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The offer and some benefits described in this article has expired. See our details page on the American Express® Gold Card for the current offer.
Beginning on Oct. 17, 2019, the welcome offer is changing: Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership. Terms Apply. Previously, you could earn the same bonus by spending $2,000 in the first three months.
The rewards earning rates remain the same:
Earn 4 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent at restaurants worldwide.
Earn 4 points per $1 spent at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 in spending per year, then 1X).
Earn 3 points per $1 spent on flights booked directly through airlines or on amextravel.com.
Earn 1 point per $1 spent on other eligible purchases.
The $120 annual dining credit remains: You’ll get up to $10 per month in statement credits when you use your American Express® Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth's Chris Steak House, Boxed and participating Shake Shack locations.
The annual fee is $250.