10% annual bonus on non-bonus rewards points if you maintain a qualifying Wells Fargo checking or savings account
3x points at U.S. gas stations, 2x points at U.S. restaurants, 1x on virtually all other net purchases - enjoy 5 years to use the points you earn
- No annual fee
- Everyday purchases
- Flexible rewards
- $0 annual fee
- Discount fares for hotels, flights, cruises
- Entertainment and shopping benefits including early access to entertainment tickets
- Low introductory APR on purchases and balance transfers for 15 months
- Free access to your FICO® Credit Score with Wells Fargo Mobile®
Fees and Rates
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) on purchases
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) on balance transfers
Read the Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card Account Agreement.
Credit card subject to credit qualification.
Generally, we will apply your minimum payment first to lower APR balances (such as purchases) before balances with higher APRs (such as cash advances).
Earn and Redeem Rewards
Accelerate your earning potential:
- 3x points at gas stations, 2x points at restaurants, and 1x point on virtually all other net purchases
- Annual bonus of 10% on non-bonus rewards points if you maintain a qualifying consumer Wells Fargo checking or savings account, or Portfolio by Wells Fargo® product suite
- No limit to the number of points you can earn
- Enjoy 5 full years to use the points you earn
Redeem rewards the way you want*:
- More flexible travel options – no blackout dates or airline restrictions, plus you can use a combination of points and a payment card
- Hotels, car rentals, cruises, unique experiences
- Cash redemptions – apply to your qualifying Wells Fargo account or request a paper check
- Brand-name merchandise, gift cards, and online auctions
- Redemption options currently as low as 2,500 points for a $25 gift card
*Rewards points, redemption amounts, and offers subject to change without notice
- Low airfares on domestic and international airlines
- Discounted rates on hotels and car rentals
- Cruise program – special fares and amenities from major cruise lines
Purchase and Travel Protections **:
Retail Protection. Get coverage for eligible items you purchase entirely with your card if they are damaged or stolen within 90 days from the date of purchase.
Extended Warranty. Double the original manufacturer's warranty of one year or less on eligible products purchased entirely with your card.
- Lost luggage reimbursement
- Auto rental collision and liability insurance
- Roadside assistance
- 24/7 travel and emergency assistance, emergency cash advances
**Certain limitations, restrictions, and exclusions apply. See the Wells Fargo Propel American Express® Card Guide to Benefits (PDF) for details.
What do I need to apply online and what information will you review?
To apply online, you’ll need an existing Wells Fargo relationship (otherwise, please apply at a Wells Fargo location), a Social Security number, and income information.
We review the information provided on your application and other information that bears on creditworthiness.
What should I expect after I apply online?
Upon submitting the online application, you will receive the status of your application on the confirmation page and we will send you a confirmation email. If we are able to provide you an approval, the confirmation page and email will also display your credit limit. If we need more time to review your application, you will receive an application ID and a phone number that you can call to check your application status.
What is the relationship bonus and how do I qualify?
As a way to say “thank you” for your business, Wells Fargo gives you additional ways to earn rewards points through the relationship bonus. If you maintain a qualifying Checking or savings account or a Portfolio by Wells Fargo® product suite, you will receive a 10% Relationship Bonus on non-bonus rewards points. That means, on an annual qualifying spend of $25,000, you will earn 2,500 Relationship Bonus points.
When will I receive my annual relationship bonus points?
The relationship bonus is earned monthly and will show on Your Rewards Account as pending until it is posted to Your Rewards Account the 13th month after the date your credit card account was opened. After which, you will receive your bonus each year on this date as long as you maintain your qualifying deposit account.
Terms and Conditions
Wells Fargo Propel American Express® Card Terms and Conditions
If you opened a Wells Fargo credit card within the last 16 months, you will not qualify for the introductory rate(s), fees and bonus offers. See important exclusions on page 2.
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for Purchases
0.00% introductory APR for 15 months.
After that your APR will be 13.49% to 25.49%, based on your creditworthiness. This APR will vary with the market based on the
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for Balance Transfers
0.00% introductory APR for 15 months.
After that, your APR will be 13.49% to 25.49%, based on your creditworthiness. This APR will vary with the market based on the
APR for Cash Advances and Overdraft Protection Advances
24.49% to 26.49%, based on your creditworthiness.
This APR will vary with the market based on the
How to Avoid Paying Interest on Purchases
Your due date is at least 25 days after the close of each billing period. We will not charge you interest on purchases if you pay your entire balance by the due date each month.
