On Again, Off Again: AMEX Offers With Multiple Cards Are 100% Dead

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There’s been a lot of confusion about redeeming AMEX Offers through multiple cards in the last few weeks.  For a while, it stopped working.  Then the trick kinda came back for select offers.  But then it didn’t.

By now, we can tell you for sure that you can only use AMEX Offers on 1 of your AMEX cards, even if the same offer appears on multiple cards.  Plus, if you’re somehow able to add an offer to more than 1 card, that’s NOT necessarily a good thing!

If you’re new to AMEX Offers, they’re targeted statement credits or bonus points you can earn when you add an offer and make a qualifying purchase with an American Express card, like The Platinum Card® from American Express, Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card, or The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN.

Here’s a list of the best American Express cards for 2018, all of which qualify you for AMEX Offers.

AMEX Offers Have Given Us a Lot Over the Years.  But Now It’s 1 Offer at a Time Across All Your Cards

I’ll explain!

AMEX Offers Are Now Single-Use Only

Link:   EVERYTHING You Need to Know About AMEX Offers

We let you know as soon as it became harder to add the same AMEX Offer to multiple cards.

But shortly after, folks found they could still add certain offers to more than 1 card.  And they used them more than once!

AMEX did NOT like that and clawed back rebates out of customers’ hands, saying each offer is meant to be redeemed one time – and one time only!

If You Added an AMEX Offer to More Than 1 Card, Do NOT Use It Multiple Times. AMEX Might Snatch Back Any Discounts You Got!

In fact, many folks reported being charged back for discounts they got for using an offer on more than 1 card!

So if you’re able to add an offer you find to multiple cards in some way, I recommend only using it once.  Or you may find yourself with a charge on your account for going against the rules.

Bottom Line

The past couple of weeks have been a confusing time for AMEX Offers.  But what has come to light is AMEX wants you to add an offer to just 1 card.

Any workaround to add the same offer to multiple cards is dead.  And if you do find a way to add an offer to more than 1 card, I don’t recommend using it more than one time because AMEX has been snatching bonuses right back!

Being able to use AMEX Offers multiple times was a trick that persisted for years in the miles & points world.  And while all deals eventually die, I’m sad to see this particular opportunity go the way of the dodo.

If you’re new to AMEX Offers, check out our post on how AMEX Offers work.  And here’s a list of the best American Express cards which can qualify you for these deals!