To get the Amex Business Gold 50k point bonus, you need to spend $5,000 on eligible purchases during your first three months of card membership. Almost anything you can charge to your card counts as an eligible purchase, but there are exceptions. For example, fees, interest, prepaid cards, travelers’ checks and gift cards don’t count toward the spending requirement. And there are a few more rules in the fine print that you should be aware of before you get the card.
Here’s how to get the Amex Business Gold 50k point bonus:
- You need to spend $5,000 in the first three months after you open your account.
- Purchases made by additional card members count toward the spending requirement.
- Amex Business Gold bonus points will be credited to your account 8-12 weeks after you hit the spending threshold.
- Your account must be open and in good standing when it’s time for Amex to credit the points to your account.
- The Amex Business Gold 50k point bonus is worth $500 when redeemed wisely.
You can use your Amex Business Gold 50,000 bonus points to buy gift cards, book flights on the Amex website, or pay for New York City taxis at a rate of 1 cent per point. You can also donate up to 500,000 points to charity at the same rate. There are other redemption options, like booking hotels on the Amex travel site and shopping with points on Amazon, but they aren’t as lucrative.
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