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New American Express cashback deals for Tesco and Peninsula Hotels

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New American Express cashback deals have appeared for Tesco and Peninsula Hotels.

A very generous new American Express offer with Tesco has appeared on a lot of Gold and Platinum cards, although unfortunately not on any in our house.  You need to look under the ‘Offers’ tab on your online statement page.

If targeted, you will receive 400 bonus Membership Rewards points for a £10 Tesco spend.  This is worth 400 Avios, 400 Virgin Atlantic miles, 600 Marriott points, 800 Hilton points etc.

Going substantially more upmarket, Peninsula Hotels is offering £100 back on a £500 spend, valid until the end of the year.  The Chicago and Manila hotels are excluded.

If you were thinking of taking advantage of this, our hotel booking partner Emyr Thomas can access exclusive Peninsula benefits for you via PenClub.  You would pay the standard Best Flexible Rate but also receive free breakfast, $100 food and beverage credit, flexible check-in and check-out times, upgraded room amenities and a room upgrade if available at check-in.

These are ‘pay on departure’ rates so they would also trigger the Amex £100 cashback.  You can contact Emyr via the form on this page.


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

You can see our full directory of all UK cards which earn airline or hotel points here.

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

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

Nectar American Express

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

30,000 points 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 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 card

American Express Business Gold

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

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

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

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.