Minimum Interest Charge
If you are charged interest, the charge will be no less than $1.00.
For Credit Card Tips from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
To learn more about factors to consider when applying for or using a credit card, visit the website of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at http://
Introductory fee of either $5 or 3% of the amount of each balance transfer, whichever is greater, for 15 months. After that, up to 5% for each balance transfer, with a minimum of $5.
Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each advance, whichever is greater.
Overdraft Protection Advances
$12.50 if the total of overdraft protection advances for the day is $50 or less;
$20 if the total of overdraft protection advances for the day is greater than $50.
Foreign Currency Conversion Fee
3% of each transaction converted to
Up to $37
Returned Check or Returned Payment
Up to $37
How we will calculate your balance
We use a method called "average daily balance (including new purchases)".
Eligibility for introductory rate(s), fees, and bonus rewards offers
If you opened a Wells Fargo credit card account during the last 15 months from the date of this application you will not be eligible for the introductory APR(s) or bonus rewards offers until the 1st day of the calendar month after the 15 month anniversary.
Credit limit reallocation
If you have a credit card with Wells Fargo, have no current balance on that card and have not used your card for any purpose in the past six months and you are applying for an additional card, you agree to allow Wells Fargo to allocate your credit limits between your existing and new credit card accounts, to allow for use of both cards. Please note that you can change or reallocate your limits on your own by calling Customer Service at any time, with certain restrictions.
How we will calculate your variable APRs
- Unless an introductory or promotional APR is in effect, we will add a “Margin” to the
U.S.Prime Rate to determine your standard variable APR. For each billing period we will use the U.S.Prime Rate, or the average of the U.S.Prime Rates if there is more than one, published in the Money Rates column of The Wall Street Journal three business days prior to your billing statement closing date. If the U.S.Prime Rate is not published or is otherwise unavailable, whether temporarily or permanently, we will select a substitute index that we believe, in our sole discretion, to be similar to the U.S.Prime Rate. The U.S.Prime Rate is 3.75 percentage points as of 02/24/2017.
- The "Margin" for purchases and balance transfers will be 9.74 to 21.74 percentage points, based on your creditworthiness.
- The "Margin" for cash advances and overdraft protection advances will be 20.74 to 22.74 percentage points, based on your creditworthiness.
Wells Fargo reserves the right to change terms, rates (APRs) and fees, at its discretion in accordance with the Consumer Credit Card Customer Agreement and Disclosure Statement ("Agreement") for your account and applicable law.
You may not qualify for the lowest APRs disclosed above. The APRs applicable to your account will be determined by our review of your credit report, information you provide on your application, and other relevant information available to us.
Application of payments
Generally, we will apply your minimum payment first to lower APR balances (such as Purchases) before balances with higher APRs (such as Cash Advances). Payments made in excess of the minimum payment will generally be applied to balances with higher APRs first before balances with lower ones.
If you choose to link your Account to your Wells Fargo Checking Account for overdraft protection, please note the following. If you have a joint checking account, you will be responsible for all advances, including interest and charges from your credit card to cover overdrafts regardless of who writes the check, makes the debit card purchase, or engages in any other transaction that causes the overdraft. Depending on your account terms, an Overdraft Protection Advance Fee may be charged to your Account each day an Overdraft Protection Advance is made, and interest will accrue from the date each advance is made. Your credit card must be activated; if it is not activated, no money will transfer to cover the overdraft. Once your credit card has been activated, please allow up to 3 business days for your Overdraft Protection service to be fully enabled. Refer to the Consumer Credit Card Customer Agreement and Disclosure Statement for details. Please note that you may also be able to link your Wells Fargo Savings Account to your Wells Fargo Checking Account for Overdraft Protection. No interest is charged on overdraft protection transfers from your savings account; however, Overdraft Protection transfers from a Savings account count towards the Regulation D and Wells Fargo combined total limit of 6 transfers and withdrawals per monthly fee period. If the limit is exceeded, an Excess Activity fee for each transfer or withdrawal will be assessed. If the limit is exceeded on more than an occasional basis, your Savings account could be converted to a Checking account or closed.
