$100 off a GoPro with Amex Offer

American Express is out with many new Amex Offers today. We previously wrote about an Amex Offer for an extra 1x Membership Rewards points at many stores through December 31st. Another interesting offer that popped up today was for a $100 statement credit with $300 purchase at MR PORTER.

Amex Offer Mr Porter

I didn’t see this offer on all of my cards, but my wife and I found this offer on at least one card each.

While I have not shopped at this merchant before, it seems like they carry a wide range of luxury/fashion goods and this offer would work on a vast array of products. One product caught my eye though: I see that they sell a GoPro HERO5 Session for exactly $300:

GoPro Hero5 Session

 

Or, if you’re looking for a full GoPro HERO5, they carry that for $400.

GoPro HERO5

 

Shopping portals offer up to 6% cash back or 6 British Airways Avios per dollar at MR PORTER.

Mr Porter Cash Back

Note that with United’s current shopping portal promo, a purchase of the HERO5 would trigger the 1,000 mile bonus. Note that terms of MR PORTER cash back note that items “on sale” will either offer half the rewards (at most cash back portals) or nothing (at several mileage portals). These GoPro cameras do not appear to be on sale, so I would expect a full payout.

This would be a very good price on either camera after the Amex Offer. While I’m sure there are other products on the market with similar functionality, I have been very happy with my GoPro. My wife and I often say that it’s one of the best gifts that we never knew we wanted. While the GoPro is known for extreme sports video, we have found it very useful for general wide-angle photography when traveling — and its compact size and water resistance make it easy to carry without worry. It’s not perfect — but for the compact size and ease of use, it suits us well. Here are a few (disorganized) pictures we’ve taken with our GoPro in our travels:

Billabong Sanctuary Townsville, Australia

At the Billabong Sanctuary outside of Townsville, Australia

Black Sand Beach, The Big Island, Hawaii

Black Sand Beach, The Big Island, Hawaii

Emirates A380 First Class

Emirates A380 First Class

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Grand Hyatt Singapore Duplex Suite

First floor of a Grand Hyatt Singapore Duplex Suite

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Clown Fish

Great Barrier Reef Clown Fish

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa – “The Library” — otherwise known as the lobby.

Fishing at Knysna Heads on the Garden Route in South Africa

Fisherman at Knysna Heads on the Garden Route in South Africa

Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island in Australia. Yes. that's a lake.

Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island in Australia. Yes, that’s a lake.

Lava entering the sea on The Big Island, Hawaii

Lava entering the sea on The Big Island, Hawaii

Sunset in Perth, Australia

Sunset in Perth, Australia

Inside the Radisson Blu Maputo in Maputo, Mozambique

Inside the Radisson Blu Maputo in Maputo, Mozambique

Red sand beach in Maui, Hawaii

Red sand beach in Maui, Hawaii

Santorini, Greece

Hiking along the caldera from Fira to Oia in Santorini, Greece

Singapore Suites Class

Singapore Suites Class

Walking the Boomslang Canopy Trail at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town

Walking the Boomslang Canopy Trail at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town

South African Airways A340 Business Class

South African Airways A340 Business Class

Harbor Bridge and Opera House in Sydney, Australia

Harbor Bridge and Opera House in Sydney, Australia

Near Zion National Park, Utah

Near Zion National Park, Utah

A GoPro is great for a group shot -- you never have to worry about getting everyone in the frame.

A GoPro is great for a group shot — you never have to worry about getting everyone in the frame.

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Barry

Those are great photos, but I’m just about certain that’s not Knysna Heads. I’ve never been to Knysna Heads, but I’ve been to the Boomslang Canopy Trail at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town, which is where you took that photo.

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Dan

Just out of curiosity, which model GoPro do you have? Those pics are great!

benjinito
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benjinito

I have an offer to Spend $300+, get 10,000 Membership Rewards® Points at the same store

Bob
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Bob

Are these offers always so targeted? 4 cards here, none of them have it, would love $100 off a GoPro since I’ve been thinking about buying one for a while now 🙁

Amol
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Amol

Any idea if cash back/mileage portals are amenable for double dipping with a $300 Porter GC?

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[…] 2x Membership Rewards points at a number of retailers through December 31st and a targeted $100 back on $300 or more at MR PORTER (we pointed out that a good use of this one would be for a GoPro). A third offer that is widely […]

TomJ
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TomJ

We have 4 cards among us (Hilton, Everyday, Goldminus) but none of them has PORTER 🙁
Which cards have it ?

Mark
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I have an SPG personal card with it.

Kyle
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Kyle

Just tried, says the Session and Black are both sold out

Greg S.
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Greg S.

shoot, sold out when I tried too. looks available until about to check out.

Max
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Max

This is a great deal. I had the 10,000 MR points offer on the Mercedes plat. I was just able to order the Session so it must be going in and out of stock (unless my order gets cancelled). Love the pics it took – thought it was really for video only, duh! I’ll be gifting to my sister who just had a baby. Thanks for posting this 🙂

Max
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Max

Update – my order was cancelled.

Amol
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Amol

“Unfortunately, this item will not be back in stock.”

So, they’re just not going to carry them anymore? Look what you did! 😛

SB
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SB

Bro forget the deal, those are some SOLID fuking pics and dope places!

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[…] gadget/accessory for your trip without committing to an expensive long-term purchase. While the GoPro deal at MR PORTER that we posted the other day is no longer in stock, that would have been a perfect example of […]

Chaz
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Chaz

Went in for the GoPro, left with a whole new wardrobe. There are so many awesome brands on there from Nike to J.Crew, and great suits too. I think I’m hooked.

Albert
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Albert

Love MR PORTER. Best website ever.

CY
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CY

My order is cancelled also

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[…] I wrote about a targeted Amex Offer that could be used to take $100 off the price of a GoPro (See: $100 off a GoPro with Amex Offer) — which, on the Hero5 Session is about a 33% savings. Yesterday, I noticed that MR PORTER, […]