The American Express® Gold Card

Advertiser Disclosure

Welcome Offer

Earn 25,000 Amex Membership Rewards points after spending $2,000 in your first 3 months.  $250 annual fee.

Point Accrual


Earn 4x points at restaurants (U.S. only).

Earn 4x points at supermarkets up to $25,000 annually (U.S. only).

Earn 3x points on airline travel when booked directly through the airline.

Earn 1x on everything else.


Why BestCashCow Likes

Those who spend a lot of money at U.S. restuarants and U.S. supermarkets and can take advantage of the generous 4x points per dollar spend that this card offers.


Calculating Your Value

Your Annual Points

With our default spend profile, this card can produce 43,300 points annually.

We value these points as high as 1.95 cents per point.

So, you can receive up to $844.35 in value per year.

Calculate New Values

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Most Valuable Redemptions

Transfer Amex Membership Rewards® points to:

  • British Airways at 1 Amex: 1 BA
  • BA Singapore Airlines at 1:1 where they have the value described above.
  • Delta Airlines at 1:1 where they are worth very little
  • Or, several other travel partners listed here.

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