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As travel restrictions drag on into 2021, American Express continues to proactively introduce temporary “at home” benefits on its travel cards. On Monday, the issuer unveiled its latest additions, which enlarge its already existing partnership with Uber and its Uber Eats division.
Starting today, card members with the American Express® Green Card, the American Express® Gold Card or The Platinum Card® from American Express will get a complimentary Uber Eats Pass membership for up to 12 months. Card members must enroll by December 31, 2021.
Eats Pass is a monthly Uber Eats subscription service that offers unlimited $0 delivery fee and 5% off restaurant orders over $15, as well as a $0 delivery fee on grocery deliveries over $30 in select markets. The Eats Pass membership normally costs $9.99 per month, so this new complimentary benefit is potentially worth as much as $119 if you can utilize it in your area.
In addition, a new Uber-related benefit will soon launch on the American Express Gold card. Starting early next year, card members with the Amex Gold will receive up to $120 annually in Uber Cash, which can be used on Uber Eats orders or domestic Uber rides. The Uber Cash will be available in increments of $10 each month for each of the 12 months of the year.
This new Uber Cash benefit is likely intended to replace the up to $100 airline fee credit that currently comes with the Gold card. American Express recently confirmed that it intends to end the airline fee credit on the Amex Gold starting in January 2022. However, the benefit remains on the card for next year, which means Gold card members will get both the airline fee credit and the Uber Cash benefit in 2021.
If you don’t already have an American Express Gold card, now’s an ideal time to take a look at it. That’s because right now new card applicants can earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $4,000 on the card in the first six months after opening the account, which is the highest welcome bonus we’ve ever seen publicly available on the Amex Gold.
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