Earn 30,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $2,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on all eligible travel, from subway swipes and window seats to hotel stays and city tours.
Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points at restaurants worldwide.
Receive up to $100 per year in statement credits when you use the American Express® Green Card to pay for your CLEAR® membership at select airports and stadiums across the U.S. and Permissible Biometric Scanning Technology terms: eye scanning, irises scanning and fingerprints scanning.
Use the American Express® Green Card to purchase lounge access through LoungeBuddy to any of the lounges in the LoungeBuddy network — no memberships, elite statuses, or first class tickets required. Earn up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year on your LoungeBuddy purchases.
No Foreign Transaction Fees.
$150 Annual Fee.
Rates, fees & offers
Earn 30,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $2,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Terms Apply.
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High rewards rates
No foreign transaction fee
Has annual fee
Some low-value redemptions
The American Express® Green Card is aimed at those on the go. It offers 3 Membership Rewards points per $1 spent on eligible travel and transit purchases and 3 points per $1 spent on restaurants worldwide. All other eligible purchases earn 1 point per $1 spent. Terms apply.
The card charges a hefty annual fee, but it comes with perks that heavy travelers might find appealing, including:
--Up to $100 per year in statement credit when you use the card to pay for your Clear membership fee. (Clear is a prescreening program at certain airports and other venues that uses biometrics to verify your identity)
--Up to $100 per year in statement credit when you use the LoungeBuddy service to purchase airport lounge passes with your card. (LoungeBuddy lets you buy single-use day passes.)
For more information, see our full review of this card.