Amex Providing Free Blinkist Trial for Cardholders

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Last updated on October 3rd, 2023

American Express is adding a new perk to all its credit and charge cards. Amex customers can now enjoy a free, one-year trial of Blinkist. Here’s what you need to know about the Amex Blinkist free trial, how to sign up, when it expires, and more.

Free Blinkist Trial

Blinkist is a unique service that provides users knowledge from top podcasts and nonfiction works. These are condensed into easy-to-digest, 15-minute bites known as “blinks” or “shortcasts.” The premium service costs $15.99 per month or a one-off annual payment of $99.99.

American Express cardholders can now receive their first year of Blinkist free of charge. New Blinkist Premium subscribers receive a one-year free trial of the Blinkist service for merely having an eligible Amex card.

How to Claim the Free Blinkist Offer

Amex cardholders looking to take advantage of the complimentary Blinkist trial can do so through the following process:

  • Visit the American Express website and click on the Blinkist offer page
  • Click “Redeem Offer”
  • Confirm eligible Amex card account
  • Complete signup using your American Express card

Offer Terms and Conditions

Before signing up for the new offer, Amex cardholders should make sure they understand all the Blinkist offer terms and conditions:

  • Cardholders have until February 28, 2021, to enroll in the offer
  • If cardholders do not cancel their Blinkist Premium subscription before the end of their free trial, their associated Amex card will be charged $99.99 for the next year.

Other American Express Offers for Cardmembers

American Express has been proactive in providing greater value for its cardmembers during the coronavirus pandemic. The issuer has provided a flurry of new features and offers for cardholders, including “at home” perks, statement credits, and free trials.

Amex began offering a free premium subscription to Calm for all cardholders in May. Also a one-year subscription, Calm Premium offers relaxation, mindfulness, and meditation help through its app.

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Cory Santos

Cory is the senior credit card editor at BestCards, specializing in everything credit card-related. He’s worked extensively with credit cards and other personal finance topics, including nearly five years at BestCards. Cory’s extensive knowledge is an essential part of the BestCards experience, helping readers to live their best financial lives with up-to-date insights and comprehensive coverage of all facets of the credit card space, including market trends, rewards guides, credit advice, and comprehensive credit card reviews.

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