Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. restaurants. Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com.
Earn up to $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with The Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, and Ruth’s Chris Steak House. This is an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
$100 Airline Fee Credit: up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year for incidental fees at one selected qualifying airline.
Choose to carry a balance with interest on eligible charges of $100 or more.
No Foreign Transaction Fees.
Annual Fee is $250.
Rates, fees & offers
Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months. Terms Apply.
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Not sure which card is best for you?
If you're looking for a card with flexible travel redemption options and rich rewards on dining and groceries, the American Express® Gold Card may be your best go-to. Your Membership Rewards points can be redeemed for flights on several major domestic and international carriers, with no blackout dates and no seating restrictions. And you can transfer rewards to several different airline programs and hotel chains. The card also offers big rewards and benefits for foodies, including 4 points per dollar spent at U.S. restaurants, 4 points per dollar spent at U.S. supermarkets on up to $25,000 in purchases per year and a $120 annual dining credit for select purchases that comes in $10 monthly increments. Terms apply.
Keep in mind, the American Express® Gold Card isn't for everyone. If you can't use the card's annual credits, you're better off with a lower-fee card. But if you travel frequently and can maximize this card's benefits, it's well worth its annual fee. Read the full review here.
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