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Very generous offer of £75 Wheely credit from American Express

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A good deal with Wheely, the London-based Uber competitor, has appeared on a lot of American Express cards.   You need to look under the ‘Offers’ section on the online statement page of each Amex card you have.

You will receive £25 cashback when you spend £25 with Wheely in one ride.  You can get the money up to three times until the offer expires on 17th May.  It is actually three x £25 credits per Amex card, so you may find that you can get it six or nine times depending on how many of your Amex cards it appears on.

Wheely

Wheely is equivalent to Uber Exec and Uber Luxe,  Its cheapest option is a Mercedes E-Class.

The biggest snag is the need to spend £25 in one ride.  It is NOT cumulative and you do not get any credit if you spend under £25.  Spend £24 and your net cost is £24.  Spend £26 and, with the credit, your ride will only cost £1.

This is not a problem if you are heading to an airport but on shorter trips you cannot be sure you will hit the target.  The complex way Wheely calculate fares (an E-Class is £6 + 50p per minute + £1.60 per mile) means that you can’t be certain what you’ll pay.  It is certainly worth a look, however.


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Comments (143)

  • Rob says:

    Correct

  • Alfie says:

    Feel free to use my Wheely referral code LSY6H for 20% off your first ride 😁

  • JP says:

    That seems like a Wheely good offer…

  • Al Waterson says:

    I used Charlie’s code up there to sign up for Wheely so If anyone fancies using my promo code for 20% off feel free! AWPD8
    Cheers!

    • YC says:

      Just used your promo code Al. If anyone would like to use my code it is ATZ6S

      Thanks!

      • Waddle says:

        This referral chain thing is fun. I’ve loaded my app with YC’s code so this will be used today. My code is E9AZH if anyone wants.

  • @alastairtravel says:

    M7X63 for the Wheely code tag game if anyone wants the 20% off

    • Adam says:

      Just used alastairtravel’s code for wheely, mine is G7AP3

      • Octopus says:

        If anyone would like 20% off their next Wheely ride, my referral code is VSJMK

  • Wongster says:

    Here is my 20% referral code for Wheely. Great service, just tried them today. 3SN4D

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