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Amex deals: £100 at Mr Porter, Harrods 10% off + £100, Wheely, FREE NOW, Corinthia and more

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There are quite a few comings and goings with American Express cashback deals worth mentioning, so I have put them together in this article.

£100 cashback on £350 spend at Mr Porter

A new Mr Porter offer has appeared for those who like designer menswear. In my experience this offer reaches its sign-up capacity rapidly – this one is capped at 6,000 cards – so save it now if you think you might use it.

It is valid until 22nd December.

The offer will stack with a 10% discount for signing up to their emails. You can register here or go via the home page here and you should see it appear at the top of your screen.

Same day delivery is available in London if you order by 10am. Details are here – select ‘Your Delivery Options’.

£100 back on £500 spend at Qatar Airways

This is self explanatory, valid for flight bookings in any class to any destination made by 31st December. Travel can be for any date.

If you travel a lot with Qatar Airways, you could – if you wanted to tie up your money – use this towards a future flight. You could make a £500 flight booking now for a random route, bank the cashback and then – under Qatar’s ‘travel with confidence’ policy outlined here – swap it for a £500 travel voucher valid for two years towards a future booking.

Your voucher would actually be for more than £500, as Qatar Airways gives you a 10% bonus on the base fare (ie excluding taxes and charges).

The Qatar Airways website is here. You can see our Qatar Airways flights reviews – and many more – on our flight reviews index page here.

Harrods American Express £100 offer

Harrods 10% weekend extended to Wednesday

Harrods has extended its ‘10% off almost everything’ promotion to Wednesday, at which point the physical store will close.

If you have an American Express Platinum card and received a letter or email saying that you are eligible to £100 cashback on a £100 Harrods spend (or 100% cashback on smaller spends) then you may want to head down to Knightsbridge now.

If you have the offer, it may now show online – it does for me. Look under your ‘Saved’ offers and NOT the main list:

Remember that the offer ends on 30th November and the store will not be reopening before then. I assume that online sales will continue but the website only sells a fraction of the products available.

Here is the £115 of wine I purchased last night, discounted to £103.50 with the 10% off. American Express will refund me £100 of that. I also receive Harrods Rewards points on top! I wouldn’t normally spend almost £30 per bottle on wine but as I’m not paying it seemed a good excuse to splurge.

There are various bottles around the £15 mark if you want to make your £100 go further.

Harrods wine

Wheely – £50 cashback for three rides

There has, for a while now, been a ‘£50 cashback for taking three rides with Wheely’ offer on many Amex accounts.

We mentioned it once but have not pushed it aggressively. I was – not unfairly – chided over this in the comments over the weekend. Realising that my diary involves a lot of dashing around London over the next couple of days, I thought I would use it.

Wheely is basically a ‘posh’ or ‘very posh’ Uber based on whether you book a ‘Business’ or ‘First’ car. It’s how Uber used to be before the Exec service lost its shine.

My first ride yesterday was from Knightsbridge to Kensington High Street, which clocked in at £13 for a Mercedes E-Class. When the driver realised that it was raining and he couldn’t drop me exactly at the door I needed because of the one-way system, he parked up, pulled out an umbrella (I didn’t have one) and insisted on walking me to the building. Fantastic service.

I have the offer on two Amex cards and should be able to do six rides by Wednesday (the offer ends on Saturday, technically, but ….). On this basis I will breakeven or make a small profit on the £100 cashback I receive as well as saving money and time by not taking the tube. It’s a win all round.

Wheely American Express offer

50% off a FREE NOW ride

I also have an offer for 50% off one ride at FREE NOW (was MyTaxi, was previously Hailo).

The 50% rebate is capped at £7 and you can only earn it once, so it isn’t hugely generous. The offer runs to 12th December.

The Gett offer – 15% back on all taxi rides – which was on personal cards recently has now appeared on my Platinum Business card. It runs until 31st December.

£100 off £300 spend at Corinthia Hotel London

Corinthia has joined the 20+ hotel chains offering cashback via Amex.

If targeted, you will receive £100 back on a £300+ spend. This offer runs until 31st March which gives you a better chance of using it.

Only the London hotel is taking part. This is, however, the best Corinthia hotel by miles. I had a tour of Corinthia London a few years ago and the London website is here. The restaurant is run by Tom Kerridge which is a good enough reason in itself to stay.

The main website is here.


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

If you are looking to apply for a new credit or charge card, here are our top recommendations based on the current sign-up bonuses.

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards.

