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Get £5 American Express cashback on £30 spend at Marks & Spencer

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A new American Express cashback offer may be showing on some, all or none of your cards.  You need to look under the ‘Offers’ tab on the online statement page for every card you hold.

You will receive £5 cashback when you spend £30 at Marks & Spencer by 26th April.

The biggest snag is that Simply Food stores are excludedYou can use it at food halls inside standard Marks & Spencer stores which is what I’ll be doing.

EDIT: M&S changed the rules of this promotion overnight.  It is now only valid on online orders (although I will give it a try anyway when I’m next in Simply Food).

Get £5 Amex cashback on £30 spend at Marks & Spencer

There is no mention of whether cumulative spend is allowed, although it usually is with Amex cashback offers.

The offer appears widespread, with the number of registrations capped at 50,000, but we only have it on my wife’s American Express Preferred Rewards Gold card.  There is no sign of it on my Platinum or either of our British Airways cards.

PS.  If you missed it, take a look at our recent article on the top 10 reasons why you should get the American Express Platinum card.


Want to earn more points from credit cards? – January 2021 update

If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge card, here are our January 2021 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 fee 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.