Ebates has temporarily increased the payout rate for American Express gift cards to 2% through their mobile app. This increased payout works for both business and personal American Express gift cards and is good for today only.
If you don’t already have a Ebates account, you can find a signup link for Ebates and many other cool things here.
May not work on all devices
In the past few months when Ebates has offered the same promotion, the deal hasn’t worked on some devices (I suspect this was limited to Android devices, but I’m not 100% sure). These devices showed a message stating that “Mobile purchases do not track”. If you see a “does not track” message, then your device is not eligible to purchase the cards through the app.
iPhone and iPad devices have worked fine.
- 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)
Please see the The Complete Guide to Amex Gift Cards.