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Another FREE £100 for Amex Platinum cardholders

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American Express has launched another £100 giveaway this morning for holders of The Platinum Card.

You will receive £100 statement credit when you spend £100 at a combination of Waitrose, John Lewis, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and Deliveroo.

Get £100 cashback on your American Express Platinum card

Based on how the offer worked last time, you don’t need to spend the full £100 to get the credit. If you spend £25 in Waitrose tomorrow, you will immediately get a £25 credit. This continues until you hit the £100 cashback cap.

The offer is only available on primary cards, not supplementary cards.

Both online and in-store purchases count.

You have until 22nd December to spend your £100.

You MUST register, it seems

Looking at the American Express website, it seems that you need to save the offer to your Platinum card for it to be valid.

Go to the Amex website here, log in to your Platinum account, find this offer under your ‘Offers’ tab and save it. You’re sorted!

Get £100 Waitrose cashback with American Express

The small print

There are a few exceptions to what you can buy, but nothing major:

  • Waitrose & Partners exclusions: Cellar, Florist, Garden, Pet, Cookery school, foreign currency, Gift Section
  • Harvey Nichols exclusions: International delivery, gift cards, vouchers and dining within restaurant
  • John Lewis & Partners exclusions: Finance and Insurance products, Parking and John Lewis Opticians
  • Selfridges exclusions: International delivery

The most inconvenient of those is probably the inability to use the credit in the restaurants at Harvey Nichols. However, I assume that 95% of people will redeem the credit at John Lewis / Waitrose or Deliveroo anyway.

You can also get around the Harvey Nichols restriction by buying a gift card elsewhere in the store and then spending it in the restaurants! Gift cards are, in reality, only excluded when ordered online.

Don’t forget to register before you buy.


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The following offers will end soon:

  • 10,000 Avios on British Airways American Express (ends 2nd November)
  • 40,000 Avios on British Airways American Express Premium Plus (ends 2nd November)
  • 60,000 points on The Platinum Card from American Express (ends 2nd November)
  • 30,000 points on American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (ends 9th November)

Here are the top current deals:

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

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British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 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 – 30,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

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The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 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.

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

60,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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

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:

Barclaycard Select Cashback Credit Card

1% cashback and no annual fee Read our full review

Comments (127)

  • Nathan Heywood says:

    Has anybody had a transaction made under this offer credit their statement?
    My card year ends in a fortnight and I shall bin the card ahead of time. Just wondering if a quick in&out to the local JL might post and credit before I pull the plug? Previous offer credited almost instantly IIRC.

  • Gary says:

    Has anybody bought the Waitrose or JLP gift voucher instore and had the spend credited back onto their account? Just spoken to Amex and they told me that the offer exculded all gift cards ?

    • Rob says:

      It excludes gift cards you buy via their websites because the transaction is processed by a third party supplier. No problems instore.

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