Amex Gold Card, Get 60K Welcome Bonus Plus Up to $250 in Restaurant Credits

Amex Gold Card 35K plus $250

Amex Gold Card, Get 60 Welcome Bonus Plus Up to $250 in Restaurant Credits

Update (Feb. 1, 2021) – The offer is much better now with a 60K welcome bonus and the 20% back for restaurant purchases.

  • Receive 20% back as a statement credit on purchases made at restaurants worldwide with The American Express® Gold Card within the first 12 months of Card Membership, up to $250 back.
  • Plus, earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases on your new Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership.

Original article (Aug. 9, 2020) – On the Resy website, there is a new welcome offer for the American Express Gold card. This new offer has the usual public bonus or 35K Membership Rewards bonus, but also a 20% credit on restaurant purchases for the first year, up to $250. There’s also a similar offer for the Amex Platinum Card. Check out the details of the offers below.


  • Receive 20% back as a statement credit when you make a purchase at restaurants worldwide with The American Express® Gold Card within the first 12 months of Card Membership, up to $250 back.
  • PLUS, earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new card within the first 3 months of Card Membership.

Annual fee of $250 is not waived.

Offer Page

Offer Terms

Welcome offer not available to applicants who have or have had this Card. We may also consider the number of American Express Cards you have opened and closed as well as other factors in making a decision on your welcome offer eligibility.

If we in our sole discretion determine that you have engaged in abuse, misuse, or gaming in connection with the welcome offer in any way or that you intend to do so (for example, if you applied for one or more cards to obtain a welcome offer (s) that we did not intend for you; if you cancel or downgrade your account within 12 months after acquiring it; or if you cancel or return purchases you made to meet the Threshold Amount), we may not credit the welcome offer to, we may freeze the welcome offer credited to, or we may take away the welcome offer from your account. We may also cancel this Card account and other Card accounts you may have with us.

Card Details

  • Earn:
    • 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Restaurants
    • 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Supermarkets (on up to $25,000 in purchases annually)
    • 3X Membership Rewards points on flights booked directly with airlines and
    • 1X Membership Rewards point for all other purchases.
  • $120 dining credit which gives enrolled Card Members up to $10 per month in statement credits when they use their Card at eligible dining partners including participating Shake Shack locations, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Grubhub/Seamless
  • $120 annually in Uber Cash which can be used on Uber Eats orders or Uber rides in the U.S., up to $10 per month.
  • Complimentary Eats Pass Membership for up to 12 months – a value of up to $119 (typically $9.99/month). Card Members must enroll by December 31, 2021.
  • $100 airline fee credit (No longer available for new cardholders. Existing cardholders can use it until 12/31/2021)
  • The Hotel Collection: Gold Card Members get a $75 hotel credit on qualifying charges, plus a room upgrade upon check-in, when available, when they book a stay of at least two consecutive nights at hotels in the collection
  • Personalized Travel Service: provides access to a team of Travel Professionals who can help with travel bookings and vacation packages across air, hotels, transportation, cruise and tour.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Annual Fee: $250

Guru’s Wrap-Up

This new offer adds an additional $250 in credits if you can maximize it by spending $1,250 at restaurants during the first year of card membership. However, you can often do better than the 35K bonus. We often see 50K offers, and if you get that through referrals, it gets much better with the added referral bonus.


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