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£15 Amazon discount code for American Express Gold and Platinum cardholders ending soon

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For the last 20+ 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 30th June 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 – 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 (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.  There were comments under an older article suggesting 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 miles and points from credit cards?  Click here to visit our dedicated airline and hotel travel credit cards page or use the ‘Credit Cards Update’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (130)

  • Graeme says:

    I have friends who are senior LGW DY staff. Here’s some juicy goss for a Tuesday! They are soon to announce RIO, TPA and a new Eastern destination. All FLL flights are moving to MIA, NYC and Boston are being increased and they are looking at changing Premium to a more Business Class product. Apparently very happy with long haul load factors out of LGW. I can believe all except the move to MIA, I thought it is nearly at capacity??

    • Lady London says:

      Hmmm isn’t MIA a much more unpleasant airport than FLL?

      I am sure Norwegian will keep doing well out of Gatwick if the UK economy doesn’t collapse.

      They could really score by making it a pincer movement and flying for the hordes of untapped wealthy medium-haul holiday demand out of Luton too.

  • Jonathan says:

    OT is there any renewal bonus keeping the BAPP card for another year apart from the new 241 oppertunity?

    • Genghis says:


    • shd says:

      Better to cancel as soon as you’ve earned a 241, get a pro rata refund of the annual fee, wait 6 months, then re-apply with new sign-up bonus?

  • Michael says:

    Please, anyone in Terminal 5: does Fortnum and Mason in Terminal 5, Heathrow stock their own brand mint sauce? Sorry all – a bit off the subject, but I am sure someone might be able to help please. Thanks!

    • Hilary Robinson says:

      Four weeks ago after reading F and M term and conditions for the T5 main store
      Which states that an order of £300 will be delivered free of charge
      I had £180.00 Heathrow points vouchers obtained from my Etihad ac which were about to expire
      After being directed around the staff know nothing about the t and c
      Asked to see the manager who got out the rule book and rang
      Fortnums direct who to our delite took only the value of the vouchers and delivered my home without delivery charge
      It helped that I have an a/c with them …all my orders are put though the avios shopping portal
      Which gives extremely generous points especially around Christmas
      Nothing to relate it the above question but an alternative look at Heathrow reward vouchers

  • Max says:

    I’ve applied the Gold companion credit card and upgraded my Gold charge card to Platinum before hitting the £500 target on the credit card. Will I still get the bonus for the companion card if I meet the spending target? Will my credit card get automatically upgraded to platinum?

    • palcsaky says:

      You should have waited for the 5000 points to post and then cancel the gold companion and the gold supplementary. Once both cancelled do the upgrade and then reapply for platinum companion credit and platinum supplementary.

  • Matt Snell says:

    It did work for my American Express Rewards Credit Card on Amazon a few months ago as I use code AMEX16SWP with no problem 🙂

  • shd says:

    Who here would pay £11 for a lounge visit? I don’t think I would.

    • Lumma says:

      I would, as long as I knew it was a decent lounge. £11 is two beers in most airport bars

      • shd says:

        Every single time I read the words “sipping LPGS” I think we need an equivalent to Godwin’s law but relating to the consumption of free alcohol to justify the chasing of elite status and/or points collecting.

        Rob’s Law? 😀

      • Lady London says:

        Same here. When on the door prices for mediocre lounges are ranging £25-£40 and even more, who wouldn’t pay £11 pp if they wanted at least one drink and one snack?

      • shd says:

        Each to his/her own, but I can think of *so* many better things to do with £11 other than buy “one [overpriced] drink and one [overpriced] snack” at an airport.

      • the real harry1 says:

        Some of us get our money’s worth! 🙂

        Lounge for me comes after 4 hrs’ drive up the motorway & getting thru Bag Drop & Security – all 3 stressful in their own way, plus I’d be stupid to try & cut it fine with that sort of journey so there’s hopefully always going to be an extra hour to wait @ airport.

