American Express cardholders get more than just your usual rewards. You get great customer service and access to perks like Amex Front Of The Line and Amex Invites, among many others.

And now, American Express brings you Amex Offers, a way to save you money while shopping.

Amex Offers details

So what exactly is Amex Offers?

Amex Offers gives you special access to limited-time offers at select retailers.

When you spend a certain amount at these retailers, you’ll either get a statement credit, points, or miles as a bonus reward.

To see what offers are available, sign in to your online account or look at the Amex App on your phone, then scroll down after signing in.

Here are some example currently available offers

These offers were available through my card, and allows me to get statement credits when I complete an offer:

Example of available Amex Offers

Open one of the offers to see the full details:

Details of an Amex Offer

Many offers are limited to a certain number of cards, so be sure to only register for the offer if you plan on using it.

Also, remember to read the terms of the offer to make sure you know what you have to do to get your bonus rewards.

And that’s it! Information on when you’ll receive your rewards are in the offer details.

How to access Amex Offers

An easy way to see your available offers is through the Amex App for your smartphone. Go to your card and click on the Amex Offers button at the bottom of the screen. You’ll be able to easily access your offers even while you’re out and about so you’ll never have to worry about missing out.

Here’s an example screenshot from an Android phone:

Amex Offers through the Amex App

American Express Credit Cards

So, what American Express credit cards have access to this?

Basically, any credit card issued by American Express is eligible, including Scotiabank Amex cards. The only exception are corporate cards.

So with that said, here are some of our favourite Amex cards.

Amex Credit Card Welcome Bonus Earn Rate Annual Fee Apply Now
American Express Cobalt Up to 30,000 points (terms) Up to 5 points per $1 $120, charged out as $10 per month Apply Now
Marriott Bonvoy American Express 50,000 points (terms) Up to 5 points per $1 $120 Apply Now
American Express SimplyCash Preferred 5% cash back for the first 6 months (terms) 2% cash back $99 Apply Now
American Express Platinum 50,000 points (terms) Up to 3 points per $1 $699 Apply Now
Scotiabank Gold American Express Up to 30,000 points (terms) Up to 5 points per $1 $120 Apply Now

American Express Cobalt

Our top rated credit card, the , will offer you the most rewards out of any card available.

Earn 5 points per $1 spent on groceries and dining, 2 points on travel, gas, and transit and 1 point on all other purchases. And with each point worth up to 1.75 cents, you’re looking at a great overall return on any spend you put on the card.

You can earn 2,500 points per month each month you spend $500 in the first year, for a total bonus of up to 30,000 points.

And, this card charges out its annual fee of $120 as $10 per month, something no other card does.

Marriott Bonvoy American Express

If free hotel stays are your game, you can’t go wrong with the .

To start off, earn 50,000 Marriott points as a welcome bonus after spending $1,500 in the first 3 months.

Then, earn 5 points per $1 spent at Marriott properties, and 2 points per $1 on all other purchases.

The cherry on top is getting a free night stay every year on your card’s anniversary (up to a 35,000 point value) which more than covers the annual fee.

American Express SimplyCash Preferred

Prefer cash back rewards? The is here for you.

One of our top rated cash back cards, you’ll earn 5% cash back in the first 6 months on your first $6,000 in purchases. Once complete, you’ll earn 2% cash back on everything – the top flat cash back rate on the market right now.

American Express Platinum Card

For the best travel experience you can get, the is hard to beat.

Get the most perks of any credit card, including unlimited lounge visits for yourself and one guest, upgraded status in 4 hotel programs, an annual $200 travel credit, and more.

And don’t forget about the points:

  • earn 3 points per $1 spent on dining,
  • 2 points per $1 spent on travel, and
  • 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases.

You can transfer your points to Aeroplan at a 1:1 ratio, where we value a single mile at 2.5 cents, giving you a return of up to 7.5% for your spending as well.

Scotiabank Gold American Express

Our top Scotiabank issued Amex card is the .

To get you started, you can earn up to 30,000 welcome bonus points – 25,000 after spending $1,500 in the first 3 months, and another 5,000 when you spend $10,000 in the first year.

You’ll also earn points quickly with these great rates:

  • 5 points per $1 on groceries, restaurants and entertainment purchases,
  • 3 points per $1 on gas, transit and select streaming services, and
  • 1 point per $1 on all other purchases.

With a Scotia Rewards point worth 1 cent when redeemed for travel, you’re looking at a return of up to 5% for your spending.