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A new wave of American Express cashback deals has been launched.

You can see what you are targeted for by visiting the Amex website and looking at the ‘Offers’ tab on your online statement page.  You need to do this for each card you own.  Offers must be saved to your card as registration is not automatic.

As soon as you make a qualifying transaction, you receive a statement credit for the promised amount.

American Express cashback offers

The most relevant is another good Hilton offer.

There may be various versions of this, but I was offered – on The Platinum Card4,000 Membership Rewards points for spending £350 at selected European Hilton hotels by 31st August.

These offers are usually cumulative so the spend does not have to be in one transaction.  Remember that there is a 3% foreign exchange fee on all American Express cards so it is best to spend the £350 in the UK if you can.

You can double dip with the current Hilton Honors promotion which offers double points for stays until 8th September, starting with your 2nd stay.  You can register here.

American Express cashback offers

Other travel-related offers on my family cards include:

£100 cashback on £1,000 spend with travel agent Destinology (expires 31st August)

£50 cashback on £200 spend with Hand Picked Hotels (expires 27th November)

£55 cashback on £200 spend at Guoman Hotels (home page here, expires 6th September)

£100 cashback on £400 spend at Hotel Cafe Royal on Regent Street (expires 24th October)

£30 cashback on £100 spend at Thistle Hotels (home page here, expires 6th September)

£10 cashback on £60 spent with Sixt Ride (a Blacklane-style business, expires 31st August)

£55 cashback on £200 spend at Amba Hotels (home page here, expires 6th September)

£55 cashback on £200 spend at London’s Hard Rock Hotel (expires 6th September)

(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.)

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Comments

  1. What time last year did we have the Amex travel offer?

  2. combatjohnny says:

    OT: has anyone elses Virgin Credit card up recently stopped working?
    also if I refer myself for BA card from an AMEX gold will i still earn a referral fee?

    • combatjohnny says:

      *app. sorry autocorrect

    • I got the bonus miles for referring myself from BAPP to Platinum

    • daniel macdonald says:

      Virgin Money app has been down for 1 week+ at least..I can still login though via the website.

    • Nick_C says:

      Virgin Money Android app is working fine. Are you using Apple?

      • Peter K says:

        My android app stopped working over a week ago. Uninstalled then reinstalled and it worked once then stopped working again. I’ve been using the website since.

        • Matt B says:

          Same here, wiped my cache and logged in again and it’s been OK l since though.

          • Simon says:

            I tried wiping the cache but problem unresolved. According to responses to negative reviews in the Google Play app store Virgin are aware of the problem and seeking to resolve it.

  3. Tu Nguyen says:

    Hi, my first comment here from a long time reader. I’ve been using Amex Gold Charge for more than 1 year and I haven’t got any offer on my Amex tab. I contacted the live chat team and they said its normal. Well, I’m not really sure it is normal to be honest. I’m wondering has anyone have the same issue like me? What should I do to fix it? Pretty much appreciate it!

    • I’ve got a similar problem, although mine is a newish card (had about 5 weeks now). Every time I log in it says “offers unavailable”, I have only ever been able to view offers once. Live chat said it was because it was new, but clearly not if I have seen the offers once. Then they told me I would have to contact Amex by phone (which I haven’t done yet).

    • J Shank says:

      Hello – are you running much spend through the card? Offers I believe are semi targeted to your spend and on what you choose to purchase. For me it normally takes a month or so for them to start coming through, same with my other half from scratch. 1 year however does sound very strange to me, I think there’s a good chance you can push this with them over the phone and get offered some free MR points with a bit of charm.

    • Harry T says:

      Heck, I’ve got a supplementary card on my brother’s Gold credit card and even I have 41 offers.

      • Nick_C says:

        Sadly, I’m getting better offers on the supp on my partners Gold than I am on my BAPP, which we are both currently using to earn a 241.

        Neither of us have used the Gold for the last 3 months.

    • Charlieface says:

      Try removing the card from online services then readding it. Sometimes works.

  4. J Shank says:

    OT: Does anyone think the current Avios offer on the BA amex is worthwhile? Bonus 10k points when you buy 20k for £335? Cheers!

    • Daniel Macdonald says:

      Only worth it if you have a premium redemption that you know you are going to get from the maths below:

      £335 on the Premium plus card gets you 30,000 + 503 points (depends if goes thro as points.com, 1005 if a BA spend)

      £335/30503 = 1.09p per avios…

      Only a buyer if deffo looking at a specific redemption…not as a top up…

  5. Literally… nothing.

  6. Dimitri says:

    New devaluation for IHG points.

    The new intercontinental in Macau 75,000 points to book while cash is only £109…

    A wonderful 1.4 pence per point.

  7. comeflywithV says:

    OT: On my Amex Business Platinum an offer appeared for 5,000 for every supplementary card added on (up to 98 gold and 1 platinum). I added 5 associates, the first 10k points arrived within minutes of adding, the remainder 2 days later. the offer is no longer on my Amex landing page, does anyone know if the 5k per supplementary is standard on the business card or was it a flash offer as I have 2 more to add?

    • Interesting question. To add a further query, I assume no additional points for adding supp golds to a personal platinum but could anyone confirm?

    • Jonathan says:

      Business supplementary cards don’t receive any bonus points as standard so you got very lucky.

      • RIccatti says:

        On Business Gold Charge AMEX there is also an offer of points if adding supplementary. I think its a system now not luck.

  8. OFT: Platinum Business now £595 – can order metal card online. Just did it – Includes Times / Sunday Times digital membership etc

  9. Andrew says:

    The Cafe Royal offer has appeared on my account overnight. Definitely wasn’t there yesterday when I checked off the ones I had with the list from Rob.

    How are these allocated? Is it tranche by tranche if there are any left, I’m BA Blue.

    Could do with a Amex offer on Marriott as I have a long stay with them booked next week. (A First Direct, BoS, Lloyds or Halifax offer on Marriott would be perfectly satisfactory too.)

  10. Nigel Williams says:

    It always annoys me that with the exception of Hilton, there is a distinct separation between:
    – The hotels they give you status with (and therefore promote you to stay with)
    – The hotels they provide offers on rewards for staying

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