Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

Advertiser Disclosure

Welcome Offer

Earn $250 Back after you spend $1,000 in purchases on your new card in your first 3 months of card membership.   You will receive the cash back in the form of a statement credit.

Point Accrual


  • 6% cash back at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $6,000 per year in purchases, then 1%) – that means spending $60 a week at U.S. supermarkets could earn over $180 back per year.
  • 6% cash back at U.S. streaming services.
  • 3% cash back at U.S. gas stations, ride sharing services, and transit expenses. 
  • 1% back on other purchases.
  • Low intro APR: 0% for 12 months on purchases and balance transfers.
  • Expanding merchant acceptance: Over 1 million more places in the U.S. started accepting American Express® Cards in the last year.
  • $95 annual fee.
  • Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be easily redeemed for statement credits, gift cards, and merchandise.
  • Terms Apply.

Why BestCashCow Likes

The 6% cash back rate at U.S. supermarkets and on U.S. streaming servcies and the Welcome Bonus is also compelling. 


Calculating Your Value

Your Annual Points

With our default spend profile, this card can produce 44,800 points annually.

We value these points as high as 1.00 cents per point.

So, you can receive up to $448.00 in value per year.

Calculate New Values

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Cons

  • Has annual fee - but if you spend more than $31/week the rewards offset the fees
  • American Express isn’t accepted at as many merchants as Visa or MasterCard

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