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We’ve written about this deal before but it appears to be back! It appears to be targeted but if so, it seems widely targeted.

Get 50% off when you use American Express Membership Rewards points

We looked into it some more and tried getting an Amazon gift card itself, but the deal wouldn’t work with an Amazon gift card. I was not targeted this time but in the past, I have tried it with other gift cards such as Lowe’s, Cheesecake Factory, and Uber. Here’s the catch, not all Amex Membership Rewards Account are targeted. I’ll share with you how you can check if you were targeted.

Terms of the offer

Selected terms of this offer include:

  • This is a limited time offer. The promotion will end on the earlier of (a) 5:00pm PT on 06/30/2024.
  • The promotion code will expire concurrently. reserves the right to cancel or modify this offer at any time.
  • Offer is available by invitation only, is non-transferable, is not redeemable for cash, and may not be resold.
  • Offer applies only to the purchase where Membership Rewards points are used for at least a portion of the purchase and the promotion code is applied at checkout.
  • This offer only applies to eligible products. Eligible purchases are products sold and shipped by Products sold by third-party sellers or other Amazon entities are not eligible, even if they are fulfilled by or Prime eligible. Digital content products are also not eligible.
  • Limit one promotion code per Membership Rewards eligible card.
  • Offer may not be combined with other offers.
  • Shipping charges may apply to discounted promotional items.
  • Offer does not apply to purchase of digital content.
  • This promotion is available only to customers with an eligible Membership Rewards® enrolled Card issued in United States. Promotional credit is applied before taxes and fees.

Step by Step Guide

To take advantage of this offer, follow these steps:

What to buy at Amazon

Of course the best thing to buy is something that you were already planning on buying! After all 50% of something you don’t need is a waste of 80% of your money 🙂

If you don’t have anything to buy, you could consider getting gift cards. Amazon gift cards typically don’t work but last time I did this, physical gift cards did work if they were sold by If you’re a reseller, there are a few brands (Safeway, Lowe’s, etc) that would be profitable or you might get gift cards to a store that you use often.

You can also check out some of the Amazon daily deals

Were you targeted with this offer? What did you end up buying?

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