For the last 18 months, Amazon has been offering an exclusive £15 discount code for Amex Gold, Green and Platinum charge card holders when they spend £25 or more.
This offer expires on 31st March unless it gets extended again, which is absolutely not guaranteed. If you haven’t taken advantage of it yet – probably because you didn’t have an Amex Gold or Platinum when it launched in late 2015 – this is your last chance.
You will save £15 on your next Amazon order of £25 or more as long as you part-pay with Membership Rewards points from your Amex Gold or Platinum card. This is what to do:
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 and gift cards)
You MUST select your Membership Rewards-earning Amex card as your payment card (you cannot use gift cards or any other payment source)
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’ MR points on a low value redemption. You will only get 0.45p per point and you shouldn’t waste more than 2 of your valuable points on such a poor deal! (One comment below suggests that 10 points may be required, so 5p!).
Enter code AMEX16SWP at check out (the code must go in after you have selected part-payment with your Membership Rewards-registered card)
The Amazon link above (and here) pays HFP a small commission if you use it – thank you. You pay the same regardless.
This offer is open to all UK American Express Gold, Green and Platinum cardholders. The comments below suggest that it does not work for American Express Rewards cardholders. Your Amazon account must have been opened before 28th October 2017 – creating a brand new Amazon account just to take advantage of this offer will not work.
Want to earn more points from credit cards? – November 2020 update
If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge card, here are my November 2020 recommendations based on the current sign-up bonus.
British Airways American Express
5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review
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
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
The Platinum Card from American Express
30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review
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:
American Express Business Gold
20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review
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
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
Disclaimer: Head for Points is a journalistic website. Nothing here should be construed as financial advice, and it is your own responsibility to ensure that any product is right for your circumstances. Recommendations are based primarily on the ability to earn miles and points and do not consider interest rates, service levels or any impact on your credit history. By recommending credit cards on this site, I am – technically – acting as a credit broker. Robert Burgess, trading as Head for Points, is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a credit broker.