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Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express

Earn a $300 statement credit after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 6 months. $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95. Buy Now, Pay Later: Enjoy $0 intro plan fees when you use Plan It® to split up large purchases into monthly installments. Pay $0 plan fees on plans created during the first 12 months after account opening. Plans created after that will have a monthly plan fee up to 1.33% of each purchase amount moved into a plan based on the plan duration, the APR that would otherwise apply to the purchase, and other factors. Low intro APR: 0% for 12 months on purchases from the date of account opening, then a variable rate, 13.99% to 23.99%. 6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%). 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions. 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations and on transit (including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more). 1% Cash Back on other purchases. Cash Back is received in the form of Reward Dollars that can be redeemed as a statement credit. Terms Apply.

Nav's Verdict

Cost
60% Complete
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Effort to Apply
10% Complete
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Card Perks
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Features
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Bottom Line

A great card for maximizing rewards across several categories.

Pros

Generous rewards on certain spending categories.

Cons

The annual fee may not be worth it if you don't spend much in the bonus categories.

Rates and Fees
Intro APR
0% on purchases for 12 months
Purchase APR
13.99%-23.99% Variable
Annual Fee
$0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
Welcome Offer
Earn a $300 statement credit after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card within the first 6 months.
Rewards Rate
6% Cash Back at U.S. supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year in purchases (then 1%). 6% Cash Back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions. 3% Cash Back at U.S. gas stations and on transit (including taxis/rideshare, parking, tolls, trains, buses and more). 1% Cash Back on other purchases.
Foreign Transaction Fee
2.7% of each transaction after conversion to US dollars.

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