Program Details

American Express offers a reward program exclusively for credit card holders to earn bonus rewards on your everyday purchases.

Provider

American Express

Earns American Express Membership Rewards points
How to Earn

Use a American Express Membership Rewards credit card

Apply for and use the following credit cards to earn American Express Membership Rewards points

American Express EveryDay Credit Card

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American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card

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American Express EveryDay Preferred Credit Card

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Platinum Card from American Express

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American Express Green Card

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American Express Gold Card

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Blue from American Express

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Mercedes-Benz Credit Card from American Express

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Zync from American Express

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How to Redeem

Cash back sounds straight forward but some programs offer other ways to redeem your cash back rewards. Check the table below for all the ways American Express Membership Rewards gives you to spend the cash back you earn.

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The value of American Express Membership Rewards points varies depending on how you redeem them. We look at millions of flights, hotels, car rentals and reward portals to calculate what rewards are actually worth on average.

American Express Membership Rewards points can also be worth more depending on the card that you own. Select a card below to see exactly how much their American Express Membership Rewards points are worth for each redemption option.

Redeem American Express Membership Rewards points on Redemption Value

Additional fees and restrictions may apply when redeeming. Check out the American Express Membership Rewards website for more details.

Transfer Partners

Interested in earning more American Express Membership Rewards points or transferring them to another program? Here are the best transfer partners:

Transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to another partner Base Exchange Rate

Delta Skymiles

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1:1

Hilton Honors

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1.5:1

Starwood Preferred Guest

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3.3:10

Virgin America Elevate

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1:2

JetBlue TrueBlue

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4:5

HawaiianMiles

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1:1

American Express Membership Rewards points do not transfer to any other program

Transfer from a partner to American Express Membership Rewards points Base Exchange Rate

Hilton Honors

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10:1.5

No other programs transfer their rewards into American Express Membership Rewards points

Additional fees and restrictions may apply when transferring American Express Membership Rewards points. You may also be eligible for special bonuses if you transfer a certain amount of points.

American Express Membership Rewards program does not have any transfer partners

These details only scrape the surface! Reward programs are highly complex and always changing. We are working hard to include even more information on the American Express Membership Rewards program but for now, you can find the full details through the American Express Membership Rewards website.

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