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American Express 2008 Membership Rewards Program Partners

American Express recently published the list of its 2008 partner lineup for the Membership Rewards program, which introduces several new partners across popular categories and gives Cardmembers even more ways to redeem points.

“Continuing to grow and enhance the Membership Rewards program is a key goal for American Express,” said Tracey Beberman, vice president, Membership Rewards, American Express. “We know that Cardmembers value the program’s redemption options and by adding more partners we give them more ways to redeem points and get the kinds of things they want.”

Without further ado, the 2008 Membership Rewards Program Partners are:


Aeromexico, Aeroplan, Air France KLM, Air Jamaica, Air Tahiti Nui, AirTran Airways, Alitalia Airlines, All Nippon Airways (ANA), Cathay Pacific Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, EL AL Israel Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Mexicana Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Southwest Airlines, SWISS and Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Car Rentals and Rail

Amtrak, Avis, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz and Rail Europe.


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Dining & Entertainment

AMC Entertainment , American Express Gift Cards Especially for Dining, Benihana, BLOCKBUSTER, By Invitation Only Events for Platinum Cardmembers, California Pizza Kitchen, Cinemark Theatres, CityPass, Create Your Own Reward, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Fourth Wall Restaurants, iTunes, Legal Sea Food, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Patina Restaurant Group, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Red Lobster, Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, Regal Entertainment Group, Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group,, The Capital Grille, The Cheesecake Factory, The Melting Pot, Ticketmaster, Tribeca Film Festival and USTATM.


Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bath & Body Works, Bloomingdale’s, Brooks Brothers, Cole Haan, Crate and Barrel, DellTM Computer, ESCADA, FTD.COM, Gap, Lands’ End, Linens’n Things, L’Occitane, Nike, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Red Door Spas, Restoration Hardware, Saks Fifth Avenue, Smithsonian Institution, SpaFinder, Talbots, The Home Depot, Tourneau,, west elm, Williams-Sonoma and Williams-Sonoma Home.

First Collection

Baccarat, Bergdorf Goodman, Chopard, Davidoff Cigars and Accessories, Ermenegildo Zegna, Exclusive Resorts, Girard Perregaux, Gucci, IWC, Lamborghini, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Mikimoto, Monarch Billiards, Montegrappa writing instruments, Neiman Marcus, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Pebble Beach Resorts, Piaget, Premium Wines, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Relais & Chateaux Grands Chefs Restaurants, Salvatore Ferragamo, The Peninsula Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, Tiffany & Co. and Virgin Limited Edition.

Financial Services

American Express® Gift Cards, American Express Gift Cheques, American Express Travelers Cheques, MileageManager, Link2Gov, Official Payments Corp., and Upromise.


Best Western Gold Crown Club, Destination Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts/Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Honors, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Priority Club Rewards (Holiday Inn), Joie de Vivre Hotels, Loews Hotels, LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels, Marriott Individual Incentives, Marriott Vacation Club International, Miraval Life in Balance Resort and Spa, Omni Hotels, Preferred Hotel Group (Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Summit Hotels & Resorts), Radisson Hotels & Resorts, Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Starwood Preferred Guest, Swissotel Hotels & Resorts and Wynn Las Vegas.

Sports and Adventure

Abercrombie & Kent, Aspen/Snowmass, Butterfield & Robinson, Classic Car Club, Epiculinary, ESPN Golf Schools Presented by American Express, Golf Academy at The Sea Pines Resort, Intrawest Mountain Resorts, Lake Austin Spa, Mountain Travel Sobek, Mizuno Golf, The Moorings, The Moorings Power, O.A.R.S, Richard Petty Driving Experience™, Skip Barber Racing School, Six Flags, Smithsonian Journeys, Space Adventures Ltd., Tauck World Discovery, The Worlds of Busch Gardens, The Canyons, Troon Golf, Theme Parks Unlimited, USGA, Vail Resorts, Van Der Meer Tennis and Xperience Days.


Adidas, All-Clad, Anolon, AT&T, Bang & Olufsen, Baume & Mercier, Bodum, Bose, Boston Acoustics, Bowflex, Bulova, Bushnell, Callaway Golf, Camelback, Canon, Casio, Celestron, Circulon, Cobra Golf, Coleman, Creative, Cuisinart, DeLonghi, Dooney & Bourke, Dunhill, Dyson, Garmin, Hartmann, Hewlett Packard, Hoover, iRobot, Jabra, JA Henckels, Jansport, JBL, JVC, Kate Spade, Kenneth Cole Reaction, KitchenAid, KOSS, Krups, Lagos, Lalique, Le Creuset, Lenox, Life Fitness, Lladro, Logitech, Magellan, Majorica, Maui Jim, Microsoft, Mizuno, Monster Cable, Montblanc, Motorola, Movado, Nambe, Nautilus, Nike, Nikon, The North Face, Oakley, Ogio, Omas, Oreck, Panasonic, Pentax, Philips, Pioneer, Plantronics, Polar, Ray-Ban, Riedel, Royal, Samsonite, Samsung, SanDisk, SenrySafe, Sharp, Skagen, Skil, Sky Golf, SIRIUS Satellite, Sony, Staub, Steiner Sports, Swarovski, TAG Heuer, Takamine, TaylorMade, Timberland, Titleist Golf, TIVO, Toro, Toshiba, Travelpro, Trek, Tumi, Villeroy & Boch, Waterford, Weber, Wilson, Yamaha, and many more.

Membership Rewards points are redeemable in a wide selection of reward categories. In addition to redeeming your points with the above, you can also customize your own redemption experiences through the program’s Create Your Reward and Experiences options and use points for just about anything you can imagine. Points never expire, and there is no limit on the number of points a card member can earn.

For more information about the Membership Rewards program, Cardmembers can visit: or call (800) THE-CARD.