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In May 2019, American Express acquired Resy – a restaurant reservations system originally built as the OpenTable killer.

They have done a number of promotions since then, but none like these elevated offers that surpass public and referral offers.

If you are in a cash crunch, you should avoid travel rewards credit cards until you are caught up. Here are our favorite credit cards for Intro 0% APR offers and for balance transfer offers

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Amex Gold X Resy Welcome Bonus Offer

On the Amex Gold card, you’ll get the same 60,000 points for $4,000 in 6 months as the public Amex Gold offer, but they are throwing inĀ 20% back as a statement credit on purchases made at restaurants worldwide for 12 months, up to $250 back.

Amex Platinum X Resy Welcome Bonus Offer

On the Amex Platinum card, once again, you’ll get the 75,000 points for $5,000 in spend within 6 months. But you’ll also get 20% back as a statement credit on purchases made at restaurants worldwide for 12 months, up to $300 back.

On top of that, you willĀ get 10x points at U.S. Gas Stations and U.S. Supermarkets, on up to $15,000 in combined purchases, during your first 6 months.

Note that you don’t need to use Resy in any way to get the dining credits. I would also be careful about how fast I spent that $15k on the gas and supermarkets… it’s not like Amex hasn’t tempted us before with huge multipliers on groceries, only to take the points back for anything gift card related.

I have to say, if you are eligible for a new welcome bonus on either card, these offers sure are compelling!

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For both offers, you’ll need to apply through Resy here.

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