AmEx Brings Back Extended Payment 10,000 Point Enrollment Bonus

I canceled my American Express Business Platinum Card about 18 months after the annual fee came due and after I had already earned the 100K sign-up offer and an additional 10K for enrolling in the extended payment option (though of course I never took advantage of the benefit). I later signed up for the personal Platinum Card to earn another 100K points. A few months later, I received both an email and letter inviting me to enroll in the extended payment option…but with no bonus incentive.  Two months after that, I was again reminded that I could opt in to the extended payment option, again with no incentive. I was not interested since I don’t actually use the feature and was holding out hope for a 10K sign-up bonus. Well, it finally arrived today.  Below is a copy of the email offer received from AmEx:

To be eligible to earn Membership Rewards® points, you must be enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program at the time of enrollment in the Extended Payment Option feature. Only one offer per Card account is permitted, and points will be credited to your program account within 6-8 weeks after your Extended Payment Option enrollment is approved. Maximum 10,000 points per account.

AmEx 10K Extended Payment

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  1. Were you able to register for the offer once you logged into your account?

    Hubby and I received the same email offer this morning but there is no button on the landing page to actually enroll in the offer once you log in.

    • @Elizabeth – Hah, nope same for me. I had to call the # in the email and read them the offer code to get registered. Unbelievable!

      • Are these usually targeted? Got nothing on my or my husbands card. Thought about calling in to register, but can’t if the offer code is unique! Thanks for any tips.

        • @Meghan – They are officially targeted, but as long as you have a solid payment history, they have been known to apply the promo to other accounts. Definitely worth a shot!

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