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You will earn $250 statement credit after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card within your first 3 months starting from the date your account is approved. After qualifying, please allow 8 - 12 weeks for the statement credit to post to your account.
The bonus is not available to applicants who have or have had this credit card. To be eligible for this bonus offer, your card account must not be past due or cancelled at the time of fulfillment.
Cash Rewards on Purchases
You will earn cash back on eligible purchases and in the form of Blue Cash Reward Dollars (reward dollars). You can redeem reward dollars for statement credits whenever your available reward dollars balance is 25 or more. The number of reward dollars you earn is based on a percentage of the dollar amount of your eligible purchases during each billing period. Eligible purchases are purchases for goods and services minus returns and other credits.
You will earn a reward of 6% on the first $6,000 of eligible purchases in a calendar year at supermarkets located in the U.S. (superstores and warehouse clubs are excluded). You will also earn 6% on eligible purchases of U.S. streaming subscriptions from select providers (the current list of select providers is available at americanexpress.com/rewards-info). You will earn 3% on eligible purchases on transit, including trains, taxicabs, ride share services, ferries, tolls, parking, buses, and subways, and 3% on eligible purchases of gasoline at gas stations located in the U.S. You will earn 1% on all other purchases.
This credit card has an annual fee of $95.
Required Credit Rating
Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express 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.