Until 18th July 2022 there is an astonishing special offer on these cards. You get 50,000 Avios on the Avios Plus Mastercard and 10,000 Avios on the free Avios Mastercard. You can apply here. We strongly recommend getting the Avios Plus card whilst this offer is running.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

50,000 Avios for signing up (A CRAZY SPECIAL OFFER!) and an upgrade voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

10,000 Avios for signing up (SPECIAL OFFER) and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

You can see our full directory of all UK cards which earn airline or hotel points here. Here are the best of the other deals currently available.

SPECIAL OFFER: The sign-up bonus on Amex Gold is increased from 20,000 Membership Rewards points to 30,000 Membership Rewards points until 19th July 2022. This card is free for the first year.

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable card perk – the 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

American Express Amex Gold

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

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 1.5 points for every £1 you spend 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:

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

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

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

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 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.

Barclaycard Select Cashback credit card

1% cashback (3% on business travel for four months) and no annual fee Read our full review

Comments (121)

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  • Andrew says:

    There is another variant of the Waitrose offer (I have £10 off £100 spend on my BAPP – but seeing as we spend £130+ with them every week that’s not an issue!).

    I also have “spend £1,600 and receive 1,600 MR” on my plat card.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      I have spend £600 get 600 MR

      • Rob says:

        I got ‘spend £1400 for 1400’ by 11/12. Might encourage me, if hotels reopen, to bring my £400 Marriott spend forward.

        Note this does not start until 11 November.

        • Reney says:

          I got spend £1100 get 600 MR points on my ARCC that I basically only use for offers. Can someone tell me if Harrods 10% off happens regularly? I still have £100 gift card brought in Dec 2019 on amex offer when it was spend £100 get £30 back.

    • aDifferentSimon says:

      I never seem to get a Waitrose offer. 🙁 But as there are 2 ocado shops a week on it I would of thought I was the ideal target to try and get me to switch? Weird. Maybe they are not allowed to share that much data?

  • Ayearinmx says:

    No Qatar offer on my BAPP… Booooo

    • Andrew says:

      Why would BA allow Amex to push another airline on their card? It’s like you don’t get Hilton offers on the Bonvoy card.

      • AJA says:

        I get they’re competitors but doesn’t Qatar own a chunk of BA? They code share and you can book Qatar flights on BA’s website using a BA flight number. In fact if you want to fly to many former BA destinations you’re actively encouraged to fly Qatar. They’re both OW airlines, you can earn TP and Avios, Qatar is giving the discount not BA. Just off the top of my head….

        • Andrew says:

          But marketing wise they are very separate airlines and there will be an agreement that no airlines can be marketed on the BA card regardless of their ownership structure. Happy to be proven wrong by someone with the QR deal on a BA card.

          • AJA says:

            I am not saying BA would actively market another airline on its co-branded card but just gave reasons why it could be justified. You just dismissed the idea out of hand. Your example of Hilton on Marriott cards is different as there’s absolutely no tie up between them.

          • meta says:

            I have had Hilton offer on Bonvoy cards before. I also currently have non-Marriott hotel offer on my Bonvoy card and my partner has Hyatt on his Bonvoy card.

        • ChrisC says:

          Qatar owns a chunk (I think around the 25% mark) of IAG which owns BA.

          Being able to book QR flights via the BA website is not related to that IAG ownership stake but more through long standing code share and One World alliance links.

    • Baji Nahid says:

      looool

  • Andrew says:

    The Harrods 10% off is available until end of Wednesday online too. And free delivery when spending £100.

  • Andrew says:

    Rimowa spend £500, get 7000 MR on my Platinum.

  • Dan says:

    Personal plat 1500 mr point for £1500 spend, although from my previous experience there are better versions for this

    • Andrew says:

      It’s all based on your usual spend habits – so the more you spend usually, the higher the target and bonus.

      • KBuffett says:

        I suspect the Marriott offer was also targeted at those that bit a certain spend profile.

    • mzb says:

      900 MR for £900 spend here, but no Harrods offer sadly

      • AS says:

        1000MR for £5 for me!
        .. plus Spend £1,200, get 600 bonus Membership Rewards points

  • mradey says:

    When I had the £400 Harrods offer (Centurion), there was a Harrods own label “Claret” at £10 which was perfectly drinkable.

    • Andrew says:

      Yes all of the Harrods own label wines are quite decent, and make a nice dinner party gift – people assume you’ve spent a fortune 😉

  • AY says:

    Also a membership rewards offer on my platinum spend £12000 get 3000 membership reward points ends 11/12/20

    To note I got the harrods envelope but not showing my saved offers.

    • KBuffett says:

      That’s very poor. I need to spend £8600 to get 4300 points. I won’t intentionally chase that.

  • Andrew says:

    For those with the Harvey Nics offer – their 10% off (in store and online) has been extended until end of Wednesday too.

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