The standard offer being shown on the American Express website for the American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card is now 50,000 bonus points after $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months, and the $175 annual fee is waived for the first year.
However, you’ll only see the 50,000 deal being shown if you not a current or former American Express card member, so not everybody will have direct access to view the deal.
Updated May 6, 2015: As of this date, I am still seeing the 50K bonus offer being displayed, so it is still available.
To access the deal, just visit the American Express Website page for the Premier Rewards Gold Card to see the offer.
If you don’t see the 50,000 Membership Rewards bonus point offer, then you are being identified as a current or former American Express card member, or the deal is dead (deal available as of 5/6/2015).
If you don’t see the deal, then you can turn on incognito browsing for your browser, and you should then be able to view the deal.
You may have to refresh the page a few times in order to access the deal.
Image of deal you should see below:
You must charge $1,000 of eligible purchases on the Premier Rewards Gold Card within the first 3 months of card membership to earn the 50,000 points starting from the date your account is approved.
In rare instances, your period to spend $1,000 may be shorter than 3 months if there is a delay in mailing your Card.
Also, purchases may fall outside of the 3 month period in some cases, such as a delay in merchants submitting transactions or if the purchase date differs from the date you made the transaction.
Points will be credited to your program account within 6 to 8 weeks after you have met the spending requirement.
Qualifying purchases can be made by the Basic Card Member and any Additional Card Members on a single card account.
A special thank you goes out to onewayonlytoday for posting about this deal on Reddit Churning.
Applying for My American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card Bonus
I could no longer resist temptation and had to apply for the current American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card bonus of 50,000 bonus points after $1,000 in purchases that is available via CARDMATCH.
I’ve been waiting for a lucrative bonus on this card for a while, and this Premier Rewards Gold promotion proved to be too much to abstain from getting, so I decided to go ahead and apply for this offer.
Sure, there could be a 100,000 bonus point offer later this year if we’re lucky, but that offer would probably have a higher purchase requirement than the current promotion, so it may not be as easy to achieve.
I submitted an online application, which only took a few minutes, as they really only require your basic personal information.
American Express indicated that my application was under review, and that I would receive a notification within 1 to 2 weeks.
However, I received an approval email about 5 minutes later, so I was actually approved almost instantly.
My card was delivered 2 days later by UPS, and I just activated it today.
One nice benefit of getting the AMEX Premier Rewards Gold Card is that my Membership Rewards Express points that I had previously earned with my Blue Card were immediately transferred into regular Membership Rewards points with more flexible redemption options.
That means that I can redeem my newly combined points toward some vacation time this summer through one of their various travel partners.
There are plenty of ways to Meet Credit Card Spending Requirements in order to earn bonus rewards, so it is pretty easy to spend the entire amount required to earn the bonus on this new card.
This is the first credit card I’ve applied for since I took advantage of the NFL Extra Points Card $400 Bonus Offer, which has actually been reduced to $200 at this time.
In the meantime, I’m looking forward to maximizing my rewards with my new Gold card.
Standard 25,000 Points Offer for AMEX Premier Rewards Gold Card
You can visit the American Express Website for the standard 25,000 bonus point offer from the Premier Rewards Gold Card.
You’ll need to make $2,000 in purchases within 3 months of opening your account in order to qualify for the 25,000 Membership Rewards points.
Plus, you can earn an extra 15,000 bonus points when you spend $30,000 on the card within 1 year.
More Premier Rewards Gold Card Benefits Include:
- Membership Rewards Program Access: Transfer Points to over 20 Frequent Traveler Programs.
- 3X Points for Flights Booked with Airlines, 2X Points at U.S. Gas Stations, 2X Points at U.S. Supermarkets, and 1X Points on All Other Purchases.
- Membership Rewards Pay with Points: Use Points to Book Trips at American Express Travel.
- The Hotel Collection Premium Access and Free Benefits: Up to $75 Hotel Credit and Room Upgrades.
- Premium Roadside Assistance.
- Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance.
- Travel Accident Insurance.
- Global Assist Hotline.
- Entertainment Access to Card Member-Only Events.
- Extended Warranty up to 1 Year.
- Purchase Protection.
- Return Protection.
- Dispute Resolution.
This is probably one of the best American Express cards, because you get full access to the Membership Rewards program to transfer points with other airline and hotel rewards programs, plus you get a variety of benefits.