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American Express Ends “Your 3 Suppliers” Program

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The American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card 3-Supplier Program will end as of October 6, 2021.

American Express has added a note on the Your 3 Suppliers page indicating that the program will be discontinued on October 6, 2021.

Important notice: The Your 3 Suppliers Program for Business is being discontinued and will no longer be available for enrollment as of October 6th, 2021.

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The Your 3 Suppliers program

The Your 3 Suppliers program allowed American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card holders to choose 3 suppliers from a list to earn 1 additional Membership Rewards point per dollar (or 2 Membership Rewards points per dollar). Up to a limit of $250,000 in annual purchases.

Several partners on this list had their interest such as:

  • Plastiq: to pay any bill with a credit card (useful for municipal taxes, welcome tax, GST/QST, etc.)
  • Petro-Canada
  • Best Buy
  • And many partners specialized in advertising, equipment and current purchases for companies, technology, etc.
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Conclusion

The demise of this program as of October 6, 2021 is a loss for the American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card, which only earns 1 Membership Rewards point per dollar on all other purchases despite a $250 annual fee.

Other Business cards will therefore prove more interesting, such as:

Note that among these cards, only the Business Platinum Card® from American Express is a charge card (and allows cash flow up to 55 days) and has points identical to those of the American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card rewards (i.e. transferable to both hotel partners, but also airline partners like Aeroplan).

I have asked American Express Canada if current American Express® Business Gold Rewards Card holders will still be able to avail themselves of this program under the “grandfather clause” and I will update this article based on the response.

H/T: Kirin / DenB – Prince of Travel

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