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AmEx Gold Brings Back Rose Gold Option for a Limited Time

July 18, 2019
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AmEx Gold Brings Back Rose Gold Option for a Limited Time
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It’s been a big week for the American Express® Gold Card.

On the heels of news that the card will soon earn bonus points on “restaurants worldwide” (as opposed to only at U.S. restaurants), the issuer has another announcement:

“We are bringing back our limited-edition rose gold card,” said Sabrina Sodja, vice president of U.S. consumer premium products, American Express.

But this time there’s a catch: Eligible applicants can get the American Express® Gold Card in the distinctive rose gold hue only when they’re referred by a current cardmember. And this offer is available only through July 17, 2019. (Existing cardholders can visit the AmEx mobile app to make a referral, or visit this site.)

AmEx Gold Brings Back Rose Gold Option for a Limited Time

The rose gold version of the card will be available for a limited time. (Image courtesy of American Express)

AmEx says existing holders of the American Express® Gold Card who refer new applicants to the card can receive 10,000 Membership Rewards points for each referral, up to a total of 55,000 Membership Rewards points per year. New Gold or Rose Gold cardmembers are also eligible to receive 40,000 Membership Rewards points when they spend $2,000 in the first 3 months. Terms apply.

According to Sodja, when the rose gold version was offered as part of the card’s revamp in 2018, “it did really well. Sixty-five percent of new members opted for that version.”

» MORE: Full review of the American Express® Gold Card

Partner perk added

AmEx also announced that it has added online wholesaler Boxed to the list of partners where the American Express® Gold Card’s $120 annual dining credit (split into $10 monthly credits) can be used. Eligible partners already include participating Shake Shack locations, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Grubhub and Seamless.

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