8/04/2014

My Favorite Way To Save Money: American Express Offers


For a little over five years we have used our American Express card to pay for everything.  We have done our research on rewards programs and the options offered by Amex were by far our favorite, not to mention the long list of other benefits of being a card member.  We have used Amex rewards to purchase a refrigerator from Home Depot, to buy a television through Amazon, to book rental cars, and more!  The amount of money we have saved is amazing and they just keep giving me more reasons to love them.  My new favorite way to save money is with Amex Offers.  I first started using the offers that were available to me when I logged on to my account.  When I would get online to look at my transactions or pay my bill I would check out the offers tab and select any that applied to me.



Now I look at it anytime I am going out to eat or going shopping.  They are ridiculously easy to use.  You don't have to print a coupon and remember to bring the coupon with you.  You just select an offer and use your Amex to make the purchase.  Once you do, you get a statement credit for the amount of the savings.  It is that easy!  Going out to dinner?  You can select the offer for Lucille's BBQ and if you spend $50 you will get a statement credit for $10. (Good 8/11-10/31/14)

I have been using these offers for a long time, but it wasn't until this summer that I found out there are even more offers available through social media!  I have connected my Amex card to my Facebook and Twitter account and now have access to all of the Amex Offers there too.  I no longer have to login to my Amex account; I can just check out the Offers on my Facebook and Twitter app on my phone.  I select them there and the Offers are saved to my card.  



Once I make my purchase the credits show up in the same way.  You can check for Amex Offers on Foursquare and TripAdvisor too!

What makes it even better is that I don't have to weed through a lot of offers that aren't relevant to me.  Amex Offers curates a list for me based on where I have used my card and my current location.  I can then use them right away and save money on things I was already going to buy!  And there are a ton of great offers.  Card Members have saved over $90 million so far and right now there are more savings to be had with current offers on purchases from places like JCPenney, Sports Authority, and Crazy 8.  

I don't know about you, but with school starting next month I feel like I am shopping non-stop.  It will be nice to open my Amex bill and see all of the credits from the Amex Offers I have used!  And because I know once I have saved the offer I will get a $10 credit for spending $50 at Sports Authority (7/28-8/31/14), that gives me $10 more to spend on school shoes!

You should give Amex Offers a try while you are out doing your back to school shopping and if you leave a comment below and let me know what you like most about Amex Offers, you will be entered to win a $100 AMEX gift card!  Then you can buy yourself a little back to school present!


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148 comments:

Honeysuckle said...

I'm a recent user of Amex Offers! I wish I had been paying attention sooner. I like that is was so easy to use (I used an offer at Costco).

Ashlei Folsom said...

I love that the offers are ones that families can really use, at places we love!

Mami2jcn said...

I like that the offers are relevant to where you’ve shopped in the past and your current location.

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Mami2jcn said...

tweet:

https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/496457533389680640

lil_lady_dz said...

I like that you can open the Amex app on your phone, and tap a button to see retail offers that are available in your area nearby. Very cool!

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lil_lady_dz said...

tweeted: https://twitter.com/lil_lady_dz/status/496458914280374273

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kellyr78 said...

I like the cash back offers for stores I already shop at often and that I would not need to carry coupons.

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kellyr78 said...

tweet
https://twitter.com/Kellydinpa/status/496468069787512832

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Elena said...

I like the variety of stores to choose from

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Elena said...

https://twitter.com/ElenaIstomina/status/496488923506290688

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DeniseL said...

I like that I can use it at stores I always shop and for things that I really need!
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DeniseL said...

Tweeted - https://twitter.com/dmarie824/status/496682712644595712
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Lisa Brown said...

i like that there are many deals in many categories to choose from; you can find some deal you could take advantage of.

Lisa Brown said...

https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/496696051928035330

618mom said...

I love the Best Buy offers. vandenbossche3@hotmail.com

618mom said...

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akronugurl said...

i like the cash back offers

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akronugurl said...

tweet: https://twitter.com/akronugurl/status/496747827834675200

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Courtney B said...

i like all the different stores you can shop at, especially best buy which is our favorite!!

Courtney B said...

tweet https://twitter.com/MeandBells/status/496747754492678145

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Tj and Amy said...

Love that they give you offers based on where you shop at. amazing!!!

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Tj and Amy said...

https://twitter.com/1amypugmire/status/496906362895335425

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suburban prep said...

I like that you can just put the coupon code on the card you do not need to bring a physical coupon with you.

Katie said...

I love my American Express, and wasn't even aware of the offers! I love how convenient they make it to save. Thanks for sharing!

Anna Pry said...

i like how easy it makes it for me to save $$ pryfamily5@gmail.com

Anna Pry said...

i tweeted https://twitter.com/thepryfamily5/status/497517207249637376 pryfamily5@gmail.com

DistractedMommy said...

I definitely like the no clipping coupons or trying to find coupon codes!

