Last updated: 5/6/2021

Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card

Earns: Amazon Points

GigaTake:

A good card for Amazon shoppers. It’s effectively a no-fee cash-back card whose rewards only work on Amazon. Prime Members get an amped-up 5% back at Amazon and Whole Foods.

This card is best for:

  • Dining
  • Gas
  • Drugstores

Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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Pros

  • Excellent 5% cash back on Amazon and Whole Foods.
  • Reasonable 2% cash back at restaurants dining, drugstores, and gas stations.
  • No annual fee.

Cons

  • 1% cash back on all other spending is unexceptional.

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Value = 1 cent per point
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Bonus Rating

Points
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Spending Rewards
2x Dining

Good

good

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

2x Gas

Good

good

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

2x Groceries

Very Good

very good

5x Amazon

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

5x Whole Foods

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1x All Other

OK

OK

Is this card right for me?

That depends on your individual spending patterns. We have a tool that figures it out for you. Learn what you could earn.

Program Name
Amazon Points
Gigapoints Value
1¢ per point
0.4¢ PER POINT
2¢+ PER POINT
Other Card Information

Must be an Amazon Prime member.

Annual Fee
  • $0
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The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 15.74% to 23.74%
BALANCE TRANSFER APR 15.74% to 23.74%
BALANCE TRANSFER FEE Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
CASH ADVANCE APR 26.49%
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
LATE PAYMENTS Up to $39.
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 0%