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UPDATE - $25 credit for ALL AMEX holders - Nov. 26th only (not just Starwood)

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It looks like this is for ALL AMEX holders.

AND - This offer is good for ALL small local businesses that accept AMEX - NOT just the ones on Facebook.

You can ignore the Facebook list of restaurants - it's merely a list of restaurants with Facebook pages..


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This is the real deal - I did it last year.

If you and your spouse have cards with different numbers, you can each get the offer by registering each card separately: https://www.facebook.com/SmallBusinessSaturday?sk=app_183558821725512

Small Business Saturday: American Express wants to help you make a difference. Get a one-time $25 statement credit when you register an eligible American Express® Card and use that Card for a purchase of $25 or more at a small business on November 26th. Registration is limited. Terms and Conditions apply

Note that you must REGISTER each card separately.

Yes, the announcement is on Facebook, but the registration link takes you to AMEX, and AMEX sent me an email with the Facebook link - so no worries.
 
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i wonder, do small restaurants count, pizza, bagel shops?

If you go to the link, you can search for participating merchants in your area.

*Correction - you can search for small businesses with Facebook pages - it doesn't list ALL participating merchants.

Qualifying merchants:
Eligible small business merchants are independently owned small businesses located in the United States that accept the American Express Card. Purchases made at large or national chain stores, at franchised business locations and at government agencies are not eligible. Prepaid, Corporate Cards and ExpressPay transactions are not eligible.
 
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i did, really some strange small businesses are listed. dentists, ob/gyn, lasik, and many other place i could not possibly see myself "shopping in" the saturday after thanksgiving.
 

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i did, really some strange small businesses are listed. dentists, ob/gyn, lasik, and many other place i could not possibly see myself "shopping in" the saturday after thanksgiving.

My area has lots of retail and restaurants on the list. Last year we used it at our favorite neighborhood restaurant.

I'm looking at the info. on the page again - I think that just lists local businesses with Facebook pages - I don't think other small businesses are excluded from participating. And as I recall, that's what we decided last year, as well.

Eligible small business merchants are independently owned small businesses located in the United States that accept the American Express Card. Purchases made at large or national chain stores, at franchised business locations and at government agencies are not eligible. Prepaid, Corporate Cards and ExpressPay transactions are not eligible.

Same offer from last year - http://www.tugbbs.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135575&page=2
 
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I must admit, I was concerned about entering my credit card info on this link. But, I logged into my AMEX page and found a link on the secure site that took me to the same place (which is also HTTPS), so I registered. Could end up being a free meal for us! Thanks for the info!
 

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Bumping - in case you missed this great offer!
 

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I signed up the whole family. This is a great promo. There are tons of local restaurants, stores, etc. that we can visit. Last year I also got the credit for online purchases.

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Just registered, thanks Denise.

I see free pizza in my future. Will be a nice break from leftover turkey, I'm sure!
 

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That is a very nice idea. I just registered our cards.
 

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Some gas stations listed in our area! Nice since we will we returning from a long trip on that day....free gas and free lunch! :)
 

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Is this just for Starwood AmEx holders? IIRC, they did this promotion last year for all AmEx holders. I think it's a great way to support local business in this economy!
 

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Is this just for Starwood AmEx holders? IIRC, they did this promotion last year for all AmEx holders. I think it's a great way to support local business in this economy!

I'm not sure - I received it from Starwood - click on the link and see if you can register.

Please let me know if you can, and I will change the title - Thanks!
 

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Yes, it worked with my trusty Costco AmEx as well! Might also be worth posting something in the Hilton forums for those with HH AmEx cards.

For us, this means $75 of free stuff. Woo-hoo! :D
 

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Thanks - I will up date the title and thread!
 

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only one resturaunt near me that qualifies, but its got great food! thanks
 

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Brian - ALL small local businesses that accept AMEX qualify. The list is misleading - that's just a list of your local businesses on Facebook.
 

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Thanks for posting this! Hubby's favorite restaurant and mine are both on there but we aren't going to be in town.. :eek: We'll have to check out where to go in SC!
 

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This promotion is for ALL AM EX card holders! Ours is the Delta Skymiles. All small businesses, restaurants, gas stations, etc. qualify. The businesses listed on website are just those with facebook pages that Am Ex knows about. Be sure to register both your card and your spouse's card if you have different card numbers under one account. Then be sure to use each card once at a small business on Sarurday, Nov. 26, 2011.
 

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Thanks for posting this! I just registered my Costco Amex and my Macy's Amex. - Jacki:clap:
 

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Is this deal

:shrug: a $50. purchase, then Amex issues credit for $25. ?

Seems like I remember that from last year.

And the answer is...................
 

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I think it's purchase $25 and get $25 credit!

I need to register my cards and I am a bit wigged out by the fact that it's a facebook link. Anyone have a direct Am Ex link?

Thanks! Katherine
 

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It is spend $25 and get $25 credit.

The link on Facebook will take you to AMEX to register - you don't actually have to register on Facebook. (They are just promoting it on Facebook.)

Or, if you log into your own AMEX Acct. - you will see the same link there. :hi:
 
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