Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express Review: $150 Statement Credit

by Hu$tler on March 12, 2015

in American Express Credit Cards, Credit Card bonuses

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Amex Blue Cash Preferred 2015The Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express is now offering a $150 statement credit after spending $1,000 within the first 3 months of Cardmembership. Cardholders earn 6% cash back at U.S supermarkets(up to $6,000), 3% cash back at U.S gas stations and select US department stores, and 1% cash back on other eligible purchases. With the 6% reward rate on qualifying 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. The Blue Cash Preferred comes with a $75 annual fee.

Blue Cash Preferred Card Features:

  • Get $150 back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. You will receive $150 back in the form of a statement credit.
  • Hassle-free cash back: no enrollment required, the same great reward categories year-round.
  • 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 limitations apply.

Want to get 6% cashback at popular stores? Simply buy gift cards at supermarkets such as 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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