The Most Valuable Perks of the American Express Green Card

Bethany WalshJun 11, 2020

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Last year American Express , making the current version a solid rewards option for travel and dining enthusiasts.

The welcome offer for the is a great perk, and the card also has a valuable rewards earning structure, plus other perks including purchase protections and travel credits that can make it well worth its annual fee. Terms apply.

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Earn valuable rewards points on popular categories:

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You can earn up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year when you use the to purchase lounge access directly from LoungeBuddy through the or app. Terms apply. LoungeBuddy allows travelers to book many airport lounges around the world.

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You’ll earn up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year when you use your  to pay for your annual Clear membership. Terms apply. Clear is an expedited security platform that uses member biometrics to verify identity without documents to speed up screening procedures at airports and public events.

With the , give travelers peace of mind in covered situations. In order for your travel to qualify for these protections, you have to charge the full cost to your card, use it to pay the taxes and fees on an award ticket, or pay with . Terms apply.

Purchase protection: Eligible purchases made with your card are covered for things like theft and accidental damage for up to 90 days from the purchase date. Terms apply.

Extended warranty: AmEx offers an extended warranty of up to one year for eligible purchases. Terms apply.

ShopRunner offers members shipping benefits like unlimited free two-day shipping, free return shipping, member-only deals and more. Many cards offer ShopRunner as a benefit, but if you don’t have it already and you shop online, it’s a truly awesome perk.

AmEx Offers are money-saving offers available to cardholders for purchases at specific travel providers or retailers. Learn more about .

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