Double your rewards and help local businesses

Small Business Saturday is the Saturday after Thanksgiving in America. For several years American Express has run various promotions to help raise awareness about this day. 2016 is no different.

Well, 2016 a little different because the offer has changed. For me, it’s a much more exciting promotion. If you have any travel related American Express cards, log into your account NOW. Well actually go to

There is a targeted promotion that runs from now through the end of 2016 where you can earn 2X rewards when you shop at local businesses with an enrolled card as part of the Shop Small initiative.

In the past, they gave you something like a $10 statement credit after spending $10 at a local business when buying on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year the point accumulation seems unlimited and it’s running for the next 10 weeks, not one day.


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