Amex SPG Card: Up to to 100k Points Upgrade and Spending Offers (Targeted)
Opportunities to earn extra bonus points
American Express is targeting some SPG card holders with upgrade offers of bonus points for product changing to the new SPG luxury card and meeting minimum spend requirements. The best of these offers is a 100k upgrade bonus (which is equal to the current public offer for new applications). There is also a targeted spending offer of 30,000 points for spending $15,000 on the SPG card before November 30th.
To see if you have been targeted, just open up your Amex SPG card account and go to the Amex offers section, you can select refine by “featured” and you should see all the offers from American express available to you, which may include an upgrade or spending offer.
I first saw this news on US Credit Card Guide’s Chinese website and quickly went to check to see if I had any of these offers in my account. It turned out I had been targeted for the lower upgrade offer: upgrade to the SPG Luxury Card and spend $1000 in 3 months to get 15k bonus points. Here is a list of the upgrade offers cardholders are being targeted with:
- Spend $1000 in 3 months, get 15k points
- Spend $2500 in 3 months, get 50k points
- Spend $5000 in 3 months, get 100k points
I wasn’t targeted for any spending offer. This may be because I already had a retention offer from Amex for keeping the SPG card earlier this year, 7000 points (21,000 in the new currency) for spending $500 on the card in one month. If you are interested in SPG retention offers see my video below, if not scroll down for the rest of the article.
There were a variety of spending offers available before September 9th, here is a list of them:
- Spend $2000 for 6k points, then another $1000 for 4k, total 10k
- Spend $4000 for 10k points, then another $2000 for 5k, total 15k
- Spend $6000 for 15k points, then another $3000 for 5k, total 20k
- Spend $10,000 for 20k points, then another $5000 for 10k points, total 30k
Right now the only one I know about is the 30k offer, from the US Credit Card Guide article. But since the 30k offer seems to be back, this may indicate that the other offers are back for those who have been targeted too. If you have been targeted for a spending offer, you will most likely need to register for it on the Amex website before October 31st.
In addition to these offers there is also a 20k points refer a friend offer. You get 20k points for each friend you get to successfully apply for the card, up to 55k points per year. But this offer is only valid until November 7th. Check your Amex account today so you don’t miss out.