DistractedMommy said...

https://mobile.twitter.com/Shiebs24/status/497587188112961536

kari jasus said...

i love that i can earn cash back almost anywhere!

kari jasus said...

https://twitter.com/raggammuffin/status/498074139173728256

Terry Moore said...

I love the fact that American Express offers are so easy to use. With the phone app, there is no reason not to use them!

susan1215 said...

I like that you can open the Amex app on your phone, and tap a button to see retail offers that are available in your area nearby, I don’t have to carry coupons or remember a code.

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susan1215 said...

https://twitter.com/susan1215/status/498231802163908608

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The Fam said...

Definitely like the cash back offers!

Madeline B said...

I like that there are many offers that I’m actually interested in, like JCPenney and Whole Foods.
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Madeline B said...

Tweet link: https://twitter.com/shala_darkstone/status/498529154346672128

Cheryl said...

I love the simplicity the most, but the variety of stores and great offers are fantastic!

Lexiquin said...

I like that the Amex Offers are pertinent for my family--especially for BTS shopping!

Lexiquin said...

Tweet! https://twitter.com/lexiquin/status/498902800261447680

JC said...

I like Amex offers are always ready whenever I log into my account.
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JC said...

-https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/498907207312748544

Kristen said...

tweeted
https://twitter.com/rubylorikeet/status/499088909771350017

Kristen said...

I thnk it lost my comment the first time! (?)

I like Amex Offers because they have so many for the stores I already like.

Kitty Iecvan said...

I like that they offer deals from popular stores I shop at!

D Schmidt mummytotwoboys said...

Tweeted
https://twitter.com/mummytotwoboys1/status/500029642246344704
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LAMusing said...

I like the offers are for stores I actually shop at!
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latanya t said...

l like that the offers are personalized to your shopping profile

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latanya t said...

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Gina Wildorchid said...

My favorite thing about Amex offers is that it automatically credits my account after redeeming the deal. It also sends an e-mail alert, which keeps me informed that it went through!

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Gina Wildorchid said...

TWEET--https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/500797995714347009

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AnnaZed said...

My favorite thing about these offers is that they credit your account right away.
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AnnaZed said...

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Shelly Peterson said...

I like that you don't have to print a coupon but still get a good deal.
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Shelly Peterson said...

tweeted
https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/500902098225991680
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Amy said...

There's a great variety of stores!

Tina said...

i like its easy to get the offers and getting money back

Tina said...

https://twitter.com/HappyTina0115/status/501168159823376384
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Elle said...

I like that they have numerous offers and for many stores that I already frequently shop at like whole foods and amazon.
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Elle said...

Tweet - https://twitter.com/PrettyHotPink6/status/501219606879428608

steve weber said...

The awesome restaurant deals.

Natalie said...

I tweeted under @yarbr012 https://twitter.com/yarbr012/status/473938206665080834

Natalie said...

I love that it customizes offers for you based on where you shopped in the past! I also love you can connect your card to social networks!

Rebecca Graham said...

I like the selection of stores where I can use the offers.

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Ashley said...

I love the types of stores they have discounts for.

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jenspurg said...

I like that they have restaurant deals.
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jenspurg said...

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mysweetiepiepie said...

I like that you don't have to remember to bring coupons with you when you go shopping.

Rebecca W. said...

I like that the offers are relevant to what I am already buying.

rachel said...

It's so easy to use!

♡♥♬ Carolsue ♡♥♬ said...

I love the special offers and how easy it is to use!
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stOOpidgErL said...

There are so many options for savings and you don't have to worry about using coupons or rebates!
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Stephanie said...

cheesecake factory - perfect for first day of school celebration!
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Denise S. said...

I don't have one of these cards, but it sounds like they help you save money.

peg42 said...

I like that the offers are for stores that I visit often. My favorite is the one for DollarTree.com Spend $101 or more, get $20 back

peg42 said...

Tweeted: https://twitter.com/peg42/status/503665915154935808
Thanks so much.

Kia89 said...

I like the cash back.
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Janice said...

I like the convenience of being able to use this app on my phone to find retail offers in my area
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Janice said...

https://twitter.com/disneyfan40/status/503681040150319104
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HilLesha said...

I love that it offers an abundant amount of perks, including cash back.

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ms-texas said...

i like that there are no coupons to clip and that the offers are specialized for you based on your shopping profile

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ms-texas said...

i posted a tweet:

https://twitter.com/bellows22/status/503741960591388672

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Christina G. said...

I tweeted: https://twitter.com/PuffyBiggers/status/503813666454507520

clc408 said...

I like that you don't have to clip coupons or watch ads for special deals. They are right on your phone.

clc408 said...

Tweet
https://twitter.com/clc408/status/503886049370595328

Barbara Montag said...

I enjoy how easy it is to add offers to my phone - thank you.

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Barbara Montag said...

Tweet https://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/503910802940641280

Aleksandra Nearing said...

I just recently discovered the AMEX offers - such a great perk of having the card! I took advantage of their Costco offer the other month! aleksnearing gmail com

MCantu1019 said...

