The Amalgamiles program

The Flexible AmalgaMiles Rewards Program

About the Program

Truly flexible rewards program that lets you fly on ANY airline, ANY TIME with no blackout dates!*
*$500 ticket max, $10 redemption fee each time you redeem earned AmalgaMiles for a travel reward equal to or greater than 20,000 AmalgaMiles

There are many ways to earn points with your Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Bank Card. By simply paying your monthly recurring bills you can earn many points each month.

Program members

Earn more points (visit the online store)

How Fast Do Reward Points Add-up?

Items Expenses Total points without card Total points with ABOC card
Gas $250
0 250


0 450
Cell Phone


0 150
Household bills (heat/cable etc). $550 0 550
Entertainment $250 0 250
Dining/Misc. $450 0 450
0 2,100*t

*2,100 x 12 months = 25,200 or more than enough for a voucher for one round trip ticket ($500 max )! You shall pay a $10 redemption fee each time you redeem earned AmalgaMiles for a travel reward equal to or greater than 20,000 AmalgaMiles

t May reflect higher than average credit use.

See the AmalgaMiles Rules and Conditions for details.

Amalgamated's Rewards vs. Other Major Companies

Feature Amalgamated Bank Gold Bank Card Chase United Mileage PlusŪ. American Express Delta SkylinesŪ. Citibank Gold American AdvantagŪ.
Annual Fee for Rewards Program $29 Non-Union
$15 for Union
$60 $95** $50
Good on any airline YES! NO NO NO
No blackout dates Fly Anytime! Any available seat on United Airlines Any available seat on Delta Airlines Seats for award travel are limited, and may not be available on all flights
Redemption Fee $10 if award is equal to or greater than 20,000 AmalgaMiles Not listed on site Rapid Redemption fees, which are charged for award tickets booked within 20 days of departure and range from $75 to $150, as well as the $25 Partner Airline Handling Charge applied whenever at least one travel segment of an award ticket is booked on any partner airline (e.g. AirFrance, Alitalia) $2.50 USD security service fee applies per boarding, with a maximum of two boardings ($5.00 USD) per one-way trip or four boardings ($10.00 USD) per round-trip
APR for Purchases 9.25%
prime + 6.00%
prime + 9.99%
prime + 11.25%
prime+ 9.00%

Comparison information from,, and, as of 11/5/2009. Any trademarks mentioned herein are solely owned by the respective entities. All rights reserved.
**Annual membership fee may be waived for the first year or reduced for cardholders with qualifying American Express consumer charge cards.
*** We will refund to your account any annual program fee you paid for the previous calendar year if you made at least four Bonus AmalgaMiles transactions on your Account in the previous year.

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