To earn the Amex Blue Cash Everyday Card welcome bonus, new cardholders must spend $2,000 within the first 6 months of opening an account. The Amex Blue Cash Everyday Card bonus is $200 as a statement credit.
Keep in mind, however, that you will not be eligible for this introductory bonus if you currently have the Amex Blue Cash Everyday Card, regardless of whether you previously received the bonus. You also may not be eligible if you recently earned the bonus.
In addition to the welcome bonus, the Amex Blue Cash Everyday Card offers 3% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (up to $6,000 spent per year), 2% back at U.S. gas stations and select U.S. department stores, and 1% back on all other purchases, earned as statement credits. Its annual fee is $0, and you need good credit to get approved for the card.
To redeem Blue Cash Everyday rewards, log in to your online account and select “Use Reward Dollars.” Then, choose a redemption option and the amount of reward dollars you’d like to redeem. Amex Reward Dollars are the cash back rewards Blue Cash Everyday cardholders earn on each eligible purchase. Reward dollars are worth $1 apiece when redeemed for statement credits, gift cards and merchandise. You can only redeem Blue Cash Everyday rewards in multiples of $25, with a $25 minimum. Reward dollars never expire as long as the account is open and in good standing.… read full answer
The Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express categories for bonus rewards are groceries, gas, and select department store purchases. Purchases that fall into the Amex Blue Cash Everyday bonus categories get cardholders extra rewards compared to the card’s base earning rate.
Whether a purchase falls into a card’s bonus categories depends on “… read full answerMerchant Category Codes,” which are assigned by the major credit card networks to merchants based on what kind of business they conduct. So if a merchant has the MCC for “groceries,” for example, purchases made at that merchant will earn bonus rewards on cards that include “groceries” as a bonus category.
When choosing a rewards credit card, it’s a good idea to pick a card that offers the opportunity to earn bonus rewards in your most frequent purchase categories. So if you spend a lot in the categories offered on the Amex Blue Cash Everyday, it may be a good card for you.
Yes, the Amex Blue Cash Everyday does offer bonus rewards at department stores. This card gives unlimited 2% cash back on purchases at specific U.S. department stores, including Bloomingdale’s, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s and Nordstrom.
Purchases made in-store and standard home deliveries of online purchases qualify for the 2% cash back bonus. Online purchases either picked up in-store or shipped directly from the store are not eligible for 2% bonus rewards. Normally, most purchases get you 1% cash back with Amex Blue Cash Everyday.… read full answer
You can redeem your rewards for a statement credit ($25 minimum), gift cards or merchandise. Rewards never expire as long as your Amex Blue Cash Everyday account is open and in good standing. If the account is closed, you will lose any unredeemed rewards.
Lastly, Amex Blue Cash Everyday comes with a $0 annual fee, which means your rewards don’t have to partially go toward recouping the cost of the card.
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