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Last year, American Express was named the customer favorite out of all the credit card companies. This year a study was done by J.D. Power and Associates and Amex came out on top for the forth year in a row. One of the reasons they were voted the favorite was because of their rewards programs. Amex offers solid rewards programs and some unique experience for their customers. If you carry either the American Express® Gold Card or the Platinum Card® from American Express then your in for a treat because card members get the option to take advantage of some really unique rewards.
If your up for skydiving then your going to love this offer from American Express. If you are a card member and a member of the Membership Rewards program, you have the option to your points for a tandem skydiving experience. The reward is offered through the company Xperience Days and you need 15,000 points to take advantage of the offer. The offers is available with both the American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Card and the Platinum Card® from American Express.
If you want to experience any Broadway or Off-Broadway show in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia or Washington, D.C. then you just need to cash in 7,000 points. The offer is available by making arrangement through telecharge.com. Card members who card either the American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Card or the Platinum Card(R) from American Express have the option to choose Broadway tickets as their reward.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
If your up for a hot air balloon ride you can do so for 16,000 points. The adventure is available through XperienceDays.com. You have to be a card member of either the American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Card or the American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Card. You also have to be enrolled in the Amex Membership Reward program in order to qualify.
Star on Broadway
American Express cardholders can choose to redeem their points to experience Broadway with their Membership Rewards points. It will cost you 90,000 points (per couple). This special Broadway outing also includes dinner and brunch. If you have the additional points, you could even add a limousine to travel in. Both the American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Card and the Platinum Card® from American Express offer this reward as long as you are a member of the Membership Rewards program.
Virgin Atlantic Airways Miles Bonus
This offer is for a a limited time only and it is available to American Express cardholders who are part of the Membership Rewards program. With this reward you can transfer your rewards points to a Virgin Flying Club account with Virgin Atlantic Airways and receive a 15% bonus. The offers is valid for cardholders who use the American Express® Preferred Rewards Gold Card or the Platinum Card® from American Express and you must be enrolled in the Membership Rewards program.