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Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN

TPG reader Matt tweeted me to ask:

@thepointsguy–“I just got an offer for a 75,000 point sign-up bonus for the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card. Should I take it?”

Matt, you should absolutely take advantage of this offer! The current public offer for the American Express Business Gold Rewards is for just 25,000 Membership Rewards points after making $5,000 in purchases in the first 3 months. Your targeted offer is clearly much more generous. In my most recent monthly points and miles valuations, 75,000 Membership Rewards points is easily worth $1,425 in award travel.

I used 62,500 Amex points to fly Lufthansa first class to Europe this past summer. Had I paid for that ticket with cash, it would have cost several thousand dollars, so youcan easily stretch those points even further. The card also offers triple points on airfare, and double points on advertising costs, gas, shipping, and certain computer vendors. If you’re running a business, it’s not hard to rack up a lot of points on this card.

If you've received a 75,000 bonus for the Amex Business Rewards card, by all means, get it! Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
If you get a 75,000 point offer for the Amex Business Rewards card, take it! Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

I’ve seen the sign-up bonus for this card go from zero to 30,000 points, and occasionally as high as 75,000, but the highest offers are no longer public. If you’ve been targeted, it’s a good deal and you really can’t go wrong.

Overall, it’s a no brainer in my opinion. Get the card!

If you have any other questions, please tweet me @thepointsguy, message me on Facebook, or send me an email at

The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN

Though the Business Gold Rewards card doesn’t have the benefits package of the more premium Business Platinum Card, it also doesn’t have that card’s $450 annual fee. In fact, the $175 annual fee on this one is waived the first year, so getting it is like a risk-free trial of its benefits plus it comes with appealing bonus spending categories like 3x on the category of choice and a range of 2x spending categories as well.

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More Things to Know
  • Special Offer: Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $5,000 in purchases on the Card within your first 3 months of Card Membership
  • Get 3x points - Choose 1 out of 5 categories
  • Plus, 2X points on the 4 remaining categories and 1X points on other purchases
  • 3X and 2X apply to the first $100,000 in purchases in each of the 5 categories per year, 1X point per dollar thereafter
  • Track, organize, and stay on top of your business expenses with powerful expense-tracking tools
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $175
  • Terms and limitations apply
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Intro APR on Purchases
Regular APR
Annual Fee
$0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $175
Balance Transfer Fee
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Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit
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