Amex business gift cards 2.25% cash back, today only

The cash back portal, TopCashBack, has increased cash back rates for American Express business gift cards to 2.25% for today only (3/6/2015). The next best rate is 1.5%.

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Update: A reader has written in to warn that he was charged a cash advance fee when purchasing Amex gift cards with his Barclay’s US Airways Mastercard. We only have one data point, but please use caution.

If you don’t already have a TopCashBack account, you can find a signup link for TopCashBack and many other cool things here.

Notes

  • Do not use a promo code to reduce gift card fees or for free shipping since that will invalidate your cash back (the Premium Shipping Plan is fine, though).
  • Do not buy denominations higher than $2,000 (see: $2K denomination limit on Amex gift card cash back)
  • Do not pay with Citibank credit cards since they sometimes charge cash advance fees.

Questions?

Please see the The Complete Guide to Amex Gift Cards.

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Hat tip: Ben Turnbull via Twitter

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27 Comments on "Amex business gift cards 2.25% cash back, today only"

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Benji
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Can u load Redbirds with these.

Henry
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What is the restriction in using AMEX business gift card?

italdesign
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is US Bank CC safe to use?

Henry
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What does it mean that denomination can’t exceed 2000?
If I bought 2 cards each 1000, would that be fine?

Chris
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It means cashback isn’t paid on cards ordered that have denominations higher than $2K. $1K and $2K cards are fine.

goals^n^dreams
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I dont have a business. Is it ok if I use my SSN for TIN to buy Amex giftcards? Will I receive 1099 from Amex?

Chris
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I honestly don’t know the answer to your question but why would you get a 1099 from anyone simply for buying gift cards? It’s not any form of income.

5280 Miles
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Greg,
Do you have any thoughts on the recent reports that Arrival and a few other have been coded as CA?

Just bought some back on 2/27 that invoiced on 3/5 that went through as a purchase but not sure if something has changed since then. Seems like it has to do with 3/2/2015. Glicth?
Thanks in advance.

NewTraveler
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Long time reader, first time post. How does one personalize the business version of the gift card? I am only seeing personalize option under personal cards.

Russ
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Use the ‘Customized message’ option. Ignore the first line message (as that is preconfigured for ‘happy birthday’ types etc.) . For second line use your name. It will arrive looking just like a personalized card.

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5280 Miles
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Greg,
Also any issues that you can think of with Capital One?
Thanks in advance

Rick
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Greg,
Does the Wells Fargo 5% cash back for 6 months card post as a purchase?

a$]-[u
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I had ordered one during increased promotion and was declined today 🙁

brandon
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Did anyone get approved for the business cards on 3/6/15 and not get credit on through topcashback? I also ordered the trial version of the $99 a year shipping. That might be the issue.

5280 Miles
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I had three orders track and approved. They haven’t shipped yet. Hope that helps.

brandon
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Good to hear, I will make sure to follow up with topcashback to see what is going on. Thanks!

ryan
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What’s the best reward card to use for this?