£10 off a Ryanair ticket with Amex – and they launch ‘Business Plus’!

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I don’t know how many American Express Platinum card customers fly with Ryanair.  Amex presumably has the data, and so there is probably a good reason why there is a new offer showing on my online account. (EDIT 8.30am: I have rewritten this post to […]

Amex offer at London Westfield’s – £20 off £100 spend

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American Express is running a promotion with both of the mega Westfield shopping malls in London. Until 31st August, which does not give you long, you will receive a £20 statement credit when you spend £100. Unlike most Amex promotions, the £100 spend does NOT […]

BA American Express bonuses increased to 9,000 & 25,000 Avios

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Starting today, American Express is increasing the sign-up bonuses on the two British Airways American Express cards. The Premium Plus version, with the £150 annual fee, now offers 25,000 Avios instead of 18,000 Avios. You must spend £3,000 within three months to receive the bonus. […]

Do not apply for a BA Amex card today or Wednesday

Sylt

No particular reason. Just sayin’. Here is a picture of Sylt, where I will be next week, to fill a bit of additional space in this post

Amex offers: £10 off £50 train ticket, £5 off World Duty Free and £5 for a TripAdvisor review

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American Express launched a new batch of ‘conditional spend’ offers recently.  You will see these either by logging in to your online account and clicking the ‘Offers’ button on the statement page (different cards may show different offers) or by visiting this website. Here are […]

Spend 2 x £25, get £25 back with Amex Summer Shopping Online

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Most British Airways American Express cardholders were emailed about this offer on Tuesday, but you can also take part if you have any other American Express card. The first 24,000 people to register their American Express card via this site will receive a £25 statement […]

Special BA Amex offer – 9000 Avios with free card, 25000 Avios with Premium Plus

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The ‘official’ sign-up bonus for the British Airways American Express card is currently 3,000 Avios points.  The £150 per year BA Premium Plus Amex is currently offering 18,000 Avios points. However, British Airways has been emailing selected British Airways Executive Club members with a better offer. […]

The new British Airways American Express card – spot the difference!

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A bit of silliness for a quiet Summer Saturday …. Here is the new look British Airways American Express card now being issued: Here is the old style British Airways American Express card which is being withdrawn: Spot the difference! (To see our complete list […]

Five frequent flyer perks I still get as an old-timer but you can’t!

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I received an email from a reader on Sunday asking whether Amex Platinum cardholders still get a free British Airways Premium Plus American Express card (they can’t!).  It made me think about something …. What perks do I have via ‘grandfathering’ that are no longer available […]

Why NO-ONE should spend £20,000 on the free British Airways American Express card

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A lot of people will have taken out the free British Airways American Express card in the last few months.  BA was being very generous and offering 9,000 Avios for taking out the card – a decent deal given the lack of fee.  The current […]

New Amex / Foursquare deals – Tesco, Zizzi, Pizza Express, Argos, Ask, Primark!

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American Express has launched some new Foursquare deals after a long hiatus. This promotion offers you £5 statement credit when spend £10 at Tesco.  You will also receive £10 back when you spend £30 at Pizza Express, Primark, Zizzi, Ask and Argos. You must register your British […]

Reminder: British Airways American Express bonus offer ends May 21st

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Just a quick reminder that the current sign-up offer on the two British Airways American Express cards ends in two days: The Premium Plus version, with the £150 annual fee, currently offers 25,000 Avios instead of 18,000 Avios. You must spend £3,000 within three months […]

‘Credit Cards Update’ updated for May – summary of top deals

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I have updated the ‘Credit Cards Update‘ page at the top of the screen for May. A few new deals were launched during April – I will summarise the current special offers and their closing dates below.  Of most relevance to HFP readers, the sign-up bonuses […]