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American Express is targeting cardholders with an enticing offer to earn bonus Membership Rewards points. Depending what you were targeted for, you could earn up to 10,000 points for meeting a minimum spend threshold with

One TPG staffer received the following offer on his Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express for 10,000 points after spending $500 or more on a prepaid hotel stay through Based on TPG’s most recent valuations, the 10,000 bonus points are worth $190.

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I was targeted for a similar offer on my Platinum Card® from American Express — 7,500 points after $500 or more in spend on a prepaid hotel booking on Based on TPG’s valuations, those 7,500 points are worth $143. These are just two examples of offers we saw at TPG HQ, but there could be others out there.

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The at least $500 in spend must be made on a single booking by September 30, 2017 in order to be eligible for the bonus Membership Rewards points. In addition, this isn’t an automatic offer — if you were targeted, you must register to be eligible. Unfortunately, the terms and conditions state that the offer is not eligible for Fine Hotels & Resorts booking.

If you’re planning on making a hotel booking and were targeted for this offer, it could be well worth registering and booking through in order to claim your points. This could be an especially rewarding offer when you consider the earning structure of the Amex Platinum Card. You’ll earn 5x points on hotels booked through, meaning that if you make a booking through the portal for $600 and were targeted for the 10,000 Amex Offer, you’ll walk away with 13,000 Membership Rewards points, worth $247 based on TPG’s most recent valuations.

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