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Amazon is offering a new deal for American Express cardholders. If you have a card that earns Membership Rewards, you can take advantage of this Amazon deal for $25 off $50! This offer is limited to the first 80,000 accounts or year-end 2017, which ever comes first. I’m assuming this offer will be used up fairly quickly, so don’t delay!
How the Amazon Deal Works
This deal may be targeted, but it does not appear so. Brooke and I have both used similar deals in the past, and we were both able to use this one on our two accounts. We even used the same Amex card as a test, and it worked!
Step 1 – Find $50 Worth of Items Shipped and Sold by Amazon
This deal only works for items shipped and sold by Amazon, and this does include third party gift cards! You can use this tutorial to identify items that work for this deal, or you can browse the gift card section. Amazon gift cards DO NOT trigger the discount. Good candidates to purchase include AirBNB, Uber, or Southwest gift cards. Add your item to the cart and continue to step 2.
Step 2 – Add Your Membership Reward Amex Card as a Payment Method
Any American Express card that earns Membership Rewards should work for this deal. Options include the Platinum (Business or Personal), Gold (Business or Personal), or any flavor of the Everyday card. Brooke and I used our Amex Everyday card to successfully trigger this offer.
Step 3 – Link your Membership Rewards Account
This step may not be necessary, but if you don’t see the option to “Pay with Points,” when you select your Amex card, visit this link. This will let you link your MR account to your Amazon Account.
Step 4 – Pay with At Least One Membership Rewards Point
As long as you use at least a single Membership Rewards point, you will trigger the discount. You can use as many points as you like, but it’s a pretty terrible redemption value. I recommend entering $.01 in the other amount option. It will show as using 1.43 points, and the balance will go on your Amex card.
Step 5 – Enter the Promo Code
If you have completed the above steps correctly, you should be able to enter the promo code AMEX17EVER successfully. If all goes according to plan, you should see the total in your card drop by $25! We purchased a $50 Uber gift card and a $50 AirBNB gift card for $24.99 each!
This is an awesome promotion, and I highly recommend taking advantage ASAP. If you have multiple Amazon accounts, you can get the discount more than once. We always appreciate when you use our Amazon Associate link to make your purchase, as we earn a small commission. Good luck and cheers!
H/T to Dan’s Deals.