Amazon Prime Day is happening next Monday and Tuesday, July 15th & 16th.

And that means you can expect to see great savings at Amazon if you’re a Prime Member. It’s one of the most anticipated online sales events of the year.

And with select American Express cards you can earn bonus points, stretching your savings even further.

Earn bonus points with the Amex Cobalt and Platinum cards

If you have either the or the , you’ll be earning bonus points on a portion of your spending.

If you have the , you can earn 5 points per $1 spent on your first $500 in purchases. That’s 5 times the points normally earned on Amazon purchases.

For the , you can earn 3 points per $1 spent on the first $2,000 in purchases made to the card. That’s 3 times the normal points you would earn on Amazon purchases.

To ensure you get your bonus points, check your email and activate the offer with the link provided.

So on top of being able to enjoy great Amazon deals, you can also pad you points banks for your future travel plans as well.

And if you so choose, you can also use your Membership Rewards points to pay for your Amazon purchases. 1,000 points will give you a $7 discount.

It’s not the greatest value for your points, but it’s a great way to further reduce the cost of your Amazon purchases.

Credit card details

Don’t have one of these cards? Here’s the details on what they offer.

Next time an offer like this comes around, you’ll be set for some great savings.

Credit Card Welcome Bonus Earn Rate Annual Fee Apply Now
American Express Cobalt Up to 30,000 points (terms) * 5 points per $1 on groceries and eligible dining purchases
* 2 points per $1 on gas, eligible travel and transit
* 1 point per $1 all other purchases
$120, charged out as $10 per month Apply Now
American Express Platinum Card 50,000 points (terms) * 3 points per $1 on eligible dining
* 2 points per $1 on eligible travel
* 1 point per $1 all other purchases
$699 Apply Now

American Express Cobalt card

Our top rated credit card in Canada for 2 years running, the offers up to 5 points per $1 spent on your day to day spending.

Plus, you can earn up to 30,000 points as a welcome bonus – earn 2,500 points every month when you spend at least $500.

In fact, for the Cobalt card at least, it’s not its first Amazon promotion. We’ve seen it twice in the last year (see here and here for details).

American Express Platinum Card

For the most extensive set of perks available on a credit card, the simply can’t be beat.

It comes with by far the most extensive set of perks and benefits of any Canadian credit card. Plus, you can get 50,000 welcome bonus points after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months.