For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on a card.
To view Amex Offers, go to the bottom of the account summary page of any American Express card, where you’ll see all the offers you’re eligible for. These offers come in different forms, including discounts and even in some cases bonus points.
We somewhat frequently see Amex Offers for discounts on hotel stays. Often they’re for Hilton and Marriott, since Amex issues co-brand credit cards for those companies. However, lately we’ve seen some Amex Offers for other hotel groups, which I quite appreciate.
At the moment there’s a new targeted Amex Offer for $80 back when you spend $400+ with Fairmont or Sofitel. The offer is valid for stays through December 17, 2019. Getting a 20% return on those stays is pretty awesome.
There may also be a version out there for 8,000 bonus Membership Rewards points with the same spending requirement, though I don’t see it on any of my cards. If there is such an offer it’s a significantly better deal. That’s because I value Membership Rewards points at 1.7 cents each, so that’s the equivalent of a 34% return, by my valuation.
Do be aware of the following terms:
- Valid for Fairmont and Sofitel stays in the US, Canada, and Mexico
- Valid for direct reservations only, so third party bookings don’t qualify
- Valid only for room rate and charges, and excludes honeymoon registries, Willow Stream Spa services, and online booking golf tee times purchased with Fairmont; not valid at Fairmont Store, Sofitel Boutique, or other retail outlet purchases within properties
- You just have to spend $400+ on a single stay, so you couldn’t qualify for this bonus based on cumulative spend across several stays
If you have any upcoming stays with Fairmont or Sofitel in the US, Canada, or Mexico, this is an excellent deal to take advantage of.
Was your account targeted for this Fairmont and Sofitel Amex Offer, and do you plan on taking advantage of it?