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How to Use Your Points to Book Travel 


With American Express Travel Online, you can earn and use your Membership Rewards® points
towards your next trip. Points can be redeemed towards eligible flights, pre-paid hotels (including pre-paid bookings for some Fine Hotels + Resorts or The Hotel Collection properties) and car rentals. Conditions apply. *

Just follow these easy steps

Step 1: Log in


Log in to your American Express account. If you have an eligible Card you will see the points balance in the top right corner of the page

Step 2: Search


Begin your travel search through the American Express Travel Online website.
Your available payment options will be displayed in the results.

Step 3: Apply Points


At checkout, use the slider to choose how many points you would like to apply to
your booking. 

Step 4: Book Trip


Membership Rewards points will be deducted from the Membership Rewards balance at the time of booking.**

See where points can take you

More about American Express Membership

Rewards® Points.

When you use points to pay for your travel purchase, points will be deducted from the Membership Rewards balance at the time of booking**. 

Your travel payment can be paid in full with Membership Rewards points, or a combination of both points & your American Express Card*. 

To use your Points for an online travel booking, you must use a Membership Rewards Program enrolled card for payment and redeem your points.

Membership Rewards points can be used towards eligible flights (including the International Airline Program), prepaid hotels (including pre-paid bookings for some Fine Hotels + Resorts or The Hotel Collection properties) and car rentals.

How to earn Points

When you use your eligible American Express Card to make purchases, you'll earn Membership Rewards Points for every dollar you spend on qualifying purchases

Why book with Amex Travel?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Terms and Conditions 

* Membership Rewards points are accepted as payment for a wide range of travel options through American Express Travel Services. Membership Rewards points can be used to pay for new travel purchases, including taxes and surcharges. Membership Rewards points are not refundable. Membership Rewards points have no cash value. Travel selections are based on available space and are subject to terms and conditions of travel suppliers. For car rental companies and hotels that do not accept prepaid bookings, contact American Express Travel Services at 1-800-668-9147 or (416)-868-1888 for details about how you can use your Membership Rewards points. In order to redeem points for any travel booking, the Membership Rewards Program account must be active and the Card must be in good standing. If the American Express Installment Program applies to you and you also redeem points for one or more transactions, the Installment Program will take precedence and the credit will apply to your account in the regular course. This could result in you having a credit balance on your account. If you want to reduce the credit balance, you can cancel any active installment plans you may have. See the Installment Program terms and conditions in your Cardmember Agreement for details, if applicable. Bookings are also subject to American Express Travel Terms and Conditions. To view these please visit


** Please be aware that if you used points to book your travel, the full cost of your booking including any taxes, fees and carrier surcharges will be charged to your Card upon booking. Within 10 business days from the date of booking, you will receive a statement credit for any Points you have redeemed towards the travel purchase.

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