AmEx Blue Cash Everyday Gets More Rewarding

The revamped card offers higher cash-back rates for gas and online shopping.
Jul 14, 2022

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The popular Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express is getting an update which, true to the card’s name, will increase your cash back earning potential on everyday purchases.

Beginning on July 14, 2022, both new and existing card holders will earn 3% cash back (on up to $6,000 spent per year) on purchases at:

  • U.S. supermarkets,

  • U.S. gas stations.

  • U.S. online retailers.

  • (Terms apply; see rates and fees).

Category

New earnings rate

Previous earnings rate

U.S. supermarkets

3% cash back on up to $6,000 in spending per year.

3% cash back on up to $6,000 in spending per year.

U.S. gas stations

3% cash back on up to $6,000 in spending per year.

2% cash back with no annual spending limit.

U.S. online retail purchases

3% cash back on up to $6,000 in spending per year. (Eligible purchases include goods bought through a retailer’s website or app. Purchases of services, such as meal delivery or travel bookings, are excluded.)

1% cash back with no annual spending limit.

All other purchases

1% cash back with no annual spending limit.

1% cash back with no annual spending limit.

The $6,000 annual maximum is per category, not for all the 3% categories combined. The card continues to earn an unlimited 1% cash back on all other purchases. (Terms apply; see rates and fees).

Added value with new statement credits

The revamped card will also offer statement credits toward specific purchases, which is a new benefit:

  • Home Chef: A $180 credit for this meal kit delivery service, in the form of a monthly $15 statement credit.

  • The Disney Bundle: An $84 credit for this streaming subscription which includes Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+, in the form of a $7 monthly statement credit.

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The card's sibling, the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express, will now also receive a $7 monthly statement credit for The Disney Bundle. Terms apply.

If you can use the full value of the monthly credits, you'll get more than $250 in value from this $0-annual fee card.

New card holders will also be eligible for a welcome offer: Earn a $200 statement credit after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 6 months. Terms Apply.

To view rates and fees of the Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express, see this page.

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