You can earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on purchases on your new card in your first 3 months of card membership starting from the date your account is approved. After qualifying, please allow 8 - 12 weeks for bonus points to post to your account.
The bonus is not available to applicants who have or have had this credit card or the Premier Rewards Gold Card. To be eligible for this bonus offer, your card account must be open and not in default at the time of fulfillment.
Rewards on Purchases
You will earn one point for each dollar charged for an eligible purchase in each billing period on the American Express Gold Card. You will earn 3 additional points, for a total of 4 points, for each dollar charged at restaurants worldwide. You will also earn 3 additional points, for a total of 4 points, on the first $25,000 of eligible purchases per calendar year at supermarkets located in the U.S. (superstores and warehouse clubs are excluded). You will earn 2 additional points, for a total of 3 points, for airfare on a scheduled flight charged directly with passenger airlines (charter flights and private jet flights are excluded) and airfare charged directly with amextravel.com.
This credit card has an annual fee of $250. It has no foreign transaction fees. It is a friendly feature for international travelers who may use the credit card abroad. Most credit cards typically charge a transaction fee 3% on your purchases in foreign countries. If you may travel abroad, it is always a good idea to carry a credit card such as American Express® Gold Card so that you can avoid the 3% surcharge on your purchases.
Required Credit Rating
American Express® Gold Card is for people with good or excellent credit scores. If you have a FICO score of 700 or more, you may qualify for the credit card.