Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

New Amex cashback offers with Aer Lingus and South African Airways

Links on Head for Points may pay us an affiliate commission. A list of partners is here.

American Express has launched two new discount deals with airline partners.

South African Airways is offering £75 cashback when you spend £750 or more on an SAA flight via their flysaa website.  You need to book by January 7th but there is no limit on when you need to fly.

You may find this offer on your online statement page for one of your cards.  Alternatively, it is also on the site which allows anyone to register.  You must register your card or you will not receive the cashback.  Lloyds, Barclays and MBNA Amex cards DO work.

Secondly, Aer Lingus has launched its own American Express deal.

Oddly, this one is hosted on the Aer Lingus website.  I cannot see it posted on any of the American Express discount sites.

The landing page is here.  You will receive a 20% discount on the non-taxes cost of an Aer Lingus flight to North America, in either economy or business class.  You must book by 14th November and travel between 6th January and 27th March.

Want to earn more points from credit cards? – June 2021 update

If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge card, here are our June 2021 recommendations based on the current sign-up bonus

You can see our full directory of all UK cards which earn airline or hotel points here. Here are the other top current deals:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Virgin Rewards Plus credit card

Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard

15,000 points bonus and the most generous non-Amex for day to day spending Read our full review

Earning miles and points from small business cards

If you are a sole trader or run a small company, you may also want to check out these offers.

Amex American Express Business Gold card

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits Read our full review

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

Earn both Avios and BA On Business points with your business spending Read our full review

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

Comments (7)

  • James67 says:

    Do Barclays already have an amex card?

    • mark says:

      James67 – Not as far as i am aware

    • Rob says:

      I think there is one already with more to come. Was surprised the IHG card did not add one.

    • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

      They issued an Amex card to existing customers when they replaced their csshback card.

    • Kipto says:

      Off topic but could someone remind me where the link is to the map that shows the amount of avios required in zones from Dublin/London etc . I did see it on this site somewhere and can’t find it.

The UK's biggest frequent flyer website uses cookies, which you can block via your browser settings. Continuing implies your consent to this policy. Our privacy policy is here.