I like you don't need coupons.
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Cathy Truman said...

I like that I do not have to carry coupons with me.

Allie G said...

I like the cash back

ellie said...

I love the great deals. My favorite is the $20 back when you spend $40 at Amazon. That is an awesome deal.

ellie said...

tweet
https://twitter.com/eswright18/status/504344071662338048

mkjmc said...

They are offers that I can use

mkjmc said...

https://twitter.com/mkjmc/status/504356461992886272

sarah said...

what i like most about amex offers is being able to save money
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Deborah Wellenstein said...

I like that i don't have to clip coupons to save money.

Wendi Watson said...

https://twitter.com/wblack1125/status/504473233157283840

Wendi Watson said...

the twenty back on 40 at amazon the best out there i use amazon ALOT!

Anastasia Falling said...

Tweeted :) - https://twitter.com/Enter_Now/status/504787173816557568
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Anastasia Falling said...

I LOVE being able to load offers from several places to your card! It's like a frequent shopper card for everything you love, no matter where you shop! So easy to save everywhere you go and on everything! I'm excited to see more of what they have to offer :)

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Kerry said...

I like that they have an Iphone app.
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Kerry said...

tweeted: https://twitter.com/KerryBishop/status/504808721029951490
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Leela said...

I can get them from various sites.

smilekisses said...

I love that you don't have to clip coupons.

smilekisses said...

https://twitter.com/smilekisses/status/504915478637076480

Karen Drake said...

What I like most is I can view all of the offers right on my phone.

Emmy Coffee said...

I like that they have a wide variety of merchants

marcia goss said...

I like the cash back offers. I shop at JCPenney a lot, and this would save me a lot!

marcia goss said...

https://twitter.com/mgoss123/status/505709692752887810

one frugal lady said...

I love the cashback offer for JCPenny.... and you can combine with coupons!

benz1171 said...

I like that I do not have to print coupons.

benz1171 said...

https://twitter.com/benz1171/status/505946498551406592

Erica C. said...

Cash back on amazon is nice.

Lisa Voyce said...

I like that I don't have to cut/carry coupons.

jtwark said...

i like that I can use my phone to access offers

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tina reynolds said...

I like that it is easy to use and they have so many stores I am already shopping at

tina reynolds said...

https://twitter.com/eaglesforjack/status/506056430068441088

cowboyswife said...

I like the Amazon offer, I love to shop there.

Sue said...

I Love that its great deals that are easy to take advantage of at place I alredy shop!

vranab said...

I like the Small Business offers

saturdaynightfever said...

I like the JCPenney promotion!

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Lisa Pecora said...

I like that they have a variety of stores they have offers for!

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Whitney said...

I like how easy it is to get my annual fee paid off. The offers pay for it each year!

Whitney said...

https://twitter.com/electricstar/status/506242842767806464

Betty C said...

I like that I can save money with a reward instead of have to print or clip coupons. I love the Amazon offer.

Betty C said...

Tweet - https://twitter.com/willitara/status/506298478008352768

brendaelsner said...

I love all the different offers they have.

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Kim Hilbert said...

I don't have a smart phone so I can't get offers spur of the moment in stores. This is a great idea. I have american express and had no idea about this! Thanks!

crystalf said...

I like that it requires very little work. I always hunt for coupons before going shopping but I wouldn't really have to with this. thank you!
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Melani Vincelli said...

I love that is geared toward my shopping habits!

Mihaela Day said...

I love that the AmEx Offers are tailored towards each individual card holder based on where they have shopped in the past :)

Amanda Sakovitz said...

I love all the different kinds of stores they offer deals on
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Amanda Sakovitz said...

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Thomas Murphy said...

I like that you can Connect your Amex Card to social networks including Facebook and save offers to your card right there.



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Thomas Murphy said...

https://twitter.com/thomasmurphy40/status/506507179285688320

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Seyma Bennett Shabbir said...

I love how easy it is to save money! No coupons, no cutting, just simple easy! I love that all the deals are for places I already shop!
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RICHARD HICKS said...

I think AMEX Offers is great. Finding the deals quickly and relevant to me is what it is all about.

RICHARD HICKS said...

https://twitter.com/ardy22/status/506524636754878464

mickeyfan said...

I like that it's a no-brainer. Sign up and BOOM...there are the rewards on your statement. No coupons to clip, just easy!

Tabathia B said...

I like that I can earn cash back from shopping at my usual stores

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Tabathia B said...

tweet https://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/506564811950268416

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miriama said...

I like that they are "real" coupons with offers that I can use.

miriama said...

https://twitter.com/miriama59/status/506571912214896640

Megan Filzen said...

I LOVE THE AMAZON OFFER!

Charity/CC said...

I love deals via social media.

kathy pease said...

https://twitter.com/klp1965/status/506590791473451009

kathy pease said...

I love that it keeps track of your transactions

Robin Hall said...

New AmEx user and quite pleased. The newest edition, Bluebird services especially.