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American Express® Green Card review

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Annual Fee
Interest Rate: Purchases
21.24% ‐ 29.24% (Variable)
Interest Rate: Purchases
21.24% ‐ 29.24% (Variable)
Balance Transfer
Balance Transfer
1 - 3 points
1 - 3 points
Signup Bonus
40000 points (after spending $3,000)
Signup Bonus
40000 points (after spending $3,000)

Informr score
The American Express® Green Card currently has an Informr score of 8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 30 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Am I eligible?

American Express® Green Card is typically available to those with excellent credit scores (650 or greater).
To get this card, you must also:
Yes Be a permanent or temporary resident of USA

Note: This information is only intended as a guide. The final decision is up to the bank and your application could still be rejected even if you can answer 'Yes' to all the minimum criteria above. Always consider your options and your financial situation before you apply for a credit card.

What the Critics Are Saying...

The changes to the American Express® Green Card have made it a valuable rewards card. With a good new card member welcome bonus, higher travel and dining points earning, and travel benefits, the Green from Amex is a welcome addition to the American Express family of rewards cards. If you are someone...

- Brooklyn Lowery,

The American Express® Green Card is a solid option if you’re seeking a mid-tier card with a relatively reasonable $150 annual fee. With the Amex Green’s $189 CLEAR Plus and $100 LoungeBuddy credits, you can save time and money at the airport. The card will also easily pay for itself if you can take...

- Jess Ullrich, Time

The American Express® Green Card* is targeted toward the traveler who wants one card that earns generous Membership Rewards points across the widest array of travel categories. The card offers a $189 annual CLEAR® Plus membership credit and an up to $100 LoungeBuddy credit. American Express rounds o...

- Aaron Hurd, Dia Adams, Forbes

The Amex Green is a good choice if you travel occasionally, but not enough to warrant paying a high annual fee for a luxury travel card. If you’re after premium perks like unlimited airport lounge access, however, another travel card will likely be a better fit.

- Holly D. Johnson, Bankrate

The Amex Green Card is worth considering if you have a 700+ credit score and you spend a lot on travel and dining.

- John S Kiernan, WalletHub


Interest Rates
Regular APR Interest Rate 21.24% ‐ 29.24% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Balance Transfer Interest Rate

Not available

Cash Advance Interest Rate 29.99% (Variable)

This APR will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate.

Rates & Fees
Annual Fee $150.00
Balance Transfer Fee
Cash Advance Fee 5%

Minimum of $10

Foreign Transaction Fee $0.00
Over Limit Fee $0.00
Late Payment Fee $40.00


Sign up bonus 40000 points after spending $3,000
On purchases within the first 6 months
All Purchases 1 point per $1 spent
Restaurants 3 points per $1 spent
Gas No
Groceries No
Hotels 3 points per $1 spent
Travel 3 points per $1 spent

on travel including flights, transit, taxis, and ridesharing services.

Pharmacy No
Bills No
Features & Benefits
Additional Card Holders Yes
Travel Accident Insurance No
Car Rental Insurance Yes
Car Rental Discount No
Extended Warranty No
Purchase Protection No
Zero Liability No
No Foreign Transaction Fees Yes
Emergency Assistance Yes
Concierge Service No
Price Protection No
Fraud Protection No
Free Credit Scores No
Wireless Payments No
Virtual Cards Yes
Additional Benefits
  • Receive up to $189 per calendar year in statement credits, when you pay for your CLEAR membership with the American Express® Green Card.
  • Use the American Express® Green Card to purchase lounge access through LoungeBuddy and receive up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year.
  • Baggage Insurance Plan
  • Global Assist Hotline
  • Complimentary ShopRunner membership
  • Entertainment Access
  • Trip Delay Insurance
Minimum Security Deposit $0
Minimum Age 18
Minimum Personal Income
Temporary Residents No
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