How to Cancel Your Amex Payment Without Breaking a Sweat

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Cancel Amex Payment With the Help of DoNotPay

American Express provides world-class charge and credit cards, travel, rewards, gift cards, insurance, personal savings, and more. If you made payments for any of these services but wish to cancel, you might be wondering how to go about it.

American Express makes it easy to cancel an Amex payment, especially if you made a payment for today's date. It only becomes challenging once the payment is already processed or if you're canceling more than three payments within 30 days.

But DoNotPay can help you cancel the Amex payment and increase your chances of getting your money back. We can also escalate the case to the small claims court if it comes to that. DoNotPay is a legal chatbot that helps people like you cancel payments across all companies and entities with a click of a button. In addition to Amex payment cancellation, we can help you:

How to Cancel Amex Payment

There are many reasons to cancel an Amex payment. For example, you can cancel if:

  1. You made the transaction accidentally.
  2. Some else made the transaction.
  3. You suspect cyber-crimes or fraud.
  4. You have an emergency and can't proceed with the plans.

Amex allows you to cancel payment, but only on the same day. In which case, you can cancel the Amex payment through your:

Online account
  1. Log in to your Amex account.
  2. Find the payment you wish to cancel.
  3. Check that it says Processing.
  4. Click payment to expand details.
  5. Click Cancel Payment.

However, if you cannot see the Cancel Payment option, it could mean that your payment isn't eligible to be canceled due to the following limitations:

  1. You cannot cancel over three payments within 30 days or over ten payments within 180 days.
  2. Your cancellation timeframe is over. You can only cancel payments made for today's date.
By phoneCall Amex at 1-800-297-8019. If you decide to call instead, be sure to follow up the call in writing, so you have proof of your instruction to cancel. But Amex should consider your call as the instruction and stop the payment immediately, and not wait for your confirmation in writing. If the customer support on call can't help, request to speak to a more senior person. If they still can't cancel payment, request them to include the call details on your account. Note down the date, time, and the person you spoke to. It will come in handy if you decide to complain.

How to Request a Refund From Amex

You may not cancel the Amex payment due to the limitations. However, Amex should refund the money for the payment they should not have allowed. Write and ask for your money back under their complaint procedure.

You can also request a refund for the product or service with the merchant you transacted with. If the merchant doesn't take it back, Amex may refund the full purchase, up to $300 per item and a max of $1,000 per calendar year.

Here’s how it works:

  • File your request online or call toll-free 1-800-297-8019 within 90 days of your transaction. Ensure the vendor or business won't accept your request for a refund before filing this request.
  • Amex will review the request
  • If it's eligible, you may be requested to return the item to Amex. You'll need a copy of the shipping statement for reimbursement of shipping costs.
  • Amex will refund you upon approval.

What to Do if the Cancellation Window Has Passed

Once the cancellation window elapses, you might not be able to cancel a payment. But you can quickly resolve the issue by contacting the merchant when you notice an incorrect charge. If unsuccessful, you can dispute the pending charge. But this must become a Posted Transaction before Amex begins the process.

If you suspect fraud, call 1-800-528-4800 immediately for help when using Amex, you're not liable for fraudulent purchases.

Is Amex Being Difficult? DoNotPay Can Help You Sue Them

If your efforts to get a refund from Amex are unsuccessful, you may consider escalating the issue. DoNotPay can help you take legal action against Amex in the small claims court. We exist to help our clients resolve their issues, and getting your money back happens to be one of them. We will fill out the right forms and deliver them to court on your behalf. All you have to do is appear in court on the said date.

Let DoNotPay Help You Dispute/Cancel Your Amex Payment

Cancellations are never fun, especially if the company makes it hard for you. You may need to fill out forms, send emails, and wait for hours to talk to live customer support. If this is overwhelming and tiring, you can let DoNotPay do it for you. Our Cancel Anything product can cancel Amex payment effortlessly and help you get your money back. 

DoNotPay will cancel your Amex payment in three simple steps:

  1. Search for the Cancel Anything product on DoNotPay.

     

  2. Enter the name of the company you need to cancel your order/payment with.

     

  3. Answer a few questions about whatever you need to cancel so that we can compose a cancellation letter.

     

Once you submit the details, we'll work on generating a cancel request for you.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

In addition to canceling transactions from any company or entity, DoNotPay provides a range of services that can be beneficial to you. Some examples of our solutions include:

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