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You will receive a reward of 6% on the first $6,000 of eligible purchases in an annual reward year at supermarkets located in the U.S. (superstores and warehouse clubs are not considered supermarkets); 3% on eligible purchases of gasoline at gas stations located in the U.S. (superstores, supermarkets and warehouse clubs that sell gasoline are not considered gas stations); 3% on eligible purchases at select department stores located in the U.S. (the current list of select major department stores at which you can get a 3% reward is available at americanexpress.com/rewards-info ); and 1% on all other eligible purchases (and on supermarket shopping beyond $6,000).

The annual reward year referred to in the previous paragraph is 12 billing periods in a row beginning with the one that includes January 1st; if your billing cycle changes, the length of your annual reward year will also change.

Effective June 30, 2017, the "annual reward year" will be a calendar year:
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 not considered supermarkets); 3% on eligible purchases of gasoline at gasoline stations located in the U.S. (superstores, supermarkets and warehouse clubs that sell gasoline are not considered gas stations); 3% on eligible purchases at select department stores located in the U.S. (the current list of select major department stores at which you can earn a 3% reward is available at americanexpress.com/rewards-info ); and 1% on all other eligible purchases (and on supermarket shopping beyond $6,000).

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #15 on: March 27, 2014, 11:40:35 AM »
If you don't plan on churning credit cards and just want to play it simple you have to choose. In this case what you could do is just spend the $6k and then go to another card. That is true but I don't won't to deal with too many cards. (Saying that with 2 or 3 cards you guys probably think I'm crazy :-))
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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2014, 08:21:17 AM »
1) If I had Amazon Prime for a year (free) because of an .edu email addy, can I get it for a year free now with this Amex offer?

2) If I cancel my card in a month, can I still keep the free Prime?

Thanks

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2014, 04:00:52 PM »
Does anyone know when the $6k cap on 6% cashback resets? Does it reset Jan 1st for everyone? Or is it based on your renewal date or the date you're billed for the annual fee?

thx

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2014, 12:57:19 PM »
Does anyone know when the $6k cap on 6% cashback resets? Does it reset Jan 1st for everyone? Or is it based on your renewal date or the date you're billed for the annual fee?

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Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2014, 01:16:23 PM »
jan 1
You are correct it states so clearly in the T&C.

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2014, 01:19:22 PM »

1) If I had Amazon Prime for a year (free) because of an .edu email addy, can I get it for a year free now with this Amex offer?

2) If I cancel my card in a month, can I still keep the free Prime?

Thanks
1) Yes. 2) Yes.

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #21 on: April 15, 2014, 01:22:43 PM »
1) Yes. 2) Yes.
Thanks for answering - thought I was going to have to bump :)

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2014, 06:17:38 PM »
What's the best link for this right now?  Can't find one, and all the links in DDF don't work.  :'(

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2014, 11:36:15 PM »
1) Yes. 2) Yes.
They don't give you the Amazon prime if you've had it in the past (for whatever reason.) You will have to make a new account.

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2014, 11:29:40 AM »
What's the best link for this right now?  Can't find one, and all the links in DDF don't work.  :'(
Bump

You do pay the $75 for first year, but there is also signup bonus +SBS +Amazon $25's, and you can get 2*360 for 1 fee as the $6000 cap is per calendar year and annual fee is the other kind of year...

Couldn't find any..
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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #25 on: May 20, 2014, 02:02:24 PM »
Do any of Dan's Amex links work?

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #26 on: July 08, 2014, 05:33:32 PM »
I read the terms and drew my own conclusions based on the fine print. What I am asking for is what you know based on experience.

Which of the following earns 3%?
  • Gas paid for at the pump
  • Gas paid for inside
  • Gas bought from a supermarket (1%, 3%, or 6%?)
  • Other items purchased inside at a gas station (snacks, soda, etc.)
  • Gift cards purchased inside at a gas station (One Vanilla, etc.)

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #27 on: July 08, 2014, 10:17:15 PM »
Which of the following earns 3%?
depends on the MCC they use.
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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #28 on: October 22, 2014, 10:52:44 AM »
Hi guys, does anyone know how long after meeting minimum spending will the signup bonus be posted? I recall that Amex usually posts the bonus 1-2 days after the threshold transaction posted, but I haven't seen the $150 sign-up yet.

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #29 on: October 22, 2014, 10:55:23 AM »
Hi guys, does anyone know how long after meeting minimum spending will the signup bonus be posted? I recall that Amex usually posts the bonus 1-2 days after the threshold transaction posted, but I haven't seen the $150 sign-up yet.
It posts after the first statement closes and gets paid.
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