Until 16th July, Eurostar is running a 30% off sale in Standard Premier.
Standard Premier is, for most people, the sweet spot for Eurostar pricing. You get a Business Premier seat, and the only major differences are a lower quality meal (but you still get a meal) and lack of access to the lounges (but you can get into Eurostar lounges with an American Express Platinum charge card).
Travel dates are:
- Paris – 1 August to 5 September 2018
- Brussels – 16 July to 5 September 2018
- Amsterdam – 16 July to 5 September 2018
The following black-out dates apply to all routes: 20 to 22 July inclusive, 28 to 29 July inclusive, 24 to 27 August inclusive and 2 September 2018.
You can find out more on the Eurostar site here. Don’t forget to sign up for Club Eurostar and collect your points.
How to get Club Eurostar points and lounge access from UK credit cards (October 2021)
Club Eurostar does not have a UK credit card. However, you can earn Club Eurostar points by converting Membership Rewards points earned from selected UK American Express cards. These are:
- American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 30,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 2,000 Club Eurostar points. This card is FREE for your first year and also comes with two free airport lounge passes. 30,000 points is a limited offer until 9th November 2021.
- The Platinum Card from American Express (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 60,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 4,000 Club Eurostar points. Card benefits include Eurostar lounge access. 60,000 points is a limited offer until 2nd November 2021.
- American Express Rewards credit card (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 5,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 333 Club Eurostar points. This card is FREE for life.
Membership Rewards points convert at 15:1 into Club Eurostar points which is an attractive rate. The cards above all earn 1 Membership Rewards point per £1 spent on your card, so you will get the equivalent of 1 Club Eurostar point for every £15 you spend.
American Express Platinum comes with a great Eurostar benefit – Eurostar lounge access!
You can enter any Eurostar lounge, irrespective of your ticket type, simply by showing The Platinum Card at the desk. No guests are allowed but you can get entry for your partner by issuing them with a free supplementary Amex Platinum card on your account.