American Express Phone Number

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800-528-4800
Customer service
Current Wait: 21 mins (12m avg)
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days; best time to call: 8:30am
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Reasons customers like you called recently

I am trying to contact am ex but it is not working .*. Card is bend and when I called...
5h ago
We are on vacation in the Dominican since Saturday. Someone charged something on our ca...
a day ago
I am owed a refund and have received it.
a day ago
Hi , I just noticed a charge of £*** from my account in USA! That’s a fraud !!!! Please...
2d ago
I would like to know if there is a list of fraudulent companies to avoid on facebook
2d ago
I am a platinum card holder. I would like to know if there is a list of fraudulent com...
2d ago
I am a Platinum card owner and have wondered about companies that advertise on Face Boo...
2d ago
I have been stopped entering my account and I am in Egypt how can I get it back without...
2d ago
I received an incorrect card and I would like to send a pdf document showing the error...
3d ago
I applied for a credit card a week ago still no result my I'd number is...
3d ago
I applied for a credit card a wek ago but still no result my Id number is...
3d ago
My Name is Kate Tobin I'm ** and I'm Terminally ill with Multiple Sclerosis, Brittle Bo...
4d ago
To Whom It May Concern :***I am writing you to express my horror and outrage over how y...
4d ago
I applied for an american card a few days ago. Still waiting for a result
4d ago
Charges. You called to check up on them but hung up before connecting. This happened tw...
4d ago
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Customer Number 800-528-4800 - by the Numbers

Phone number to dial
800-528-4800
Call-back available
YES
Call picked up by a real person
YES
Department you're calling
Customer Service
Call center hours
24 hours, 7 days
Best time to dial
8:30am
Navigate phone maze to a human
Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages OR state your card number and hold for a representative.
Average wait
12
Current wait
21
Rank (among phone numbers)
1
Rank (overall)
1
Alternate methods
phone or twitter or facebook or web
Quality of communication
66%
Quality of help
89%
Customer votes
5,807
Information last updated
Sat Nov 16 2019 10:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

American Express's Best Toll-Free/800 Customer Phone Number

This is American Express's best phone number, the real-time current wait on hold and tools for skipping right through those phone lines to get right to a American Express agent. This phone number is American Express's Best Phone Number because 48,744 customers like you used this contact information over the last 18 months and gave us feedback. Common problems addressed by the customer care unit that answers calls to 800-528-4800 include Cancel Account, Lost Card, Account Restricted, Card Declined, Update Account Info and other customer service issues. The American Express call center that you call into has employees from New Jersey, India, Philippines and is open 24 hours, 7 days according to customers. In total, American Express has 5 phone numbers. It's not always clear what is the best way to talk to American Express representatives, so we started compiling this information built from suggestions from the customer community. Please keep sharing your experiences so we can continue to improve this free resource.

Contacting American Express - by phone or otherwise

While 800-528-4800 is American Express's best toll-free number, there are 8 total ways to get in touch with them. The next best way to talk to their customer support team, according to other American Express customers, is by calling their 800-528-2122 phone number for their Corporate Cardmember department. Besides calling, the next favorite option for customers looking for help is via 800-528-2122 for Corporate Cardmember. If you think this information is inaccurate or know of other ways to contact American Express please let us know so we can share with other customers. And you can click here if you want to compare all the contact information we've gathered for American Express.

What is GetHuman's Relationship to American Express?

In short, the two companies are not related. GetHuman builds free tools and shares information amongst customers of companies like American Express. For large companies that includes tools such as our GetHuman Phone, which allows you to call a company but skip the part where you wait on the line listening to their call technology music. We've created these shortcuts and apps to try to help customers like you (and ourselves!) navigate the messy phone menus, hold times, and confusion with customer service, especially with larger companies. And as long as you keep sharing it with your friends and loved ones, we'll keep doing it.
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