American Express Takes the Guessing Game out of Holiday Shopping with Curated Video Gift Guides and Free 2-day Shipping from ShopRunner.com NEW YORK, December 2, 2014 --
American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announces new Amex Offers for Card Members this holiday shopping season; and the ability for U.S. Card Members enrolled in the Membership Rewards program to get 2x Membership Rewards points when shopping at select online merchants. Eligible Card Members are also just a click away from their best holiday with free 2-day shipping and returns from ShopRunner.com, American Express Card Member online security protection and curated gift guides on social media.
According to the latest American Express Spending and Saving Tracker, 60 percent of American consumers will continue searching for the perfect gift between December 15 and December 24. American Express aims to save Card Members time and money this holiday season with a stocking full of benefits.
2x Membership Rewards Points
American Express Card Members enrolled in the Membership Rewards program now also have the opportunity to get 2x Membership Rewards points through July 31 at 16 online merchants when they enroll by March 31 and use an eligible U.S. American Express Card to shop during the offer period. Select merchants include: Gap, Banana Republic, Williams-Sonoma, west elm, Pottery Barn, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, among others. Card Members can enroll in these 2x Membership Rewards offers at amexoffers.com or by logging into their American Express account and visiting Amex Offers & Benefits. Offer availability may vary.
American Express will offer savings from top brands through the month of December, including:
- Cole Haan (spend $200+, get $50 back)
- GODIVA (spend $50+, get $10 back)
- Toys“R”Us (spend $25+, get $5 back)
- Zappos.com (spend $200+, get $50 back)
Eligible Card Members can access Amex Offers by going to amexoffers.com, or by joining the 68 percent of shoppers who look to social media for savings, by connecting an American Express Card with Facebook or tweeting with a special hashtag (i.e.: #AmexGODIVA) to enroll in offers. Enrolled Card Members can get seamless, couponless savings in the form of a statement credit on their monthly bill. Available Amex Offers are featured on Twitter at amex.co/faves.
Safe & Secure Protections
When a Card Member swipes, clicks or taps to pay with American Express this holiday season, their eligible purchases will be backed by the security, service and benefits of Card Membership. American Express fraud and online protection safeguards Card Members and their purchases so they will not be held responsible for fraudulent charges.
Free 2-day Shipping with ShopRunner.com
To make the process of shopping online less stressful, American Express partners with ShopRunner.com to bring Card Members who enroll in this program reliable and free 2-day shipping and returns on thousands of brands at more than 90 online merchants. To receive a complimentary ShopRunner membership (valued at $79 annually) and shipping benefits, Card Members can enroll an eligible American Express Card at shoprunner.com/amex and begin taking advantage.
For more information on all of the benefits from American Express this holiday season, visit www.americanexpress.com.
About American Express
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpress, twitter.com/americanexpress and youtube.com/americanexpress.
About the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker
The American Express Spending & Saving Tracker research was completed online among a random sample of 1,500 adults, including the general U.S. population, as well as an affluent demographic defined by a minimum annual household income of $100,000. Interviewing was conducted by Ebiquity, formerly Echo Research, between September 17 -20, 2014. The results reported have an overall margin of error of +/- 2.5 at the 95 percent level of confidence. For more information, visit http://about.americanexpress.com/news/pr/2014/americans-check-holiday-list-twice.aspx