News in brief: Check out ‘The Concorde Bar’ on YouTube Back in October, I published a brief reader review of ‘The Concorde Bar’ in the new British Airways lounge in Singapore. This is a new model which BA is rolling out. Instead of a separate […]
American Express Preferred Rewards Gold charge card
The American Express Preferred Rewards Gold charge card is a hugely popular card among miles and points collectors in the UK. This is because of its generous sign-up bonus, the lack of a fee for the first year and the 'double points' earning for supermarket, petrol, travel and overseas transactions.
Our main article reviewing the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold card is here. You can learn more and apply for the card via the Amex website.
Better late than never, it’s time for the return of our monthly round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of all 25 UK travel credit cards can be found […]
News in brief: Four Seasons walks away from Canary Wharf Four Seasons announced yesterday that it is dropping management of its hotel at Canary Wharf in London. This is presumably linked to the opening of its new Tower of London project in a couple of […]
This very generous offer – £50 cashback on a £150 travel spend – has just been launched for American Express Gold and Platinum cardholders. To see if you have been targetted, you need to log in to your American Express online account and take a look at […]
(EDIT: This article was updated in February 2016) What is the best Avios credit card? With 13 different cards now offering Avios points, and issuers starting to reduce the rewards on Visa and MasterCard products in response to the new EU rules on credit card fees, […]
Today, Saturday 5th December, is the third outing for the UK version of ‘Small Business Saturday’, a slightly more welcome US import than Black Friday! It is, in theory, little more than a PR exercise for small traders and the benefits of shopping at local small […]
News in brief: New American Express statement credit deals launched A new wave of Amex cashback offers launched yesterday. Some, all or none of these will be available for registration under the ‘Offers’ tab of your online statement. Unfortunately, if they are not showing, you […]
A batch of new ‘statement credit’ offers appeared on my American Express online account yesterday. If you have a Gold, Platinum, BA, SPG, Nectar or other Amex-issued Amex card, you should have a look and register for any of those which interest you. Most have a […]
Saturday 5th December is the third outing for the UK version of ‘Small Business Saturday’, a slightly more welcome US import than Black Friday! It is, in theory, little more than a PR exercise for small traders and the benefits of shopping at local small businesses […]
This is my review of the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (Amex Gold) charge card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to […]
Many Head for Points readers find themselves in the following dilemma from time to time. They want to close their American Express Preferred Rewards Gold or American Express Platinum card, but they do not want to empty their Membership Rewards account. One of the great […]
American Express and Amazon have quietly launched another promotion. This is effectively free money if you are targetted for it. You will receive £10 cashback when you make a £20 purchase at amazon.co.uk before 6th December. To see if you are targetted, log into your online […]
(EDIT: This article was updated in February 2016) The majority of the credit card posts on Head for Points are focussed on exploiting sign-up bonuses. Get a card, spend the minimum required to trigger the bonus, cancel the card, move on. After a couple of years, […]