Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express Review*: 100 Reward Dollars + 1 Year Amazon Prime

by Hu$tler on October 19, 2013

in Credit Card bonuses

Blue Cash PreferredThe Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express is now offering a 100 reward dollars(redeem for $100 statement credit) after spending $1,000 within the first 3 months of Cardmembership. Plus, get one year of Amazon Prime after you sign up for a new membership with your Card and meet the spending requirement in the same time period. Cardholders earn 6% cash back at U.S standalone supermarkets(up to $6,000), 3% cash back at U.S standalone gas stations and department stores, and 1% cash back on all other eligible purchases. However, the Blue Cash Preferred comes with a $75 annual fee. With the  6% reward rate on groceries, a family really only needs to spend $25 a week on groceries to make up for the annual fee. It offers a 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months. After that, your APR will be a variable rate, currently 12.99%-21.99%, based on credit worthiness and other factors. Unlike the Chase Freedom or Discover More, there is no rotating reward categories and no enrollment required. It’s simply the best card for consumers!

Blue Cash Preferred Card Features:

  • Get 100 Reward Dollars, redeemable for a $100 statement credit, after you make $1,000 in purchases with your new Card in the first three months.
  • Plus, get one year of Amazon Prime after you sign up for a new membership with your Card and meet the spending requirement in the same time period.
  • As an Amazon Prime member, you get unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items.
  • Earn Cash Back: 6% US supermarkets up to $6,000 per year in purchases, 3% US gas stations & select US dept stores, 1% other purchases. Terms and limitations apply.
  • Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be redeemed as a statement credit.
  • 0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months, then a variable rate, currently 12.99% to 21.99%, based on your creditworthiness and other factors.
  • Terms and Restrictions Apply.

If you prefer no annual fee, then get the regular Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express($50 reward dollars) with 3% cash back on purchases at supermarkets, 2% cash back on gas and department store purchases, and 1% cash back on everything else.

Want to get 6% cashback at popular stores? Simply buy gift cards at supermarkets such as Amazon.com, Home Depot, Best Buy, Macy’s, etc.  The Blue Cash Preferred also has 0% APR interest on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months. Other benefits with Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express include free extended warranty, purchase protection, and easy cashback redemption.

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Doug January 13, 2013 at 8:38 am

I think we should get this one. It is worth the $75 annual fee.

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