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Grubhub and American Express Enable Card Members to Use Pay with Points and Amex Express Checkout to Order Takeout


Diners now have more ways to pay with American Express on Grubhub and Seamless online and mobile apps

CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company, today announced it is working with American Express, a longtime supporter of the restaurant industry, to enable Card Members enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program to use Membership Rewards® points to order on Grubhub and Seamless online and mobile platforms. Additionally, American Express Card Members can quickly and easily pay via Amex Express Checkout.

"We consistently hear that our diners want even faster and simpler ways to order and pay on Grubhub," said Stan Chia, COO of Grubhub. "Through our work with American Express, Card Members can not only take advantage of Amex Express Checkout for a quicker ordering experience, but also reap the rewards of using Membership Rewards points. We're also thrilled to offer both Pay With Points and Amex Express Checkout on our Grubhub and Seamless mobile apps so that our diners can benefit whether they are at home or on the go."

"We know our Card Members are always looking for easy ways to use Membership Rewards points with the merchants they love, so we are excited to further expand our Pay With Points offering to now enable Card Members to use points when they order through Grubhub and Seamless websites and mobile apps," said Chris Cracchiolo, Vice President, Membership Rewards & Loyalty Benefits at American Express. "This further builds on the Amex Express Checkout capability that we added to Grubhub and Seamless platforms late last year, which we're already seeing our Card Members enjoy using."

Membership Rewards Pay with Points
Card Members enrolled in the Membership Rewards program can now use points for food on Grubhub and Seamless at 80,000 restaurants in over 1,600 cities.

How it works:

  • Select an eligible American Express Card during checkout on the Grubhub or Seamless online and mobile platforms, and the point balance will be displayed
  • Enter the dollar amount to be applied and click "apply"
  • Select "place my order" to complete purchase
  • Within 2-4 business days, a credit for the dollar amount used in points will appear on the American Express statement
  • For more information and how to use Pay with Points please visit,

Amex Express Checkout
Amex Express Checkout offers a faster way for Card Members to order food from their favorite local restaurants on all Grubhub and Seamless online and mobile platforms. Amex Express Checkout also uses unique digital Card numbers and proprietary tools to help prevent fraud.

How it works:

  • During checkout on the Grubhub or Seamless online and mobile platforms, select Amex Express Checkout
  • Enter your UserID and Password
  • Your billing and Card information will be auto-filled in the designated fields, so just confirm and complete your order
  • For more information on Amex Express Checkout please visit,

To find takeout restaurants available in your area, please visit, and for more information on Grubhub, please visit You can sign your restaurant up for Grubhub at

About Grubhub
Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB) is the nation's leading online and mobile takeout food-ordering marketplace with the most comprehensive network of restaurant partners and largest active diner base. Dedicated to moving eating forward and connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, the company's platforms and services strive to elevate food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub is proud to work with approximately 80,000 restaurant partners in over 1,600 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, Eat24, AllMenus and MenuPages.

About American Express
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at and connect with us on,,,, and

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