Amex Gives 3 Extra Months for Welcome Bonus Spending Requirement
American Express is making it easier for new cardholders to earn their welcome bonuses. The credit card issuer is extending the spending period for those who have signed up recently for a card with a welcome bonus. It also applies to new application during the next two months. The extension is due to the coronavirus outbreak that has caused a decline in spending for most people. Looks like upgrade bonuses will not get this extension.
This extension if for cards approved between December 1, 2019, and May 31, 2920 for which you are eligible for a welcome offer. It applies to both personal and business credit cards issued by American Express.
Here is the notice that is showing up for some during the application process:
With many people self isolating right now, it has become more difficult to spend huge amount within a shot period of time. So the extra 3 months will surely be helpful, especially for some bonuses that have a large spending requirement.
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