The best American Express® Gold Card promotion is an initial bonus of 60,000 points. To earn this Amex Gold card promotion, cardholders must spend $4,000 within 6 months.
Credit card promotions change often, so if you see something you’re particularly interested in, you should consider applying for the Amex Gold card to take advantage of the offer while it’s available. Another factor in your decision to apply should also be whether this card will continue to be worthwhile even after its promotions end.
To earn the Amex Gold card welcome bonus, new cardholders must spend $4,000 within the first 6 months of opening an account. The Amex Gold card bonus is 60,000 points.
Keep in mind, however, that you will not be eligible for this introductory bonus offer if you currently have the Amex Gold card, regardless of whether you previously earned the bonus. You also may not be eligible if you recently earned the bonus.… read full answer
In addition to the welcome bonus offer, the Amex Gold card offers 4 points per $1 at U.S. supermarkets (up to $25,000 spent per year), 4 points per $1 at restaurants worldwide (plus takeout and delivery in the U.S.), 3 points per $1 on flights booked directly with airlines or on amextravel.com, and 1 point per $1 on all other purchases. Its annual fee is $250, and you need good credit to get approved for the card.
The Amex Gold card has no preset spending limit, which means the spending power is determined on a month-to-month basis, depending on the cardholder’s previous spending habits, income, payment history and other factors. This does not mean that consumers are able to spend limitlessly with a no preset spending limit. Amex Gold cardholders are given a flexible spending capacity, rather than a specific one.… read full answer
More info about the Amex Gold card NPSL
While not having a preset spending limit (NPSL) can offer you some flexibility, it can be difficult in emergency situations. You can know roughly what you’re able to spend based on past months, but with most NPSL cards, you never know exactly when a future purchase will be declined.
American Express makes it easier to plan for future purchases, though. If you're unsure whether a large purchase will be approved or not, simply use the Check Spending Power tool in your online account or mobile app.
The American Express® Gold Card credit score requirement is 700 or higher. That means people with good credit or better have a shot at getting approved for the Amex Gold card.
You should note that while your credit score is an important factor, there are plenty of other things that will impact your chances of being approved for the Amex Gold card, too. Some other key criteria include your income, existing debt load, number of open accounts, recent credit inquiries, employment status and housing status.… read full answer
If you excel in other areas, you might be able to get approved with a slightly lower credit score in some cases. But it’s best to wait to apply until you meet the Amex Gold card credit score requirement. You can check your credit score for free on WalletHub.
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