Important information about procedures for opening a new account
To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities,
Consent to contact you
By providing us with any telephone number, you are expressly consenting permission to contact you at that number about all of your Wells Fargo accounts. You give consent to allow us to contact your past, present and future phone service providers to verify the information you have provided against their records. You agree that your phone service providers may verify any phone numbers you have supplied to the name, address, and status on their records. For us to service your Account or to collect any amounts you may owe, you agree that we may contact you using any contact information related to your Account including any number (i) you have provided to us (ii) from which you called us, or (iii) which we obtained and reasonably believe we can reach you. We may use any means to contact you and this may include contact from companies working on our behalf to service your accounts. This may include automated dialing devices, prerecorded/artificial voice messages, mail, e-mail, text messages, and calls to your cell phone or Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, or any other data or voice transmission technology. You are responsible for any service provider charges as a result of us contacting you. You agree to promptly notify us if you change any contact information you provide to us. This includes your name, mailing address, e-mail addresses, or phone numbers. If you have a joint Account, a notice to one of you will serve as a notice to both of you.
Notice to Ohio residents
The Ohio laws against discrimination require that all creditors make credit equally available to all creditworthy customers, and that credit reporting agencies maintain separate credit histories on each individual upon request. The Ohio Civil Rights Commission administers compliance with this law.
Notice to married Wisconsin residents
If you are married, by submitting your credit card application you are confirming that this credit card obligation is being incurred in the interest of your marriage and your family. No provision of any marital property agreement (pre-marital agreement), unilateral statement under 766.59 of the Wisconsin Statutes, or a court decree under 766.70 adversely affects the interest of the creditor unless the creditor, prior to the time the credit is granted, is furnished a copy of the agreement, statement or decrees or has actual knowledge of the adverse provision. If the credit card for which you are applying is granted, you will notify the Bank if you have a spouse who needs to receive notification that credit has been extended to you.
This application is for a credit card with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. You certify that all information provided is true, correct, and complete and that you have the legal capacity to enter into this contract. The Bank is authorized to verify or check any of the information given, to obtain credit reports on you and to make Overdraft Protection advances if you requested that feature. You authorize the Bank to obtain information from others to investigate your credit, employment and income history and state records including state employment security agency records and to report information regarding your account to consumer reporting agencies. You agree that the Bank will determine the amount of credit extended, as well as which product you qualify for, based on the Bank's review criteria. If you do not qualify for the product or pricing requested or for the lowest pricing offered, you authorize the Bank to grant you the product and pricing for which you do qualify. You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Agreement, which will be sent to you, and understand that the terms of your account may be changed at any time, subject to applicable law. You hereby stipulate to the terms of the arbitration program described in the Agreement. You understand and agree that you will be liable for payment of all amounts owing on the account. The minimum credit limit, provided you meet the terms and conditions of this offer, is $1,000.00.
A consumer report from consumer reporting agencies will be obtained in considering this application and for the purposes of any update, renewal, extension of credit, review or collection of the account. Upon request, we will inform you of the name and address of each consumer reporting agency from which we obtain a consumer report relating to you. If you are a married applicant you may apply for credit in your own name.
Please call to activate your new card as soon as you receive it. If you do not do so, your requests for certain services such as balance transfers, Wells Fargo Online banking and ATM access may be delayed and you may be denied access to your account.
This information about the cost of the credit card account described in this disclosure is accurate as of February 2017. This information may have changed after that date. To find out what may have changed, call 1-866-568-6521.
Cellular telephone protection
Cellular Telephone Protection can reimburse the eligible Wells Fargo Consumer credit card cardholder for damage to or theft of a cellular wireless telephone. Eligible Cellular Wireless Telephones are limited to the primary line and up to the first three additional lines as listed on your provider's monthly statement. Cellular Telephone Protection is subject to a $25 deductible per claim and a maximum of 2 claims per 12 month period. The maximum benefit limit is $600 per occurrence and $1,200 per 12 month period. You will receive no more than the value of the original phone or a replacement phone with similar features and functionality, less a $25 deductible. This benefit does not cover cellular telephones that are lost. This protection is only available when cell phone bills are paid from your Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card. The coverage does not apply if the cell phone bill is paid from a Wells Fargo Debit Card, Wells Fargo Business Credit Card, or from the card that is linked to a Line of Credit. Coverage does not apply to cell phones that are rented, borrowed, or received as part of a prepaid plan. Electronic failure or issues related to the software of the device are not covered. Cellular telephone protection coverage begins the first day of the calendar month following your first cellular telephone billing on your Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card, and remains in effect when you continue to charge your total monthly cellular telephone bill to your Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Card. This protection may not be equivalent to or better than other applicable coverage you may have presently or in the future, such as your homeowner's or automobile insurance policies, or through a plan provided through the seller of the telephone. For complete coverage benefits and exclusions regarding this protection call 1-800-642-4720, 24 hours a day, seven days a week or go to wellsfargo.com/cellphone.