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Cobalt Card: 2,000 points after $75 in gas station purchases

A new promotion from American Express just for American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ Cardholders!

2,000 points after $75 in gas station purchases

From March 27 through May 31, 2019, a new promotion is targeting American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ Cardholders:

  • you can earn 2,000 Membership Rewards points
  • when you spend $75 or more on eligible purchases (including taxes) at gas stations

cobalt gasoline promo

The American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ Card allows you to earn:

  • 5 points per dollar for your purchases in grocery stores, restaurants, bars and convenience stores
  • 2 points per dollar for gas station purchases, travel
  • 1 point per dollar everywhere else

There’s more than just gasoline at gas stations! You could, for example, buy gift cards!


Experience feedback

I was purchased $75 worth of SAQ gift cards at my ULTRAMAR gas station and was able to get the 2,000 bonus points immediately.

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Note that if you buy gas at a Couche-Tard station, there is a good chance that the transaction will be charged to the “Convenience Store” register (5 points/dollar) and not to the “Gas Station” register (2 points/dollar).

For this promotion to work, the purchase must be considered a gas station purchase (2 points / dollar).

Also note that purchases can be cumulative: the key will be to exceed $75 in gas station purchases by May 31, 2019.

Thanks to Nagham for this feedback in the facebook group:

cumulative cobalt service station

What are 2,000 points?

2,000 Select Membership Rewards points earned on the American Express Cobaltᵐᶜ Card represent either:

american express cobalt card

The American Express Cobalt card is truly the preferred card of the travel hacker in Canada for its flexibility as we explain here !

Especially with this type of recurring promotions that target cardholders. Here are some examples of past promotions:

In short, a card to have in your wallet for all these reasons!

Come to discuss that topic in our Facebook Group!
Jean-Maximilien Voisine
Jean-Maximilien is an expert in Canada and France about Loyalty programs, Credit cards and Travel. He is the Founding President of Milesopedia.

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