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Amex Offers and a $100 Giveaway

Please note, this giveaway is now over and a winner has been chosen.

I love finding extra ways to save: from personalized grocery store deals to extra cash back categories on credit card purchases. Late last year, I discovered Amex Offers, a program that American Express customers can enroll in. I’ll be explaining Amex Offers in more detail in this post and all the ways I’ve saved using it. At the end of this post I’m also hosting a giveaway, courtesy of American Express and Blogher. One lucky winner from my blog will receive a $100.00 AmericanExpress® GiftCard!

Amex Offers provides you with various deals that are personalized to you based on your spending habits. For example, in addition to your usual card benefits, you can also get a statement credit when you spend at special merchants (for example: spend $20 at Coffee Bean and get a $5 statement credit). You just need to spend the specified amount before the offer expires. You can view all of your current offers when you login online to your American Express account under the “Amex Offers for You” tab. You just have to press the “save” button for the offers you want to activate. Here’s a screenshot of my first page of current offers:


It is no surprise that most of mine are dining offers. I am definitely going to take advantage of the iTunes one, it’s basically $5 of free music!

In addition to the personalized offers on your online account, you can also view and sign up for more offers via social media outlets: Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter and TripAdvisor.

My favorite offer to date has been an Amazon offer, which was promoted towards the end of last year. If you spent $75 at Amazon with your Amex card during the offer period you would get a $25 statement credit. We buy so frequently from Amazon that this was a great deal and I was able to take full advantage by purchasing $75 worth of stuff on my card and then another $75 worth of items using Mr. K’s separate American express card.

I’ve really enjoyed all the savings from the Amex Offers and I love checking for more deals. I make sure to only take advantage of the deals for places we would be spending at in the near future anyway. We’ve saved quite a bit on decorating our place, dining out, etc. According to American Express, there’s currently $15 million in savings available, so you should definitely check it out!

Now let’s move onto the giveaway. One lucky reader from my blog will win a $100.00 AmericanExpress® GiftCard. To enter, leave a comment at the end of this post answering this question: What do you like most about Amex Offers? Good luck!


Sweepstakes Rules:
No duplicate comments.
You may receive (2) total entries by selecting from the following entry methods:

  1. Leave a comment in response to the sweepstakes prompt on this post
  2. Tweet (public message) about this promotion; including exactly the following unique term in your tweet message: “#AmexOffers” and “#SweepstakesEntry”; and leave the URL to that tweet in a comment on this post
  3. Blog about this promotion, including a disclosure that you are receiving a sweepstakes entry in exchange for writing the blog post, and leave the URL to that post in a comment on this post
  4. For those with no Twitter or blog, read the official rules to learn about an alternate form of entry.

This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older. Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail. The notification email will come directly from BlogHer via the [email protected] email address. You will have 72 hours to respond; otherwise a new winner will be selected.

The Official Rules are available here.

This sweepstakes runs from 5/5-5/31

Be sure to visit the Amex Offers brand page on where you can read other bloggers’ posts!


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137 comments on “Amex Offers and a $100 Giveaway”

  1. I love the cash back offers.

  2. i like that i can earn miles when I use amex, also i can get cash back on gas and hotel.

  3. That Amazon offer you talked about is incredible. 1/3 off is significant!

  4. I love that the offers are tailored towards each individual card holder based on where they have shopped in the past! I have had offers on my current card and never taken advantage because they were places I would never shop so this really appeals to me.

  5. i love that the offers are personalized to begin with. So much of the normal offer stuff just doesn’t interest us at all!

  6. I like you can get offers through Facebook.

  7. I like that it lets you connect with social media and has personalized offers based on your previous shopping

  8. i like the offers made available on FB and twitter

  9. I love that there’s nothing to print and the $$ savings are big!

  10. I like that there’s no coupons to clip!

  11. The offers are curated, which is cool.

  12. It is nice that I don’t have to clip coupons for their offers.

  13. I have never used AmEx. My debit card gives a small percentage back, but the deals aren’t this great!

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