Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

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Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby amexmember12 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:14 pm

So Sam's Club will start accepting Amex cards on Oct 1, however there is not exclusivity or co-branded cards.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/sams-clubs-to-accept-amex-cards-1441888289

Another attempt to make up for the lost business at Costco.


Gamma wrote:For anyone planning on getting membership with Sam's club soon, Amex will be offering a $25 statement credit with purchase of Sam's club membership $45 or more. You have to register card in

http://www.americanexpress.com/samsclub

Here are the terms and note, THE LINK WILL BEGIN TO WORK STARTING OCTOBER 1st


From October 1-31, Card Members will receive a one-time $25 statement credit when they use an enrolled, eligible Card to spend $45 or more on a new Sam's Club membership. Terms and conditions apply. Enrollment is required and is limited. Not all cards are eligible. Visit http://www.americanexpress.com/samsclub starting October 1 to learn more and to view terms and conditions.

One thing to note, it MAY work on any purchase as long as it's $45 or more, but will not find out till about 1 week after the start of promo. Not even sure if it will be in store or online. Be sure to register!
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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby rockyrock » Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:13 pm

So now Sam's will accept everything but Visa...I remember when it was Discover exclusive.

They have always accepted everything online, I guess the fees are different.
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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:37 pm

Sam's Club does let non-members buy things (and pay 10% more). If you're going to accept the general public and not require membership, it's hard to expect people to have a specific card.

MasterCards are common in general, but in Chase-dominated areas, a fair number of people don't carry one. In fact, where Chase regions overlap with Costco areas, I wouldn't be that shocked if Amex cards outnumber MCs.
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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby ingramjuan » Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:41 pm

amexmember12 wrote:So Sam's Club will start accepting Amex cards on Oct 1, however there is not exclusivity or co-branded cards.

Another attempt to make up for the lost business at Costco.



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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby augiedog » Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:23 pm

amexmember12 wrote:So Sam's Club will start accepting Amex cards on Oct 1, however there is not exclusivity or co-branded cards.

Another attempt to make up for the lost business at Costco.



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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby Nixon » Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:39 pm

Not having to buy WMGC to meet AMEX spends will be a relief. :cheers:
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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby amexmember12 » Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:10 pm

I guess they will probably be updating their accepted payment stickers in-store and on the gas pumps tonight, to prepare for tomorrow.
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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby Gamma » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:31 pm

For anyone planning on getting membership with Sam's club soon, Amex will be offering a $25 statement credit with purchase of Sam's club membership $45 or more. You have to register card in

www.americanexpress.com/samsclub

Here are the terms and note, THE LINK WILL BEGIN TO WORK STARTING OCTOBER 1st


From October 1-31, Card Members will receive a one-time $25 statement credit when they use an enrolled, eligible Card to spend $45 or more on a new Sam's Club membership. Terms and conditions apply. Enrollment is required and is limited. Not all cards are eligible. Visit www.americanexpress.com/samsclub starting October 1 to learn more and to view terms and conditions.

One thing to note, it MAY work on any purchase as long as it's $45 or more, but will not find out till about 1 week after the start of promo. Not even sure if it will be in store or online. Be sure to register!

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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby amexmember12 » Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:27 am

Gamma wrote:For anyone planning on getting membership with Sam's club soon, Amex will be offering a $25 statement credit with purchase of Sam's club membership $45 or more. You have to register card in

http://www.americanexpress.com/samsclub

Here are the terms and note, THE LINK WILL BEGIN TO WORK STARTING OCTOBER 1st


From October 1-31, Card Members will receive a one-time $25 statement credit when they use an enrolled, eligible Card to spend $45 or more on a new Sam's Club membership. Terms and conditions apply. Enrollment is required and is limited. Not all cards are eligible. Visit http://www.americanexpress.com/samsclub starting October 1 to learn more and to view terms and conditions.

One thing to note, it MAY work on any purchase as long as it's $45 or more, but will not find out till about 1 week after the start of promo. Not even sure if it will be in store or online. Be sure to register!


Thanks for the heads up - tried the link but when i try to apply it I get

"Sorry about that! The offer you selected is no longer available. Take advantage of available offers by selecting the ones you like."
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Re: Sam's Club to accept AMEX Cards Oct 1st

Postby Vermonster » Thu Oct 01, 2015 8:16 am

amexmember12 wrote:Thanks for the heads up - tried the link but when i try to apply it I get

"Sorry about that! The offer you selected is no longer available. Take advantage of available offers by selecting the ones you like."


Works fine for me. Maybe you were too early.
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