More consumers are looking for ways to streamline their finances and cut debt. One of the ways they do this is through closing credit cards to reduce their consumer spending. You may be thinking of closing your American Express credit card, but how do you go about it? Here are the steps to closing your American Express credit card. You can also get information and assistance from American Express customer service here.
While closing your American Express credit card can have some advantages when it comes to decreased spending and lower overall debt, there are some things to think about before closing.
There are three ways you can close your American Express credit card: online, over the phone or through the mail.
To close your American Express credit card online, follow these steps:
Calling American Express is the preferred method. You can contact customer service here to close the account.
You can also send a letter to American Express at the address listed on the back of your paper statement (or listed on the American Express website). Include the following:
There are some other things to remember when you close your American Express credit card:
Closing your American Express credit card can help you take greater control of your finances and reduce your overall indebtedness. For more information or support, contact American Express customer support here.
After thousands of American Express customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Close My American Express Credit Card? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting American Express if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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