        Not surprisingly, I need refreshment & plenty of it lol

      • shd says:

        I was up at 0330 this morning to drive down to LHR, arrived 0500.

        Booze wasn’t really on the list tbh, was more interested in a bacon sandwich!

    • the_real_a says:

      People here still think Club-Europe is a good idea paying 100-200 over the economy price even when they are not looking for Tier Points!!

      • shd says:

        If I feel the urge for a cheap salad I’ll buy it from the supermarket, and keep the £95 change to spend on something useful – like a QR J cash ticket!

  • Stewart says:

    OT – Regus BusinessWorld.

    I have had a Regus Gold card since probably 2012, issued as part of a Luftansa promo (I never had status with LH so no idea now how I got it). I’ve been using it occasionally since then, most recently in March this year in AMS with no problem – but last week got told that I’m now a blue member and need to pay to stay. Anyone else find that Regus have culled them?

    • the_real_a says:

      A few years ago Regus offered these gold cards like confetti – i made very good use of them at the time. The final offer to get these was via Aegean which expired in 2016. To my knowledge everyone that acquired their gold cards via affiliate members are now blue.

      If anyone has a method to get a free gold card again i’m sure many people would be interested!

      • Rob says:

        Yes, I ran HFP out of Regus for 4 years and never paid a penny 🙂

        • ItsyBitsyBetsy says:

          LOL yes, I took ONE flight on Jet Airways in 2008, signed up via a promotional link and ended up with free Regus BusinessWorld Gold membership until 31/12/2017 😀

    • Lady London says:

      They stopped all that over 2 years ago now.
      You need to pay.
      It’s good value if you have a business, and travel internationally. They are opening more and more Regus lounges in airports now.

  • Vasco says:

    OT: Tesco Premium card appears to be gone from the Tesco Bank website now.

    • Rob says:

      Thanks. Yes, they just sent me an email. Better late than never …

    • AndyK says:

      But still no word on when Curve cash fees to be refunded

      • William Squires says:

        It appears they’ve stopped charging for new transactions now.

        • AndyK says:

          Have you tried?

        • William Squires says:

          Yepp, the last Cash Transaction Fee I can see was applied on June 15th, relating to a transaction with a date of June 13th. The two dozen transactions I’ve done since haven’t be ‘cash fee’d’. No refund for all the fees I did have though, although humorously I did get a final response to my complaint asserting that they’d acted fairly…. dated the day after Tesco said they would stop and reverse the charge on their forum.

          The Ombudsmen can have fun with that.

        • AndyK says:

          Thanks, good to know.
          And I believe they still maintain that they were right and refund/pause is a good-will gesture to improve on the process.

        • Lady London says:

          As usual. Never admit fault but pay out as though you’d actually been sued. Best alternative to admitting it and opening the door to hordes of claims.

          have you learned NOTHING from seeing how British Airways suddenly settles a justified claim, eg for EU261, complaints when you finally put in a moneyclaim dot gov dot uk claim?

        • the real harry1 says:

          yep but that means BA can be more generous with anybody savvy enough to get informed & challenge the BS rebuffs – they give BS reply to initial claims, 95% of people walk away tail between legs, 5% challenge the BS reply & get their compo

          works for me, if it was as simple as sending an email to BA saying pls give me compo & you got compo back by return, all the fares would go up £50

        • shd says:

          So BA deny *everything* to start with, regardless if they know they’re on the hook? Nice business model. Not exactly ethical, but with devotion to cost-cutting ‘in the DNA’, what do you expect?

        • the real harry1 says:

          There are many examples of both BS replies and prompt compo paid. Some people don’t have any problems and just ask for & get their rightful compo with no more ado. Many others get rebuffed with the BS at first and need to pursue their rightful claim a long way before BA folds.

        • shd says:

          Personally I CBA to deal with service providers who treat their customers like that. YMMV!