Welcome to OptBlue® from American Express

Explore the benefits of accepting American Express, and how OptBlue makes it easier to sell.

American Express
99%Card Acceptance
American Express can be accepted at 99% of places in the US that accept credit cards.

American Express has high spending Card Members

In 2022, annual spend of American Express® Card Members was, on average, 3X that of non-Card Members.
65%Higher Transaction Size
In 2022, the average transaction size of American Express Card Members was 65% higher than that of non-card members.

Help your merchants discover more ways to grow

Help your merchants discover more ways to grow

Free promotion

By accepting American Express, your merchants might be recommended to our Card Members via the Shop Small map—an easy, unique, and free way for you to win them over.

Shop Small® and Small Business Saturday®

Celebrated on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday was created to help small business merchants do more business and drive more sales.

Shop Small® Resource Hub

For Sales Agents

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For Payment Facilitators

Get set up to accept American Express with all the information and resources you need.

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Are you a merchant? You can accept American Express®️ Cards at your business.

See what merchants are saying about accepting American Express.

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Hear from Merchants
Dena Melancon
Nick Bencivenga
Dharma Merchant Services
Ben Samimi
Robin's Candy
Great Barrington, MA
Triangle Rock Club
Morrisville, NC
Regal Nails Salon & Spa
Rochester, NH
OptBlue Merchants
San Francisco, CA
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