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Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express
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Best for U.S. streaming rewards

If you're spending hundreds (or thousands) on supermarkets, gas in the U.S. and more each month, the Blue Cash Preferred is the perfect card to maximize those purchases for pure cash. The 6% in rewards you're earning on U.S. supermarkets and select U.S. streaming services (up to $6,000 per calendar year; then 1%) as well as 3% on transit and U.S. gas stations and 1% on all other eligible purchases will stack up quickly. Your rewards are exchangeable to lower your monthly statement, or you can opt for fun redemption options such as gift cards or online shopping. Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be redeemed for statement credits. (Partner offer)

At a glance

  • 6% 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%)
  • 6% 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions
  • 3% 3% Cash Back on transit including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more
  • 3% 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations
  • 1% 1% Cash Back on other purchases
Up to $350
Earn 20% back on Amazon.com purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership, up to $200 back. Plus, earn $150 back after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership. You will receive cash back in the form of statement credits.
29.99% Variable
25.24% Variable
13.99%-23.99% Variable
0% on purchases for 12 months
$0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
  • Earn 20% back on Amazon.com purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership, up to $200 back.
  • Plus, earn $150 back after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership. You will receive cash back in the form of statement credits.

At a glance

  • 6% 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%)
  • 6% 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions
  • 3% 3% Cash Back on transit including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more
  • 3% 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations
  • 1% 1% Cash Back on other purchases
Up to $350
Earn 20% back on Amazon.com purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership, up to $200 back. Plus, earn $150 back after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership. You will receive cash back in the form of statement credits.
29.99% Variable
25.24% Variable
13.99%-23.99% Variable
0% on purchases for 12 months
$0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
  • Earn 20% back on Amazon.com purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership, up to $200 back.
  • Plus, earn $150 back after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the Card within the first 6 months of Card Membership. You will receive cash back in the form of statement credits.
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95.
  • 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%).
  • 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions.
  • 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations and on transit (including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more).
  • 1% Cash Back on other purchases.
  • Low intro APR: 0% for 12 months on purchases from the date of account opening, then a variable rate, 13.99% to 23.99%
  • Plan It® gives the option to select purchases of $100 or more to split up into monthly payments with a fixed fee.
  • Cash Back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be redeemed as a statement credit.
  • Terms Apply.
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Apply now for Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express at American Express's secure site Terms & restrictions apply. See rates & fees

Our Take

TPG Editor's Rating

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4/5

Overview

If you like cash back and spend a lot on groceries at U.S. supermarkets, you can’t get much better than the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express. This card offers 6% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $6,000 per year in purchases, then 1%). Check out our latest guides, news, and reviews for this card below.

Pros

  • This card has one of the best earning structures out for among cash-back credit cards.
  • The card does come with access to Amex Offers (enrollment required), which can save you even more money on specific purchases.

Cons

  • There is a $6,000 spending cap on the supermarket bonus category, which may not work for those with large grocery budgets.
  • You’ll have to pay a foreign transaction fee on international purchases, so it’s not a great choice when you’re traveling abroad.

Who is this card good for?

This card is good for any individual who’s looking for maximum returns on their everyday purchases. You’ll quickly find that it doesn’t take much to earn a ton of cash back with this card — even someone who spends $300 on groceries at U.S. supermarkets, $50 on select U.S. streaming service subscriptions, $100 on transit and $100 at U.S. gas stations will earn annual cash-back rewards equivalent of $360. That’s over three times the cost of the annual fee!  You can see how the rewards stack up the more you spend in these categories, so just make sure that your spending habits are an ideal match for this card.

Earning Rewards

This card is perfect for users who value cash back over any other rewards. No other card offers up to 6% returns on everyday purchases such as at U.S. supermarkets and on select U.S. streaming subscriptions. You can receive a statement credit, redeem your rewards for gift cards or shop online to treat yourself with your hard-earned cash back.

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