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£15 off £25 Amazon purchase for ALL Amex Gold and Platinum holders

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American Express sent out an interesting offer to its Gold, Green, Centurion and Platinum cardholders yesterday.

You will save £15 on your next Amazon order of £25 or more as long as you part-pay with Membership Rewards points.

If your account is set to ‘no marketing’ then you may not have received it.  Not to worry, it is still open to you.

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As I wrote in this article here, you can now use your American Express Membership Rewards points to pay for Amazon orders.

The rate is poor – just 0.45p per point.  You are far better off using your points for something more valuable such as airline miles or hotel points.

The process is seamless though.  Once you have linked your Membership Rewards account to your Amazon account, you will be given the option to pay or part-pay with points every time you check out.

There is a little quirk in this deal which lets you maximise the value you get.

This is what you need to do to save £15:

If you have not already done so, link your Membership Rewards account with your Amazon account by visiting this page on the Amazon website

Buy £25 of items on amazon.co.uk (these must all be sold by Amazon and not third party merchants, and excludes digital content, including digital gift cards)

Enter code AMEX16SWP at check out

Part-pay for your order using Membership Rewards points.  The sneaky option is to redeem just 2 points for a 1p discount.  This saves you ‘wasting’ Membership Rewards points on a low value redemption.

The offer runs until 31st January.  However, it is limited to the first 33,333 people to order so I wouldn’t leave it too late.

Comments (181)

  • Anon says:

    Aberlour 12 yr old for £9.99, not bad for a £33 bottle of Malt. (Amazon have it on offer at exactly £25 – same price as in current Tesco Malt sale)

    Might try similar with Dalwhinne Winters Gold (£24.75 down from £40) + a pack of batteries.

  • BigDave says:

    Thanks HFP – followed the above to the letter and got £19.75 off…
    was expecting £15 so not complaining one bit….
    super

  • Genghis says:

    Excellent. You’re full of great tips!

    Will this be part of tomorrow’s Bits with a hat tip to Harry?

  • Rob says:

    I have seen this 100x on bus stops and it never mentioned existing users!

    • the real harry says:

      2. The Promotion offers new and existing Uber account holders in the United Kingdom (a “Participant”) the opportunity to get up to £15 off a ride on the Uber app via the UberX option successfully booked between 16.00 and 23.59 GMT on 24 December 2016 (the “Promotion Period”), subject to availability (a “Ride”).

  • Scott says:

    £15 Amazon discount still working at 18:30 – great saving on a gift I was going to buy anyway. Thanks HfP.

  • Kyle says:

    Code still working here at 8:15 PM. Thanks HfP

  • Graham Walsh says:

    Perfect, still working. Great tip thanks. Needed some stuff for my boys which I nearly ordered yesterday 🙂

  • yau says:

    don’t work on amazon gift card right?

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