Save on Amazon with Membership Rewards and/or Chase Ultimate Rewards

Offers contained within this article maybe expired.

3/31/20 Update:

Once again, you can save on Amazon with your points. Remember these are limited time offers.

The terms state:

“This is a limited time offer. The promotion will end on the earlier of (a) 11:59 PT on 6/30/2021, or (b) the time at which 50,000 customers have redeemed the offer. The promotion button will expire concurrently.”

Amex Membership Rewards

People are getting targeted with different discounts but you can check to see if you are targeted here. Link to offer

  • Click on the “Activate now” button 
  • Add $100 or more worth of eligible products, sold and shipped by Amazon.com to your shopping cart
  • To redeem this offer, you must use Membership Rewards points for at least a portion of your order.

I was given a $10 discount with a minimum $100 purchase but you might receive something else. It only takes a second to check so I would recommend giving it a shot if you have any cards that earn Amex Membership Rewards.

Chase Ultimate Rewards

You might also be able to save on Amazon when using your Chase Ultimate Rewards. Link to offer

  • Click on the “Activate now” button 
  • Add $30 or more of eligible products sold and shipped by Amazon.com to your shopping cart.
  • To redeem this offer, you must pay for at least a portion of your order with Chase Ultimate Rewards points (one point will work)

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Amazon.com regularly offers targeted promotions where you can utilize your American Express Membership Rewards to save money on Amazon. The newest offer allows you to save 20% on up to $500 worth of spend. This means that you can easily get $100 worth of free Amazon products!

Update: Some offers are no longer available — click here for the latest deals!

How to get the offer

It’s really easy to see if you’re targeted offer for this offer.

  • First, click here to activate the offer (affiliate).
  • Second, add one or more eligible items to your shopping cart. This item must be sold and shipped by Amazon.com to qualify.
  • Check out with your American Express Card and use Membership Rewards points for at least a portion of your order.

You only have to use one Membership Reward point in order to kick in the offer.

Many people are having luck with purchasing gift cards, including those from Amazon. However, to maximize the promo with Amazon gift cards you’ll need to purchase a $400 Amazon gift card along with a $100 third party gift card (Uber, Netflix, iTunes, etc.)

The terms and conditions below exclude Amazon gift cards but tons of people are having it work for them.

Update: I would stick to third party gift cards based on recent data points.

Amazon Prime needed?

Others have pointed out that the offers only seem to come up if you have Amazon Prime.

You could always sign-up for a free Amazon Prime trial and then see if you can get the promotion to come up. This free trial would also allow you to cash in on Amazon Prime Day which is coming up, so this is actually a pretty smart move even for people who don’t have Amex Membership Rewards cards.

Term and conditions

Here are the terms and conditions:

  • Amazon reserves the right to modify or cancel this offer at any time.
  • Offer only applies to products sold by Amazon.com (Look for “sold by Amazon.com” or “sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC” on the product detail page). Products sold by third-party sellers or other Amazon entities will not qualify for this offer, even if “fulfilled by Amazon.com” or “Prime Eligible”.
  • Offer does not apply to digital content.
  • Shipping charges and taxes may apply to the full value of discounted promotional items.
  • Offer may not be combined with other offers.
  • The maximum benefit you may receive from this offer is $100.
  • Offer applies only to the purchase of items made with a Membership Rewards eligible American Express Card, where Membership Rewards points are used for at least a portion of the purchase and the promotion code is activated.
  • Offer is non-transferable and may not be resold.
  • Offer discount will be allocated proportionally among all promotional items in your order.
  • This promotion starts at 12:00 am PST on July 2nd, 2018 and ends when Amazon elects to end the promotion.
  • If any of the products or content related to this offer are returned, your refund will equal the amount you paid for the product or content, subject to applicable refund policies.
  • Promotional discount may not be redeemed for Amazon.com Gift Cards.
  • If you violate any of these terms, the offer will be invalid.

Final word

The terms and conditions state that the promotion ends “when Amazon elects to end the promotion” so you probably don’t want to wait around too long if you want to jump on this great promotion.

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