Earn 25,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you use your new Card to make $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.
3X points for flights booked directly with airlines. 2X points at US restaurants, US gas stations, and at US supermarkets. 1X points on other purchases.
No Foreign Transaction Fees.
$100 Airline Fee Credit. Up to $100 per calendar year for baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
Get a $75 hotel credit on qualifying charges, plus a room upgrade upon arrival, when available with The Hotel Collection at americanexpress.com/hc.
Over 1.5 million more places in the U.S. started accepting American Express® Cards in 2017.
$0 Intro Annual Fee for the 1st year, then $195.
Rates, fees & offers
$0 for the first year, then $195
Earn 25,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you use your new Card to make $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months. Terms Apply
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Not sure which card is best for you?
Aside from a flashy welcome bonus, the Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express has a competitive ongoing value, as well. You'll get 3 points per dollar when you book flights directly with airlines; 2 points per dollar at U.S. gas stations, U.S. supermarkets and U.S. restaurants; and 1 point per dollar on all other purchases, with no spending caps. The card can even help you trim hotel costs, offering a credit of up to $75 when you use it to book at least two consecutive nights at a hotel in American Express's Hotel Collection.
Keep in mind, the Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express isn't for everyone. For some airlines, you may be able to get a better deal with a different card, and you may fetch more rewards with another offer if you don't fly often. But if you travel frequently and airline tickets are a major ongoing expense for you, this card is well worth its annual fee. Read the full review here.
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