge cards and credit cards, check out this article.
When it comes to the American Express Business charge cards, the Gold version of the card, previously known as the Business Gold Rewards card, was renamed to just the Business Gold Card. If you decide that you want to sign up for this card, or any of the American Express business credit cards, we’d appreciate if you use our link. We receive Membership Rewards points for each referral and that helps us keep Your Mileage May Vary HQ going strong.
Are the new benefits of the card worth the higher annual fee?
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For a while, I wasn’t really checking our AMEX Offers. Unless I’d read about a particularly good one, I wasn’t going through them on all of our cards. I’ll admit it, I was a slacker.
After looking at all the restaurant offers that are currently available, I dug through my accounts to look at the travel offers. Boy, there are a bunch of them!
I don’t think I’ll be able to use them because most of our upcoming stays are paid for with points but if you’re going to have a paid hotel stay in the next few months, it would pay to check them out.
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Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
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Using your points to book an award ticket is the payoff for all the hard work you put in to earn those points. Redeeming JetBlue points for flights is relatively easy. The price of an award ticket is based on the cash price of the ticket. As long as there is a flight available, you can book it but you’ll burn through points faster booking expensive flights. JetBlue does also allow you to redeem points to fly in their Mint First Class cabin, when available, but none of those routes leave from Orlando so we’ve never seen a plane with the fancy seats.
All of my JetBlue redemptions have been for flights in the back of the plane. I’ve almost run through the 60,000 points I earned when I signed up for the JetBlue Plus card but I have enough points for one more trip. Or should I say I ALMOST have enough points for one more trip.
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