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New American Express hotel cashback deals launched

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American Express has launched a new batch of hotel cashback offers.  Some, all or none of these deals may be available for registration under the ‘Offers’ tab online of one of your American Express cards – click here for the Amex website.

The new offers are:

£100 back on £500 spent at Marriott / Starwood brands (expires 31st January, ONLY valid at this list of UK and European hotels) – website here 

£55 back on £200 spent at Amba Hotels (expires 31st January)- website here 

£55 back on £200 spent at Guoman Hotels (expires 31st January) – website here 

£35 back on £200 spent at Thistle Hotels (expires 31st January) – website here, here is my article on staying at Thistle Heathrow and using the driverless pods to get to Terminal 5 the next morning  

Existing offers you might have forgotten about include:

Virgin Trains – various permutations of spend and cashback (expires 28th February)

£100 back on £1000 spent at Trailfinders (expires 31st December)

£20 back on £150 spent at Avis (expires 31st December)

£50 back on £200 spent at Hand Picked Hotels (expires 31st December)

25% back on all Gett taxi rides (expires 31st January, max £50 cashback)

£100 back on £500 United Airlines spend (expires 16th December)

£5 back on £30 spent at Minicabit (expires 31st December)

£20 back on £150 spent at Europcar (expires 13th December)

3% back on all purchases from The Trainline (expires 16th January)

£50 back on £250 spent at Hilton (expires 31st December)

£50 back on £200 spent at Red Carnation Hotels (expires 24th May, some good London hotels

£10 back on £35 spent at Heathrow Express (expires 29th January, will work with this 250 bonus points promo)


Want to earn more points from credit cards? – January 2022 update

If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge card, here are our January 2022 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. Here are the top current deals.

There are special sign-up bonuses on both of the BA American Express cards until 28th February 2022. The bonus on the free card is doubled to 10,000 Avios and the bonus on the Premium Plus card is increased from 25,000 Avios to a huge 40,000 Avios.

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up (SPECIAL OFFER) and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 Avios (SPECIAL OFFER) and the UK’s most valuable card perk – the 2-4-1 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

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 offers.

The bonus on the Capital On Tap card is increased from points worth 10,000 Avios to 30,000 Avios until 4th February 2022.

The bonus on the British Airways Accelerating Business card is increased from 30,000 Avios to 45,000 Avios until 28th February 2022.

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

45,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

Capital on Tap Visa card

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

30,000 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company Read our full review

For a non-American Express option, we also recommend the Barclaycard Select Cashback card for sole traders and small businesses. It is FREE and you receive 1% cashback on your spending.

Apply 31st March 2022 and your cashback will be increased to 2% for the first three months.

Barclaycard Select Cashback credit card

1% cashback (2% for your first 3 months) and no annual fee Read our full review

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