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American Express Bluebird

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SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score -68%

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Strongly not recommended

16 users recommend
3 users are unsure
89 users don't recommend
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Community Rating Strongly not recommended
Signature Purchase Transaction Fee $0
PIN Purchase Transaction Fee $0
Monthly Fee Up to $0
Card Reload Fee $0 - $3.95
Number of Reviews 108

American Express Bluebird Review

The American Express Bluebird is designed for consumers who want the convenience of paying with plastic but don’t want (or don’t qualify) for a regular credit card. Prepaid cards only allow you to spend money already in your account. So you can avoid interest payments, bounced checks, or overdraft fees.

American Express Bluebird does not require a credit check, so approval is guaranteed. However, it will not help you build credit and some online merchants don't accept prepaid cards.

American Express Bluebird Pros & Cons
The Good The Bad
  • Free in-network ATM withdrawal
  • A monthly fee of up to $0, which is lower than average for prepaid cards
  • There is no fee for loading your card
  • No monthly or purchase transaction fees.
  • Roadside Assistance Hotline included
  • Global Assist Hotline included
  • Cash withdrawal fees can add up quickly.
  • American Express is not accepted as widely as Visa and Mastercard.
American Express Bluebird FAQ

Who issues American Express Bluebird?

American Express Bluebird is issued by American Express National Bank, which is based in New York, NY and was founded in 1850.

What fees does American Express Bluebird charge?

American Express Bluebird does not charge a monthly service fee.

American Express Bluebird Prepaid Card Fees
Description
Close Account Fee $0
Card Replacement Fee $0
ATM Balance Inquiry $2.50
Free In-Network ATM Withdrawal? Yes
No Signature Purchase Transaction Fee? Yes
No PIN Purchase Transaction Fee? Yes
Signature Purchase Transaction Fee $0
PIN Purchase Transaction Fee $0
Activation Fee $0
Card Reload Fee $0 - $3.95

How Much Does American Express Bluebird Cost?

There is no activation fee.

A great thing about this card is it doesn't charge a monthly maintenance fee, which can save you a lot of money over time.

There is a reload fee of up to $3.95 fee every time you reload the card.

Does American Express Bluebird charge an activation fee?

American Express Bluebird does not charge an activation fee.

What is the daily ATM withdrawal for American Express Bluebird?

American Express Bluebird has a daily ATM withdrawal limit of $750.

What is daily direct deposit limit for American Express Bluebird?

American Express Bluebird sets a daily direct deposit limit of $2,500.

What is the Card Replacement Fee for American Express Bluebird?

American Express Bluebird does not charge a card replacement fee.

What is the Maximum Balance for American Express Bluebird?

The maximum balance you can have on American Express Bluebird is $100,000. If you are often close to the maximum balance, it may be time to put your money to work and deposit it in an account that yields interest, such as a savings account, a CD, or a money market account.

How to apply for American Express Bluebird

  • Visit the American Express National Bank website.
  • Fill in the application form. Some prepaid cards require you to provide some personal information, such as your full name, address, date of birth, email, and SSN.
  • Check the information is accurate and submit your application.
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Feature Breakdown

Free Customer Service  
Daily ATM Withdrawal Limit $750
ATM Fee: In-Network $0
Additional Card Fee Amount $0
Monthly Fee Up to $0
ATM Fee: Out-of-Network $2.50
Credit Score Range 300 - 850
Activation Fee $0
Free In-Network ATM Withdrawal  
No PIN Purchase Transaction Fee  
No Signature Purchase Transaction Fee  
Card Reload Fee $0 - $3.95
Signature Purchase Transaction Fee $0
PIN Purchase Transaction Fee $0

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

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