American Express® Gold Card

American Express® Gold Card

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American Express® Gold Card Welcome Offer

Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards points after you spend $4,000 in purchase within the first 6 months with your new Card

  • Rose Gold is back. You can now choose between Gold or Rose Gold.
  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards(R) points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 6 months.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards(R) Points on Restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery, plus, earn 4X points for Uber Eats purchases too.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards(R) points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per calendar year in purchases, then 1X).
  • $120 Uber Cash: Add your Gold Card to your Uber account and each month automatically get $10 in Uber Cash for Uber Eats orders or Uber rides in the U.S., totaling up to $120 per year.
  • $120 Dining Credit: Earn up to a total of $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with the Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Boxed, and participating Shake Shack locations. This can be an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards(R) points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • Annual Fee is $250.

 

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There are so many things that you can do with that much Membership Rewards Points. 

Here’s how I used Membership Rewards points for my All Nippon Airways Round the World Travel. 

I flew below 7 First/Business Class segments RTW only with 160K Membership Rewards Points. 

 

ATL-IST-FRA-ICN-KIX-HND-LAX-ATL

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RTW Award Ticket Search on ANA Website
Award Reservation –> Multiple cities/Mixed classes
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On my 6th segment, HND-LAX, I enjoyed every bit of below ANA First Class on B777-300ER. 
Amazing on both hardware and service. Their food was delicious as well.
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After this amazing RTW Trip back in March 2018, I decide to collect more Membership Rewards points to go another trip like this in near future. 
This is very good offer from American Express even it requires a bit higher spending requirements. 
Remember, this is business charge card and this requirements are not too much for most of business owners, I think. 
 
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Membership Rewards program offers several good partners to transfer its points. 
Here are my Top 5 ways to use Membership Rewards on partner Airlines
1. ANA Round the World Travel 
2. Delta Airlines transfer for Delta one – 70K one way to Europe
3. ANA Transfer to book RT US-ASIA Business Class 95K – Fly Asiana Airlines
4. Transfer to British Airways to book PUS-NRT Economy Class 4.5K – Fly Japan Airlines
5. Transfer to Singapore Airlines to book Singapore First Suite
 
I have tried all above except #3 on the list but actually that is the best Business Class RT redemption you can book these day. 
 

 

MOXIE
flywithmoxie@gmail.com

Moxie has been traveling the world using points & miles for over a decade. He still flies more than 100 times annually to both domestic & international destinations and shares his passion, experience and knowledge of premium flights and hotel suites with Korean readers and others through several different channels.

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