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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 #160 on: March 19, 2020, 03:20:36 PM »
can i downgrade this card to the amex blue no annual fee card that only earns 3% on groceries?

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #161 on: March 20, 2020, 10:21:46 AM »
can i downgrade this card to the amex blue no annual fee card that only earns 3% on groceries?
Yes

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #162 on: August 17, 2020, 03:37:03 PM »
If I downgrade the card to regular blue I assume that I will still get 5% on grocery spend from previous months that haven't yet been credited?
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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #163 on: August 17, 2020, 04:16:08 PM »
If I downgrade the card to regular blue I assume that I will still get 5% on grocery spend from previous months that haven't yet been credited?
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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: November 09, 2020, 11:23:43 AM »
How can you tell how much of the $6K towards supermarkets you've already spent?

They used to have a pie chart in the statement and activity section but I can't find that anymore.

EDIT: I found this, https://global.americanexpress.com/spending-report/ytd but it doesn't break down the categories very well. It only lists:

Merchandise & Supplies
Transportation
Other
Restaurant

Where in that can I find the amount spent at supermarkets?

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #165 on: March 06, 2022, 06:09:25 PM »
you can see it here https://global.americanexpress.com/rewards/summary

Cash Back Earned This Year
6% U.S. Supermarkets
$0.00
6% Select U.S. Streaming Subscriptions
$0.00
3% U.S. Gas Stations
$0.00
3% Transit
$0.00
1% Other Purchases
$0.00
Cash back is received in the form of Reward Dollars.

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Re: Amex Blue Cash Preferred Master Thread
« Reply #166 on: May 15, 2022, 06:26:14 PM »
Anyone know if Moisha's Discount (in Brooklyn) is considered a supermarket according to Amex?