Today only: Earn 10x Amex points per dollar shopping at big name retailers

Sep 21, 2020

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If the change in weather is making you realize you need to place an order for some new boots, a jacket or maybe even a Halloween-themed Disney face mask (hey, it is 2020 after all), know that Rakuten (formerly known as Ebates) is offering 10% cash back today-only at some pretty big name stores.

But for those who collect points and miles, the one-day offer is actually better than earning 10% cash back as you can instead choose to earn 10x Amex Membership Rewards points.

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Since TPG values Amex Membership Rewards at 2.0 cents each, earning points instead of cash back can result in twice the return for your online shopping. And while not all of the big retailers that dropped out of the online shopping sites in the spring and summer months are back, there are some household names participating in today’s bonus.

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Here are examples of today’s 10x shopping opportunities:

  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Macy’s
  • Backcountry
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Gap Factory
  • ShopDisney
  • PetSmart
  • Saks Off Fifth
  • Shoes.com (actually 20x)
  • Nike
  • Overstock.com
  • American Eagle
  • Lands End
  • Dyson

Any way you slice it, getting 10x Membership Rewards points on something you were going to buy anyway is a pretty excellent deal. The sale is one day only, though, so don’t wait if you have some “adding to cart” to take care of. And if you are new to Rakuten, you can potentially earn a new customer bonus on top of these increased earnings rates.

Additional reporting by Carissa Rawson

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