American Express EveryDay Preferred

The American Express EveryDay Preferred credit card earns Membership Rewards and is available to individuals in the United States.

Earning Rewards

The American Express EveryDay Preferred credit card earns Membership Rewards (MR) points for all purchases made on the card:

  • 3 Membership Rewards points for every dollar spent on groceries at US supermarkets (up to $6,000 per year, then 1 MR per $1 spent).
  • 2 Membership Rewards points for every dollar spent on purchases at gas stations and AmexTravel.com.
  • 1 Membership Rewards point for every dollar spent on all other purchases.

Redeeming Rewards

The best use for Membership Rewards is to transfer them to a variety of airline and hotel partners for your next redemption:

  • Transferrable at 1:1 ratio: Aeroplan, Alitalia, Aer Lingus, ANA, Avianca LifeMiles, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Asia Miles, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, KLM Flying Blue, Hawaiian Airlines, Iberia, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Choice Privileges, and Marriott Bonvoy
  • Transferrable at 1:0.8 ratio: JetBlue
  • Transferrable at 1:1.6 ratio: AeroMexico
  • Transferrable at 1:2 ratio: Hilton Honors

You can also redeem Membership Rewards for statement credit however this is not often a great way to get the most value out of your points.

Benefits

Amex EveryDay Preferred cardholders are eligible to earn 50% extra membership rewards points when they use their card 30 or more times during a billing period. This means that if you earn 1,000 MR during a billing period through 33 different purchases, you would receive 1,500 MR inclusive of the 50% bonus.

Insurance Coverage

The American Express EveryDay Preferred credit card offers two types of insurance coverage:

  • Rental car loss and damage insurance
  • Return protection

Other US Membership Rewards Cards You Might Consider

Credit Card Welcome Bonus Net Value
American Express US Business Platinum 120,000 Membership Rewards $2,045 Apply
American Express US Personal Platinum 100,000 Membership Rewards $1,505 Apply
American Express US Business Gold 70,000 Membership Rewards $1,245 Apply
American Express US Personal Gold 60,000 Membership Rewards $1,070 Apply
American Express US Green 45,000 Membership Rewards $840 Apply

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