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New American Express statement credit deals launched

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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 cap on the number of participants.

You will find the offers on the online statement summary pages down at the bottom.

Not targetted?  Don’t panic.  In time, I would expect these offers to appear on the site where any Amex-issued Amex card can be registered – some are already there.

Got a Lloyds, MBNA etc Amex? You can register at the Amex Connect site.  Most of these offers are already showing there.

This is what has appeared across my cards:

Gap – spend £70, get £10 back

11,000 cards only / ends 21st December

House of Fraser – spend £100, get £10 back

18,000 cards only / ends 21st December

The Outnet – spend £250, get £50 back

25,000 cards only / ends 31st December

Heals – spend £100, get £10 back

25,000 cards only / ends 20th December

Fenwick / Bentalls – spend £80, get £10 back

25,000 cards only / ends 20th December

River Island – spend £60, get £10 back

20,000 cards only / ends 20th December

There are also more obscure deals for Appleyard, My First Years, Orlebar Brown (BA cards only, I think), Milli Millu,, Wynsors World of Shoes and Strand of Silk, plus a few older offers which have not yet expired – take a look online and see what you have.

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If you are looking to apply for a new credit card, here are our top recommendations based on the current sign-up bonuses.

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

You can see our full directory of all UK cards which earn airline or hotel points here. Here are the best of the other deals currently available.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

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

American Express Amex Gold

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

60,000 points, £200 travel credit 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 1.5 points for every £1 you spend 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 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

American Express Business Gold

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

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa 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 (3% on business travel for four months) and no annual fee Read our full review

Comments (27)

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  • Gordon says:

    The house of fraser offer is getting watered down every time. It started out at £10 off £50. It used to be interesting but not any more

    • Simon says:

      It actually started out as £25 back from a £50 spend, so yes very watered down.

  • RK says:

    Most of these credits are now watered down so much compared to what they were..

  • Saif says:

    OT but does anyone know when the next amex to Virgin bonus may be? I can’t find any posts on here to see when the last one was.


    • Jonathan says:

      The last one was over 12-18 months ago. There is no way of knowing when or even if there will be a next one.

  • Scott says:

    I’m pretty underwhelmed by this latest batch of offers. There is nothing that would make me go out of my way to spend money in any of these retailers. If I was planning to spend some money with one of them already I would happily take the discount. The £10 off £50 at HoF and others, was in my mind worth buying some gift vouchers for use in the future on as yet undecided purchases. As ever each to their own!!

  • Daniel says:

    I have also River Island – 60 spend, 10 back

  • harry says:

    BBMI Visa 1 point/ £1 lol
    Every Lidl newspaper (currently) has a £5 off £40 coupon.

  • petewally1976 says:

    Do Lidl accept Amex? Aldi don’t (not long started taking credit cards at all!) but not sure about Lidl as don’t go there often.

    • harry says:

      No, your only option to get points is an Amex + partner Visa/ MC card, I meant to type BMI Amex, the old issue cards are generous on the Visa points (long may it last!)

      That’s no longer available but there are alternatives.

    • Daz says:

      No Amex is not accepted, they only started with credit cards recently maybe a year or two ago.

      I don’t get a chance to go to Lidl much either, my valet goes incognito!! In all seriousness they are leaps and bounds over what they used to be it terms everything; I believe their products are massively denting the profits of the more affluent food distributor. I remember in Germany in the early 1990s I wasn’t sure when I was (sorry my valet) in Aldi/Lidl whether I was at a flee market or a food bank.

      • harry says:

        2 years ago I used to rattle around all lonely in my local one when it was new, echoey & empty with tumbleweed blown along the aisles by the howling wind.

        Now it’s jam-packed & the carpark is overflowing.

  • mark2 says:

    Not quite.
    If you take the simple example of a £100 top line purchase, you will get 20% off for he voucher so the amount subject to the 15% and 2% discounts will be £80 not 100.
    So total discount is 20% of £100 + 17% of £80 = £33.60 so 33.6% discount in total.

    • Gabriel says:

      Yes good point. I will have to settle for a third off all my Christmas gifts

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