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It seem like American Express and Amazon are always running some form of promotion. Today they have brought back another classic promotion where you can save up to 20% off virtually any Amazon purchase of up to $50 when you redeem at least one Membership Rewards point. The only catch is that it has to be goods sold directly by amazon, not anyone else listing goods on Amazon. Check out the full terms and conditions below. The offer is relatively easy to claim, if you’re eligible.

Promo Details

Amazon is offering 20% off when you use American Express Membership Rewards points to pay for at least part of your purchase. Maximum discount is $50.

In order to maximize the discount you need to spend exactly $250, if you spend more than that the discount will still only be $50. The promotion is valid through July 16, 2019 but Amazon also has language that says they can elect to end this promotion when ever they want. Don’t wait on this promotion and act fast.

The Process

Activate the offer by clicking the “Click to activate” button on this page.

Not all members will be eligible, make sure that you already have an American Express credit card that has a Membership Rewards balance attached to you Amazon account before you attempt to register.

Add whatever eligible items you want to your shopping cart and head to the check out screen.

At check out you must use at least one American Express Membership Rewards point for your purchase. I recommend only using one point as Amazon only redeems Membership Rewards Points for around 1 cent per point and you can easily get higher value by transferring miles to airlines instead.

Make sure you don’t accidentally pay for your entire purchase with points, as that would lead to a really bad deal. Your order total should look similar to the one below before you finally check out

Who Should and Shouldn’t Take Advantage of This Offer?

Everyone eligible should take advantage of the offer. Even if you can’t think of anything that you need to purchase, the promotion is good for Amazon 3rd party gift cards too such as Hotels.comSouthwest AirlinesAirBnBWhole Foods and more. The promotion is not available for Visa or Amazon gift cards. I bought $250 of Whole Foods gift cards, which works out well since I just finished my last round of Whole Foods gift cards from the last Amex Deal.

Who doesn’t love saving $50 easily? What are you waiting for?

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