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EXPIRED: £5 off £10 Amazon purchase with Mastercard

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Apologies for this slightly off-topic additional post, but this is an excellent deal which will only be around for a very short time I think.

Amazon and MasterCard are running a great deal today.  You receive £5 off a purchase of £10 or more when you use the code MCARD5OFF.

I have just tested this a few minutes ago and it works fine.

The rules appear to be:

You can only buy items sold by Amazon, not by third parties

You CANNOT buy gift vouchers

£10 is, coincidentally, now the cut-off point for free Super Saver Delivery so you won’t pay any postage either.

You can visit Amazon via this linkHead for Points will make a few pennies (literally!) on your purchase to help keep us ticking over.  Thank you.


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

If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge card, here are our October 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.

The following offers will end soon:

  • 10,000 Avios on British Airways American Express (ends 2nd November)
  • 40,000 Avios on British Airways American Express Premium Plus (ends 2nd November)
  • 60,000 points on The Platinum Card from American Express (ends 2nd November)
  • 30,000 points on American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (ends 9th November)

Here are the top current deals:

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and an Economy 241 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 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 – 30,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee 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.

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

60,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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

For a non-American Express option, we also recommend the Barclaycard Select Cashback card for sole traders and small businesses. It is FREE and you receive 1% cashback on your spending:

Barclaycard Select Cashback Credit Card

1% cashback and no annual fee Read our full review

Comments (50)

  • Chris says:

    Well that was all very quick & easy, ta very much for the share!

  • HelenWB says:

    Hmm, didn’t work for me unfortunately!

    • squills says:

      For those struggling to make it work, the whole £10 (or more) needs to be delivered by Amazon. One of my purchases yesterday had a £9.99 item and a 1p SIM card – at first it would not go through. Then I switched to a 1p SIM card FROM AMAZON and it was fine.

  • Roger says:

    Perhaps I’m too late?

    Just tried 2 MasterCards (one established, one new) for a £13.59 transaction using the referral link and got his message for both.

    – There was a problem
    – The promotional code you entered cannot be applied to your purchase.

    • Roger says:

      Tried again with the new card and it worked. 🙂

      Temperamental, moi? D)

  • jac says:

    I just received my HSBC premier mastercard. so hopefully todays purchase will also earn me 12500 miles. Thank you twice Raffles! (you should receive some pennies for using your link)

  • Scotty says:

    Does it have to be £10 exactly or is it a minimum £10 spend? I don’t mind either way but it would be more useful on a £30 gift 🙂

  • Daniel says:

    I think the item might need to be purchased from Amazon, rather than via a third party via the Amazon site?

    I tested 2 purchases – one for a book (worked fine), one for a pair of shoes (third party), didn’t work?

  • Will Davis says:

    Just a cheeky tip, if your order comes to £9.99 just add on a 1p sim card, it’s what i did last night to up it to the £10 limit 😉

  • ms says:

    Thank you, the code worked:-)

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