American Express US Green

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

Earning Rewards

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

  • 3 Membership Rewards points for every $1 spent on restaurant, transit, and travel purchases.
  • 1 Membership Rewards point for every $1 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

American Express US Green cardholders are eligible to receive a $100 lounge access credit when purchasing lounge access through LoungeBuddy. Lounge access can be purchased for the cardholder themselves and any guests should they desire. This statement credit resets every calendar year.

Cardholders are eligible to receive a $100 statement credit when they use their card to pay their annual CLEAR membership. CLEAR is a service that uses eye and facial identification to get you through security faster at select airports and stadiums nationwide. This statement credit resets every calendar year.

Insurance Coverage

The American Express US Green credit card offers five types of insurance coverage: trip delay, car rental loss/damage insurance, baggage insurance, extended warranty, and purchase protection.

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