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Use your points for big and small purchases

You can use your points to offset eligible purchases charged to your Card. Plus, with select partners, you can even pay with your points at checkout!

Use Points for Purchases

Use Points for Purchases3

From gas, groceries and travel to TV subscriptions - you can redeem your points against eligible purchases charged to your Card1!


Download the Amex App and simply tap an eligible purchase in your transaction timeline to offset the charge with your Membership Rewards points.


The minimum redemption requirement is 1,000 points.


  1. Make an eligible purchase using your eligible American Express® Card
  2. Wait for the purchase to appear on your account
  3. Redeem your points for a statement credit


That's it! A statement credit will be applied to your account usually within 48 hours.

Shop with points on Amazon.ca2

Use as few or as many points as you want, up to your total number of available points. You can choose to use points for the total cost, or part of your order, and have the remaining balance charged to your American Express Card1.


Currently, 1,000 Membership Rewards points is equal to $7.00 at


Tickets, access and benefits using points (Temporarily Unavailable)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Ticketmaster Shop with Points is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. To learn about other redemption options available, please visit or call the number on the back of your Card.


Enjoy amazing concerts, live sports or shows by getting the hottest tickets to the hottest events3.


All American Express Cards are eligible for American Express Invites™ advance ticket access and reserved tickets through Front Of The Line®4.


Giving back has never been easier. 

Donate your points to one of our participating charity partners. Every 1,000 Membership Rewards points you donate is equal to a $10 donation5.


Please note, donations are not tax deductible. No receipt will be issued. 

Explore additional ways you can use your points


Use your points to book flights, hotels and car rentals


Brand name products from accessories to the latest gadgets

Gift Cards

Enjoy a night out or treat someone special


Take advantage of the rewards program built for you

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