You can still get a $100 Amazon gift card when you sign up for Amazon’s Prime Rewards Visa – CNET


This is a pretty hard offer to pass up, especially with Black Friday and the holidays just around the corner.


Prime Day 2020 may be over, but Prime deals live on. In fact, there's a particularly good option available to anyone who has an Amazon Prime subscription: For a limited time, if you sign up for an Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card, you'll get a $100 Amazon gift card. And not in four to six weeks or anything like that; it's awarded as soon as you're approved. (Note: If you're not a Prime subscriber, the gift-card reward is $50, not $100.) 

Previously $70, that $100 bonus is a pretty serious perk. But this is not a one-and-done proposition: The no-annual-fee Visa also pays you 5% back on just about everything you buy from Amazon and Whole Foods. You get 2% back at restaurants, drug stores and gas stations, and 1% on most other purchases.

Here's a lesser-known benefit as well: Amazon frequently runs exclusive offers for Prime Card holders. Right now, for example, you can get a hefty 25% back on select electronics (including some Ring smart-home gear) and AmazonBasics kitchen stuff. That's when you pay using the Amazon Visa, natch.

I will note that there are some pretty mixed customer reviews for this card, though it seems many of the lower ratings have to do with poor customer service from Chase, the issuing bank. For what it's worth, I've had a Prime Rewards Visa for about a year. I use it exclusively for Amazon purchases, and it's been hassle-free. Your mileage may vary, of course.

As with any credit-card offer, be sure to read all the terms and conditions first.

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