Amex offering up to 10x points on dining, gas and more with select Bonvoy cards

Aug 3, 2020

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In July, Chase added a valuable perk for select Marriott Bonvoy cards, giving customers the opportunity to earn 10x points with a handful of cards, including the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card and Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Credit Card.

(Photo by The Points Guy)
(Photo by The Points Guy)

Now, American Express has followed suit, offering similar restaurant and gas bonuses with its own cards, from today through Oct. 31, 2020. Here’s how the earnings break down:

  • The Marriott Bonvoy Card from American Express (discontinued)
    • Regular restaurant and gas rate: 2x
    • Regular Marriott hotel rate: 6x
    • Limited-time restaurant, gas and Marriott rate: 10x
  • Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card
    • Regular restaurant rate: 3x 
    • Regular gas rate: 2x 
    • Regular Marriott hotel rate: 6x
    • Limited-time restaurant, gas and Marriott rate: 10x 
  • Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card
    • Regular restaurant and gas rate: 4x
    • Regular Marriott hotel rate: 6x
    • Limited-time restaurant, gas and Marriott rate: 10x
(Photo by Kathleen Porter Kristiansen/The Points Guy)
Amex’s latest bonus will get you closer to a Marriott award stay at the St. Regis Maldives and thousands of other hotels around the world. (Photo by Kathleen Porter Kristiansen/The Points Guy)

As a reminder, customers currently have a similar earning opportunity with the following Chase cards:

*Not available for new applicants

Like Chase’s offer, you’ll need to register in advance, by logging into your account and select the relevant promo through Amex Offers. There’s an earning cap here as well — you’ll earn 10x points on up to $7,500 in eligible purchases per category.

Featured photo of the St. Regis Bora Bora by Zach Honig/The Points Guy.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,600

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide, eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
  • Get unlimited deliveries with a $0 delivery fee and reduced service fees on orders over $12 for a minimum of one year on qualifying food purchases with DashPass, DoorDash's subscription service. Activate by 12/31/21.
  • Earn 5X points on Lyft rides through March 2022. That’s 3X points in addition to the 2X points you already earn on travel.
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